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Jali - Hastings

Carlisle Parade | Chatsworth Hotel, Hastings TN34 1JG, England
+44 (0)1424 457300
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Ranked #45 of 234 restaurants in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $45 - $45
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Small but perfectly formed Jali is a refined Indian restaurant set within the landmark Chatsworth Hotel on the seafront at Hastings. The smart menu, which has won an AA Rosette, fuses traditional dishes with modern techniques to produce elegant dishes such as marinated prawns in tomato gravy and a rich, spicy dum biryani.
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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Thought this may have been a little on the posh side for us,but we were wrong. A lovely restaurant with good service and the found was lovely. We love our food to be tasty and not too hot , this fit the bill perfectly . Will be returning again soon to try more of their delicious dishes .

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Boxtel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

It was so nice dining at Jali, staff that really makes sure that you are happy with everything. As a vegetarian I can't eat that much in restaurants but in Jali there was more than enough for me! If you like indian food go to Jali, it will be the best indian food you will ever taste.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The combination of the ace personnel, the delicious food and the decent prices result in a wonderful well spent evening in this lovely restaurant. I've got nothing to add to this, thanks for the wonderful evenings (:

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Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I booked a table at this sea-front restaurant in Hastings based on its reviews on this site. When I looked at the menu, the first thing I noticed was that there were a number of regional Indian dishes on there. This was clearly a genuine Indian rather than a Bangladeshi restaurant, something confirmed in conversations with the young, keen and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Was a regular at the little gem on the seafront till about two years ago. Glad that Ramesh is back at the helm of the affairs again. You can feel the freshness of the flavours and the individuality in each of the dishes. The missus and I have already been once and are already anticipating our next visit.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Quality of food excellent the owners love of food from India was obvious, welcoming and reasonable prices. The best meal we have had since we moved to the south coast a year ago. It's worth travelling to this restaurant from London plus views of the sea if your lucky enough to get a window seat as we were.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We dinned at The Jali last night for the first time in ages as we had experienced problems before. We gave it another chance as it is the only Indian we know of in Hastings where you can dress smartly if you want to. We were not dissappointed the food was superb with service to match. We will certainly be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

A new menu was introduced last week. Appart from different main courses and a wide selection of vegetarian ( all of which the staff were happy to take time to explain ) the menu included a selection of 'street food' . An interesting addition . The food and service were of a high standard .

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Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We ate here for our anniversary dinner and it was the perfect place with a view of the sea. We're eaten here twice since the new chef and menu arrived and it was excellent. We tried the pani puri which I've never had before which includes a shot of sauce to pour on top of the puri which was as... More

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Battle, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Had a nice curry from here recently, not dined in the restaurant but I was told it will be relaunching with the original chef from when it first opened several years ago.

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