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) #136 of 1,898 Restaurants in Birmingham $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
4 Arden Oak Road | Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3LX, England
+44 121 742 0636
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“balti” (56 reviews)
“poppadoms” (39 reviews)
“curries” (30 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4 Arden Oak Road | Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3LX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very bland food. Balti did not taste like a balti. Tasted like something was missing? Service was fast almost felt rushed. Atmosphere was poor. It was a Friday evening so expected more of a 'buzz'. Restaurant was not particularly busy. Have been here before but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a meal for first time tonight. My husband was in a wheelchair staff provided ramp for access and wheeled him in for me.Good food and sevice.

1  Thank Sudilan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went down with the family and had a really nice meal? The atmosphere is beautiful and the staff are really polite and helpful! They do the best tawa and i love the sound off the sizzling when they bring the tawa out! Will visit soon...More

1  Thank Rizwan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in the area with work, and travelling alone. I have no qualms about dining alone, but it takes some getting used to - sometimes it can feel a little awkward and waiting staff treat you differently, sometimes not in a good way. Arriving...More

1  Thank Tommytiptoes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner visited here while staying nearby in the Arden hotel as we we travelled down from Scotland that day. We were flying out to turkey the next day and decided to eat out and came across Shabar with its top ratings on...More

2  Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had our first visit to Shabar tonight, it definitely won't be our last. The service was 1st class and the food was really tasty. Excellent value for money, the portions were huge, at a great price. I would highly recommend Shabar.

2  Thank Ann Marie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going to the Shabar for around 5 years now and have never had a bad meal. Their take out is good too with a free Bottle of Beer thrown in with your order. The portions (especially the Balti) are large and well cooked....More

2  Thank Andy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here before going to The Genting Arena we came up from Watford on the train then got a cab to this great restaurant it is only five minutes in a cab from the arena. The four of us had a really good...More

2  Thank Reg F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here once again last Sunday and as always, all of of us had a fantastic meal. My wife and youngest daughter had the Balti Chicken Sagwalla, My eldest had the Balti Chicken Tikka Masala, and I had my usual Tandoori Chicken Starter and then...More

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my partner visited Shabar last night while staying in Birmingham for a couple of days. We decided to eat here due to the excellent reviews it has online. We were greeted with a smile and very friendly service from all staff. The food...More

2  Thank AndrewMcLellan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Arden Oak Road | Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 742 0636
4 Arden Oak Road



B26 3LX

Tel: 0121 742 0636

Fax: 0121 742 3311

Opening Hours

Monday - Sunday

5.30pm to Midnight Including Bank Holidays
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