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The Shezan Indian Cuisine

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
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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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
24-25 Union Place | City Centre, Edinburgh EH1 3NQ, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 2 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely, clean, tidy restaurant. Staff were very helpful suggesting recomendations. Food was fantastic. Well worth a visit. Naan was huge!!!

1  Thank loopylooCumbria
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice interior and friendly staff. Restricted menu though and not all the dishes came out when they should have. Food was nice, massive Nan breads!!

1  Thank scott1421
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was in Edinbur on business and fancies a curry. I’d always wanted to try Shezan. The king prawn starter was lovely. Just the right size for a starter and freshly cooked in the tandoor. Main of Garlic Chilli Chicken, one of my all time...More

1  Thank SBJC78
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the best Indian meals I’ve ever had and the service was outstanding. Abhi was both friendly and gave us some great suggestions for what would compliment our meal. Shezan is definitely a place I’d return to next time I am in Edinburgh.

1  Thank MatthewEr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grandma and I visited this by accident as we were staying in Marriot right across the street. We wanted to check if it's halal and therefore asked. Not only did they confirm, but Rahim from the kitchen came to our table to talk to...More

2  Thank Bushra Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was lovely but staff rushed us out as soon as we put the fork down they came with the cheque before we even decided if we wanted desert and we still half of a bottle of wine we had bought there left which we...More

1  Thank MiniV123
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malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
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mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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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
  • Value
Average prices
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:30 - 00:00
14:30 - 00:00
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14:30 - 00:00
14:30 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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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