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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Been visiting this place for last twelve years. The food is so nice that I fell in love with this place after the first visit. Definitely the place to eat at if you are on ladypool road in Birmingham. Will be visiting in near future and for a long time. The whole family loves the food and service... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Been visiting this place for last twelve years. The food is so nice that I fell in love with this place after the first visit. Definitely the place to eat at if you are on ladypool road in Birmingham. Will be visiting in near future and for a long time. The whole family loves the food and service. Keep up... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Visited this place based on the reviews on trip advisor but sadly this place is racist. We arrived and ordered our food in around 15mins, the mango lassi drink arrived then a white couple came in and said we need a quick turn around. We then waited for another 40mins where their food arrived and we where left playing with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Service poor - a fight in the kitchen - and over charged by £10...food was far too salty Al Friesh for me next time

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Really excellent curry - probably the best I have had in Birmingham. Got four stars instead of five as we weren't offered plates with curry and I burnt myself on metal pot. The ladies bathroom needs a clean and there was nothing in there to dry your hands with. Would definitely go back for curry but would love to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely loved it! Fantastic food. I was so stuffed with 2/3rds of my biriyani still on the plate! Will definately return on my next trip!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

After realising I'd spent 3 years in Birmingham without visiting the Balti Triangle, myself and my boyfriend came here for a meal. The food was incredible, we ordered a curry each (prawn roganjosh and chicken bhuna) and a table naan for the two of us. We both thoroughly enjoyed the experience and were left feeling very full. The service was... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Not surprised that this restaurant is well known for its Baltis - they are delicious! Really enjoyed our meals, the balti was fantastic and the tikka was fabulous too. The service was great and the prices were very reasonable. Remember to bring your own booze too :) The restaurant has a nice relaxed feel - thoroughly enjoyed our evening here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We always order from here. Either for eating there or for taking away. Its been years now that we are having food from shabab and their dishes never change. Same taste same flavor. Just amazing

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My friends and I three people in total went to Shababs on a Friday night in early April 2015. It was a disappointing experience to say the least. Shababs came with a reputation for good food and service. The Food was ok but the standards of hygiene left something to be desired. The Chappatis we ordered with our meal came... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Go for great food, the best curry I've ever had ... there was a vast variety of dishes. Service was superb, friendly and efficient I went with a group of friends and we had the best time. We took our own wine We couldn't believe the bill when it came, absolutely excellent value. A must if you are in Birmingham,... More 

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Restaurant Details

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 18 - 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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