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Raval Luxury Restaurant & Bar

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Church Street | Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2AT, England
+44 191 477 1700
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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County Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked up here as we were going to the Sage to watch Level 42. WE were greeted by the owner, a very friendly guy who made me and my partner very welcome, we were seated and out order was places. The food was top quality, very tasty indeed, I would rate the food as good as it gets in... More 

1 Thank briandonnison
Cumbernauld, Glasgow
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While staying in Gateshead found this restaurant through an internet search looking for an Indian Restaurant nearby. The Raval came up and was a great find. The food was some of the best Indian food I have ever eaten and I have been eating curries for over 40 years now! The quality of both cooking and presentation was superb. I... More 

3 Thank JM1955
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Lovely modern clean restaurant with friendly staff. Food was gorgeous. We had the early bird special at £14.95 with a 10% special offer discount. For starters I had the potato cake which was delicious and spicy but not hot. For mains the lamb and spinach which was sublime. Within the price you also get rice or nan bread so we... More 

1 Thank mooshy123
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

This is our second visit and it really lived up to it's five stars. The service is superb and the food in unbelievable... not cheap but worth every penny.

2 Thank Michael C
Copenhagen, Denmark
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Raval offers a contemporary take on Indian food without loosing any of its wonderful smells, taste or spice. The restaurant is modern and welcoming, and the menu is varied and highly appealing. We thoroughly enjoyed the food but furthermore recieved great and professionel service. Thanks to Victoria and Nathalie it also had a great personal touch and lifted the experience... More 

2 Thank John M
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I visit Newcastle occasionally, and nowadays I make sure I stay at the Hilton so I can easily hit the Raval for dinner.. It's more than a curry house- it's glitzy and fresh, it's got the owner with banter, but best of all an amazing menu. I had a chicken dish that was unlike anything I'd ever had before, it... More 

2 Thank Anthony S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

For my husbands 40th birthday we wanted to take 14 of our friends for a special meal. We chose Raval because of its reviews. We booked a table for 10pm on Saturday evening. When we arrived there was no one else in the restaurant which was the same for the whole of our stay . We were asked to sit... More 

4 Thank 195summer
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

A couple of us went along one Saturday evening - we'd heard that the food was good. what we found was an excellent, and slightly unusual (compared to the run of the mill Indian type restaurants) menu, very well executed, with great service in upmarket surroundings. We were surprised that the restaurant wasn't full to the gills! Excellent lamb chops... More 

3 Thank Wardie0
Grim up North
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We have been to Rivals previously as it's in a parade of buildings just along the way from one of my favourite Newcastle/Gateshead pubs with the name something like The Central. Last time we had little choice as we were amidst a summer storm, but this time having enjoyed our last experience went willingly. We hadn't booked so went rely.... More 

4 Thank Slug01
Newcastle upon Tyne
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

My wife and went here before a concert at The Sage. As the concert started at 7.00pm we went early and took advantage of the early menu offer at £14.95 each, and one drink each. The food was excellent, but the service was a bit slow as it took ages for our drinks to arrive. The bill was £35.40, which... More 

2 Thank Jimac56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $44
Indian, Asian, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: +44 191 477 1700
From Raval's sophisticated and award-winning restaurant overlooking the spectacular Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead cityscape, our team of world class chefs deliver the very best in contemporary Indian fusion food.

Our tantalising cuisine, indisputable knowledge, charming staff, modern and inviting atmosphere and unrivalled location, next to the Hilton Hotel and Sage Gateshead, ensure that our guests keep coming back for more.

We have a team of world class chefs delivering the very best in contemporary Indian fusion food right here in Newcastle upon Tyne. Indian food served in the UK is often anglicized and high fat, high calorie and unauthentic, Raval Restaurant seeks to move away from this by serving cuisine with real Indian spices and flavour.

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