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Shimem

Abdullah Al-Salem Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good62%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“grilled fish” (4 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
“kebab” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Middle Eastern, Halal
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Abdullah Al-Salem Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

You must try their grilled seafood especially the grouper (Baloul). Also their shrimp curry called Hameesa is delicious.

Thank Nidal T
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The Grilled fish place one of Kuwait city best fish grilling either you brought or from the site service very good

2  Thank bnghanem
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat at in Kuwait. The grilled fish, mixed grill meat and chicken and hummus are simply fantastic.

Thank Nidal T
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The fish here was to die for. I don't usually eat fish but it was incredible. I could not fault this place, it was authentic and traditional and the food was delicious. The shish kebabs were better than the minced style kebabs but the flavour...More

Thank MDM1701
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Shimem is the best place that makes fish in Kuwait. The fish is great. The only downside is that the service slow, but expected since the fish is cooked to order.

Thank Ahmad_AlHusaini
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The best food for kabab or grilled sea food etc. I love there tea also Hummos with irani bread is the best

Thank Marahib
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I went there once with my family, the place is ordinary, also ghe staff are not too friendly, however, they have tasty food and excellent tea, also they are one of the cheapest resturant in kuwait

Thank Yahya M
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This resturant was one of my favourate resturant in kuwait city centre but now not because it is full customer always so the can not care about the quality of dishes. In the the past it was great because unique fish taste, amazing grill fish....More

Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

One from the best restaurant in Kuwait, you can grilled fish and a lot of traditional food. But make the fish and shrimp it no. 1 in your choice.

Thank وليد ا
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Possibly the best traditional Kuwaiti restaurant. The setting is not of high quality but the food is amazing. Here is my review: Pros: 1. Excellent food quality 2. Excellent selection 3. Excellent location by Almubarkiyah Souk Cons: No WiFi Average service below average setting

Thank almaziad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abdullah Al-Salem Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Location: Middle East  >  Kuwait  >  Kuwait City
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