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The Shezan Indian Cuisine

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
+44 131 557 5098
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  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal and my server was great thanks Rehman will be back and great parking near by xxxxx

1  Thank Matty P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Rehman was a great host and asset to the restaurant. Food was excellent, especially the enormous naan! My partner loved it very much!

1  Thank veibex
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a meal veg dhansak mushroom bhaji and a Nan you could wrap a small child in was so large! Very good quality nonr of your cheap mixed frozen veg mix you get in other places. Delicious food and great service. Will return...More

1  Thank JelliJen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's been a while since I've gone to the bother of reviewing but my visit here has brought me out of hibernation. I have never been to India but here, very simply the best Indian food I have ever eaten. Full stop.......... Don't pass it...More

1  Thank Noel B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped into Shezan for dinner Service and meal was great. Seated very promptly and with a smile 😊I would definitely recommend a visit if you're in the mood for Indian.

1  Thank orlandoperondi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered to takeaway. The service was very fast and friendly and the food was great value, tasty and fresh Would definetely recommend.

1  Thank jamesinespana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it was a busy Saturday night, we were able to book a table for 8 people with a couple of hours notice. The staff were very accommodating and service was speedy. Raz was our server and was very attentive, and the food was...More

1  Thank Nic S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered take out, excellent service, reasonable price.They forgot one item and I only mention this because when I called them they sorted this out right away and actually gave extra portions. Staff were very helpful and accommodating. Definitely recommend the dishes. Fresh tasting and full...More

1  Thank KingKarl1979
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service from Rahim. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Had lamb balti with special rice it was delicious

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited following great reviews on TripAdvisor and we weren't disappointed. Food and service were excellent.

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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alan j
17 November 2016|
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Response from ScotlandInverness | Reviewed this property |
we eat a lot of Indian food and as said in my review ,this has been the best we've tasted and other persons comment "mainstream" we didn't find that but then again everyone like or expects different things. enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 5098
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Just a stone’s throw from the capital’s main hotels and attractions, Shezan Restaurant is an ideal dining place to experience top quality Indian and Punjabi cuisine at affordable prices.With a solid reputation built up over the past 30 years, the family-run Shezan Restaurant is well renowned as the capital’s best loved Indian eatery and has even bagged a string of awards for it’s delectable dishes.Shezan’s menus – inclusive of à la carte and pre-theatre dishes – are impressive and contain over 100 homemade Punjabi delights as well as wines and champagnes from around the globe.So, if you are spending an evening at the nearby Edinburgh Playhouse, staying in a hotel on business or just passing by, pay Shezan a visit today for a culinary experience like no other – top service and food guaranteed.
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