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Shabestan

Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 222 7171
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab” (19 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered their kubehda and kashka badagen was great as usual and SAHAR Ali was a offered great service and very welcoming will always go backMore

Thank Hanady K
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the such a wonderful review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food, Interior and service will be passed on to the team. Sahar will be happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband decided to explore this new place and believe me we did indeed explored a new world of food. We went for brunch however it was a carnival. Spoiled by the choices and variety pf cuisines as well as the spread. Also...More

Thank Tanushri
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food,Interior and service will be passed on to the team.Anis will be so hapy to see your comment...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go there every week once or twice. Today I went there with my family. There is no persian restaurant better than this once, really guys, I checked all. Espacially mister Kamran and miss Nagle were very good to us today. Food is amazing, service...More

Thank Said S
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad to hear that you are so loyal to Shabestan restaurant,Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Kamran and Nagla will be happy to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all - it's not cheap, but absolutely worth the money. To drink I had a grenadine juice. Promply after I had ordered I was served freshly baken crispy bread (Sangak) with a yoghourt cucumber dip plus a huge plate of fresh salad, mint,...More

Thank marcelweber2017
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for the such a wonderful review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food, Interior and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our favourite Persian food in Dubai and a restaurant we always come back to. Authentic food, great atmosphere with live music, reasonable prices for Dubai and always great service from Nagla!More

Thank Carr_Dublin_21
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food,Interior and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The place is probably the best place for fine genuine Iranian food. The broad range of starters,many of them vegan, and the excellent choice of cooked dishes,rid and kebabs,make it a first class spot for lovers of the sophisticated Iranian cuisine. The kebab is great....More

Thank Dimitri K
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great iranian food and friendly staff (in particular the waiter Anis) in this iranian restaurant in Dubai. We enjoyed in particular the Chelo KebabMore

Thank giorgiom22
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Anis and the team will be happy to...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed many times this gentle restaurant. Best food, ambiance and music amazing. Also, team so confident and good to serve best dishes. Specially nagla with her smile and best humour to give best service to us.... treat like a family!!! Don t lose a...More

1  Thank Pere B
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Nagla and the team will be happy to...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, great service from Nagala and the team. Some brilliant fresh taste sensations. It was all just right, nice live music, service, quality and fresh food. Right from the complementary salad and yoghurt through to the Iranian tea and small sweets this restaurant got...More

Thank Darlene A
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Nagla and the team will be happy to...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Outstanding is the only way to describe Shabestan. The service was as good as the food. The lamb kabob was the best I have ever eaten. The salad was delicious as well.More

Thank flyerforfood
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Sayed...More

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Response from Nathalie A | Reviewed this property |
Send an email to the restaurant ? :) Wish you a pleasent visit :)
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Response from Graham O | Reviewed this property |
Further to my previous comments - as this is a special occasion make sure you ask for a window table - the view of the creek and dhow activity will add to the overall experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Monday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Saturday
12:30 - 15:15
19:30 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 222 7171
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Description
An award-winning Iranian restaurant in Dubai, Shabestanremarkably highlights the best of Persian cuisine. You can savor fine Iranian hospitality as you relish refreshing appetizers, flavor-filled rice, substantial platters of delectable meats, and freshly baked bread. In inviting and plush settings, feast upon skewers of lamb and beef, and tasty main courses studded with medley of spices and herbs as you gaze upon gorgeous vistas of Dubai and listen to the pleasing sounds of live Iranian music. Finally, indulge in mouthwatering Persian sweets served alongside traditional tea impressively served inornamental tea glasses.
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