There are a great number of fantastic restaurants in Strand, London. After a long day shopping or an evening enjoyed at one of the area’s many theatres, it can be difficult to choose where to eat. Why not support a truly independent restaurant serving award winning cuisine? Of all the restaurants in Strand, only Shapur Indian Restaurant has been recognised as offering the best curry. Find out why so many diners choose Shapur.

Serving curry on Strand for over 30 years

Shapur, previously known as Sitar, has been serving diners in Strand our renowned curry for over 30 years. Being completely independent, our restaurant is genuinely family run and our unique blend of traditional Indian spices has been passed through the family for generations. Shapur is one of the last truly independent restaurants in Strand and we are proud to share our heritage with our diners in the form of prize winning, authentic Indian cuisine. If you’d like to learn more about our history, head here.

Our trusted chefs are nothing short of experts in their field, settling for no less than the best with every dish they make. Our curries are open to everyone with every dietary preference, from vegetarian to vegan, through to our delicious fish and crustaceans curries and of course all of the classics as well. We offer set meals to suit every budget or you’re welcome to mix and match from our ever growing menu. Our meat is sourced from trusted Halal butchers who provide our chefs with delicious and succulent fresh cuts each day.

Not many restaurants in Strand can claim to serve the best curry in central London, an honour bestowed upon Shapur by Curry Life Magazine following our extensive rebrand in 2017. Shapur beat out 15 of London’s top restaurants to receive the honour and are proud to have continued to delight our diners ever since.

Keeping our diners safe

Whilst the last 18 months have been a challenge for many, we have been delighted to welcome many of our regular diners back to the restaurant in previous months. We understand that many people may be nervous about dining in an enclosed space and have put together a list of covid safety policies which we hope can reassure diners that we remain committed to protecting them whilst in our establishment. As well as temperature checks and implementing an enhanced cleaning regime, our staff will continue to wear masks at all times for our customers’ peace of mind. Read more about our covid safety policies here.

Reservations at Shapur can be made quickly and easily via our website, or simply give us a call on +44 (0)20 7836 3730. The restaurant is open Monday to Saturday from 5pm to 11pm, with last orders taken at 10.30pm each day. We also offer a function room for large gatherings of up to 30. Get in touch to arrange your meal.

If you’re looking for the best Indian restaurants in Strand, look no further than Shapur. Make your reservation on our website today, we look forward to delighting you with our authentic Indian cuisine.