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Shahenshah Indian Cuisine

$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
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187-189 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
+44 191 253 3854
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us visited this restaurant early evening. Staff well mannered and friendly, food very tasty, reasonably priced. one of our party complained to the rest of us that he wasn't happy waiting an hour for food.

Thank Leigh T
Belfast, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on Saturday night for a takeaway staff very attentive and prompt service tried Butter chicken and usual extras all very tasty and well cooked .Would definitely recommend

Thank thepatricks_2
Moffat, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff and service were really good, meal was excellent, great food and a generous helping as it always has been, We highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Bryan C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went for a meal here last weekend and could not fault anything. The service we were provided was excellent and the waiters could not have done anymore. The food, was great with the lamb tikka being one of the nicest starters I've ever had. Main course (beef madras) was lovely as well. Will definitely be going back.

Thank Alison F
Newcastle upon Tyne
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had family and friends around for the bank holiday over Christmas and rather than cook for 24 people decided to order the food in from the Shahenshah which is our favourite restaurant. The food arrived in three separate large metal containers together with an assortment of rice,chips and nan breads. Everyone tucked in and were well impressed with the quality... More 

Thank fozboz
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Had a meal delivered from the specials menu yesterday. It was amazing, tasted lovely, hot and fresh. Very generous portions.

Thank Gillian J
Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here both before and after the make over....and what a fantastic job they have made of it...the decor is opulent and decadent in a good way...the food is as ever spot on...you will not regret a visit here.

Thank 101mac
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Three of us took a taxi last Friday from Tynemouth to Whitley Bay and decided the Shahenshah was the Indian Restaurant of choice but on arrival at 9.30pm we nearly decided not to go in because the place was empty. There are several Indian Restaurants in a small area and maybe there's not enough diners to go round. The Shahenshah... More 

Thank James W
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have regularly visited the Shahensha over the years. The restaurant recently undergone a large refurbishment and is now very nice and comparable to some of the new restaurants that have opened in the area. 6 of us went for a meal and had a variety of dishes and we all agreed that this was some of the nicest Indian... More 

Thank dixie1959
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

First visit for a while. The restaurant has been greatly improved due to a recent renovation. Food was great, well worth a visit.

Thank Nomadic_Geordie

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 187-189 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 253 3854

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?