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Shababs Balti Restaurant

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163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
+44 121 440 2893
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We,v been coming to the shababs for many many years and have totaly raved about the food and service.We went in August and were so lookin forward to it and a family memeber came over 100miles to enjoy what he said is the best food ever.The main front of house Zee had left and a cheeky fedup and flipant young... More 

Thank Wendy L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a trip advisor search later we stumbled upon this place after working late. At 1am our hopes were not high. The decor uninspiring and the restaurant empty. We all ordered a Balti and boy were we not disappointed!! The food was great.. I had a chicken Balti, rice and japatti... Tasted really good. This place is not licensed so BYO.

Thank c d
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finished late. Starving. The boss suggests 'Shababs Balti. It's really good!' Table for three at 23:30? No problem. The restaurant looked OK. It was clean. No other customers but it was open and stayed open until the small hours. The glass tables had the menu under each place setting - novel idea. What a fantastic selection of Balti dishes. No... More 

Thank Ben L
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over from Australia and was hankering after a Balti. I was not disappointed!! My brother and sister in law had not been for a Balti for years and so did some research. Lovely atmosphere friendly and attentive staff and a brilliant Balti. Thanks for making my evening memorable

Thank Sue E
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried with a friend as a "lets go somewhere new" idea, the reviews on this place were good so it got the vote. Premises where clean and well decorated. The parking however, was a bit of a nightmare. The Staff were polite, helpful and attentive. I would say the place was fairly busy on our visit, over half the tables... More 

Thank TankGrdr
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So, so disappointed. We originally ordered from Shababs on deliveroo and really enjoyed everything that we had. The curry was so tasty that we had to go and try the restaurant itself. We have since visited many times and never been disappointed. The staff aren't always the most welcoming but the food is always great. This evening we wanted to... More 

Thank Mark D
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best curries in the UK, go for the food tolerate the service and you will be happy. The curries are so good that we travel 3 hours at least twice a year for them and bring a load back to store in the freezer.

Thank Daniel S
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having lived in Brum a little while, I wanted to try an authentic balti and this places gives you just that! Friendly service and amazing flavours, will definitely be returning!

Thank Ruby C
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We booked a table for 8, no table when half our party arrived, had to move other diners to get the table! All there by 8:30, took 20 mins to get our order taken and the food didn't arrive until 9:40. Kids were half dead of hunger and tiredness!! That said, the food was fantastic. Best balti I've had in... More 

Thank CathySB17
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I don't know the area very well but did a bit of research and decided to eat here for dinner after a Saturday at the cricket. I expected a basic but tasty balti in a decent all-round restaurant, but every part of the meal was great and extremely well cooked. Mixed tandoori for starter had different spices for each meat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $20
Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal, Pakistani
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?