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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 good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (21 reviews)
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“lamb stew” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Baniyas Rd | Baniyas Road, Deira, Dubai 476, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 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 and service will be passed on to the team. Nagla and the team will be happy to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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 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 20 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place and great services and the taste of the food is 100% wonderful and tasty Thanks you miss Sahar and her team for what they did to us in iftar time and they did not go to iftar and stay with us until we...More

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RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

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

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

amazing service and food staff were very friendly as usual particularly Sahar and Nagla all the best and keep it upMore

Thank khalil353
RadissonBluDXB, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 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. Sahar and Nagla will be happy to see...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

The place and the view was nice and you have the variaty of foods since the buffet is for 4 different resturant opened together. The staff was very great and helpfull in parficular Farah she was very nice with us and with our child.More

Thank mohab00
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed our Grand Iftar Buffet. Your kind words about food and service will be passed on to the team. Farah will be happy to see your comments. Please...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This is on first floor of Radisson Blu, Baniyas Road, dubai. I was told ruler of Dubai frequents this place. You see the creek from your table. We were warmly welcomed by manager. Staff was very polite and professional. The food was simply superb. The...More

Thank Samjo24
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the 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 23 May 2017

Iranian kitchen is any way the best in the World (after turkish I may say..) The place has Very good service, nice and clean atmosphere. The meat is very good. Rice is above average. Doug is delicious. You dont have to go out to 40...More

Thank hasanbasria2017
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the 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, Sahar...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Food was amazing and the staff were great, in particular Farah. If you're staying at the Radisson Blu then its the place to eat.More

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Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

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

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The food was ordinary at best. The chulo kebab priced at a premium were even lower in quality to the ones I have had at Iranian restaurants in the food court. Disappointed and the place needs a face-lift.More

Thank Yasir M
Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am so sorry that you did not enjoy the meal at our restaurant. Kindly contact me on the Hotel number as I would like to understand the disappointment and seek an opportunity...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

We booked by phone for a Saturday evening, but you can just walk in. It was a very quiet evening as people are probably getting ready for the next working week which starts on Sundays. It seems they have live music at this restaurant from...More

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Maria T, Manager at Shabestan, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on our historical Shabestan restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed the meal at our restaurant. Your kind words about food will be passed on to the team. Your comments on service and lemon juice has been noted....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
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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