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 booked from afar for family celebration meal after graduation. A warm welcome was found with cheerful service and just the right time to peruse their expansive menu. The dishes we selected were across the spice spectrum of mild to very hot. The dishes were amazing and flavoursome. We found the spices were nicely balanced allowing you to enjoy the fully rounded flavour of the dishes accompanied by a good range of rices and naan breads."
"That was the best delivery I’ve every had. Restaurant quality food, fantastic, would highly recommend"
"The food is excellent and they corrected an error with the order and delivered it. Very good service."
"Filled me up with authentic indian food! Dont let your eyes order for you as you WILL be full and satisfied!"
"The Shilam Tandoori Indian Restaurant next to the railway station in Aberystwyth is ideal for a group meal or family get together. A wide range of authentic Indian meals and side dishes at reasonable prices is available with an excellent drink choice. The waiter service is particularly good and it is best to book, especially on Fridays or Saturdays. Takeaway meals are also available at the same high standard."
"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!"
"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."
"Got to be the most tastey curry in a long time, will definitely be ordering again. Well done, lads!"
"Very good service, fast and super tasty and the delivery man was lovely and friendly"
"It was absolutely delicious. The service when I picked my order up was great and pleasant.."
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.