12pm-3pm and 6pm-11pm
12pm-3pm and 6pm-11pm
12pm-3pm and 6pm-11pm
12pm-3pm and 6pm-11pm
12pm-3pm and 6pm-11pm
  • Ranked #116 of 205
  • Avg. main course: £5
  • 0.48 miles from Leicester
  • Indian

We say…

In the heart of Leicester, a short walk away from De Montfort University, Shivalli restaurant serves unique vegetarian food, full of flavour and cooked to authentic Udupi standards. Udupi is an Indian city on the south west coast, steeped in history and surrounded by the beautiful mountains of the western ghats and the picturesque Arabian sea. Shivalli strives to emulate Udupi cuisine of the highest quality, using fresh grains, beans, vegetables and fruits to create stunning, mouth-watering dishes. 

The restaurant is simple and elegant, using contemporary furnishings with charming wooden touches and cultural features, the design of Shivalli is spacious and welcoming, perfect for a relaxing meal and flexible to your party size. Shivalli offer excellent options for special occasions and catering, their experienced chefs offering a range of stunning dishes for your guests, choosing from the menu or asking for your own bespoke dishes. The attentive and friendly staff of Shivalli are happy to help with anything you may require, just ask your waiter or waitress at the restaurant.

The menu, focused on fine Udupi cuisine, is uniquely put together and different to many other Indian restaurants in the country. Choose from a number of dishes to start, including one of their fresh soups such as Tovve, made from pulses, lemon and ginger. Other options include samosas stuffed with freshly cooked potatoes and peas, or Gulla Podi, a dish of aubergine puffs fried in a thin seasoned batter. For your main, choose from a variety of dosas, uttappams and thalies. Choose the Paneer dosa for a delicious rice and lentil pancake filled with authentic Indian cottage cheese, crisp peppers, carrots, peas, green chillies, ginger and onions. On the side, have a dish of Chitranna rice, mixed with lemon juice, turmeric, fresh curry leaves, mustard seeds, lentil and cashew nuts. 

A unique restaurant, promising authentic Udupi food cooked by experienced chefs, Shivalli, Leicester is a local favourite and has been praised in the national press – a real gem of a restaurant which is definitely worth a try.

last updated: 11 Apr 2019
21 Welford Road, Leicester, LE2 7AD
0116 255 0137