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The Shezan Indian Cuisine

24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
+44 131 557 5098
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“curry” (97 reviews)
“poppadoms” (69 reviews)
“pickle tray” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were greeted by friendly Funny staff the food was amazing. We were served by Yusef he was kind and gave speedy service

Thank Murdo F
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very engaged service by Raz! Fantastic mixed grill dishes with diverse choice of sauces followed by a giant Kulfi - a fantastic Indian mango ice cream!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’d love to come back when in Scotland next time. Great food, great athmosphere! Very Good Prices as well.

Thank Nova N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal and evening in Shezan. The staff we very friendly, the food was very very tasty and it was all very reasonably priced.

1  Thank mrmchugh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’re fans of Indian cuisine, so were really pleased to get a table here without a booking after walking by a seeing it advertising all the curry awards it had won. The food was good, but definitely not as good as a couple of our...More

Thank cazanchris
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely dinner with the in laws tonight. Service with a smile from Yousef and Jay. The good tasted amazing. It wasn't too expensive, and the portion sizes were great.

1  Thank Superstevie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening it was quite busy, most people seemed to have been served but it still took us a long time to receive our starters and then the mains. The food was delicious it’s a shame that we waited so long...More

1  Thank Kate S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I just finished attending a Congress and I discovered this friendly place round the corner from my hotel. Dinner time: The service was prompt, the dishes were tasty (I had chicken in a sizzling slab, special basmati rice, lamb tikka to start with, nan bread...More

1  Thank Athanasios N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dinner on a quiet Monday night with excellent food. Best biryani I’ve had in Edinburgh and the chicken special karahi bhoona highly recommended. Naan breads are huge. Attentive but not intrusive service from Rahim. Not the cheapest in town, but would highly recommend and will...More

Thank steveinleith
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fabulous meal on Saturday 16th June. We went pre-theatre. Great choice on menu. Staff fantastic from moment we arrived until we left. Well done Sanat who served us. Best Indian food we have had and we are quite fussy when it comes...More

1  Thank Sean D
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alan j
17 November 2016|
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Response from ScotlandInverness | Reviewed this property |
we eat a lot of Indian food and as said in my review ,this has been the best we've tasted and other persons comment "mainstream" we didn't find that but then again everyone like or expects different things. enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
2:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
2:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
2:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
2:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
2:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
2:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
2:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 5098
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Description
Just a stone’s throw from the capital’s main hotels and attractions, Shezan Restaurant is an ideal dining place to experience top quality Indian and Punjabi cuisine at affordable prices.With a solid reputation built up over the past 30 years, the family-run Shezan Restaurant is well renowned as the capital’s best loved Indian eatery and has even bagged a string of awards for it’s delectable dishes.Shezan’s menus – inclusive of à la carte and pre-theatre dishes – are impressive and contain over 100 homemade Punjabi delights as well as wines and champagnes from around the globe.So, if you are spending an evening at the nearby Edinburgh Playhouse, staying in a hotel on business or just passing by, pay Shezan a visit today for a culinary experience like no other – top service and food guaranteed.
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