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Shad Indian Restaurant

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#224 of 1,232 Indian in London
#3,053 of 17,480 Restaurants in London
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PRICE RANGE
US$19 - US$31
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Southwark
0.4 miles from Tower of London
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 01/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been over two years since our last visit here and great to see it open and doing well. Food and ambiance is always good here. Reasonable prices and very enjoyable.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 10 April 2022 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with my husband following a theatre trip. We were given a warm welcome and shown to our table straight away. Great selection of food and drinks on offer. We had prawn puree starter which was very good and lamb madras and rogan...josh with special fried rice for our mains. The lamb was lean and tender and both dishes were really tasty. Will definitely be going back.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 7 March 2022

Food cooked to perfection a real flavour explosion a great blend of spices, we had two visits to this lovely friendly restaurant. On our first visit we went with the Lamb Saag and Lamb Biryani, the meat was perfectly tender both dishes were fantastic. We...have eaten Indian food for more than 40 years in over 40 countries the food we had in the Shad was right up in our top 5 of all time, we were so impressed we returned for dinner the following evening and were recommended to try the manager’s recommendations which we did, once again both dishes were amazing, I can’t remember my dishes names as they were ordered for us but one was Lamb curry with mango the other was the house Bhuna ……wow ! what a delight. Friendly engaging staff,nice decor and ambience and fantastic food. 10/10 service. We will return when next in London.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 2 February 2022 via mobile

Really good indian food, we loved the service and the good atmosphere - and we will definitely visit again soon.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 28 January 2022 via mobile

The restaurant was very busy but the service was excellent and the curry absolutely stunning. Highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 21 December 2021

We were staying at the Hilton hotel for a birthday celebration, which is opposite the restaurant. We was very impressed with the price, portion sizes, time for food to be prepared but more importantly with the quality of the food. All our dishes were made...to perfection and packed with flavour. We also received 15% discount for collection and the service was exceptional. Would recommend to anyone who would like to enjoy such great food in the heart of central London.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 24 November 2021

I returned to this restaurant for the second time after a period of 7 years as I had pleasant memories, both of the food and customer service from my first visit. Sadly it was not the case. None of us enjoyed our meal and the...service was poor not only from the waiter but also the owner. We felt uncomfortable.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 11 October 2021 via mobile

Went here last Friday to celebrate our friends birthday . The service was absolutely first class from every person and the food was plentiful and very good. Gave us some complimentary Sambuca and ciroc after too which was decent . The restaurant is situated next...to the shard and close to tower bridge and we will definitely be back as had a great timeMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

In all honestly, Shad wasn’t our first choice. We tried quite a few restaurants for a Saturday evening meal. Luckily for us, the others weren’t free and Shad squeezed us in. The service was super, the food was delicious (Sag Paneer & Nutty rice were...highlights) and the atmosphere was nice and buzzy too. We were really impressed & would definitely return!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 18 August 2021 via mobile

Probably the best Indian food I’ve ever had. We were staying nearby in the Dixon Hotel & found this place when wandering in the area. Called to book & the friendly staff took care of us throughout our visit. The food was something else! We...had the grilled prawns & lamb chop starters. Both delicious just a bit mean portion size for £6.95. The mains were plentiful & very reasonably priced tho. Butter chicken, chicken shaslick & lamb shank were absolutely superb. Good quality juicy meat & sauces served with a decent peshwari naan & pilau rice made this an excellent meal. We had wine & beers & the bill came in at just under £40 each which included 12.5% service charge. Would certainly return & highly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shad Indian Restaurant

Yes, Shad Indian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Yes, Shad Indian Restaurant offers delivery services.

Yes, Shad Indian Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Shad Indian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5