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Shabestan

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Crowne Plaza Hotel, 103, Al-Farwaniya | Al Farwaniyah Governorate, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shabestan Persian Restaurant in Crowne Plaza has the Royal Platter (Grilled Chicken, Beef and Lamb) which caters to all meat lovers.

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Thank cristinalacsamana
Kuwait, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
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284 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Food was amazing. Service was terribly slow and uncoordinated. We were seated and our table did not have napkins and glasses. The lady serving us looked confused. We also had to request new cutlery when they removed our salad plates. Having said that the food was excellent. Highly recommend their royal kabab platter and marag bamiya (okra stew).

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Thank Nidal T
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We are fans of Middle Eastern/Persian food. But this place needs further development in terms of their recipes. There are better Persian restaurants in Kuwait. If you're done with other restaurants then maybe you can try this one out. We had to change the food due to smell related reasons.

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Kuwait
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52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Shabestan is a great Iranian Restaurant in Kuwait. The main dishes that we had were great. The appetizers were average. As for desserts, they didn't have a great dessert collection, but the coconut icecream that I had was amazing. Another down side of the restaurant is there service. It was very slow. Which is a real shame.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in terms of food and service. The starter were extremely tasteful and portion size is great. The fish and lamb were well cooked and all the team enjoyed the dinner.Located on 2nd floor at 360 Mall . Will be back soon with family ...

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Visited this restaurant at 360 mall several times. the food was excellent but i have to agree with other reviews that chefs have to be steady in salt level of food. This restaurant is a must try for Iranian cuisine lovers. their combos with 3 types of Iranian rices with kebabs or grilled platters are excellent. Their saffron sauces and... More 

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Montreux, Switzerland
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153 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This Persian Resturant serve very great food like shirazi salad , hot & cold appetizers and tasty chelo kabab . The atmosphere nice and the staff friendly .

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Thank adel a
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Some days you will find everything perfect, other days it will be hardly bad to describe; cold & salty, waiting for a long time to be served, not friendly staff :-(

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Thank Dr-Suad A
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Whenever you are hungry and you want to really have the best Iranian food? they have the best Muttabel in Kuwait

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Thank eng3jmi
Beirut, Lebanon
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Ok so I went with my mom, husband and 3 month old baby to this place at 360 mall. Staff were very friendly and attentive ..... Go figures since its part of an international chain hotel. We ordered shabestan salad and some spinach hot appetizer they bother were quite good but the best dish was the kebab koubideh I have... More 

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crowneplazakw, Public Relations Manager at Shabestan, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, On the very outset thank you for your valuable feedback. Kindly accept our apology for not meeting your service expectations. our team is briefed on a daily basis about the service standards to be delivered, we will further put more efforts into our training. Thank you for appreciating our food, your feedback has been communicated to our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 103, Al-Farwaniya | Al Farwaniyah Governorate, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Location: Middle East  >  Kuwait  >  Kuwait City

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?