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Shikara

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” (51 reviews)
“poppadoms” (37 reviews)
“rice” (24 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
181 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
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41 - 50 of 735 reviews

Reviewed 13 July 2017

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
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times and it never disappoints even in a big group or as a couple. Always great, friendly service from staff and lovely food - not to spicy, just right! Would highly recommend it.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Family meal for four last night - and my partner, myself and two lads know our way around a plate of curry! Service was excellent, table upstairs was great, but the star of the show was the food. Four starters, four mains and not one...More

Thank eamon_d62
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Never done this before so excuse my bluntness. . What a lovely establishment and a warm welcome when arriving.booked a table for 9 pm which is pointless as they make you wait anyway regardless. Ordered our food promptly and was looking forward to our chosen...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Best Indian restaurant so far. Everything was perfect. Quality of the food was exactly as expected and the few little 'extras' you are given whilst you wait are what just finishes it off.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Went here last night just my hubby and I and the service and food are out of this World, we been here a few times in the past and there is nothing we could fault at all. Got excellent food and wonderful waiter service

Thank Carolinemia
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Questions & Answers
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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