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Shabestan

Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 222 7171
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (21 reviews)
“kebab” (12 reviews)
“lamb stew” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favourite Persian food in Dubai and a restaurant we always come back to. Authentic food, great atmosphere with live music, reasonable prices for Dubai and always great service from Nagla!More

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RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food,Interior and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is probably the best place for fine genuine Iranian food. The broad range of starters,many of them vegan, and the excellent choice of cooked dishes,rid and kebabs,make it a first class spot for lovers of the sophisticated Iranian cuisine. The kebab is great....More

Thank Dimitri K
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great iranian food and friendly staff (in particular the waiter Anis) in this iranian restaurant in Dubai. We enjoyed in particular the Chelo KebabMore

Thank giorgiom22
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Anis and the team will be happy to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed many times this gentle restaurant. Best food, ambiance and music amazing. Also, team so confident and good to serve best dishes. Specially nagla with her smile and best humour to give best service to us.... treat like a family!!! Don t lose a...More

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RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Nagla and the team will be happy to...More

Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, great service from Nagala and the team. Some brilliant fresh taste sensations. It was all just right, nice live music, service, quality and fresh food. Right from the complementary salad and yoghurt through to the Iranian tea and small sweets this restaurant got...More

Thank Darlene A
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Nagla and the team will be happy to...More

Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding is the only way to describe Shabestan. The service was as good as the food. The lamb kabob was the best I have ever eaten. The salad was delicious as well.More

Thank flyerforfood
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed...More

Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place and great services and the taste of the food is 100% wonderful and tasty Thanks you miss Sahar and her team for what they did to us in iftar time and they did not go to iftar and stay with us until we...More

Thank Biso101
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed our Grand Iftar Buffet. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Sahar and the team will be happy to see...More

Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

amazing service and food staff were very friendly as usual particularly Sahar and Nagla all the best and keep it upMore

Thank khalil353
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Sahar and Nagla will be happy to see...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017

The place and the view was nice and you have the variaty of foods since the buffet is for 4 different resturant opened together. The staff was very great and helpfull in parficular Farah she was very nice with us and with our child.More

Thank mohab00
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed our Grand Iftar Buffet. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Farah will be happy to see your comments. Please...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

This is on first floor of Radisson Blu, Baniyas Road, dubai. I was told ruler of Dubai frequents this place. You see the creek from your table. We were warmly welcomed by manager. Staff was very polite and professional. The food was simply superb. The...More

Thank Samjo24
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed...More

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Response from Nathalie A | Reviewed this property |
Send an email to the restaurant ? :) Wish you a pleasent visit :)
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Response from Graham O | Reviewed this property |
Further to my previous comments - as this is a special occasion make sure you ask for a window table - the view of the creek and dhow activity will add to the overall experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$50 - $100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
7:30 pm - 11:15 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
7:30 pm - 11:15 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
7:30 pm - 11:15 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
7:30 pm - 11:15 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
7:30 pm - 11:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 222 7171
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Description
An award-winning Iranian restaurant in Dubai, Shabestanremarkably highlights the best of Persian cuisine. You can savor fine Iranian hospitality as you relish refreshing appetizers, flavor-filled rice, substantial platters of delectable meats, and freshly baked bread. In inviting and plush settings, feast upon skewers of lamb and beef, and tasty main courses studded with medley of spices and herbs as you gaze upon gorgeous vistas of Dubai and listen to the pleasing sounds of live Iranian music. Finally, indulge in mouthwatering Persian sweets served alongside traditional tea impressively served inornamental tea glasses.
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