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Asha Balti House

) #34 of 170 Restaurants in South Shields $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
168 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
+44 191 455 1600
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“balti” (22 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
168 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been visiting the Asha for ten years. It is the best in Ocean Road. The staff and food are both tremendous. I have never had a bad meal. All this about refusing wheelchairs is a load of crap. They were the first in...More

Thank 23Mark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was enjoying a meal here yesterday and my review would have been lovely but I was appauld when a family with a wheelchair where turned away. I won't be going back here for food.

3  Thank Jemima C
AshaSouthShields, Manager at Asha Balti House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sir/Madam We would be grateful if you would review the following video and consider removing or changing your 1 star feedback. if you would like further clarification then please inbox us. video can be found on our facebook page

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was very nice with good efficient service with friendly staff. It had a nice atmosphere inside and a good location for a date night.

Thank SAFCdan95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were running late for an event and tried this place on spec. Said we only had time for a main course and had to leave in 30mins. The owner said he'd sort us out, but we thought the best we'd get was a functional...More

Thank ChrisRush
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

When a restaurant names itself after one of it's dishes, my advice is try the dish in question.. We did and were not disappointed in the slightest! My other tip is regardless of your usual palate (mine is normally spiciness of Madras or hotter), order...More

Thank Eeezagoodgeeza
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Haven't been to South Shields for about three years and we had a meal in Anya last time / a change in decor but food still excellent with pleasant staff . The owner I noticed still walks about asking customers if everything is ok which...More

Thank Irene P
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Three generations of us enjoyed an early Friday night tea here. Ages range from 5 to 65 and include a hard-to-please teenager. Everything was beautiful. The amount of meat you got in your curies was almost obscene for the price, and all slow roast to...More

Thank C3722MBmarkb
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Well what more can I say ,True to form,the unpleasantMatre de still doesn't break a smile,I had the tikka chickenbiriyanni however I found the rice tasted very much like packet rice ,however as I didn't feel too well ,I put it down to my taste...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting from Scotland to see our daughter & her partner who live in South Shields & came her for a meal Had one of the best curries I've had for a very long time Great atmosphere, decor & service Would highly recommend

Thank Juleshalford
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The popadoms were great, as were the pickles and sauces that came with them. The chicken madras was ok, I've had better in terms of the flavour of the sauce. Not bad but not the best I've had. The lemon pilao rice was good, with...More

Thank LastManInEurope
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Chris A
10 June 2016|
Response from Ickledd1 | Reviewed this property |
0191 455 1600
26 December 2015|
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Response from Patricia C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure ,give them a call
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 455 1600
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