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Carlisle Parade | Chatsworth Hotel, Hastings TN34 1JG, England
+44 1424 457300
7:00 am - 10:00 am
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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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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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We lived on the Fylde Coast for a few years and one of the very few reasons to go anywhere near Blackpool was a visit to the Jali restaurant. I'd heard from chums that it had shut down which was a real shame but i was aware that they had a sister restaurant so made a point of coming here... More 

Thank Himself_again
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I regularly go to Jali and the food is consistently great. It's not like the usual Indian restaurant where most of the food is the same as any other Indian restaurant this is in a class of its own and I rate it almost as good as Cafe Spice in Whitechapel, London and that is praise indeed.

Thank Ivan G
Rye East Sussex
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just come back from an excellent meal at Jali. This is definitely the best Indian food in the area. My son and his girlfriend had the taster menu here just after Christmas and they loved it too. They live in London and travel far and wide but agree with us that Jali is exceptional. Good service, friendly helpful staff, a... More 

1 Thank Stream-House
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of real indian resturant in hastings.its our 4th time food was again lovely ..very clean.good staff good service..i was recommend by jali other branch takeway in town call bomby box ..my family love this place..will see yu soon guys thnx for the lovely food

Thank vishal m
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the tasting menu for our table, and it was definitely worth it. Sampling lots of little dishes we'd never likely pick out ourselves, but thoroughly enjoyed. The flavours were well balanced and the portion sizes good, although we were struggling by the end! All the food was very prettily plated too.

Thank Angela Y
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant and the food was amazing!! Staff are polite and attentive and it's good value for money!! Definitely recommend it.

1 Thank Jamey S
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

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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, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, 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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