Shezan

4.2
546 reviews
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£25 and under
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Indian
Top tags:
  • Special Occasions
  • Cosy
  • Good for Anniversaries
The home of fine Indian and Pakistani cuisine in the heart of London's prestigious area of Knightsbridge - just a 2 minutes walk from HARRODS. It is one of the UK's oldest Indian and Pakistani restaurant providing a peaceful and refreshing ambiance for lunch and dinner and "any thing" in between. Shezan has been serving the finest Indian and Pakistani cuisine for over forty years and continues to offer an exciting selection of Indian and Pakistani favourites from the Menu and a’ la carte and its attentive and friendly service complements the comfortable candle-lit surroundings.
The traditional arches and Mughal paintings of this newly renovated dimly-lit eatery add a further touch of warmth to the contemporary furnishings and create a combination of refreshing and comfortable surroundings and reminds of cultural ties with Indo-Pakistan. The background music of traditional Indian classics adds a refined yet energizing romantic touch to the food we serve to our valued customers.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Indian
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Hours of Operation

Monday - Sunday: 12.30pm - 11.30pm
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Phone number
020 7584 9316
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Public Transit

Nearest tube to Shezan: Knightsbridge
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Entertainment
Enjoy a live sitar performance by Master Mehboob, student of Maestro Ravi Shankar every Thursday night and Live Jazz every Friday and Saturday night at the Shezan Restaurant
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Special Events & Promotions
Shezan is specialized in catering corporate events for up to 120 guests, whether its a wedding party, birthday or any special event we will cater up to the customers satisfaction. There is a wide range of food variety available.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Wine

Special Offers

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Daily 12:00PM - 5:00PM

What 546 People Are Saying
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4.2
food
4.1
service
4.3
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3.9
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73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on 30 June 2018

Birthday party

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5.0Dined on 16 June 2018

Lovely food and great service. Shocked at the price of two Bellinis £36!!!

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5.0Dined on 3 June 2018

Wonderful, exquisitely spiced and prepared food, impeccable service, pleasing atmosphere. We had a delightful evening!

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

Great service and food. Would definitely recommend

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4.0Dined on 9 May 2018

Always enjoyable, although the chicken was a bit dry and the meal not quite as tasty as usual, except for the kulfi which was splendid,

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2.0Dined on 6 May 2018

Horrible attitude by the waiter. Never experianced such in any. Horrible food.

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3.0Dined on 25 April 2018

It's the 2nd time I go to this restaurant. The decor is really nice. The food very good -a bit on the expensive side for an Indian though. My main and only issue is that the service is not brilliant. Last time, they spilt the quantity of a glass of wine on the table and did not offer to replace the content. This time, they were a bit amateurish again. It is an interesting place though, if you are happy to put up with a bit less than average service for the price you pay.

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5.0Dined on 14 April 2018

This was a great location for a family birthday. They accommodated our party well.
With special offer pricing it was good value. The décor was very different and worked well.

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1.0Dined on 8 April 2018

Food was cold, they could at least have microwaved it! The rice was clearly from the day before. The lamb was also cold, not even a bit warm
Avoid

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3.0Dined on 23 March 2018

Food handling could be better. I saw a waiter was transferring a food by hand from other plate before serving it to a customer!

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5.0Dined on 23 February 2018

love it. will go again.. food is amazing and the setting is lovely

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5.0Dined on 12 February 2018

Good blaba ahebodbauak zhwkbduwkl aisboabshwlbs soevskbdis

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5.0Dined on 10 February 2018

Fabulous service and incredible food as always. I love it here!

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5.0Dined on 30 January 2018

Really lovely restaurant, amazing atmosphere, very attentive staff and the food was great too.

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4.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Très bon accueil et service
Je recommande

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5.0Dined on 31 December 2017

We went there for my husbands birthday and the ambience was great. Live music was perfect and the singer even sung a personal song for his birthday and made it very special. The restaurant decor is very traditional feel.

Highly recommend this place

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3.0Dined on 25 November 2017

The restaurant was well decorated. We were a large party, but they were not very full. It took a very long time to order drinks and then to order our food. There seemed to be only one person taking orders. The food was good, but VERY spicy. In addition, it took a while to get our food, which didn't help the mood. Overall, this place has potential, but the execution needs some improvements.

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4.0Dined on 8 November 2017

What an Aladdin Cave once inside. Very nice interior and food was both excellent and very filling. Only downside was only two of us dining but the waiter said it’s very busy in the evening

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2.0Dined on 5 November 2017

Went to eat with a group of 15. There were two members of staff, the more senior member was kind and generally helpful, however our order was taken by a very rude elderly gentleman that seemed to have no understanding of how to properly wait tables. He was extremely pushy and impatient, had no good knowledge of the menu, and smirked when I ordered less than he told me to order. For some reason he wanted me to order everything at once which just doesnt work wih a large group. Overall very dissatisfied and unhappy with what was meant to be a celebratory occasion. Chef was somewhat good as food was generally tasty and well cooked although some kebabs were cold. I could see this restaurant being ok for a small part of 1-4 people but I would advise larger groups to stay away you will have much better service in any cheap indian/pakistani restaurant.

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2.0Dined on 19 October 2017

Good food but service left much to be desired. Drinks orders brought one at a time, martini served in margarita glass and margarita in martini glass. The check took ages to be delivered, I was expecting rather better for the price. That said the food was indeed good, but we over-ordered and probably server could have helped us in that regard

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5.0Dined on 17 October 2017

Absolutely brilliant in every respect - lamb shank "to live for" - my wife loved the delicious vegetarian options

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5.0Dined on 7 July 2017

The special signature dishes on the menu are excellent. Reserved through open table and got a 50% off food promotion, honoured simply and easily at the time of printing the bill. Very good service and excellent decor, atmosphere and authentic Indian cuisine.

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4.0Dined on 5 July 2017

Had a great experience
Food was delicious and had a good time...

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2.0Dined on 19 June 2017

A good restaurant, which is lacking TLC. The exterior needs work, the interiors are dated and the menu is a bit outlandish. The only positive is that it offers a 50% off routinely so the cost is low. For a high quality restaurant, one would want more.

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1.0Dined on 18 June 2017

We have always visited Shezan over the years but the experience and quality of food and attitude of waiters is extremely poor and definitely not worth the price. I am very disappointed as me and my family would love to dine here but our last experience has changed our views on visiting again. We were fasting, and the food came 45 minutes after our fast opened and the meat was raw and the drinks were terrible. On top of everything, the service has gone down and the previous good service they had was what brought us back. Don't usually leave reviews at all but thought it's important as Shezan was one of only favourite restaurants and they're in need of change to keep up with other amazing restaurants out there in London.

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5.0Dined on 19 May 2017

Lovely food and great environment hidden away in centre of London.
Very reasonable with the 50% discount.
Staff very accommodating to last minute changes

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3.0Dined on 8 May 2017

The Location of this restaurant is good, being in the heart of Knightsbridge. However, considering that it is expensive for an Indian restaurant, the service was a bit sloppy: the waiter knocked the wine onto the floor with no offer of replacing or compensation for the amount that did go on the floor. The other waiter knocked a lot of rice on the table whilst serving. They did not apply the discount that I booked when we received the bill. I had to remind them.
On a more positive note, the food was good but I wish I had to to my local Indian in Fulham. The bill, despite the discount, came to £70. I would have paid for similar food around £50 in Fulham, without any discount. Not worth the money, unless you absolutely need to be in that area.

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4.0Dined on 5 May 2017

A stunning hidden gem - beautiful decor, great service and wonderful food. An absolute pleasure.

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5.0Dined on 21 April 2017

What a wonderful experience. Great service and tasty food!

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3.0Dined on 21 April 2017

Altogether, we had an enjoyable evening at this basement restaurant. The service was friendly. Not totally convinced of the food in terms of taste and the presentation of it. Very sterile looking white dishes, a little bit like in a canteen. The good thing is that tables are relatively spacious.

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5.0Dined on 14 April 2017

Birthday meal and was excellent service and food.

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4.0Dined on 31 March 2017

We've been looking for an Indian restaurant in our area and decided to try Shezan.
It's tucked away off Brompton Rd near Harrods. Cozy place with some unusual decor.
Very nice menu and we chose several different dishes. All were very good and service was
excellent. We'll be sure to dine at Shezan again.

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5.0Dined on 25 March 2017

Got on the 50% off food deal which made the price reasonable. Fantastic food in a great setting, would defiantly go again and highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on 18 March 2017

What can u say, 5 star for everything says it all. The best Indian place I have been to in the UK. It doesn't do your typical Korma and tikka masala so it won't be for the ones who are not daring and look for authenticity. Staff are lovely and half price for main courses.

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4.0Dined on 18 February 2017

Tasty food and good service - value for money with offer

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5.0Dined on 16 January 2017

Excellent ambiance, service and value for money with the 50% discount. Would go again!

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3.0Dined on 31 December 2016

Ordered the vegetarian paneer dishes - food was okay. I think it's a meat based restaurant therefore those dishes would be better.
The live singers and decoration creates a truly mesmerising environment. The ambience is a very authentic mix of Indian and Pakistani vines. The music was loud but you can ask to sit around the corner if it's too much.
The service was impeccable, our waiter was very attentive, polite, and eager to help. We didn't have to wait for the food or the bill long.

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4.0Dined on 30 December 2016

Very good Pakistan food. Good service and good atmosphere. But expensive overall

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3.0Dined on 25 December 2016

The food was good, but over priced .

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5.0Dined on 5 December 2016

Really authentic Indian food. The restaurant was nicely decorated and had a good ambience. Good value with the 50% deal. The service was excellent. Would recommend!

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