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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My fifth meal at Shababs; I had to do a lot of 'research' to make sure that this is my new favourite curry house in Birmingham - well in the world actually. I have visited with four different friends and all thought the food excellent in quality, taste and value. The service adds to the experience, the waiters are friendly... More 

Thank Maisie H
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my girlfriend, the staff were very helpful and easy going considering the fast paced environment. The restaurant was clean and the decor was fantastic Indian style. The food was excellent the best Indian we have ever had. The Birmingham balti is really in a league of its own, the chicken was beautifully cooked along with all the other... More 

Thank batswetmonth
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place and it's food. Great atmosphere, authentic food and value for money. Thank you for looking after us and we will visit again.

Thank Craig B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mrs Wanderer and I decided to visit the ‘Balti Triangle’ whilst we were in Birmingham to see for ourselves what all the fuss is about but to be honest the Wanderers have had much better baltis elsewhere. We couldn’t help feeling that this establishment was living on its past reputation and other than the décor it hasn’t upped its game... More 

Thank toonwanderer
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited shababs early on a saturday night. My son had his first authentic experience and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Would continue to recommend this establishment .

Thank David C
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst visiting Birmingham, decided on a Balti. Google came up with some suggestions of which Shababs was one. Four of us arrived, without a booking at 2.30 in the afternoon. We were the only patrons. However poppadoms arrived nearly instantly and our order was taken and we could hear it being prepared in the kitchen. Chicken Korma and Chicken Tikka... More 

Thank PatH315977
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for my birthday the food was ok nothing I would say was looking lovely, the food was abit bland, and not as tasty that I thought it would b like

Thank Shin C
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My delivery took 1hr 30mins for the second time, only this time they forgot half my food & it was stone cold for me to be told extra 30 min wait for the rest. The delivery driver didn't even apologise for the wait. Terrible service will not order again!

Thank Charley R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attentive staff, lovely food and helpful in getting a taxi that didn't rip us off. Could have been a bit cleaner. The floor was messy the window was in need of cleaning and the table was sticky. But I would return there to eat.

Thank Paula L
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Visited 2nite as not been for a while but 'Wow' what a fantastic meal.Zaff you did us proud!! Loved the bit of refurb also.lots of staff which was good to see.nice to see its back to the good old Shababs that we no and love!!!!!

1 Thank Wendy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$19
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?