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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 - 23:55
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Sun - Sat 12:10 - 23:55
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went here tonight because we saw it on the Gourmet Society website, and because the Hairy Bikers went there. Excellent food, the Balti's, rice, nan and poppadoms all spot on. The slightly caramelised food on the bottom of Balti dish really added to the flavour. 100's of Balti houses in the midlands but you struggle to find one better.

Thank Trevors198
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 5 of us went as a family for a meal. This was our second visit. The ground floor seating was full and as soon as we arrived a table was prepared for us upstairs. We were ushered to our table in no time. We ordered our food and starters came then followed by the main course which was nice... More 

Thank SNazerali
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Balti I've ever had, when in Birmingham, visit this traditional Balti restaurant and you will not be disappointed

Thank James D
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visited on the 7th always wanted to go and it didn't let me down Restaurant and staff was lovely Staff couldn't do enough for us The man in charge was lovely Food was amazing Can't wait to go back

Thank Mark H
Oldenburg, Germany
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went by bus to the Balti Triangle and found this lovely Indian Restaurent in Ladypool Road. Our first visit here. The staff hasn't been so super friendly but we were satisfied with the service. The food was authentic and lovely for a reasonable price. I had a balti korma curried chicken and my husband balti meat and kingprawn. Both... More 

Thank Februarsonne
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Unfriendly greeting. Waiter stared out of window when taking orders. Food served across front of people despite dishes being piping hot - no warning! One guest still eating starter when mains arrived and 'plonked' on table. Starter was good but mains was literally swimming in oil, this spoilt flavour of meat. On our departure there was no 'thank you', 'see... More 

Thank dwelljalin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I arrive at about the hour of 12 oclock for my friends birthday meal. We didnt let them know as we didnt want to make a big deal of it. As soon as we sat down, popdoms was forced upon us and later we were told we had to pay for them. Next, 2 of our starters come to the... More 

1 Thank Nathaniel P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We went to Shababs for Mothers Day this year, I can honestly say this was the best tasting balti I have ever eaten!! We came here as there were a good choice of vegan meals for me to choose from,we even had some popadoms on the house as we had to wait a few minutes for them to prepare some... More 

Thank Linda B
Ferndown, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Away on a business trip to Birmingham my colleague and I decided a meal out in the Balti Triangle was a must. The reviews for Shababs looked promising and judging how busy it was when we arrived at 7:00pm thought we had made a choice. The menues are under the glass topped tables and the choice so vast we decided... More 

Thank colehill c
Solihull, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I took my boss here last night and we had a fantastic meal. He described it as the best curry he'd ever had. It's consistently my favourite too. Keep it up Shababs! Brilliant food.

1 Thank Dave m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$19
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
12:10 - 23:55
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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