First opened in Mid Wales in 1979, the Shilam has developed into a highly successful restaurant and takeaway, with an excellent reputation for the finest South Asian cuisine.
Shilam is well-known for our wide selection of dishes originating from the Southern Indian subcontinent. From popular and well-known favourites to home-cooked dishes steeped in culture and family history, Shilam has something for everyone.
In 2003 the Shilam expanded to Aberystwyth, thus offing this special dining experience from the Montgomeryshire hills to the Ceredigion coast.
What Our Diners Say
"We went and had a meal in here on Saturday 4th August. We had a lovely meal .The staff were plesent and friendly. I would highly recommend this restaurant. I can not say how good the food was. I have been living in Aberystwyth for 11yrs and walk past it most days. I will be going in more often now.,and will be taken friends and relatives with me next time."
"Fabulous taste. They missed off a rice from our order but we rung them and it was delivered within 5 mins (plus bonus poppudoms amd saag aloo!). Perfect!"
"THE most delicious Indian meal- really delicious, and delivered on time by a charming and courteous delivery driver. I cannot praise the quality of the meal highly enough."
"Simply fresh, tasty and perfect! Their own pickles plus usual with perfect popadums and their Handi Chicken is special - the Bhindi Bhagi add on is so frech and a must as far as I'm concerned - I rarely give 5 stars! Well done Shilam!"
"Had a coffee whilst waiting. We were sat at a table with a drink, popadums & dips whilst waiting for our takeaway order. Staff so friendly & very polite. When we got home our food was amazing. The best curry we’ve ever had. Definitely going back. Annette & family x"
"Very good service, fast and super tasty and the delivery man was lovely and friendly"
"Have had a couple of great take aways when I've come to visit my boyfriend at Aberystwyth uni. Always great food"
"Amazing food, delivered earlier than expected."
"Just had a takeaway , and the service of the gentlemen was brilliant he was very happy and cheerful ! The food was absolutely incredible , it was fresh and hot and was here under half an hour of ordering it ! Would definitely recommend , as well as eating in the resturant the service is brilliant."
"Visited on a Saturday night, delicious food and good service. Our waiter was very helpful and food came in good time and was tasty. Visited with children and it is child friendly too. We were a group of 5 and all enjoyed the food there. Nice atmosohere in the restaurant, a good place for a family meal. Will be visiting again next time i am in Aberyswyth."
Make a Reservation
In our spacious main restaurant, we can accommodate a large number of guests. Serviced by our friendly waiting staff, this areaa features direct access to the bar, and is perfeclty situated to fill with the delicate, fragrant scents of herbs and spices from our kitchen.
Shilam features a spacious private dining area that can be hired out for private parties and events. Please contact Shilam by phone to discuss any events you may wish to book with us, or specify your requrements in the contact form below.