About Shapur

Our award winning central London Indian restaurant

Shapur Indian Restaurant has been delighting diners with the best in Indian cuisine for over 20 years – a firm favourite both for those who work locally and those visiting central London.

Founded way back in 1985, Shapur have consistently served outstanding meat and vegetarian curries to enthusiastic diners on The Strand ever since. After an extensive rebrand and refit in 2016, the restaurant was recognised as offering the best curry in central London at the 2017 Curry Life Magazine awards. On TripAdvisor, customers consistently rate the restaurant as excellent, with food averaging a score of 4.5/5.

Shapur Indian Restaurant serves a range of classic Indian dishes, alongside unique and delicious specialities including fish, crustacean and vegetarian options. Large parties are welcome and are encouraged to take advantage of the restaurant’s function room. The function room is a private area adjacent to the main restaurant with a capacity to seat up to 100. It is available to groups free of charge – there is no hire fee – diners are simply asked to place a £5 deposit against the cost of their meal to secure the room.

View the menu here.

Diners at the restaurant also benefit from free wifi, ideal for working lunches, and a fully stocked bar, perfect for those who wish to pop in for a pre or post theatre meal.

You will find Shapur at number 149 Strand, just next to Somerset House and King’s College. It only takes a moment to make a reservation via our website, or you can call 020 7836 3730 to get in touch. The nearest London Underground stations are Temple and Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Embankment station are also just a few minutes walk away.