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Shad Restaurant

8 William Street, Herne Bay CT6 5EJ, England
+44 1227 741442
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8 William Street, Herne Bay CT6 5EJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an excellent meal here on Saturday evening. My wife took the biryani which was good and I the lamb and aubergine curry - one of the best I've ever eaten - nan and rice good too and the cold Cobra a delight on...More

Thank mah18632016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Raj the owner always goes the extra mile, we were well looked after for my wifes birthday earlier this year and cant wait to come back soon! I had the lamb shank and it melted in your mouth, very tasty!

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm glad that TripAdvisor insist that reviews are of the opinion of the writer, this is my true opinion on how we were dealt with at the Shad Indian restaurant in Herne Bay. We had heard good reviews and they are coeliac aware as well,...More

Thank Tony R
Raj S, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank for your review Tony! Firstly, I was at the table when your party walked in and I have checked on the CCTV after your review. The table was ready for you, I just had to push the two tables together and that was done...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just had the most wonderful meal at The Shad. New on the menu we thought we'd try Lamb Beguni with a side of cauliflower and cheese. Well this is the most tasty, high quality dish with all fresh ingredients and is...More

Thank Debbie A
Raj S, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Debbie, Thank you for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed the food and look forward to seeing you guys soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went for a meal there yesterday I had chicken balti with normal chicken rice and a couple of drinks it was absolutely fantastic meal the service was excellent in my opinion this is the best Indian restaurant in herne bay they don't need to...More

Thank thedriver595
Raj S, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, We are very humbled by your review and appreciate it a lot! Hope to see you soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the finest Indian restaurant I have been to. The food is delicious, very friendly staff. They cater for vegetarians and vegans. Nothing is to much trouble and put themselves out to satisfy your requests I highly recommend a visit or takeaway

Thank phil-fromkent
Raj S, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Phil, Thank you for your review and we look forward to you coming back soon!

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Amazing, delicious food. By far the best Indian in Herne Bay. Highly recommend enjoying a meal here. Can't wait to go again.

Thank tamsterHerneBay
Raj S, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your kind words. Glad you enjoy the restaurant and cuisine and look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Been coming here for years with my husband. You could consider us as regulars now ;) Always great service, tasty food and the owner Raj always goes the extra mile! See you all soon. Tina

Thank tinajohnson111
Raj S, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Tina, Good to hear from you and thank you so much for your kind words, hope to see you guys soon!

Reviewed 20 May 2018

Ordered shad lamb special, nothing special don't even think it was lamb do they think English people are stupid, tasted OK but not worth the money won't be backMore

Thank Lisa C
Raj S, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Lisa, shad special lamb is one of our signature dishes, we've had it on our menu for thirteen years. What makes it unique is that it is made with the finest, quality lamb on the market as well as fresh spinach, herbs and spices and...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

A group of us had a meal here. The proprietor chose our dishes for us. We had lots of food for a very reasonable price. As always when you go out in a group the drinks service was slow and it was easier to order...More

Thank DLWKent
Raj S, Owner at Shad Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Glad you guys enjoyed the food, for the recommendation and we hope to see you all again soon!

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Marie R
25 April 2018|
Response from Raj S | Property representative |
Hi Marie, yes we do we have a selection of meals available and a smaller size for kids :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 William Street, Herne Bay CT6 5EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Herne Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 741442
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