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Travelers' Choice Best of the Best2022
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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About
Stylish Indian, high quality cuisine in a cosy and relaxed atmosphere. Many will be familiar with the original Simla restaurant which has been within our family since 1981. The Simla was totally renovated a few years ago and now has a refreshed look and feel and an updated menu. Our cuisine harks back to long established and fresh ways of preparing dishes without any pretence or gimmicks. The menu is carefully crafted and reflects our deep appreciation of historically significant dishes from throughout the Indian subcontinent.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Asian, Indian, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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A weekend in Newcastle and decided to come to Simla following the great reviews! The reviews don’t lie this is a great restaurant where the staff are so welcoming and attentive. The welcome is warm and the food is fantastic. I have coeliacs and the...staff were knowledgeable and even gave my wife a free chapati as we didn’t order bread as I couldn’t eat it - these small touches just enhance the experience and it was faultless from start to finish. We will be back next time we visit Newcastle.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious, 100% recommend it! The lobster starter was a particular high point. Great ambience and really friendly, attentive staff. I’ll definitely be back!

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I ordered a dhal on the way home which smelt and tasted delicious. If you are looking for a light vegetarian and healthily option, I'd highly recommend it. The lentils are infused with authentic Indian spices.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’m from India, and I would highly recommend if you’re looking for the authentic cuisine. Amazing food and lovely staff. Definitely visiting here again :)

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Genuinely the best Indian in Newcastle, went once before and they still somehow remembered us from last time , service was always complimentary, and despite turning down a complimentary dish we were still offered complimentary desert , top service 5* , be back next week

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Managed to get our booking on short notice. Pleasurable experience from booking the table all the way to leaving the restaurant. Great atmosphere, very attentive service and the food was amazing. We left stuffed and cleared out the plates. Definitely will be back in the...future!More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is now my 3rd time at Simla and it certainly won’t be my last. The service is amazing, all waiters go above and beyond to ensure you have the best experience. Highly recommend the Goan Fish Curry, I honestly couldn’t find a single fault...I could eat there everyday. 11/10More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been to Simla twice now and couldn’t fault the food or service! There is nothing the staff wouldn’t do to make sure your experience was extraordinary. The food is flavoursome and beautiful! Would recommend to anyone!

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent experience of celebrating our 13th anniversary in Simla. Quality food, great atmosphere, good hospitality. Really enjoyed the Biryani and the Trio of chicken tikka.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Staff very welcoming and fast service. Made us feel very welcome and made us laugh. All food and drink was perfect and would definitely come again with friends. Great experience all around 10/10.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We traveled from Belfast for business and after much searching we decided on Simla. It was excellent. The food was outstanding across a range of dishes and service was attentive and friendly. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Outstanding service and food at Simla Restaurant. Kudos to Abdul for the hospitality. Enjoyed the mixed grill platter.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Were passing through the city during our honeymoon in the UK and were provided great service and food. Highly recommend. Gave us a complimentary dish as well as drinks for our road trip the next day. Sweetest gentleman served us and really made us feel...comfortable. Highly recommend mango salad starter.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived at Simla and from the word go it was a fabulous experience. The staff were very pleasant and accommodating. One of our party requested an alternative dish and we were met with nothing but professional service. We enjoyed dishes we haven’t ate before...along with some classics. Presentation was perfect! The atmosphere was vibrant and Every one of us enjoyed the meal, the experience and would totally recommend this restaurant to anyone wishing to dine in Newcastle.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food in the town with great service and certainly good chef. Highly recommended. #goodfoodgoodlife

Date of visit: January 2023
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Yes, Simla Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Simla Restaurant is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Simla Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5