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Austurstraeti 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 0292
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (47 reviews)
“curry” (67 reviews)
“rice” (58 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Austurstraeti 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum was the best cook in the world, until I went to shalimar WOW!!!! the food and service was brilliant, I have had many curry’s in various country’s and restaurants. These guys have a very good chef the service was good nice location, big...More

Thank explore999900
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this place on our way back to our hotel after visiting the blue lagoon. We wanted something quick as it had been a long day, we noticed they did take out so we went in. My girlfriend was very impressed with the lamb...More

Thank LouJo16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lunch here. You will need a little time as the "grab and go" folks (locals) are many (a good sign! It must be a good deal.) and sit-down folks' orders aren't as fast...but the food...the food is fantastic. The food is prepared right...More

Thank Ladythrowback
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You get quite something to eat. The food is very delicious. We were served pretty fast, even though the restaurant was full.

Thank Fabio-Raffaele D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend went to Shalimar on Friday night and we were not disappointed Food was excellent, quick service and reasonable prices, though the place is small and in need of an interior upgrade that didn’t bother us as they are housed in In...More

Thank OvHmw
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Good pakistanian dishes. Everything we ate was really tasty. The restaurant is rather small and in my opinion not that cozy as a dinner spot. For sure when want to eat something tasty fast.

Thank Mika K
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

When you happen to be in search of a satisfying meal in Austurstraeti in Reykjavik, look no further. Friendly staff, courteous service and uniquely delicious southern asian food. Take a spoonful of that basmati rice and top it with your chosen meat with sauce, and...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Recently rediscovered this little gem when I moved close by. The food is incredible, it takes a while to get, but that is because even the nan is handmade from scratch after you order. It’s worth every second of wait, even if you are starving...More

Thank IngaMaja
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I grew up in England, & since had curries all around the globe. It surprised me, but this place is right up there. My Vindaloo was as tasty as any I've ever had.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I loved this restaurant. The food was spectacular, the service was impeccable, and the atmosphere was lovely. If you are craving ethnic and/or spicy food in Reykjavik then this place is a must!

Thank Jessica M
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William J
10 July 2017|
Response from John_Oram_Eats | Reviewed this property |
Not clear but long in summer, I think. Business was well under way when we got there and didn't look like ending after we left. I believe I recall a mention of lunch too. I imagine that hours might change in the winter - I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 60
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austurstraeti 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Miõborg
  • Neighbourhood: Miõborg
  • Phone Number: +354 551 0292
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