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Carlisle Parade | Chatsworth Hotel, Hastings TN34 1JG, England
+44 1424 457300
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 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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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten many, many Indian meals over the years (and dined extensively elsehwere). This was quite simply one of the best I've had. I couldn't fault the meal, service or ambience. Well done Jali! (I do wonder whether the couple of people who rated this poorly were dining at the same restaurant......)

1 Thank Daniel M
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I recently visited Jali Restaurant with two work colleagues. We were greeted by the two waiters upon arrival and shown to our table, the service was very good and the food was also. I had a prawn starter which was very nice then followed up with a Monk Fish main, lots of it in a lovely sauce. I would not... More 

1 Thank Kingkenny72
Newark, UK
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Had difficulty in finding a decent looking restaurant in Hastings and came upon Jali on way back to our hotel. It was early evening and we had a table in the window over looking the sea. This is proper Indian food (no non Indian sauce/cream here). A good selection available at reasonable prices. The service provided by the waitress was... More 

1 Thank UKBrianS
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Nice staff and interesting food make this a local's favourite. Waited an hour for my meal but they were very busy

1 Thank LondonHelly
Turin, Italy
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

I really like their Indian food, Jali was simply the best Indian restaurant that I ever tried. Staff is super friendly and explain all the dishes before serving them. A very Indian food experience. Pana puri and the chicken masala are definitely worth a try.

2 Thank CriticoXnatura
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

we were so disappointed with our meal in JALI having heard good things the restaurant is very pretty and simple .. the tiny cup of tamarind flavoured soup which was free and kind gave us false hopes soogy undercooked floury ? bhajis and a truly awful samosa with yoghurt and chick peas .....tasteless bland ..lamb rogan josh a little better... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?