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69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
+44 191 232 5133
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.All hours
Indian, Grill, Healthy, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited asa group of friends before the theatre. The staff were really friendly and helpful. I have a nut allergy and liked that the main menu listed allergens and not on a separate one. I had a selection of dishes from small plates. Really...More

Thank P3783WStimb
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We've been meaning to visit dabbawal for a long time but never got round to it. Having just ran the great north run I really fancied a curry and this was the first place we thought of. The menu has lots of different dishes to...More

Thank moggy17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant as a large group, food was good and reasonably quick service. We arrived at 6pm, ordered food by 6:30pm and had 3 courses for a large party including children and elderly people. At 8pm we were informed that there was another party...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find this restaurant was. Not suitable for disabled as you have to go downstairs to enter the restaurant. Went for dinner and chose to go for one of the set menus recommended by our waitress. She asked what type of curries we...More

1  Thank Dragonlady1504
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Dabbawal during NE1 Restaurant Week with a friend from Mauritius and found it a perfect opportunity to visit the place for the first time after seeing some glowing reviews comparing it to a more casual version of Akbars and other more upper-end Indian...More

Thank Skytree95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last time we ate here everything was tip top,this time not so good. My wifes meal was fine !! but my Masala was VERY sweet,something def went wrong. Other items where fine. I will be back Again,because i am sure this was a mistake.

Thank John William P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

street food seems the craze at the moment , but that to me is vans cooking food not a restaurant, but hey call it what you wish decent enough surroundings with a warm welcome . calamari . battered okra fries .first time i had okra...More

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant during Newcastle Restaurant week. We sampled the Restaurant Week menu, chicken, lamb, prawns, all delicious. The portions were quite small but plenty for my party.

Thank HellySun2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got the chefs special which the whole table has to order(they do discuss allergies)and what a fab decision it was..the food was delicious and there was a lot of it too..every course was fantastic :-) a really great place to go with friends for a...More

Thank G2258OKtanyab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first visit to Dabbawal and we were not disappointed. Fantastic service, great menu and the food tasted amazing. We will certainly be back.

Thank ick1986
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Ben M
18 February 2018|
Response from Guido-Sol | Reviewed this property |
Menu caters for a number of dietary needs including: (V) Suitable for vegetarians (N) Contains Nuts (GF) Gluten Free (DF) Dairy Free Probably best to call restaurant directly to confirm.
John S
17 July 2016|
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Response from jsutdolph | Reviewed this property |
We are vegetarian and there were plenty of non-meat dishes. I don't know about the meat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 5133
  • E-mail
DABBAWAL - UK STREET FOOD PIONEERS All home-cooked, nutritious dishes that feed the body, and comfort the soul. Genuine Mumbai Street Food bringing complete satisfaction to those who want their food freshly prepared, and utterly authentic. True to the metropolitan roots of Mumbai’s dabbawalas, we opened our first restaurant in Newcastle’s city centre, upon the cobbles of High Bridge. Along with authentic dishes, the retro styling of High Bridge creates a cosy cocoon of traditional Mumbai chic.
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