Shakinah Indian Gastronomy

Patrons "love this place" and consider it a "fantastic find".

Shakinah restaurant’s stylish and modern location at Ta’ Xbiex seafront captures the essence of modern dining in Malta. The owners are quintessential hosts, and their warm and engaging welcome is testament to the care and nourishment they bestow on their new and cherished clientele. the warm light and soft seating coupled with elegant, mirrored walls and marble bar area is all carefully considered and inviting. serving staff are efficient, polite and knowledgeable.

Traditionalists will be delighted to find faithful Indian dishes as well as some surprising new options. Try the Tomato Sorba with fresh tomatoes flavoured with garlic, ginger, coriander, and Indian spices, or the Onion Bhaji – a crispy, deep-fried onion mix. They also have a special vegan menu with plenty of options. The tandoor selection features Chicken Tikka – chicken pieces marinated in yoghurt and herbs. The Beef Madras – beef cooked in fresh coconut and tangy spices – is also a delicious option. Naan bread, a choice of rice sides and roti are all fresh and tasty. There’s a great cocktail selection including Mumbai mango mojito, Shakinah’s signature masala sour and a well-curated wine list. Shakinah’s passion for flavour is not to be missed.

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2024 Ratings

Food: 43
Service: 42
Ambience: 43
Overall: 43

These ratings out of 50 are the results of our annual survey by 4,143 diners who dined out on an average of 1- 2 times a week-

323,154 dining experiences in a year.

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Mon-Sun - lunch and dinner.
€57 average price per person.


11, Ix-Xatt ta' Xbiex, Msida

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