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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
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6-10 Fore Street, Hertford SG14 1BZ, England
+44 1992 554461
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming here off and on for years. Always a good curry food is good, service is always attentive, never had a bad meal.

Thank Melissa W
Spalding, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A welcome return to a favourite location . Excellent food from start to finish . Somewhat dated decor and western piped music but fine table linen ang good iced tap water . The drinks somewhat overpriced. Overall it remains one of my top Indian venues.

Thank _dtjbhome
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi all, Firstly Indian food is my favourite, I went to the Shahebshah purely by chance. Staff were friendly and helpful throughout. We shipped starters and moves right onto the main which we both ordered traditional dishes like dhansak and pathia. Both were really nice and flavour wise I couldn't fault them but the portions were too small if you... More 

Thank Italiandave35
Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We visited the restaurant after being let down by our booked restaurant. The owner could not have been more helpful, fitting us in and seating us all together (party of 12). The décor is dated but was clean and the staff were very attentive. The food was lovely and there was plenty to eat. Drinks were reasonable too.

Thank Anniemurs
Hertford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine persuaded me to return to the restaurant that charges nearly £8 for a large coke. I ordered a chicken tikka curry. I think the chicken had been marinated for no more than 20 seconds. It was awful. My friend was less fortunate, he was ill later that night.

Thank Chris H
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We called in on a Saturday night. Got a table straight away. My partner ordered a king prawn bhuna. Straight away we were confused as there appeared to be no prawns. The pieces of meat tasted like prawn but certainly didn't look like king prawns. When the waiter asked us, after we had finished our meal, if everything was ok... More 

Thank SaraSian2015
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Came in early on a Monday night with a business colleague and had an excellent meal, good generous portions and a menu with some less common dishes. Quite a bit more expensive than your average indian restaurant but just about worth it.

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lovely food, great service, reasonable prices. Will definitely be going back. Good location in Hertford town centre.

Thank Louise H
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Came here this evening with my partner. The decor is spacious and light! We were greeted as soon as we walked in and shown our table. We ordered our drinks and decided on our meal. I had the chicken jalfrazi and my partner ordered the lamb balti. We also had onion baji & samosas for starters. Everything we ordered was... More 

Thank Julie S
Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Have been dining at the Shahenshah for many years since early 80s. Lovely atmosphere good friendly service too. Also the manager will always suggest a dish and create a dish especially for you.

Thank 25gayer

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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
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-10 Fore Street, Hertford SG14 1BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hertford
  • Phone Number: +44 1992 554461

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