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Middle Eastern, Persian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 14 January 2024 via mobile

Myself and my wife both had the "Zereshk polo” this was literally two pieces of cheap quality unseasoned chicken leg and chicken thigh unseasoned and tased like it had been boiled, in a fatty red sauce in a bowl that tasted like fatty chicken water...with a hint of watered down tomato cup soup. The Chicken was cheap tasting and akin to those bulk packs of Tesco Value or Sainsbury’s Basics stuff you buy in big packs in the cooler isle. The rice was nothing more than a packet of what I can only describe as cheap store bought Uncle Bens microwave rice with a few herbs dashed in. The whole plate was no more than £3 worth of food in its quality and preparation and lack of care in its presentation. Tasted so bland and massively overpriced at £17 each dish of this abomination. I wouldn’t even feed this to my dogs! This is definitely not authentic Persian food, moreover a cheap knock off imitation with no flavour, made with cheap ingredients and no love or care in its execution. Money wasted and highly disappointed!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 December 2023

I went with friends to celebrate a birthday and the staff were lovely, decor and ambience really suited me, and of course the food was good. Definitely somewhere I would go again and happy to recommend.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 November 2023 via mobile

Exceptional service, the staff was amazing. The food was to die for. They even complemented us with a small birthday cake with a sparkle and a happy birthday song for our friend. Definitely going back

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 16 November 2023

Average quality but very over priced.exteremly unfriendly.koobide was a joke and salad not acceptable and the rest not to iranian standard at all.not welcoming and rude.never going back.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 18 October 2023

Absolutely love this restaurant. We visit regularly as a family (with our two children age 10 and 14), and we love to bring friends here when they are visiting. Food is delicious, service amazing and staff are friendly and helpful. Great atmosphere - can get...a bit loud on Saturday nights!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 26 September 2023

The food was really good but I found it quite overpriced for the quantity of food . The chicken skewer looked so sad and tiny , little rice and lots of salad . Very disappointed . I used to recommend it to my friends before...as they portion were substancial and great value for money . I rather go to Anatolia in St James Street , for less price I get much more food . £17 should be substancial , not exactly what you see now at Shandiz . Service was very good nonetheless , beautiful toilets . Overall the facilities are beautiful . But the food portions doesn’t leave a lot to be desired .More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 September 2023

Service was poor, very unfriendly Prices have gone up, where ch is acceptable, however the portions have gone down. My friend had five bits off meat for a Kebab, l had a Large portion and was given Ten. They didn’t go ve the tomatoe. Okay...have been coming here for years, such a shame l don’t the no l will return there are other restaurants around. We had to ask for the sauces, portions and quality has really declined here!!!!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 24 May 2023

Staff were very friendly specially Mohsin and Naveed. Chicken and falafel wraps were fresh and delicious

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 2 May 2023

Had A Beautiful Takeaway from this restaurant beautifully presented and in a lovely tray that I could reheat easily! definitely must visit for a face to face meal!- one personal favour -I had the lamb chops with rice - could you throw in a green...chili next time - luv luv luved it!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 20 April 2023

Really impressed. Great service, excellent food beautifully presented and lovely atmosphere. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 8 April 2023 via mobile

Thank you for a lovely afternoon at your restaurant. The service was excellent; the staff were helpful and welcoming. The food was of excellent quality and very enjoyable.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 25 March 2023

I went on a Thursday evening. They were very busy with parties which had come straight from work. However busy they were, there was always someone there to be helpful, whether taking the order, or delivering. The food was delicious as normal. Served hot and...fresh just as it should be. Whilst we were eating the parties left. It was enriching to see the way the staff cleaned up thoroughly and prepared for the next arrivals. The staff were also very friendly, and I take my hat off to the young manager who has put a great team together. Shandiz remains my favourite restaurant in Brighton and Hove. It is also not that expensive.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 24 March 2023 via mobile

Amazing evening with friends. The experience at this wonderful restaurant was simply great. The waiters were really friendly, the restaurant was really busy but we didn’t wait too long for food. I can’t wait to return

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 25 February 2023 via mobile

Unfortunately our main courses were incredibly bland, quite small and pretty pricey for what was served. It was a big shame because we visited for my mum's birthday and were all very excited to go and try Persian food for the first time. Towards the...end of our meal we were finally asked if everything was okay. We let staff know we were unhappy with our fish in particular and although the fish was taken off our bill staff did not tell us this until we had sat there for 25 minutes with dirty plates in front of us without the complimentary beer they said they'd bring us. We felt like we were ignored and were informed that we were rude for asking about the quality of the fish.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 15 February 2023

My husband booked this for Valentines Day. I had been looking forward to trying so called Persian food for a while. The first course of falafels was not bad but the second course was underwhelming. The chicken was bland and watery. Hardly any spices in...it. The description of it sounded better than it actually was. The dessert was pistachio icecream for myself and a paklava for my husband. One cant go wrong there. The service was very good and the waiters were efficient. The price was reasonable so can't complain there.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Shandiz is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4