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Crowne Plaza Hotel, 103, Al-Farwaniya | Al Farwaniyah Governorate, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasted time and money. We sat in the empty restaurant at 6:30 pm to have a decent meal. We were not served properly. The staff held a birthday party in the restaurant for a colleague while we were seated having dinner. We had to yell to the kitchen staff to be served and waited on. Everyone was on break it... More 

Thank Mayoucheh2
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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224 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

we tried the one in 360 mall. It has a nice atmosphere, with great interior, giving you the farsi touch. The food was delicious ... so fresh and yummy, pretty authentic in taste, one of the best in Kuwait. Price wise, not soo cheap but worth every fils.

1 Thank Muhammad A
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Shabestan Persian Restaurant in Crowne Plaza has the Royal Platter (Grilled Chicken, Beef and Lamb) which caters to all meat lovers.

Thank cristinalacsamana
Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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309 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Food was amazing. Service was terribly slow and uncoordinated. We were seated and our table did not have napkins and glasses. The lady serving us looked confused. We also had to request new cutlery when they removed our salad plates. Having said that the food was excellent. Highly recommend their royal kabab platter and marag bamiya (okra stew).

Thank Nidal T
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We are fans of Middle Eastern/Persian food. But this place needs further development in terms of their recipes. There are better Persian restaurants in Kuwait. If you're done with other restaurants then maybe you can try this one out. We had to change the food due to smell related reasons.

Thank essagram
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Shabestan is a great Iranian Restaurant in Kuwait. The main dishes that we had were great. The appetizers were average. As for desserts, they didn't have a great dessert collection, but the coconut icecream that I had was amazing. Another down side of the restaurant is there service. It was very slow. Which is a real shame.

Thank Ahmad_AlHusaini
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in terms of food and service. The starter were extremely tasteful and portion size is great. The fish and lamb were well cooked and all the team enjoyed the dinner.Located on 2nd floor at 360 Mall . Will be back soon with family ...

1 Thank 07travelguru07
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Visited this restaurant at 360 mall several times. the food was excellent but i have to agree with other reviews that chefs have to be steady in salt level of food. This restaurant is a must try for Iranian cuisine lovers. their combos with 3 types of Iranian rices with kebabs or grilled platters are excellent. Their saffron sauces and... More 

Thank RainaAsish
Montreux, Switzerland
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154 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

This Persian Resturant serve very great food like shirazi salad , hot & cold appetizers and tasty chelo kabab . The atmosphere nice and the staff friendly .

Thank adel a
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Some days you will find everything perfect, other days it will be hardly bad to describe; cold & salty, waiting for a long time to be served, not friendly staff :-(

Thank Dr-Suad A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 103, Al-Farwaniya | Al Farwaniyah Governorate, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Location: Middle East  >  Kuwait  >  Kuwait City

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?