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Rani Indian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Halal
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2 Queen Street | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UG, England
+44 191 231 2202
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I initially was greeted by a lovely older gentleman who showed me to a table, i was eating alone as i was on a business trip. I was put on a little table in the corner, normally this would be fine for me as when i'm on my own i like to be out the way. However on this occasion... More 

Thank michellecole
Derby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food and very good value for money main area of the restaurant looks very good but as a single diner you get stuck in the window Service a bit of a let down

Thank Steve Y
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I was here with family members to celebrate an occasion and had reserved a few days in advance. the seating arrangement was not great as there was 18 of us we got split up between 3 tables! this spoiled things from the start. we had three more friends who wanted to join us but no chance, they were seated on... More 

Thank aliyah P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Second time for my husband, first for me, food was amazing, staff couldn't have been nicer... Wish I lived closer so I could go every week

Thank Vicki F
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

visited on Tuesday night with a colleague. would have got a 5 but a bit slow on getting beers and poppadoms out even though place was fairly empty and lots of staff. that said had a special Bhuna hot curry very nice and so was pickle tray, rice etc so well worth it plus a good price.

Thank John D
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,590 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Called in for a table on the night at about 9.30pm on Saturday night and got a table for two with problems. Service was good and quick. We had the pickle tray which came with four pickle dips, a onion based one, a mango dip, a spicy tomato one and a yogurt mint based dip. For main we had Lamb... More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Found myself in newcastle on tuesday night, couple of jars with the wife , then stumbled onto Rani restaurant. A Tuesday night Indian can be a bit hit or miss ,ive found, but this was superb , service, food and ambience spot on . A little more pricey than the norm but well worth it . .

Thank Tony L
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

My wife and i visited this restaurant on a saturday night for the first time. When entering the building i was very impressed with how peaceful and spacious it was. After reading the menu we both opted for onion baji starters followed by chicken dupiaza with vegetable pilau and our normal perswari nan we were pleasantly surprised how tasty every... More 

Thank terence h
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Went here on Saturday 6th August 2016. Was very quiet for Saturday evening. Just arrived no booking necessary. Food was quite nice. Shame about toilet's had broken toilet roll holder,not great. Also waiter was changing cloth after another couple left and put clean paper ones on top of white stained one on table. The bottom of tables very unclean dusty.... More 

Thank Littlelon
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Went here for the early bird meal and all 3 of us were left disappointed. Premises looked clean and nice. Chicken was overly dry, chips were cold, Onion Bahji was dry, ice cream was tesco value standard. Expensive Coke was also from a bottle and was flat. Chicken tikka was tasteless but the naan was good along with the poppadoms.... More 

Thank Justyn C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $24
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Halal
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Queen Street | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 231 2202
Rani Indian Restaurant- the restaurant you’ll never forget. Our delicious food, made fresh every day, is just the taste you’ve been waiting for. With a fanciful menu and a stylish, light airy and relaxed atmosphere, Rani’s simply the best Indian cuisine in Newcastle. We promise you superior service and first class food to give you quality dining and make your evening a one to remember.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?