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Austurstraeti 4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 551 0292
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Calabasas, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an amazing experience at Shalimar. The food was very refined. Ali, the host was very amicable and gave us some free food. The owner was also friendly. We went there twice!!! I give Shalimar 5 Stars!!!

Thank sarakaran
Vernon, New Jersey
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are spoiled diners, used to the very best of this cuisine and were so happily surprised to find such fine quality here in Iceland. The flavors were exquisite. The quantity perfect. The owner and cook were delightful. We'll definitely be back. Well priced, high quality, nourishing, and delicious. What more could you ask for.

1 Thank NYTraveler10038
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The saag paneer was brillant - food made with car and skill. Our server told us many inspiring travel stories. A fine spicy spot in Reykjavik!

1 Thank Susie S
Durham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, so you don't come to Reykjavik for the Indian food. This was a stopover, so jetlag had well and truly set in. Comfort food necessary! We opted for this place as the menu looked good. And we weren't disappointed; proper Indian/ Pakistani cooking. I had the mattar paneer with tandoori naan, my wife had chicken chilli masala. It was... More 

1 Thank Mark B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found myself in Iceland again last month - this time for work. I was only there for 3 days so didn't have much time to explore, but wanted to re-visit some of my favourite bars and restaurants in Reykjavik. I came for dinner at the Shalimar again with three Icelandic friends (trying to convert them to the joys of... More 

1 Thank JPWhelan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a small nondescript place from the outside but warm and nice from the inside. The food is good and I especially loved the naan bread, yumyum.

1 Thank Hallur H
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was full of couples and happy families enjoying awesome food when we stopped by. My husband loves spicy food and the waiter helped him figure out which dish would best suit his tastes. Everything we had was really good. Highly recommend this place.

1 Thank Knits_With_Sparkles
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very small restaurant, but worth visiting,we had menu of the day and the food was very good and enough ,we enjoyed very much

1 Thank oldgits2
Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for an evening meal , to be be fair not busy , ordered main courses only, good friendly service and good quality food. The decor and particularly the lighting could do with some attention but couldn't fault the service and food . Thanks

1 Thank Stevo2112
Eugene, Oregon
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179 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a fan of Indian food. So I may or may not have the best opinion. My Girlfriend eats it regularly. She said it was good, but nothing to write home about. It is on a main walkway towards the old harbor.

1 Thank Steve S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Indian, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?