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A taste of persia

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Middle Eastern, Persian
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews stews lamb rice aubergine dip joojeh saffron ice cream baklava kebab bread salad skewers starters and mains authentic persian jesmond branch osborne road food was beautifully presented friendly restaurant
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Reviewed November 30, 2019 via mobile

A group of 12 of us ate here on Thursday night. The staff were lovely. The food was really tasty and amazing value for money. Everyone in the group said that they would definitely return.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank louleah9
Reviewed November 27, 2019 via mobile

Hadn’t had this type of food in many years and it didn’t disappoint - great food in welcoming environment. The place was busy on a Wednesday night so I’d book as I got last table and there were subsequent queues.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank stephenmQ1169IV
Reviewed November 18, 2019

After the city centre branch closed down we decided to pop along to the Jesmond branch to try it out. We hadn't been for a few months and we had forgotten just how amazing the food and service is. Really exquisite Persian food cooked to...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Matthew S
Reviewed November 16, 2019

Excellent food ! lovely staff and the manager, Omid, even adds more to all that goodness! There is no time my family come to visit us in Newcastle and don't ask to eat there! We eat there at least once a month!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Venus_rnasr
Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

It is a must go to place! if you haven’t already been. I recommend anything on the menu especially from the grill section.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank dannyd649
Reviewed October 31, 2019

A great find. Excellent value and beware of ordering too much as the portions are large. Really tasty and would recommend a mix of smaller dishes if you fancy sharing. Wine reasonably priced and good atmosphere. Comfortable seating and even the cloakroom has a clean,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank judith h
Reviewed October 10, 2019

We have been regular visitors to this restaurant in Jesmond since it opened. The cuisine is superb, with dishes of lamb, chicken fish and excellent vegetarian options. We have our favourites, with the barley and lentil soup very enjoyable at this time of the year....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank robin l
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

We ate here on a Monday night, having just got back home with not much in the fridge! We thoroughly enjoyed the experience, eating starters of soup and crushed aubergine followed by two forms of lamb stew with rice. Bread, a good type of focaccia...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank davidhchess
Reviewed September 22, 2019

Latest of multiple visits on trips to Newcastle; this time with a group fo friends on a reunion trip. Spent 4 days in Newcastle; Taste of Persia was by far the best, by unanimous vote! Has vegetarian options, including a nice vegan dish!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank OliverHardy
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

Stumbled into a taste of Persia after walking out of the near by Holiday Inn and picking a direction to walk in. It was a Monday night and it was packed. We had to idea what to order and followed the recommendations of the very...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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March 22, 2018|
Response from Kourio | Reviewed this property |
No , I don’t think their range extends to GF food . I’ve never seen any GF food advertised .
December 26, 2017|
Response from Bfs1337 | Property representative |
Yes. We are now open as normal.
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