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Shababs Balti Restaurant

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
+44 121 440 2893
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“balti” (201 reviews)
“naan” (32 reviews)
“curries” (29 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Exploring the balti triangle in Birmingam cane across this hidden gem , my friends first experience of balti food , can be spicy but tasted good and can feel the spice as made fresh to order, will recommend

Thank rizdent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant food is amazing. Tasty, good portion sizes and the balti is the best. There were reviews about bad service and I can't lie, it's not the most attentive but the waiters aren't rude, thet just tend not to use their initiative.when offering service....More

Thank kimber331
Reviewed 1 week ago

Weekend in Birmingham wouldn't have been complete without our first trip to the Balti Triangle. Shababs was perfect: very tasty Baltis, medium nan bread, rice and roti. The nan was huge and so nice we hardly touched the roti and rice. Service was quick and...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant never fails when it comes to first class indian cooking. This is by far the best indian restaurant we have ever visited. All dishes are freshly cooked in balti dishes and served sizzling on the same dish. There is a very good choice...More

Thank Dorothy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were 4 of us, 2 of us had starters and we hall had a different curry, rice and naan bread and a soft drink each. We were given popodoms and a nice dip upon arrival. The food was very tasty and everyone thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Gareth E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shababs never disappoints. This time around we had the balti chicken and veg, chicken korma, one rice and a table naan. The food was unreal, down to the last bite. The only problem we had was how full we were at the end of the...More

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After ordering our mains, two of us asked if at the bar if they served beer. The waiter took two Cobras from the fridge and we went and sat down. After opening them, a couple sitting beside us asked us if they were the ones...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at 11pm, friendly service, busy restaurant. The lassies, naans (enormous) and curry were all exceptional. Everything reasonably priced. Will visit again next time I'm in Birmingham.

Thank 187dashizzle187
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely discovery. The staff are very friendly, helpful and efficient without being over the top. Buzzy atmosphere. The food was really delicious - all 4 of us agreed. Will definitely be going again.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I 're visited this place after one year and had to go twice in one week whilst in Birmingham. The food spice combination was spot On!! The curry comes out hot in a balti. He starters were fresh and tasted amazing. The guys working there...More

Thank Mr Dipz p
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Questions & Answers
5 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from mark963 |
We are not licensed, but we do welcome BYO.
2 October 2015|
Response from Dave m | Reviewed this property |
It sure is.
Karen C
2 May 2015|
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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
USD 16 - USD 20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
12:10 pm - 11:55 pm
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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