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Simla Restaurant

39 Side | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
+44 7917 391319
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Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“poppadoms” (59 reviews)
“curry” (57 reviews)
“lamb shank” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Indian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
39 Side | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
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1 - 10 of 698 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here with friends and the atmosphere was really good and enjoyed the food a lot especially the mango lassi and the honeycomb ice cream.

Thank SHOAIB R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Simla thinking it was just another Indian restaurant but I was very wrong. The food was fantastic and along with the service, we had an incredible meal. Great ambiance too. Would definitely visit again next time I am in Newcastle.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bang average food was expecting better. Service was good as was the restaurant itself but the food didn't live up to the Reputation

Thank daniel c
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The decor was gorgeous - the food was fabulous. And the staff were great at recommending options. Also delicious wine and a great gin list. One of the best Indians my partner and I have ever had! Will definitely be back if visiting Newcastle again

Thank alex_alex2010
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a treat. With excellent service this was no ordinary Indian Restaurant - this was top class. The main meal was a little too spicy for me which the staff spotted and offered a new meal rather than the usual should we add yoghurt....More

Thank 383barryl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow! Absolutely beautiful.. fantastic service & delicious food, have not had better even in India.The prices are excellent & the presentation was prefect..

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is ver nice, well decorated and the waiters are very polite. The food is delicious and the prices are reasonnable. I am used to Indian food and yet I was surprised by the dishes we ordered. I recommend this restaurant!!!!

Thank Miamananas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very nice, and helpful when it came to picking something from the short but varied menu. I did not have much faith in the chilli pepper labelling of the spice level, but they manage to define it a bit more clearly. I...More

Thank Francis R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my girlfriend in the past and I remember that I was really surprised about the quality of the food, the welcoming atmosphere and the excellent staff. My family trip in Newcastle was an occasion for let them try a different kind of...More

Thank Fab1987F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the good fortune to discover this place whilst in Newcastle for the Great North Run. We were lucky to get a table as the place was obviously popular. The service was prompt and friendly with a real quality of care. The menu is pleasingly...More

Thank SimonPL001
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May 4, 2018|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
Casual
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May 4, 2018|
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There’s no dress code but people generally come dressed in smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$16
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Side | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 7917 391319
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Description
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 has now re-opened, totally renovated with a refreshed look and feel and an updated menu. Our cuisine harks back to long established and fresh ways of preparing dishes without any pretense or gimmicks. The menu is carefully crafted and reflects our deep appreciation of historically significant dishes from throughout the Indian subcontinent.
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