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69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
+44 191 232 5133
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Indian, Grill, Healthy, Street Food, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

Excellent 'Street Food'...not sure what exactly what that means as menu is very similar to normal Indian food...but hey...it's much better!! Superb Lamb dishes sampled and the other half reckoned the King Prawn s were some of the best ever!! Staff are great,friendly and professional...More

Thank Mike C C
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Return visit with friends on a very busy Saturday night. The place was packed but the food was as delicious as ever, the staff were friendly and helpful and the place has a great atmosphere. It can be a bit of a quick turnover so...More

Thank yondales
Reviewed September 25, 2015

I had been before a few years ago and decided to book for a large group on a Friday night....the staff couldn't have been more he,paul via email in the run up to the meal. Arrived at the restaurant and tables were ready and waiting....we...More

Thank LisaD36
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We came here following recommendations on trip advisor and were not disappointed. Extremely busy at 7pm on a Wednesday which is a great sign. The food was tasty, plentiful and the menu was different from the usual indian fare - I tried a few tapas...More

Thank Kathrynwiki
Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Went on a recommendation, very nice full of flavour. You would need to book in advance don't chance it...good price very good quality. No issues would return here.

Thank kitten831906
Reviewed September 22, 2015

I've tried the one in Jesmond and decided to try the bigger version in the City. Well we weren't let down at all. The food,service and atmosphere were brilliant (despite the Toon losing to Watford). On arrival we were immediately taken to our table and...More

Thank wilbo63
Reviewed September 18, 2015

Very good food but I feel the staff could be friendlier. They seem to be hurried even though the restaurant was not full.

Thank eddySouthShields
Reviewed September 15, 2015

We were in town for a gig. Meeting my wife from work we took a chance on Dabbawal. We opted for the pre-theatre menu. It was great, Seekh Kebab Kybria & Vegetable Samosa Chaat for starter, both went down very well. i went for the...More

Thank JensMa36
Reviewed September 15, 2015

I'm not sure whats happened to Dabbawal but it just doesn't have the same feel as it used to. We had a bit of a situation with the sweet potato chaat. I've had it a couple of times previous and it was great. However, this...More

Thank Ross T
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Having passed this restaurant several times in the past we at last made our way through the door for of a pre-theatre meal - really handy for the Theatre Royal. We used the pre-theatre menu and had a very pleasurable meal with attentive and friendly...More

Thank Alan W
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John S
July 17, 2016|
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Response from jsutdolph | Reviewed this property |
We are vegetarian and there were plenty of non-meat dishes. I don't know about the meat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 5133
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DABBAWAL - UK STREET FOOD PIONEERS All home-cooked, nutritious dishes that feed the body, and comfort the soul. Genuine Mumbai Street Food bringing complete satisfaction to those who want their food freshly prepared, and utterly authentic. True to the metropolitan roots of Mumbai’s dabbawalas, we opened our first restaurant in Newcastle’s city centre, upon the cobbles of High Bridge. Along with authentic dishes, the retro styling of High Bridge creates a cosy cocoon of traditional Mumbai chic.
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