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Jali - Hastings

Carlisle Parade | Chatsworth Hotel, Hastings TN34 1JG, England
+44 (0)1424 457300
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Ranked #49 of 221 restaurants in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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
Crowborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

After reading the previous review, we were a little dubious about giving it a go, but as it was only a few doors down from our b&b, and the fact we are curry addicts, we thought we would throw caution to the wind, and give it a try. We had a lovely meal, only 4 tables being used, which on... More

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sussex
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Went to Jali last night after deciding to go out at the last minute, went two or three other place but they were all full up, so ended up at Jali. Rolled up out side to find a big sign saying (JALI NOW OPEN AGAIN) not a good sign. So we walked in expecting to be welcomed by a bangladeshi,... More

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hastings
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Been here a few times now and this place never lets me down, the food in this place is absolutely amazing the best indian cuisine I have ever had the pleasure of tasting. The service is first class also. Also what adds to this place is the lovely ambiance. I would highly recommend this restaurant its first class

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Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Have been visiting Jali since about last 6 years regularly. Excellent ambience,service and out of all authentic Indian food !!! Jali has always been gr8....Keep it up !!

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Hastings
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We live in Hastings and were looking for somewhere different to go for an Indian meal. There are a number of good places in town. We had tried Jali's food from their stall at the annual seafood and wine festival (usually third weekend in September and well worth a visit) and really enjoyed it but never been to the restaurant.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Excellent service with proper tablecloths, tasty food and good range of wines and beer. Quite expensive for an Indian restaurant though.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

What a great meal I had here. Been twice now. Suberb food. Very authentic but with a fine dining twist. I would recommend most dishes but the thali is superb.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We visited Hastings for 5 days recently, primarily to check out the Foyle's War connections. We ate in a different restaurant each night. The Jali was the best. Superb food, superb service. We will definitely be back when we next visit Hastings.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Even tho we booked a table a few weeks prior to going we where kept waiting in the take away area. When we eventually got shown to our table we had to ask for our coats to be taken. We ordered poppadoms and the sauces we received wasn't the traditional Indian ones. We got sweet chilli sauce out of the... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Went to Jali again with some friends, got the royal treatment by staff and food was absolutely brilliant......even the friends commented on the lovely athmosphere..... Well done, and thanks again. Winston

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