We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Indian Essence

150-152 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
+44 191 496 7777
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (12 reviews)
“naan bread” (3 reviews)
“ocean road” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
150-152 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (77)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 18 December 2016

first time here and it wont be the last , nice and friendly staff made you feel very welcome , service was spot on our meals were served nice and hot , starter was excellent garlic chicken on puree then i had chicken vindaloo on...More

1  Thank graeme2015bell
Reviewed 18 December 2016

fantastic food. went on Saturday night, we chose the Christmas fayre menu for 9.95. great choice of starters, main course and rice dishes. food was piping hot and very very tasty. naan bread was one of the best we've tasted, papadoms were great too, nice...More

Thank bellabong
Reviewed 30 September 2016

considering i'm approaching my 60th year and having been hooked on indian cuisine for the past 40yrs i like to consider myself a bit of a connoisseur so i have no qualms in recommending "indian essence" .the food is outstanding in both quality and quantity...More

1  Thank joonyw
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Came here tonight for the second time this year after a night at the pictures and once again we were not disappointed. The staff are so friendly and make you feel welcome. The food is so tasty and colourful and of a very nice quality....More

Thank Lynsey R
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had the two course set lunch, which was excellent value for money. The food was of course hot, delicious and substantial. Waiter service was friendly, polite and efficient. There was no background music but that was a bonus. I would certainly return for lunch...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Food is always amazing and service is very attentive by lovely friendly staff. Will definitely be back!

Thank amynicholls96
Reviewed 21 June 2016

have popped in a few times now late night during the week. you sometimes get a frosty welcome at some on ocean road (radhuni & zeera) but in here they always have a smile on their faces even @ 11 at night! food was spot...More

Thank boxUk
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with friends, our starters were OK but the mains were very bland. One waiter was quite rude when he brought out the wrong main meal. He told me that I had definitely ordered it, to which I replied I definitely did not....More

Thank Rozzii40
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Hi , We went by chance to this restaurant,it did have an offer on,I think competition on ocean rd is very strong,they are all after same business, Avoid this restaurant,( they would nt eat their own food ) the portions are ok, The food has...More

Thank james m
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Just returned for a visit after a while away. It is a 40 mile round trip for us but happy to say the journey was well worth it. Our time away has been spent visiting restaurants closer to home but the journey is well worth...More

Thank devilish1190
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Colmans Fish & Chips
1,262 reviews
.09 km away
Clifton Coffee Shop
128 reviews
.10 km away
Spice garden
403 reviews
.12 km away
Pacino's
106 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
South and North Marine Parks
358 reviews
.47 km away
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
264 reviews
.59 km away
The Customs House
205 reviews
1.05 km away
Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
351 reviews
.82 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Indian Essence staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150-152 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 496 7777
  • E-mail