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Kismet

177 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
01912972028
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Ranked #32 of 108 restaurants in Whitley Bay
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jun 10, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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73% Recommend
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English first
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

you can see the impact that Shikara has had on all the other indian restaurants in whitley, but this used to be our favourite, but its definately lost its way

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Until the Shikara opened next door. But actually, I think the food at the Kismet is potentially better.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We have used this restaurant for the last ten years and have been very happy with the delicious food and cheerful and friendly service but recently the food has gone sharply down hill. We ate here a couple of weeks ago and it was empty and the food was particularly unspectacular with very bland flavours. Tonight we decided to order... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were made very welcome and had a lovely meal in a comfortable restaurant with excellent service. I cannot find anything to complain about. The whole experience was a pleasure.

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West Yorkshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have visited this establishment before and raved about it. However as we only visit Whitley Bay twice a year perhaps it has changed hands? The service was poor, the food was very disappointing and the waiter dropped a knife on my jumper causing a turmeric stain and gave me a wet wipe to TRY and remove... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We visited this restaurant on valentines day for the first time and the service and food was fantastic. We have been back since and will continue to go for good value and an enjoyable experience. A family restaurant who have delivered for more than 40 years.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
177 reviews 177 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

We ate here on a family night out, there were eleven of us. Usually ordering sharing can be difficult but not here, they were so organised and friendly so it went so smoothly. All of the courses were excellent and I loved the fresh coriander on the curries. It was an excellent evening.

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north east england
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

The owner was very friendly and helped me choose a fish curry from the menu. The food was very good and the overall experience was very enjoyable

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Newcastle
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

This is the first time we have been here and it won't be the last. As soon as we walked in we received a friendly welcome and were offered a drink, I think it was a special night as they had a deal on, £9.95 for a SIX COURSE MEAL! ! (We went on a Friday)Food was excellent and it... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Since moving from Ponteland to Whitley Bay I have struggled to find a good Indian take away, having tried a few nothing has got close to Ponteland Tandoori. So next one on the list was Kismet thanks to a recommendation from a friend, we went with 2 meals one rice, nan breads and poppadum. I have to say it was... More

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