Welcome to Shoboraj

The Finest Bangladeshi & Indian Cuisine in Newport, South Wales
Call: 01633 822822 / 01633 822055

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Shoboraj are an award winning, family run venue, serving the finest Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine since 1993 – Taste the difference!

As winners of a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 5 consecutive years, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, we are highly rated on TripAdvisor and have a 4* food hygiene rating.

Home delivery is available, however we are delighted to offer a 10% collection discount on orders over £40 and for our customers that prefer a sit down meal, we are open all bank holidays and have a fully stocked bar.

Please ask a member of staff for allergy advice.

Starters

  • Kebab Cocktail
    £5.95
    Pieces of lamb tikka, chicken tikka and cheek kebab, in a creamy sauce.
  • Capsicum Bhahar (chicken or vegetable)
    £5.95
    Chargrilled green pepper, stuffed with finely diced chicken or vegetables, deliciously cooked in light spices.
  • Garlic King Prawn
    £6.95
    Whole king prawn, cooked in the shell, in garlic sauce.
  • Sheek Kebab
    £3.95
    Spicy lamb mince, cooked on a skewer, in a tandoor oven.
  • Chicken Tikka
    £3.95
    Cooked on a skewer, in a tandoor oven.
  • Lamb Tikka
    £4.95
    Cooked on a skewer, in a tandoor oven.
  • Tandoori King Prawn
    £6.95
    Spicy king prawns, cooked on a skewer, in a tandoor oven.
  • Onion Bhaji
    £3.75
    Deep fried dumplings of spicy lentils and onions.
  • Vegetable Pakora
    £3.75
    Deep fried in a spicy butter.
  • Puri (prawn or keema)
    £5.95
    Cooked in light spices, wrapped in a puri.
  • Samosa (meat or vegetable)
    £3.95
    Triangular crispy pastry, filled with spicy minced lamb or vegetables.
  • Chat (chicken, aloo, or channa)
    £3.95
    Cooked in spicy chat masala sauce, slightly sour and spicy, with salad on top.
  • King Prawn Butterfly
    £6.95
    Large king prawn, coated in crispy golden breadcrumbs.
  • Chicken Pakora
    £3.95
    Deep fried chicken in a spicy butter.
  • Prawn Cocktail
    £4.95
    Prawns with seafood sauce, on a bed of lettuce.

Speciality Dishes

  • Tandoori thali
    £15.95
    Quarter of tandoori chicken, lamb tikka, chicken tikka, Sheek Kebab, Mint sauce and salad, served with a Nan bread.
  • Shahi thali
    £16.95
    Chicken tikka massalla, saag lamb, prawn Bhuna, vegetable curry, raitha, pillau rice and a Nan bread.
  • Murgi massalla
    £9.95
    Tender pieces of marinaded chicken, cooked with minced lamb with spices and fresh herbs, in a thick sauce.
  • Jalfreze (chicken or lamb)
    £8.95
    Cooked with onions, capsicum and green chilliest, combined to give a fairly hot dish, served with special rich, spicy, moist sauce
  • Chicken muli
    £11.45
    Strips of marinated spring chicken, barbecued in a clay tandoor and then cooked in a rich, spicy massalla sauce, garnished with a light salad, chopped nuts, fresh cream and served with pillau rice.
  • Anarkali bhahar
    £11.45
    tandoori chicken tikka cooked in a cream sauce, with onions, capsicum and served with pillau rice.
  • Machli Biran
    £14.95
    Fish steak delicacy, spiced then shallow fried. Served with fried rice and salad.
  • Korrai (lamb or chicken)
    £8.95
    A distinctive, spicy aromatic dish, cooked with finely chopped onions and peppers. Fairly hot. Garnished with fresh herbs.

More Specialty Dishes

  • Shashlik
    £12.95 / £13.95
    (chicken or lamb)
    Tender chunks of marinated chicken or lamb, barbecued with tomatoes, onions and capsicum, in a clay tandoor. Served with salad and Nan bread.
  • badam Passanda (chicken or lamb)
    £9.45
    A mild dish of lamb or chicken fillets, in a rich, fruity sauce, with fresh cream and nuts on the top.
  • mogul Balti (chicken or lamb)
    £9.45
    Cooked with minced lamb, in a spicy sauce with tomatoes, capsicum, finely chopped onions and garnished with fresh coriander.
  • mirchi murg
    £8.95
    Diced chicken tikka, cooked in thick, spicy hot sauce, with fresh green chilliest and coriander.
  • Goste jalali
    £9.95

    Marinated lamb, cooked with capsicums and onions, with tomatoes, green herbs and spices, in a rich, spicy sauce.

  • Acharri (chicken or lamb)
    £8.95

    Cooked to a distinctive taste using various spices, in a fairly hot, spiced, citrusy sauce.

  • Nawabi massalla
    £9.45

    Pieces of chicken tikka, lamb tikka and sheer kebab, cooked in a spicy massalla sauce, with onions, green peppers and fresh coriander.

Vegetarian Dishes

  • Shabji Thali
    £15.95
    A mixed vegetable curry, mushroom bhaji, bhindi bhaji, tarka dall, raitha, pillau rice and a Nan bread.
  • Shabji Jalfreze
    £7.95
    A selection of vegetables, cooked with peppers, onions and fresh green chillis to give a fairly hot dish, served in a special rich, spicy, moist sauce.
  • Shabji Dall massalla
    £7.95
    vegetables cooked in thick, spicy lentil sauce, with finely chopped onions and fresh coriander.
  • Korrai aloo kofta
    £7.95
    potato rissoles. A distinctive, spicy atomic dish, cooked with finely chopped onions and peppers. Slightly hot, garnished with fresh herbs.
  • Balti
    £7.95
    (Choice of mixed vegetables, Channa, mushroom, bhindi). Mixture of fresh vegetables cooked in spicy sauce with tomatoes, capsicums, finely chopped onions and garnished with fresh coriander.
  • Mirchi Shabji
    £7.95
    Vegetables cooked in thick, spicy hot sauce, garnished with fresh green chillies and coriander.
  • Aloo kofta passanda
    £8.45
    Mild fish of potato rissole, in rich fruity sauce, with ground almond, fresh cream and nuts on the top.
  • Aloo & Channa acharri
    £7.95
    Cooked to a distinctive taste, using various whole spices, in a fairly hot, spiced, citrusy sauce.

Tandoori Dishes

A tandoor is an oven made of clay, fired with charcoal and is used for baking bread, cooking king prawns, chicken and lamb. All tandoori dishes are marinated with our special blend of spices, fresh herbs and yoghurt, served with salad and mint sauce.

  • Tandoori chicken
    £8.45
    Half.
  • Tandoori Mixed grill
    £16.95
    Including king prawns and Nan bread.
  • Tandoori King prawns
    £14.95
  • Tandoori Chicken tikka
    £9.45
  • Tandoori Lamb tikka
    £10.45

Tandoori Massalla Dishes

Tandoori massalla dishes are cooked with yoghurt, tomatoes, cream, a mildly spiced sauce, coconuts, almonds and sultanas to create a very rich sauce.

  • Chicken tikka massalla
    £8.65
  • Lamb tikka massalla
    £9.25
  • King prawn massalla
    £12.95
  • Prawn massalla
    £8.65

Curry Dishes

Choice of chicken, lamb, prawn or king prawn.
(For king prawn, add £6.00).

  • Bhindi
    £7.45
    Medium with fresh okra and garlic, in a moist sauce.
  • Bhuna
    £7.45
    Medium with finely chopped onions and green peppers, in a thick sauce.
  • Dhansak
    £7.45
    Fairly hot, sweet and sour with lentils, on a thick sauce.
  • Dupiaza
    £7.45
    Medium with diced onions and green peppers, in a moist sauce.
  • Kashmir
    £7.45
    Medium-mild with lychees and bananas.
  • Kurma
    £7.45
    Very mild, cooked with cream and coconut.
  • Pathia
    £7.45
    Fairly hot, sweet and sour with finely chopped onions and green peppers, in a thick sauce.
  • Pathia
    £7.45
    Medium with finely chopped onions and green peppers, garnished with cooked tomatoes.
  • Saag
    £7.45
    Medium. Prepared with fresh spinach leaves and garlic, in a moist sauce.
  • Malayan
    £7.45
    Mild-medium with pineapple.
  • Medium hot curries
    £6.95
  • Madras
    £6.95
    Fairly hot.
  • Vindaloo
    £7.25
    Very hot.

Balti Dishes

The tantalising taste of our Balti is gained by dry roasting the spices prior to cooking. This method gives taste and aroma that’s different from any curry dishes.

  • Plain Balti
    £7.95
  • Saag Balti (spinach)
    £8.95
  • Shabji Balti (vegetables)
    £8.95
  • Mushroom Balti
    £8.95
  • Mushroom Balti
    £8.95
  • Bhindi Balti (okra)
    £8.95
  • Channa Balti (chick peas)
    £8.95

Biriani Dishes

Biriani is a specially prepared rice dish, delicately spiced and served with medium vegetable curry.

  • Special Biriani
    £11.95
    Chicken, lamb, prawns, mushrooms, almonds sultanas, with an omelette on top.
  • Shahi Biriani
    £11.45
    Chicken, prawns, mushrooms, almonds sultanas, with an omelette on top.
  • Chicken Tikka Biriani
    £10.95
  • Lamb Tikka Biriani
    £11.95
  • Lamb, chicken or prawn Biriani
    £9.95
  • Tandoori Chicken Biriani
    £10.95
  • King Prawn Biriani
    £15.95
  • Vegetable or Mushroom Biriani
    £8.95
  • Aloo Chanda Biriani
    £8.95
    Chick peas and potato.

Fresh Vegetable Side Dishes

  • Aloo Ghobi
    £4.45
    Cauliflower and potato.
  • Bhindi Bhaji
    £4.45
    Orka.
  • Bombay Aloo
    £4.45
    Hot potato.
  • Bringle Bhaji
    £4.45
    Aubergine.
  • Capsicum Bhaji
    £4.45
    Green pepper.
  • Cauliflower Bhaji
    £4.45
  • Dall Massalla
    £4.45
    Mixed vegetable with lentils.
  • Garlic mushrooms
    £4.45
  • Mixed vegetable bhaji
    £4.45
  • Saag bhaji
    £4.45
    Spinach.
  • Tarka Dall
    £4.45
    Lentil with garlic.
  • Saag Aloo
    £4.45
    Spinach with potato.

Rice

  • Plain Rice
    £2.95
  • Pillau Rice
    £3.25
  • Egg Pillau
    £4.25
  • Peas Pillau
    £4.25
  • Vegetable Pillau
    £4.25
  • Mushroom Pillau
    £4.25
  • Lemon Pillau
    £4.25
  • Keema Pillau
    £4.25
    Minced lamb.
  • Kashmiri Pillau
    £4.25
    Almonds, sultanas and coconut.

Breads

  • Nan
    £2.95
    Plain.
  • Garlic & Coriander Nan
    £3.95
  • Paneer Nan
    £3.95
    With cheese, coriander and red onions.
  • Vegetable Nan
    £3.95
  • Kulcha Nan
    £3.95
    With onions.
  • Garlic Nan
    £3.95
  • Keema Nan
    £3.95
    With spiced minced lamb.
  • Peshwari Nan
    £3.95
    With almonds and sultanas.
  • Tandoori Roti
    £2.45
  • Paratha
    £2.95
  • Vegetable Paratha
    £3.95
  • Chapathi
    £1.95

Sundries

  • Chips
    £2.95
  • Chutney tray
    £3.95
  • Chutney’s & pickles
    85p each
  • Plain popadom
    75p
  • Massalla popadom
    85p
  • Raitha
    £1.75
    Yoghurt plain or cucumber.

Non Indian Dishes

All dishes served with chipped potatoes and a side salad.

  • Omelette
    £9.95
    Chicken, prawn or mushroom.
  • French fried chicken
    £9.95
  • Fried chicken
    £9.95
    On the bone.
  • Golden fried scampi
    £9.95

Set Meals

  • Meal for 4
    £80.00
    To start: Popadoms, chutney tray, lamb tikka, chicken tikka, sheek Kebab, shamee Kebab.

    Main course: Saag king prawn, lamb tikka massalla, chicken bhuna, lamb rogan, aloo ghobi, bringle bhaji, pillau rice and a Nan bread.

  • Meal for 2
    £40.00
    To start: Popadoms, chutney tray, vegetable samosa, meat samosa.

    Main course: Chicken tikka massalla, Balti lamb, mushroom bhaji, pillau rice and a Nan bread.

  • Vegetarian Meal for 2
    £35.00
    To start: Popadoms, chutney tray, vegetable pakora, vegetable samosa.

    Main course: Vegetable massalla, Korrai aloo kofta, mushroom bhaji, pillau rice and a Nan bread.

Indian Beers

  • Cobra
    £3.95
    660ml bottle, served chilled.
  • Bangla
    £3.95
    660ml Bottle, served chilled.
  • Kingfisher
    £3.95
    660ml bottle, served chilled.
  • Aspel Cider
    £2.95
    660ml bottle, served chilled.

French Wine

  • Red
    £9.95
    75cl.
  • Medium Dry
    £9.95
    75cl, served chilled.
  • Dry
    £9.95
    75cl, served chilled.

Soft Drinks

  • Coca Cola
    £1.95
    330ml Glass Bottle, served chilled.
  • Coke Zero
    £1.95
    330ml Bottle, served chilled.
  • Coca Cola
    £3.50
    1.5L Bottle, served chilled.
  • Lemonade
    £3.50
    1.5L Bottle, served chilled.

Contact us

Shoboraj

30 Malpas Road
Newport, South Wales, United Kingdom

01633 822822 / 01633 822055

Opening Hours

Sun – Thurs: 17:30 – 23:30
Fri & Sat: 17:30 – 00:30

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