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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%
Travellers talk about
“balti” (194 reviews)
“poppadoms” (54 reviews)
“curries” (29 reviews)
Open Now
12:10 PM - 11:55 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
163-165 Ladypool Road | Balti Triangle, Birmingham B12 8LQ, England
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1 - 10 of 457 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here as part of a group. Quite busy for a Tuesday night. Staff are very polite and asked us all how spicy we wanted the curries. All seven meals were tasty ....also had a very large table naan....delicious. It is BYO so very reasonable...More

Thank Holidaylover186403
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, new decor, food that is the absolute best curry I've ever had. It's so tasty that it can't be described!! Table naan is so fresh and light, not stodgy like most other places.

Thank SteveM999_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite places to eat in Birmingham. Even though the hairy bikers also have taken a fancy to the place. Food is served up sizzling and quickly. You can bring a bottle if you wish. Having been on the road away from home...More

Thank anthonylW7131RG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

travelled to Birmingham from London for the motorcycle show at the NEC, Stumbled across this place with my daughter and decided to try. By far better food than Ive ever experienced in London,very extensive menu and managed to try a few things Ive never even...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best curry we have ever had. We could not recommend it more highly. The food was piping hot, good value and just the right amount leaving us satisfied but not stuffed. The staff were pleasant and very helpful particularly pointing us the...More

Thank Aberdeen_Geo
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here with family recently. All our meals were tasty and well cooked and left us with nothing to complain about. Waiters were very courteous and chatty and an added bonus is you take your own drinks making for a great value meal. Eat here...More

Thank Jenxjenx
Reviewed 12 October 2017 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 9 October 2017 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 8 October 2017

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 8 October 2017

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
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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|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
US$16 - US$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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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