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Shababs Balti Restaurant

) #181 of 1,894 Restaurants in Birmingham $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
+44 121 440 2893
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“balti” (184 reviews)
“naan” (32 reviews)
“curries” (34 reviews)
Open Now
12:10 - 23:55All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
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1 - 10 of 435 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious, best balti I've ever had! Recommended balti with chicken and the chicken tikka. The naan bread is phenomenal!

Thank James T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place simply does it right, food, service decor and personalisation and friendliness that we will remember and which will see us returning.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just finished dinner there tonight. Wonderful food, great portions, great taste and great price. Relaxed place where you bring your own alcohol. Pleasant staff and not far to walk from town centre. Gives you a chance to burn some calories once you have eaten. Highly...More

Thank PaulPress
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super food and friendly staff with excellent service. The Sheba has an extensive range on their menu, mostly Baltis. They ask how spicy you would like the food to be and deliver just what you request. Each meal is different and the subtle differences in...More

Thank owlfan9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything just took forever! We chose our starter and main and was waiting for a long period of time for a waiter to take our order. Eventually when the order was taken, we waited well over an hour to recieve our food. we questioned the...More

Thank nickyta2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to wait quite a while for our delivery after the stated time, but it was well worth the wait. Everyone loved their curry and the options were easy to customize and make vegan. Good prices for such tasty curry, highly recommend.

Thank elena j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up just after 10pm on a wet Friday night after the cricket was rained off. Staff were really friendly, when ordering our food they asked what level of spice we wanted. Food arrived promptly and was lovely. Garlic naan was excellent, I always get...More

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food in the balti style - cooked and served in the same small iron pots - located within the Balti Triangle. The menu is printed on the top of the table and covered by glass. It is extensive but not expensive. You start with...More

Thank Southernchap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great find...spacious restaurant with a few different rooms so noise was limited. Fantastic helpful waiter with suggestions of dishes. Nice decor and clean. A large variety of menu items, good Naan breads. Reasonably priced and a complimentary drink which was lovely. Will return when...More

Thank maynardc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

another great meal , the food and service at the shabar are both top quality the food is always well cooked and very tasty

Thank phil a
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does any body know if this restaurant is licensed or can you take your own alcoholic drinks? thanks
5 December 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from mark963 |
We are not licensed, but we do welcome BYO.
Is it still bring your own alcohol? Planning to go here in two weeks
2 October 2015|
Response from Dave m | Reviewed this property |
It sure is.
Karen C
looking for a restaurant that would take 8 for dinner on Saturday 6th June approx 7.30-8pm arrival. Is this possible - the opening hours shown seem to only cover day time??
2 May 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Shababs | Property representative |
Shababs is open all day and all night!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$19
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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