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Crowne Plaza Hotel, 103, Al-Farwaniya | Al Farwaniyah Governorate, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Iranian Dishes ever

Whenever you are hungry and you want to really have the best Iranian food? Like very delicates cocked rice and testy lamp, checking or even sea food?? Go to Shabestan! Located in 360 mall and crown plaza hotel. Every time I told my wife How about Shabestan? The answer is YES! One of their best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Salah A
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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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Beirut, Lebanon
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Ok so I went with my mom, husband and 3 month old baby to this place at 360 mall. Staff were very friendly and attentive ..... Go figures since its part of an international chain hotel. We ordered shabestan salad and some spinach hot appetizer they bother were quite good but the best dish was the kebab koubideh I have... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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95 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

There's not much to say about this place. The restaurant definitely "looks the part" but the food is salty and overpriced. Service is incredibly slow and the staff don't want to be there. I want to say that might be an overall problem at this hotel because the staff at the coffee shop were just as inattentive.

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Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Whenever you are hungry and you want to really have the best Iranian food? Like very delicates cocked rice and testy lamp, checking or even sea food?? Go to Shabestan! Located in 360 mall and crown plaza hotel. Every time I told my wife How about Shabestan? The answer is YES! One of their best dishes that can handle around... More 

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crowneplazakw, Public Relations Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On the very outset we would like to thank you for your valuable feedback. We are delighted to see such kind words from you regarding our restaurant. It gives us great pleasure in providing you with delicious meal. Your feedback has been communicated to our colleagues. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Regards,... More 

Toledo, Ohio
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128 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Probably the best mixed grill meat I have eaten since arriving in Kuwait City a year and a half ago. The rice was amazing, fluffy and tasty. I thought the bread was great too. Service was average. We were not offered additional bread and it felt like we were more of a bother than true guests of the restaurant.

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crowneplazakw, Public Relations Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On the very outset we would like to thank you for providing us your feedback, it helps us constantly improve our service standards. We apologise for not being able to provide the best service experience, your feedback has been communicated to the team and necessary steps will be taken to enhance our service standards. We also would... More 

Saar, Bahrain
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Starters, starters and starters. Just keep them coming. The smoked aubergine puree (well more of a paste) is just yummy. Grilled meats are grilled meats, but fair dos, they do a good job here - we just pitched in with a bunch of mixed grills with extra lamb chops, which were really good. Service is good; we had a veritable... More 

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crowneplazakw, Public Relations Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, At the very outset we would like to thank you for writing us your feedback, we take the feedback to improve and better ourselves. We are glad to know you had a good experience at our restaurant. Thank you for mentioning the service standards and food quality of our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you back... More 

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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Very good restaurant 🍴. Very tasty 😋 cooking meat. Prices seem to be expensive but actually quantity is much with unique taste. Big plates is engough for 2 parsons.

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Kuwait
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

The top in everything be it service, speed, ambiance and food taste and quality. Chelo Kebab -E-Torsh is a must to try.It is charcoal grilled beef tenderloin cubes marinated in pomegranate syrupwith herbs and walnuts with huge portion of rice on the side.such an amazing combination! The prices are not cheap though but definitely worth the taste and quality of... More 

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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The menu is nice typical persian cuisine, the food is top notch and the service is hotel class. The price however is high a bit, good for family and friends.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

In my personal opinion , it's the best Iranian food in Kuwait. Mr recommendation to try the beef Koobedeh with saffron rice and we liked the mix grills. Try also Soup ju it's nice and tasty. don't forget to end your meal with some Iranian ice cream or desserts.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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708 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My dinner today at Shabestan Restaurant 360 Mall the place very well decorated the service and staff is great the food very tasty My order was shabzi with zurkisht rice they offer free green salad with Feta chesee along with cucumber Yogurt salad Over all I am so pleased in my visit

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 103, Al-Farwaniya | Al Farwaniyah Governorate, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Location: Middle East  >  Kuwait  >  Kuwait City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian

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