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Sharmilee Restaurant

71-73 Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS, England
+44 116 261 0503
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“paneer” (17 reviews)
“thali” (16 reviews)
“curries” (19 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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71-73 Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS, England
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Reviews (214)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Strolling along Belegrave Road looking for the best place for a thali, we thought why not Sharmilee...Never Again! It was Diwali and the queues were ridiculous.It wasn't until 15 minutes later we realised we were in the wrong queue and finally went up to the...More

Thank BZ4eva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In May 2017 we celebrated  a 50th and a 80th birthday at Sharmilee's restaurant. It was a pleasurable experience. All staff were very easy to work with especially Nargis and Manisha who took care of us and our guests on the day were very co-operative...More

Thank Reshma G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sharmilee is one of the best vegetarian restaurants I have visited, the food is out of this world, every dish has an amazing flavour, the variety on the menu is unbelievable, we ordered Indo Chinese and traditional Gujarati food, thumbs up to the chef and...More

Thank myakhan17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and service, tried sev puri, Pau Bhaji, and bhajias it was very tasty, Friendly and polite staff

Thank Subhashgohil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good ambience and popular with locals,which is a good sign. .We bought fafda ganthia and chakri to take away-both tasty and not too hot,just right.Large proportions of green chutney and sambhar to accompany.Nice welcoming shop.

Thank 27Manu42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overpriced for what you get, the owners think they are doing us a favor for letting us eat here. This reflect on the staff that are very rude and all smell off cigarettes which is very off putting when ordering food. Food took more than...More

Thank JayMistry39
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Visited sharmilee restaurant on bank holiday weekend, the place was packed and the atmosphere was amazing, we decided to order from the A LA CARTE menu, we asked the staff to get our food out altogether, 20 minutes later the food arrived looking and tasting...More

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

went with a few friends for a meal. service was great very friendly waiters. the food was also fantastic. everyone enjoyed their meals.. not one negative to say.... i would recommend the paneer tikka masala was very tasy!

Thank neil m
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The buffet has a good selection and tasty. The restaurant is clean and has a good atmosphere. It is slightly overpriced for what is on offer. The sweet section below has an amazing selection and by far the best in LeicesterMore

Thank Atom M
Sharmilee R, Manager at Sharmilee Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for visiting Sharmilee and enjoying our food and service! We are glad to be of your assistance and hope to see you again! As for the selection, as you mentioned - it is vast, which is why for a buffet starting off...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food, had my mums 60th Birthday celebration today and she had a great time at the restaurant. The staff were amazing, Nargis and Alkesh were very accommodating. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and can't wait for my next visit. :)

Thank Chets84
Sharmilee R, Manager at Sharmilee Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for your visit, and I will most definitely pass on your feedback to Alkesh & Nargis - they will be very much pleased. Hopefully, we will see you again very soon! Thanks for visiting.

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Dominic E
Hi Does this restaurant serve vegan dishes? If so which dishes are vegan? Many Thanks
13 April 2016|
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Do you delivery to Manchester!
7 September 2015|
Response from Mitul V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They deliver sweets and savouries (mithaai) to anywhere in the UK, including manchester, comes next day if you order before 1pm. However, for restaurant food like indian cuisine, only if you pre-arrange/catering order... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71-73 Belgrave Road, Leicester LE4 6AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 261 0503
  • E-mail
Sharmilee restaurant has been established since 1973, and we pride ourselves in great authentice indian vegetarian cuisine. Only serving the most fresh and tasteful food from snacks like Pani Puri, Crispy Bhajia and Bhel to Main course such as Chana Bhatura, Dhosas, Pau Bhaji and Paneer Tikka Masala. We offer a buffet that is open from 12 to 4pm from tuesday to friday, and 12pm to 9pm on saturdays, 12pm to 8pm on sundays. Monday we are closed, unless a bank holiday.