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83 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XN, England
+44 1273 488028
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (26 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
83 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for my husbands birthday dinner yesterday and as regular Shanaz customers we were disappointed. The onion bharji's and samosas were teeny tiny! The rice portions are priced at £3 but the helping is about half of what it used to be. The amount of...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Shanaz while looking for somewhere different to eat in Lewes and we will definitely be coming back. The restaurant has a calm and relaxing atmosphere and we were seated and served very quickly. Everything we ordered was fantastic, very well priced and...More

Thank E-and-G-Adventures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went as a group of 21, at lunchtime, for a works leaving do. I’d chosen the Shanaz because the food is consistently good, well priced and the staff, especially the owner Ali, is really friendly. Service was quick, despite there being so many of...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a day in Lewes with my young lady and a friend of ours. We’d toured the vintage shops and antiquity outlets and were hungry. We’d looked up ‘best curry’ in Lewes and this place seemed to be the place to go. We arrived pretty...More

1  Thank Clinton D
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have visited many many Indian Restaurants from Birmingham to Brick Lane and Shanaz definitely ranks high in my top ten. The food and service were impeccable and the menu had all the favourites plus numerous specials. Both of our selections came from the specials...More

1  Thank SPEN55
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Love this restaurant. This family favourite just doesn't disappoint. Really lovely service and food, for takeaway or seated. Only a matter of time before we're back!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Lovely welcome! Given time to order.,wasn't sure about mains,so a thali was suggested. The food was amazing,not swimming in oil,tasty and plenty for two. Service was attentive but not obtrusive. House wine was very good. On the house coffee as a birthday gesture and no...More

Thank Pauline A
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

The king prawn naga was my choice for main course. Wasn’t disappointed, full of flavour with a spicy kick. Perfect choice for a cold winter’s night out.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I visited in a group of 8 early evening, from the outside I would have carried on walking past as it looks like a takeaway only, but the stairs lead to a spacious restaurant downstairs. Nice décor and efficient service. Chicken Tikka balti was flavoursome...More

Thank willig666
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We’ve been here before and the curry has always been good, my partner had the lamb balti - really tasty but served in a huge dish which makes the portion look small! I had the chicken dhansak, served medium. Egg rice was delicious and so...More

Thank ClaireBear37_11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 42
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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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
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