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Shalimar

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Neighbourhood:
District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Dob utca 53, Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 1 352 0305
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Lansing, Michigan
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here based on location and the recommendation from a tour book we were using. It was okay. The food was okay. The service was okay. Portion sizes weren't huge, had to order rice separately, but I've run into that before. The desert my sister ordered definitely want what she was expecting. My dish was quite hot, which I... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Popped in because the restaurant looked nice from the outside. We ordered an appetizer of deep fried vegetables which arrived with mint sauce and mango chutney which in itself was not that bad. For main course my brother and i specifically asked our waiter about a dish advertised for 2 people and whether if it was enough for the two... More 

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Leyburn, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Greeting was lukewarm at best. We eventually managed to order beer, after establishing which they actually did have available. On ordering food they had no fish available at all - if we had known this on arrival we would not have stayed. Our very dry popadoms arrived with the news that they had also run out of pickles. The meals... More 

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Eilat, Israel
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We were a week in Budapest. .12 people. . Thrice. .good quality and quantity. . Good service. .good staff.. Basically being from Indian origin good taste. .spacious. .not crowded. .

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Thank avieilat
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I visited Shalimar with family and friends for lunch on a cold day. Paneer Naan, Lachha Parantha and chicken bhuna were very tasty. Paneer butter masala was ordinary like you find in most of Indian restaurants in Europe. Staff was very friendly and quick. They even provided us password of the wireless (don't quote me for this ;) ). Quality... More 

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Thank Sumit K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

What a surprise to find exellent indian food with an extensive menu and very helpful staff with spot on suggestions. I are in many cities in India and this was up to par. We had Papak Paneer and butter chicken and vegetables dishes, with naan and roti. All excellent.

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Thank Steve M
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The place itself is not very fancy but the food is excellent, always fresh and tasty. I've been there many times, and it has never disappointed me. Many options for vegetarians. Fresh paneer naan is fantastic. One of the best Indian restaurants in Budapest.

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Thank Filip S
Bratislava
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I will never go back to this place. I went with my girlfriend and since we saw only 2 guests dinning we thought that we will get the food with no major delays. WRONG. We were WAITING ONE HOUR to get the food. At that time, I decided to TAKE IT AWAY since I was asking the waiter 3 times... More 

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Thank Mufademia B
1 review
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Almost no people in the restaurant when we entered, but the staff was so good and the food even better! Keep up the good work!

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Thank Arne M
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Shalimar is a nice Indian restaurant tucked away in Budapest. The food is authentic Indian and both the vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are very nice. The thalis are very nice and also the inclusion of soups to add a Hungarian touch is well received.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dob utca 53, Budapest 1074, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 1 352 0305
Description
Unanimously acclaimed for its curries and tandoories, the Shalimar has over a decade and a half long history in entertaining Indian food lovers from far and wide. Handpicked ingredients account for the Shalimar's unequalled flavours, with its tandoor lending the various meats, vegetables and breads a distinctly smoke-infused aroma and a succulent or fluffy, consistency. Soothing Indian music will set the pace to your royal feast in an upmarket Indian atmosphere blended with a trendy feel.

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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly Moorish in style, crowned by the twin onion shaped domes, the Synagogue is the very emblem of District VII and one of the main attractions in the capital.
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