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69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
0191 2325133
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian, cuisine.name.191
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Indian restaurant in Newcastle specialising in Indian street food.
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Berwick-upon-Tweed
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I visited the restaurant as one of a mature party on a busy Saturday night. All 14 were seated comfortably together and given plenty of time to order food from a good selection. It took quite a while for the food to arrive and there was some confusion over what was being presented and one person did not get their... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We went for the chefs special at £21 per head and were not disappointed. I have travelled to India regularly for 20 years now and have often indulged myself in the street food culture. Dabbawal presents high quality authentic Indian food, reasonably priced for a city centre restaurant.

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Selby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Found by chance just off main routes, but well worth finding. Seems quite tiny, but seats quite a few diners in comfort. Food was good, interesting and quickly presented. Friendly staff.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

I was so happy when the manager made space for me without a reservation. I flew in especially for the Newcastle vs Sunderland game and thought the whole experience was great!! The restaurant was packed and I must admit, the food was excellent and ambience amazing. This is truly a great Indian and I loved the experience. I would highly... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

I went out for my husbands birthday and we ordered the tapas after hearing excellent things. Little to my surprise one of the chefs decided to coil one out right on top of my pilau rice. When brought to the waiters attention he flipped me off and demanded I left or I would be the recipient of a cleveland steam-roller.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

the chefs special menu is worth every penny, amazing tasty food Loved the chatts and the grilled lamb cutlets were sooo tasty Second time we've eaten here Lovely fresh ingredients Do go

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We visited Dabbawal on 6/12/2014 having booked and paid a deposit some 3 weeks earlier, on the night we dined the restaurant was pretty busy and had a great atmosphere. We all chose different dishes ,as the set menu did not suit everyone, and we all thoroughly enjoyed the meals that we recieved, the waiting staff were great and all... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

I've been here numerous times and always enjoyed the food. Visited with my partner one Friday straight from work, had booked a table but staff couldn't find the booking. Anyway, sat down and was given a menu. Had to ask for the prix fixe menu (as did a lot of diners- suggest having this out whilst it's served?) anyway, lamb... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Visited Dabbawal the last Saturday night in November. I was staying with family in Newcastle and we booked on the night which was no problem. The venue is really appealing, intimate and immaculately clean. We were seated on a corner booth which was comfortable. The menu had a great choice of some unusual Indian dishes together with the classics. My... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have been here tonight with family 6th time and it is been the best great food and staff. Really had good time with family. Highly recomended.

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Additional Information about Dabbawal

Address: 69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
Phone Number: 0191 2325133
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian, cuisine.name.191

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