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534 Durham Road | Lowfell, Gateshead NE9 6HU, England
+44 191 482 2727
17:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the restaurant whilst on a business trip. The service was good and the food was excellent.

Thank NorvicMan
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a few years since I last visited the Monsun which was always a favourite of mine. Staff are attentive and there is a warm ambience. The food didn't disappoint although I think there must be a change of chef since the last time I visited. I noticed slight changes to the meals I selected but still delicious. Good value... More 

Thank U7405IRyvonnes
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointed, ordered a takeaway and when I opened it there was an elastic band in the food! So gross and totally put off entire order and complete waste of £20. Contacted the restaurant and told them what had happened and was completely ignored. Will never go back!

Thank Louise J
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I called in to the restaurant with family and friends and the food was crap to say the least very poor quality and the vegetable curry Whitch was served was crap no taste and small portions not good enough very very bad quality of food and the rice was poor quality also must of been the cheapest rice they could... More 

Thank Sexyshane
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

this restaurant is mainly known for its takeaways but we called in for a meal on the off chance pretty standard Indian fayre on the menu but the service was good, the atmosphere was nice and the food was of a high quality

Thank tosherinp60
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great! Give it a go, lively service and very nice food. Opens early and priced reasonable. Will be calling again soon, thank you.

Thank ianwood1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Where do i start apart from the worst indian meal we have ever had.Starters were very bland...One of our parties main was scampi which was served still cold in the middle..Everyones curries had no taste...I take it that it was a busy night but if you cant porduce good HOT tasty food then why bother booking people in...Not meaning to... More 

Thank nicole12333
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158 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Visited this restaurant when in Gateshead...........excellent choice. Good quality Indian food and well priced. Varied menu and give you some 'specialities'..........Tika/Keema highly recommended. Service was quick and efficient and very pleasant even when very busy for both sit-in and carry out. Obviously a popular Indian restaurant in this area and beyond. Can highly recommend.

Thank ScotlandRosslea
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I'm a regular visitor to this place, too regular my wife will say. Practically lived out of the kitchen when the house was being renovated. I think the quality of food for the price you pay is excellent value for money. I normally get the £9.95 special which is on six days a week (excluding Saturdays) which includes starter, main... More 

Thank Neil5395
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Had a fab meal here food and service excellent xx Busy Saturday night but no compromise on quality of food or service x

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 534 Durham Road | Lowfell, Gateshead NE9 6HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: +44 191 482 2727
A haven for meat and vegetarian dishes, the Monsun brings the best of authentic Indian cuisine to Lowfell, Gateshead.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?