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Shan Restaurant

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Crowe Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
19:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 04:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have ended up here at the end of a few Dublin nights out. If you crave spice after an evening of downing some Temple Bar pints then Shan is for you. Very friendly staff and food which far exceeds other neighbouring late night eateries. Decor is colourful and most definetly Indian while TV screens relay Bollywood videos. Menu is extensive...starters... More 

Thank JerryDublin2014
Level Contributor
73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The FSAI, (food standards authority of Ireland), have issued this establishment with a closure order, October 2016, under the control of foodstuffs act, 1998. Say no more.

Thank aabarnes1
Rathgar, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shut by order from 10/10/2016 for nine days. Why anyone would want to eat in a place that had to be shut down by the FSAI is beyond me. I'm sure they passed inspection but old habits die hard.

Thank EagleEye999
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The food was decent, but I must say I had better. I ordered the butter chicken and my girlfriend had tika masala. Both dishes were to sweet, felt like they adapted the taste to suit European people and it's taken away from the otenticity. Over all good service at reasonable prices.

Thank Alexander T
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing Indian food here, will definitely return again and again. Had the tikka masala and it was best I've had! If you're visiting Dublin make sure to visit

Thank MickBrennan2014
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Atmosphere is very great, though they have tried to decor it in an Indian way. Chicken tikka I had ordered was served to me within 5 minutes and that itself was an indication that it was not fresh and was very chewy (probably because of heating it again). Glass of wine served was probably one of the cheapest they could... More 

Thank Sanjay K
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Visited after a few pints with friends around midnight on a Saturday. The food was very bland with hardly any meat on the bone. Probably the worst Indian I've tasted including ready made super market ones. Worst Tandoori mixed grill I've ever had! Poppadoms were of the cheap variety and smashed into crisps when we picked them up. Naan seems... More 

Thank A N
Dublin, California
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Okay, it's for after pub hours curry... So what are you expecting? It's average stuff. Place full of revellers, if you've a few beers on you then you'll blend in, don't think of frequenting during regular hours.

Thank Radtourist
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

It's my second time to review this place but i just had to, I had an Early Bird meal of a chicken tikka starter and chicken madras Garlic Naan and rice with a btl of beer E21 last night and i was BLOWN AWAY i also had it 2 weeks ago and promised to leave a review but forgot,I didn't... More 

Thank John B
Dallas, Texas
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94 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is great restaurant with very nice food, attentive wait staff and quiet. I had one of the nightly specials that consisted of chicken tikka, lamb korma and rice and it was delicious. If you are in the Temple Bar area and fancy something different from the usual pub fare and atmosphere then pop into Shan's for a wonderful Indian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$147
Indian, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowe Street | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?