Balti, tandoori, and takeaway falls short of what exactly Shahi Palace is for Redditch locals. Located down Hewell Road towards Batchley, Shahi Palace specialises in non-mainstream Indian cuisine, thanks to the expertise of this Redditch Indian restaurant’s internationally-trained chef. Curry conservatives can sleep easy, though – Shahi Palace has a long list of old favourites to keep purists (or traditionalists, depending on where you sit on the poppadom political spectrum!) happy right from start to sweet finish.
First visit to this restaurant, welcoming staff, excellent food and value. Very busy but did not wait long for meal, regularly asked if everything was ok, nice atmosphere. Will be going again.
Staff are amazing, very friendly atmosphere and food was quick to come. Didn't know what I wanted so the staff knocked something up for me!
We were seated after some hesitation only to be asked to move to a different table. Service was a little slow although courteous. Food excellent as always.
There is not an Indian restaurant under the sun that can rightly claim to be able to innovate without having as its foundation a team with an intimate knowledge of the time-honoured art and practice of Indian culinary tradition. This is just how it works at Redditch’s Shahi Palace, where the kitchen is headed up by a worldly, knife-wielding master chef who manages to corral ancient recipes alongside contemporary innovation. The kitchen at Shai Palace’s Hewell Road premises in Batchley, stands out for its novel contributions to Indian subcontinental cuisine.
Looking at Shahi Palace’s well-annotated and clearly structured menu, one can immediately see that the house specials almost outweigh the classics. Of the traditional dishes, it’s again indicative of the chefs’ skills that there is a fantastic array of specifically Punjabi and Kaghani dishes – regional knowledge is a dead giveaway that what you’re about to enjoy is at the top of its game. That said, it’s specialties like the house jalfrezi and the novel shofri lamb or chicken with sweet pumpkin that have guests from Batchley, Redditch and further afield returning to Shahi Palace’s Batchley premises down Hewell Road time and again. Book now to see, simply, what all the fuss is about.