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83 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XN, England
+44 1273 488028
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (21 reviews)
“poppadoms” (13 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
83 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This isn't the cheapest Indian meal you'll ever purchase but it will be one of the most delicious as these guys really cook up a real treat. From the most delicious lumps of chicken sunk into a creamy coconut soup to the subtly spicy Masala...More

Thank Cheeky_leon
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a fantastic meal for one, (away on business) I was given a very warm welcome and looked after for the duration. Food was totally amazing Highly recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, great service and atmosphere. Not cheap but very worth the visit. Indian cuisine at its best!!!

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Shanaz offers a wide variety of Indian food. The facade of the restaurant. Is not very inviting but once you descend into the cellar there is a clean modern interior. You can select level of spicyness of your food, medium spicy already required some extingishing....More

Thank Bart M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

New menu, nice tikka masala. Not the cheapest for an Indian takeaway but consistently good. Very friendly staff.

Thank morgand107
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is definitely the best curry in Lewes having tried all alternatives, food is presented well and testes even better!

Thank LisaMGray83
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered delivery from here with a few friends to arrive bang on kick off for the football, it arrived exactly on time and piping hot! Not to mention lovely curry!

1  Thank JamesJackson2017
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Ali and his team are always spot on In all the years that we've been going here they are consistent with excellent service and food

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This small, quiet Indian restaurant on Lewes High St was a delight to visit. The menu was extensive including many unusual dishes not normally seen in an Indian restaurant. The very friendly waiter explained all the dishes to us including how "spicy hot" they were....More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

So much flavour in the smallest and most delicate of dishes., a continual delight. The service impeccable. If it were possible to give more than 5 out of 5, I would do it. Look forward to going back there.

Thank Abdus S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 488028
  • E-mail
http://ratings.food.gov.uk/QuickSearch.aspx?q=shanaz+lewesfantastic local restaurant, recently refurbished with great staff, I am not involved with the business in any way. Except for loving their fantastic cuisine, cheersScott