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Shalimar

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Graslin - Commerce
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17 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 51 84 28 28
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19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 13:45
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Sun - Sat 19:30 - 22:45
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 13:45
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Brittany, France
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We have not visited many Indian restaurants in France since we moved here a few years ago. Therefore we were excited by the reviews of this restaurant not far from our hotel where we were visiting in Nantes. The starters were good and filling. However the naans were doughy and undercooked. My husband who is a vegetarian ordered saag paneer... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The atmospher was great. However the food was served cold. Indian food is enjoyable when served hot. We felt like we were rushed to eat: as soon as we barely finish a plate, they come and ask to collect it. Conclusion: if you looked for place to enjoy a gatheting around indian food you might want to look elsewhere.

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Thank Emre K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

As per its name the place is really amazing with really good people . I had a very good experience over there and i am sure I have to come back

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Harp
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70 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Near the Graslin Opera house, the restaurant décor and food are excellent. The staff were very attentive. This is one of the best restaurants that I have had an Indian meal in.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, good food and great decoration. We had a very nice evening and had a very nice meal. It was a surprise to find good Indian food in France.

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

According to my experience, Indian restaurants almost always serve really good food, so maybe my standards have grown a bit higher for them than for other cuisines, and maybe that's why i feel like only awarding two stars here: There was nothing to seriously complain about, all the food was OK - but everything i was served was a bit... More 

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France
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Arrived at our hotel on Sunday eveninG, lots of restaurants closed on Sunday's and during December. Found this Indian restaurant at 20.15hrs and it was packed. We did get. Table after a very short wait. Service was quick after we had ordered. Food was good, but for English habits of eating Indian in the uk some of the food was... More 

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Seabrook
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I had eaten at Shalimar several years ago while in Nantes. I decided to try it again a second time. I forgot how beautiful the interior of the Shalimar is. They placed us in a corner window and it was truly a romantic setting in an already romantic city. We had the dinner menu special being on a budget this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Ended up in here due to a lack of choice as in August many Restaurants are closed for their summer holidays. It was quite busy, although that could have been down to the lack of alternatives. Service was ok but lacking in any personality or contact. Waiting on staff should never have any strong smelling perfume/after shave etc, unfortunately at... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I am Indian and let me tell you that this places serves authentic Indian food. We went there with our European colleagues and were not really expecting authentic food. However, it was just like back home. The restaurant is really popular and it is difficult to get a table during the evenings. The mutton Lahori was out of this world... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Pakistani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 22:45
Monday
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 13:45
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 13:45
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 13:45
Thursday
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 13:45
Friday
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 13:45
Saturday
19:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 13:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue Jean Jacques Rousseau, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes>  > Graslin - Commerce
  • Neighbourhood: Graslin - Commerce
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 84 28 28

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?