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Shababs Balti Restaurant

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Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal
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163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
+44 121 440 2893
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12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
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Hours:
Fri 12:15 pm - 11:55 am
Sat - Thu 12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Shababs is located in the heart of the Balti Triangle on the renowned...
Shababs is located in the heart of the Balti Triangle on the renowned Ladypool Road. Shababs smart decor with henna patterned wallpaper greets the diner but make no mistake, this is a genuine Birmingham balti house right down to it's glass topped tables.Shabab is the place to enjoy Birmingham's famous culinary creation.... The Authentic Birmingham Balti.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Top quality as normal

Back to the old faithful Shabab as it had been a while but as usual top quality food and great friendly staff. I still claim the chicken pakora to be the best I've had and the shami's were fab too ! Our mains consisted of masala chicken tikka rogan Josh, it's one my friends have created! Delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Consistently good every time, excellent service, one of birminghams true hidden gems. This is my go to place when im stuck for where to eat. Well priced too...

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19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Back to the old faithful Shabab as it had been a while but as usual top quality food and great friendly staff. I still claim the chicken pakora to be the best I've had and the shami's were fab too ! Our mains consisted of masala chicken tikka rogan Josh, it's one my friends have created! Delicious! And I had... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The way these people had surrounded like I was only customer they ever had unprofessional illiterate people can't even speak English properly very very poor Akbar's Is way better then any of these places or Sultans. Did not even ate food just paid and left. So pathetic no apologies what so ever.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I dragged 5 colleagues out of the centre of Birmingham, much to their moaning (what's wrong with the Indian restaurants here they asked), during a business trip for a cheeky tuesday night balti. I told them it's all about the taste and Shabab's is, I'm told, where it's at ! Non of us were disappointed. Nice friendly and efficient service.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Just received a delivery order, which cost £35.00. We ordered 2 different curries, some popadums, cheese naan and and a couple of rice along with a portion of onion bahji, which seemed quite expensive, but we knew the food was worth it..... Disappointing to say the least. We were delivered, a leaking package only to open it up and find,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Just returned from a great night out at Shababs... My first time of visiting the Balti triangle and was not disappointed... Had a table reserved for 8pm.... Was not ready on arrival however by the time we had walked up the street to get something to drink... (Bring your own booze) our table was ready on our return.... Mixed starter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

travelled to the world famous Balti Triangle in Birmingham. Decided on Shababs based on my friend having been before. Was met by a friendly waiter, I thought service was good. Great menu choice, clearly the customer is important as you decide what type of curry and taste. The bill for two came to less than £25 which I felt for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I visited here with my husband on 6th June on a trip to Birmingham.the food was delicious and very reasonably priced.we had the onion bhajis as previously commented on they look like onion rings but are delicious and don't taste like onion rings!the service was very good,waiters all very attentive and polite.worth a visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Wide selection of balti and other dishes, very attentive staff and delicious food. Whole place could do with a clean and polish though!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We went to Shababs for our first experience on the Balti triangle and we weren't disappointed. Friendly staff, although strange service. The curry, where I had a potato, cheese and peas Balti, was one of the best I've ever eaten, while the table Naan is a must 'man vs food' challenge!! The only downside was the onion bhaji which was... More 

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Additional Information about Shababs Balti Restaurant

Address: 163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
Phone Number: +44 121 440 2893
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Monday 12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Tuesday 12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Wednesday 12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Thursday 12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Friday 12:15 pm - 11:55 am
Saturday 12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 23
Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 440 2893

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 23
  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal

Description

Shababs is located in the heart of the Balti Triangle on the renowned Ladypool Road. Shababs smart decor with henna patterned wallpaper greets the diner but make no mistake, this is a genuine Birmingham balti house right down to it's glass topped tables.Shabab is the place to enjoy Birmingham's famous culinary creation.... The Authentic Birmingham Balti.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Monday
12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 11:55 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 11:55 am
Saturday
12:15 pm - 11:55 pm

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