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₱₱ - ₱₱₱Indian, Asian,
181 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
011 44 191 252 5050
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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181 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love love love this place, i have been many times, and have not once had a bad meal, the food is fab, the staff are fab, this place is my favourite place to go for an indians

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must for your stay in Whitley Bay. The friendly greeting is just the beginning of a truly memorable night. The food was outstanding and the best Indian cuisine we have ever had. Honestly could not recommend more highly. Az and his team are simply...More

Thank John Spencer H
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's been a while since our last visit but our choice of Shikara for a special family meal did not disappoint. The warm welcome, friendly helpful staff, with just the right level of banter, excellent choice, and food beautifully prepared. We won't leave it so...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a meal at Shikara on Sun evening with the family for Father’s Day. The food was fantastic as was the attentive service provided by Az and his team. We’ll be back again soon.

Thank paul w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited twice recently while holidaying in the area. We were a party of four, the first visit without booking at this busy restaurant they made room for us. This was really appreciated and we had an excellent meal. We each had different main courses and...More

1  Thank biased
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited from London and a family member took me out for a meal at Shikara restaurant yesterday. Wow wow! The food is amazing and packed with flavor. The service is excellent! The manager and staff are very nice! I highly recommend this place. We...More

1  Thank maricela749
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked the place and the presentation of the meals. The service was ok, maybe a little bit reserved. We got a complimentary starter with different dips. The dishes were tasty and well presented.

Thank Jochen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice fresh food. Nice selection of vegetarian food. I am gluten intolerant and they make me my meal gf.

1  Thank mrsseg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best indian food myself and partner ever had and she takes some impressing the staff where exceptional very friendly I’d definitely recommend this place first class.

Thank Lee F
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

What can I say except good things, Great food- authentic and tasty by far the best Indians I’ve ate Great friendly staff Great atmosphere Beautiful restaurant Can’t wait for my next visit ( it won’t be long)

Thank oliverwillard4
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Fiona A
12 April 2018|
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Response from LIfeontheocean | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that, sorry ,have a look at the menu
20 February 2018|
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Response from sandid1364 | Reviewed this property |
Tiger cobra and various others. Prices around 4.00 per pint
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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
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Award-winning, authentic Indian cuisine
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