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Lal Qila

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Dudley Lane, Cramlington NE23 6UW, England
01670 734268
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Today
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bargain meal on Thursday. Very nice too!

Poppadoms, starter, main course with rice, ice-cream and a glass of wine for £12. Wow! Lovely food too. No problem with service for us. Had better but also had worse. Be warned though- the drinks are expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
cat76713
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Haven't been here in a while but have been a few times, staff are quick and there when you need them and food is so nice. Would like to visit back here soon to see if it is still good :)

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newcastle upon tyne
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Just next to the main shopping centre, this is a very nice, well established restaurant with an extensive menu. Friendly staff, good service, generally busy which is always a good sign.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We arrived on time for our reservation at Lal Qila and were impressed by the appearance of the restaurant. We were not greeted on arrival but a man who was on the telephone signaled for us to take a seat in the waiting and takeaway collection area. We were asked for our drinks ordered but we asked instead to be... More 

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Must try the chefs garlic chicken, it's the best, it's not on the menu but it's worth the request. The chef keeps on producing amazing curries. Long live the lal qila and it's curries

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Had a meal booked for 8.30 waited for an hour still no service asked if we are next they just asked igcer need a drink .... no wr wsnt our meal .. sorry we ste runnining behind so wr walked out

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My wife and I have been eating at Lal Qila for years and the food and service is always spot on. We tend to go on a Thursday night for the special menu and I would always recommend booking as it gets very busy, but the manager and staff cope admirably

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Poppadoms, starter, main course with rice, ice-cream and a glass of wine for £12. Wow! Lovely food too. No problem with service for us. Had better but also had worse. Be warned though- the drinks are expensive.

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Newcastle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

we have been here many times over the last 20 years and never ever ever ever ever had a bad meal. The food is great and the Thursday specials are great value for what you get (5 courses for £12)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

The food is nice. Not as good as Moti Jheel in high pit around the corner. The food is good value on a Thursday as its a 3 course meal. However the staff are miserable 9 times out of ten. The cokes are out of a bottle and are flat! Only for for a take away or on a Thursday!

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Newcastle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

I have had many meals here over the last few years and have always had lovely food and good service . When we first started going it was quite quiet at times but we had a meal last night and it was really busy. The staff seem to know their regular customers and are very pleasant and efficient even though... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dudley Lane, Cramlington NE23 6UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Cramlington
  • Phone Number: 01670 734268

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 2:30 pm

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