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Carlisle Parade | Chatsworth Hotel, Hastings TN34 1JG, England
+44 1424 457300
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

I recommended this Resrurant by one my friend..we been tonight..it was amazing food i ever had in hastings..it was really taste like india food..service was really quick and staff was very polite and good manners..i been so many places in hastings they are not really indian..this resturants all chef were indian..and food was prepeared was really indian style ..i just... More 

Thank vishal m
Warrington, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Having visited this restaurant for the second time this year, we were really disappointed on this occasion. I believe that if your paying high end prices in a restaurant, the food should be spot on. This time the food was bland and extremely boring. Neither enjoyed the meal. And then to top it off, they charged 10% service fee for... More 

Thank Bobo B
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Another lovely night at Jali . The street food starters were just perfect and the main courses were beautifully served . A special treat for me as a teetotaller is the range of mocktails - the mango lassi is sublime . The staff were attentive and friendly and the maitre de was clearly passionate about giving the best Indian dining... More 

Thank racytracey
Hastings, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Really disappointed. We were expecting a touch of class but we were left without food or drink for so long we felt we were hassling the staff to even get someone to our table. We arrived at 6.30 and I had to leave at 8 to attend an event. We waited 30 mins just to be asked if we'd like... More 

Thank Duckeggbloo
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125 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

we have been to the jail a few times and always had a good experience but tonight was one of the worst experiences I have ever had. Our table booked for 630, we were left until 7am having asked several times to order a drink! when we finally got a drink we were ready to order but the wouldn't take... More 

1 Thank karen r
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

The ambience and decor at Jali were delightful, with a couple of different dining areas. The waiters were very accommodating and kind to our group of five, which included a 2-year-old and a wheelchair user. The dishes were among the best Indian I've ever had, and the prices were fair. We all enjoyed our Indian desserts too, which are made... More 

1 Thank Janet T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited a few weeks ago, ordered for two people and received plenty of food. Great service from the waiters, at both point of entry and when sitting at our table. The food was delicious, I was presently surprised as Hastings does not really have many halal restaurants and therefore I did not expect such high quality and great tasting food.... More 

1 Thank Mohsin A
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We ate here on Saturday 20th August as a party of six and had a lovely meal. I so enjoyed the little pre-starter soup which was a nice touch and very tasty. I then ate the king prawns starter which was excellent, followed by the Goan fish curry, again, this was beautifully flavoured with fresh tasting herbs and spices. The... More 

1 Thank ejd825
Surrey, UK
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

The food was lovely cannot fault. However the service was very slow, everyone was kept waiting. The waiter blamed this on the restaurant being unexpectedly busy as only a couple of tables had been prebooked.

Thank CbSurrey
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We have visited this restaurant many times and it still titillates the taste buds the menu is as good as ever. My Lady is a vegetarian and finds plenty of choices and the wonderful Fruit Salad is worth sampling. As Indian cuisine goes this is one of the very best and the staff are as always very affable and super... More 

1 Thank Brian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 am
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carlisle Parade | Chatsworth Hotel, Hastings TN34 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 457300
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?