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Shababs Balti Restaurant

163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
+44 121 440 2893
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Ranked #141 of 1,612 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 am
Cuisines: Asian, Indian, Balti, Halal
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining
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.
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Brilliant traditional balti restaurant. Food never disappoints. Service is spot on thanks to Zee, Zaf and their team. Take your own alcohol, not a problem and no corkage charge. Stylish restaurant with a few nods back to its roots with menus under a glass table top. Can't fault it!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This place is the best curry I have had in the UK by far - amazing, although I was on a stag and half cut

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went for dinner at Shababs recently after many recommendations from friends. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food tasted amazing and prices were very affordable. Only downfall was that the curries very oily but overall would definitely recommend this place for an authentic and affordable curry. :)

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Me and my family have been going to the shabab for 20 years or so. We take out and eat in. We get on well with the owners and they are very welcoming even when we bring mates who are new to the restaurant. Their balti's are very traditional and flavoursome. We tend to order the chicken, meat and prawn... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Overall, it was a nice place to eat, staff were welcoming and friendly. I ordered a medium spiced curry as I thought the spice might be a bit heavier than lots of anglo-indian restaurants. It wasn't, so don't worry about ordering something too spicy. The curry, nan and rice was all tasty and very enjoyable, the peshwari in particular was... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Went for New Years eve meal. Upstairs room was crammed to the hilt to the point where you could just about get out of your chair. 1 loo for about 200 people! Service was not very good. Waited a long time for food to arrive. Room was so loud couldn't even have a conversation across the table. One redeeming point... More 

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Shababs, Owner at Shababs Balti Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. New Years Eve is the busiest night of the year EVERYWHERE. Yes I do admit both floors of the restaurant were full and the upstairs room especially was full to the rim too. Shababs is a very popular venue and we have a very efficient booking system, groups are somtimes asked to put deposits... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Visited this restaurant over the festive period, excellent customer service and very polite staff. On arrival we were given fresh popadoms no grease or soggy ones like most places serve. The dips were awesome. We ordered the shami kebab which was a good portion and full of taste and piping hot, tandoori fish is a must it has great flavours.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I had tired of the balti Triangle, food had become bland and predictable but then I tried Shabab. Great selection for meat eaters and an extensive veggie menu ( not just a few token offerings) food cooked fresh and they use their own spice mixes ( Not Mr Patak's). The serving staff were wonderful lads, not intrusive, very smartly dressed... More 

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birmingham
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Been coming here for a few years for a gathering of current and former work colleagues - about 30 this year, so the restuarant is ours. Great service & staff at the best in the Balti belt.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

i enjoy the food here service is great food is tasty very comfortable nice design from inside out hope to be here very soon

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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 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 5:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 24
Cuisine: Asian, Indian, Balti, Halal

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