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Shilam Indian Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
+44 1970 615015
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely poor service which was exceptionally slow and staff rude, waited hours for starters let alone main course - do not recommend this place at all!

Thank Jack G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Manager extremely rude and unprofessional! Took almost an hour to take food ordered and another hour for starters to arrive. Will not return

Thank Sam E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely rude manager, on arrival a few of our friends had to drop out of the meal last minute. The manager individually had a go at several of the group about this. This was then followed by ridiculously slow service. Waited 2 hours for starters...More

Thank Mathew J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is tasty, satisfying and worth trying! Moreover, the food is fresh and the chef modify the dishes according to your choices with excellent flavours. Excellent service!

Thank Kritika B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On hearing how amazing this Indian was we couldn’t wait to dine here! What an utter shambles! Dirty cutlery and side plates, no waiter to take our order!!!! and the restaurant was almost empty 🤷‍♀️ The curries were bland and tasteless and not what we’d...More

Thank annaboo10
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Arrived late so was a bit cold, food seemed strange this time. Coconut rice was bad (it's great normally) it seemed like they threw in coconut powder at the last minute so all you could see and taste was powder. Chips hard and cold. Malayan...More

Thank Ectric
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I ordered a takeaway last night for me and the wife.After a hours wait it arrived, It was brought to the front door in a carrier bag,when I opened the onion baji starters they were cold,and the currys were barely warm,also the naan bread was...More

Thank Darrin C
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Used to really like Shilam but the last 2 or 3 takeaways that I've ordered have had really long delivery times (way beyond what they said). The food has also been of poor quality - oily and not tasting good. Might be different eating in...More

Thank Charles D
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times when staying in Aberystwyth. It is always good bright & modern, the best I have found in the town after trying others. food spot on as is service & prices about the average you would expect to pay. Parking...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Our first time here and the menu is extensive to say the least. We passed by the obvious 'standard' curries and went for the dishes we've not seen before. I have no idea how the geography of these dishes differs from the norm but they...More

Thank Leezy22
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Chris H
13 March 2015|
Response from mark2105 | Reviewed this property |
I think shilam is still better then light off asia...compare to food and service and oviously light off asia is small restaurent then shilam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Buildings Alexandra Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1LH, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
  • Phone Number: +44 1970 615015
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