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144 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
+44 191 455 5130
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
5 Aug 2016
“Disappointed ”
6 Jan 2016
“Gone, gone, gone”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
144 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with family after a great day out . On getting here one of the waiters was really miserable. You really felt like leaving wasn't sure if it was because people of the streets kept coming in wanting to use the toilets....More

Thank Lorna W
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We decided to pop down for a curry over the Xmas period, only to be met with signage indicating the business is permanently closed and for sale.

Thank Bada-Bing22
Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Crap service, even worse food, just seen a party of 8 and saw money. I've never been out for a worse meal they completely mislead us over drink prices and there was no option for the SOWL menu which I actually went for in the...More

1  Thank fs174
Reviewed July 3, 2015

This restaurant is a great eatery. The staff are very friendly and are attentive to the customer. The food is excellent in taste and great value especially the four course specials which are on every night. The chefs will make your dish as you require...More

Thank Alisonemmerson
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Our favourite restaurant in South Shields. The food is always top quality and the service is exceptional. The staff are attentive without ever being obtrusive. The menu offers choices for all tastes whether you're a biryani wimp or a phal eating daredevil. The prices are...More

Thank Trevthesparky
Reviewed June 28, 2015

This restaurant has been here for about 50 years I've been coming for 40 plus. I have never been disappointed with the food or service. We have recently eaten of the Saturday special menu which includes 3 courses and a glass of wine for £8.95...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed June 6, 2015

excellent authentic food with great service, would definitely recommend a visit to this restaurant .

Thank ermintrudebulley
Reviewed February 22, 2015

Myself and my wife usually go for a curry every week and for a bit of variety we generally alternate between restaurants in Sunderland, South Shields and Newcastle. In South Shields competition has always been fierce especially on Ocean Road also known as the Curry...More

1  Thank KevEastBoldon
Reviewed January 25, 2015

Sit in or takeaway this is the place to go , the quality of the curry is second to none, friendly and helpful staff make the restraunt no 1!

3  Thank Pineapplehead6
Reviewed December 17, 2014

The food was excellent 5 of us went and the bill was less then £120 for 3 course meal each and drinks which is great value, especially for the quality of fresh food being served. I would highly recommend this place and have been telling...More

2  Thank Bobdil76
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  • Address: 144 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 455 5130
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