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Shikara

) #3 of 104 Restaurants in Whitley Bay $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
181 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
011 44 191 252 5050
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (43 reviews)
“poppadoms” (34 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
181 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
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1 - 10 of 703 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was fantastic the staff was excellent. We a fantastic time Shahil, Janial , Jahed, Shazo and Shazan made us feel so welcome and they are all so friendly. My husband and I have worked all over the country and never come a cross a...More

Thank zebranox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to the restaurant, had takeaway before, food has been great both times. The atmosphere is lively and it's always busy so make sure you book. Sunday night special is good value.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much the same as last time - in other words "brilliant". Delicious food, superb value, a few nice extra free touches and really good staff. All in all one of the best (of the many!) I've been to. A real favourite and well worth the...More

Thank sleep007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the food, and the decor is very appealing. We waited some time to be seated even though we had booked and my husbands food wasn't particularly spicy, even though he ordered a spicy dish. They were busy, which meant we didn't necessarily feel...More

Thank Emma T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Without doubt the best Indians I have experienced in the UK. Service is impeccable, the staff are incredibly friendly without being intrusive. Food is perfectly spiced and seasoned and well presented. The decor is modern and bright. Very reasonably priced as well for the high...More

Thank Luke P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Genuinely the best restaurant in the Bay, by far. I recommend booking as it can (understandably) get busy, and ask for the booth.

Thank 822guyr
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

As always... fab service .. beautiful food .... and the complimentary liqueur at the end if our meal. Just sets it off

Thank Kaz1521
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Me (Francis),Nora, Julie, Mark, Marion and Mick arrived in bits and bobs last Thursday and were made to feel special straight away. What a lovely welcome by Shazan and Shaz. In a few minutes the six-seater table was ready and it looked very neat and...More

Thank Fmcshery
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Loads of food, tasted great and very friendly service. Food came out hot and all the orders were correct. And even got a free drink afterwards

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We're working our way through the local Indian restaurants so arrived here at 9.00 on Friday night with no booking. Seated straight away. Setting, food, service and staff all 5* This review is almost the same as my review of Shampan (next door), the only...More

Thank Cominglast
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Stephen T
11 October 2016|
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Response from cattdvd | Reviewed this property |
As above, definitely book and why not ask if a buffet service is available for that number? A deposit is likely and I would also suggest the upper floor. Excellent! DC.
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Anna R
5 September 2015|
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Response from Claire E | Reviewed this property |
No but it does do takeaway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: 011 44 191 252 5050
Description
Award-winning, authentic Indian cuisine
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