We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.



Ratings and reviews



Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
View all details
meals, features, about

Location and contact

Reviews (294)
Filter reviews
293 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews curry rice naan lamb nargis kebab the food arrived quickly boldmere high street extensive menu indian food attentive service sutton coldfield friday night lovely evening lovely food mains
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 293 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Treated with total disregard.Booked a table many weeks ago for birthday celebration.They phoned myself four times to confirm numbers during the week.On arrival restaurant was packed obviously no thought to our booking,waited 30 minutes all waiters could say was it wasn’t there fault rubbish.We have...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank iancbeard
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have had a table for 14 booked for more than 4 weeks on a Saturday night to celebrate my cousins 18th birthday. As we arrived bang on time we were delighted to hear the news that our table was not ready and would not...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 5 days ago

On a Saturday night in February, Shaban was so full, we had to settle for a takeaway rather than sit in. Mind you, the tables were so closely packed it was a bit of a slalom to get to the counter and order anyway. But...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dick L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my wife have just visited Shabans on the Boldmere Rd . Now let me say that we visit this restaurant on a regular basis ( at least once a month ) and the food is normally excellent but tonight we were really disappointed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank 136steviec
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

I went here with some friends for a casual curry and we were impressed. We each got the weekday special (starter, curry, rice or naan) for £11.95, which is great value. And, for that price, I was very happy with the food. Service was attentive,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tedward78
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Just to say another visit to Shaban, same wonderful service and food, well done all who work there, always a popular place to eat, well worth trying if you've never been there before

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tonya480
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

Booked a table for 6 last night to celebrate a friends 60th - table wasn’t available on arrival so we had to go elsewhere - won’t be returning when there are other options so close by

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank janewalsh2009
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Curry’s here are good but you are always rushed and you seem to be sitting with the other people on the next tables as they are so close

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Food is fresh...waiters need to be managed better.!!!!.instead of keep pacing up and down waiting to pounnce upon you and irritate!!not one of the restaurants were me and my friend go do we experience this unproffesional manner..!!!!!!most off putting,not neccessary,shame we wont be returning.....

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank freddofrog56
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Tables close together making it difficult to get to our table. We were seated close to the counter which meant we couldn't have a normal conversation. To the restaurant's credit they did move us when we requested.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank whippyicecream1
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
Travelodge Birmingham Sutton Coldfield
312 reviews
.11 miles away
Clover Spa & Hotel
310 reviews
1.33 miles away
Royal Hotel
175 reviews
1.41 miles away
New Hall Hotel & Spa
1,436 reviews
1.50 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 243 nearby restaurants
Los Banditos Mexican Bar & Grill
418 reviews
.08 miles away
The Garden Room
325 reviews
.51 miles away
301 reviews
.06 miles away
Miller & Carter Steakhouse
2,082 reviews
.50 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 38 nearby attractions
Highbury Theatre
16 reviews
.84 miles away
The Bishop Vesey
24 reviews
.06 miles away
Bannatyne Health Club & Spa - Sutton Coldfield
175 reviews
.73 miles away
Escape Time - Sutton Coldfield
956 reviews
.76 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shaban staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing