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The name Dilshad translates quite literally as “heart’s happiness” and this is the ethos behind the taste and flavours on offer in the menu.

Dilshad brings the love for authentic Indian food to the heart of Birmingham- committed in providing excellence in refined and creative cuisine, which has been recognised in the form of numerous awards, including “Best Indian Food” and also a 5 star rating from thebaltiguide.com. The menu incorporates both traditional classic flavours and innovative original new dishes.

Located in a prominent position, a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle of the Birmingham city centre, Dilshad provides indisputable knowledge, unique experience and tradition. The restaurant offers guests a dining experience with effortlessly charming front of house staff, award winning chefs, which results in tantalising food that few can compete with, ensuring guests come back for more.

Established in 1978, Dilshad was the brainchild of Mr Alaur Rahman. However this is not where the story begins. Having come to the United Kingdom in 1959, with both an unfamiliarity in business and catering, Mr Rahman took on a challenge that worked in his favour. ↓ Read more... The building blocks were laid at The Royal Bengal, located on Bristol Road, Selly Oak- where Sainsbury’s is now situated. This location was also the spot where the Oak cinema traded later trading as AMC cinemas! The first venture of an incredible history. Due to the regeneration of the area, Mr Rahman relocated…400 yards down Bristol Road. As a result, Dilshad was born. There was no stopping Mr Rahman, and the gifted entrepreneur added another feather to his cap, with the launch of Azadi International- named after his children, who now proudly continue his legacy at the Dilshad.

Having entertained national and international celebrities, Dilshad boasts a string of world famous clients travelling regularly from Germany, Dublin, India and Beverley Hills!  

Dilshad is a globally recognized brand, having scores of outlets franchising the name.

Always willing to go the extra yard, Dilshad offers late night refreshment for those who prefer to eat late, along with extended bar hours. However if being wined and dined is not your cup of tea, Dilshad also provides a fully comprehensive take away service. Orders can be ready for collection within 20 minutes of placing your order, or should you prefer a doorstep delivery, an express delivery service is also available, with the whole process usually completed within 45 minutes. So, whatever you decide, it’s sure to be a fulfilling and enjoyable experience!


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