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The Shezan Indian Cuisine

) #374 of 1,856 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
+44 131 557 5098
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“curry” (70 reviews)
“poppadoms” (62 reviews)
“pickle tray” (21 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not my lucky night here but they reduced the bill. Poppadom starter disappointing as no selection of chutneys and yoghurt just spicey unions. Starter was cold but they brought a new one and took it off the bill. Main course arrived and no cutlery. Had...More

Thank andy_scot_uk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Right across from our hotel a gem of an Indian restaurant! Awesome food, loved everything we ordered. Our waiter made some suggestions which we really enjoyed. Hope to go back before we leave!!

Thank sgazzini
Reviewed 6 days ago

We met up with some friends to enjoy a curry and catch up.We arrived at different times but the Service throughout the night from Kanon was excellent and he made sure that our drinks orders arrived and that the food order arrived quickly and on...More

1  Thank alanber
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here on Saturday night after going to the theatre over the road. We had booked into passage to Indian just up the road but went in and was greeted by no one and there was no atmosphere so we left and stumbled upon this...More

1  Thank Winkles26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food 5/5, very tasty and with fresh spices. Large fluffy breads, excellent tikka and tandoori. Very succulent chicken 🤗 Service 3/5, took a long time for mains to arrive and not the full order. Recommend

1  Thank Claire T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server Raz was very helpful & nothing was a problem. The food was excellent, very well cooked, will definitely visit again.

1  Thank Alex D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service and nice food. Kanon was a good waiter always checking if we needed drinks and making suggestions for our large group

1  Thank Gizloz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Edinburg with family and friends decided to go next door to our hotel for Indian food as kids were craving for the same. 3 mothers and 3 kids (7 years). Fathers went ahead and took a table clearly saying 6 people. For 5 minutes...More

5  Thank Vikram V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate dinner here with my family on June 13, 2017. Sat down on the table and waited 10 minutes for the menu, then waited another 10 minutes for the server to take our order. Asked the server to check if we capfuls get "Butter paneer"...More

1  Thank amitkabra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unreal that an Indian restaurant that should pride itself of being an Indian restaurant actually discriminates Indians to begin with. Butter Naan for kids - reply -> not possible. When asked can you Steve butter separately then came the curt reply 'Yes' Can you make...More

Thank chet129
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
Was thinking of booking a table for 3 people on the 9th Dec at 1.30 pm and was interested to read the various reviews
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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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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
  • E-mail
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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