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Shikara

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181 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
011 44 191 252 5050
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17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't normally make the effort to review somewhere but I really feel like this restaurant deserves its good reviews and now I can see why. From the moment we arrived the staff made us feel special they were professional yet down to earth. We mentioned it was my son's birthday and a balloon appeared along with table confetti. The... More 

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Thank Lisa W
Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been here many times and the food is always very good. The place is always really busy so I would recommend booking in advance. The restaurant itself if very well presented and the manager is very attentive. Definitely worth a look if you like a nice setting with good food and good prices.

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Thank Car0leP83
north east
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food, fantastic service, always a delight to eat here. The food and staff are always of a high standard.

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Thank catandmousecat
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and staff! Lovely atmosphere. Love this place, would go back night after night if my bathroom scales allowed it!!!

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Thank Fridayfeelin
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on 17/03/2017 with my boyfriend. Have been wanting to go for a while and was not dissapointed! Booked a table for 7:30pm & although we were 20 minutes late they still kept my requested booth table. I can not fault the excellent service, the food, well priced menu or decor. There was so much flavoursome food that we... More 

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Thank toffeecinnamon
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything about Shikara is fantastic, service, food and surroundings all amazing. I have been many times and will continue to visit. Best Indian restaurant in the area by far.

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Thank nathanr66
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my brother just had a lovely birthday meal here! Great service and lovely food and surprised us with ice cream and singing happy birthday! Thank you all for a lovely evening!

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Thank matthewsanderson1703
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to going the restaurant to celebrate a friends birthday. I had read the reviews and was expecting a very good service and excellent food. I experienced neither. I was dining with a large party and to avoid any confusion with the bill I wanted to pay for my drinks at the bar. My husband went... More 

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Thank Lorrainenka
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Decor, very friendly staff, food a Delight, beer, drinks reasonable. Bar staff and Waiters smart and Efficient.

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Thank Owtilldo
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were quickly amazed by the options available. The menu makes picking a meal delightfully difficult. We did choose and were delighted at how good everything was. Consequently, Shikara has hit our return list and I see us going back a few time to give as many things a go as we can

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?