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Call to reserve a table 0131 557 5098
Takeaway and delivery until 11pm
Mon – Thu 2pm – 11pm , Fri – Sat 12pm – 11.30pm, Sun 2pm – 11:30pm
Please note. Prices may vary at any time.

Our Story

Welcome To Shezan

The top of Leith Walk has been our home for over 40 years and is central to Edinburgh’s nightlife with The Playhouse (directly opposite our restaurant) at the heart of it all with 24hr parking, cinema (Omni Centre), hotels and numerous bars, cafes, and shops.

Whether you are enjoying a night out or relaxing with home delivery; treat yourself to our beautifully crafted and succulent Punjabi cuisine with excellent customer service, by phoning or going online to reserve a table or order a takeaway.

Gift vouchers from our shop are a great way to spoil Shezan regulars and newcomers alike.

Only the Best

Fresh Ingredients, Tasty Meals

Shezan’s menus range from à la carte and takeaway containing homemade Punjabi delights with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, complemented with an extensive wine list, champagnes, and beverages.


What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

“Shezan was recommended to me by one relatives and since I was in Edinburgh, they said I have to go here for food. The food was tasty, the environment was chilled and the staff was very friendly.
All the food was served taking into consideration our needs and taste. The restaurant has taken all safety measures including sanitising the table before we start.

Thanks to Rajesh who was helpful in recommending the right dish for us.”



“I must say the food was indeed delicious. I am particularly picky about my food but the food at Shezan was tasty. The Naan bread was perfectly cooked and soft and their lamb Karahi was rightly flavoured. Must try their chicken Rogan Josh for the spices used.
Special thanks to Jay and Shreya who were humble and highly professional. They took all care in terms of safety as well as served us generously.
Great work guys”


Very, very nice food!

“Sceptically chose this restaurant on our last night in Edinburgh & have no idea why.
It was gorgeous, extremely nice food.
One of the best Tarka Dhalls I’ve had.
Naan breads are massive but really nice aswell everything was very well made not rushed.
Covid wise they gave u a sanitiser for ur table so really good.
Cudnt write enough good really I really recommend this place.”


Freshly Cooked Food​”

“We had a delicious 2 course meal. The food was fresh and extremely tasty. I would particularly recommend the chicken Jaipuri. Additional health and safety measures have been put in place due to the pandemic.
We will defiantly be returning next time we are in Edinburgh. Thank you to Rajesh for your being a very attentive server.”


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2019 Scottish Curry Awards 2019 – Chef of the Year 2018 Scottish Curry Awards 2018 – Best of Edinburgh 2017 SPICE (Scotland's Premier Independent Curry Event 2017), Finalist, Best Team British Curry Awards, Finalist for the Best in Scotland Voted third place Curry...

Shezan’s Shared History with Edinburgh Playhouse

Shezan’s Shared History with Edinburgh Playhouse

Back in 1977, chef and businessman, Mr Abdul was excited and raring to go when he opened Shezan restaurant directly opposite Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. Following the success of Cafe Shabab near Glasgow, Mr Abdul had a hunch that his distinctive Punjabi cuisine...

Our Opening Hours

2:00pm – 11pm

12:00pm – 11:30pm

2:00pm – 11:30pm

If you are planning to come between 12 – 2pm, please call the restuarant on 0131 557 5098 to confirm the opening time

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