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“Nice food But frozen chips” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jolsha

Jolsha
7 Harland Place | Norton High Street, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees TS20 1AL, England
01642 559 500
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Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Nice food But frozen chips”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

As the title says , I loved the food loved the service but frozen chips are always a let down !
If you can go to great lengths to make perfect dishes surely half an hour peeling and chipping a few spuds can't be hard !

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“lovely little indian with lovely food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

really nice little indian - food is nice - dont keep you waiting too long and the service is very friendly - small but cosy - prices are about average.

Visited October 2012
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Stockton
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Jolsha is back!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

We had a great meal here last Sunday evening, the food was excellent as was the service. I think they have got their act back together, maybe they have a new chef, I have eaten here many times but it has never been better!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stockton, UK
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70 restaurant reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Decent curry, but there's better out there!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Joshua is quite local to me to I go frequently out of convenience more than anything. That's not to say its not nice. I've had some very good times here and the staff always seem quite friendly and attentive. He ambience is a bit blue and neon for my taste. Depending on where you get seated it can get very cramps. Once I had the back of another customers chair touching and constantly knocking our table.

The food is always decent but its never anything to shout about. Its a safe bet really. You can pretty much guarantee you will be satisfied, but it never actually goes the extra mile to make you want more.

On one visit, the waiter knocked over my girlfriends glass of white wine which spilt right over her. He was very apologetic which was fine, accidents happen. When he went back to the bar I assumed he would at the very least replace the full glass of wine he spilt. However he went on to take other people's drinks orders. I had to get up and have a word aside that I would like a complimentary glass to replace the glass he knocked over. He apologised again and brought over a free glass. A free glass which then appeared on the bill. When I explained they were fine and took the wine off the bill but I don't really think I should have had to peruse this quite so much. I was secretly hoping my girlfriend getting a drenching in her new dress would pay dividends and we would receive a free bottle of wine.....a free meal even?! But no such luck at this place unfortunately.

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Tees Valley
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60 restaurant reviews
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“Nice dining experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Enjoyed a meal with family tonight at Jolsha. Clean, contemporary restaurant, rather strange blue hue to the lighting and tables quite close together but the atmosphere was lively and welcoming with large tables of people celebrating.
Service was reasonable and quick despite the place being full. Lamb Madras was excellent but the Tandoori Platter (£10.95) would have been dry had it not been for the dips and mixed pickles that the waiters kept trying to take away after the starters. Very good Mulligatawny soup. Superb keema naan.
Drinks were average price but we didn't have wine, the lager was £3.25 a pint.
Desserts are the usual pre-packed ice cream selection and what was in reality a large mint choc ice was pricey. Wish they'd bring the complimentary chocolate mints with the coffee rather than to take home, would have been lovely with the actual drink!
But it was comfortably cool, staff were pleasant and the food very good. Wouldn't hesitate to use again or recommend.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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