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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Fusion
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177 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
+44 191 297 2028
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
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Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Kismet for a Saturday night curry after a trip to a local cinema. The restaurant is small in size but the atmosphere was bustling. Service was fast, friendly and efficient. They had a great selection of dishes including some house specialties all reasonably priced. We opted for the Thali which was absolutely delicious and I would highly recommend... More 

Thank Paul C
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered a Sunday Special to be delivered for £9.95.I was told it would be a further £2 for delivery. I only live about 10mins walk away but it was a stormy night so wanted it delivered. They said ok then £1 charge.Fair enough. I ordered a portion of chips to.When he arrived the bloke asked for £13.50!.Apparently the mushroom rice... More 

Thank mark s
Dhhj, Owner at Kismet, responded to this review

Hi mark sorry to heard it..!!want to explain you that we do Thursday & Sunday 5 course special £9.95 it's with pilaw rice or plain nan.also we state in menu if anything change with rice there is extra £0.85 have to pay so there is no hidden charge.for delivery we charge £2 but we charge you £1 and it's for... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Kismet once again a fantastic meal nothing is ever to much trouble for Rafi and staff they look after my self and family so well the chef never turns out a bad meal in fact if I could I would eat here every night 50 year offer of 50 per cent off sit in meal was such a great thing... More 

Thank Susan T
North Shields, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We went on a Thursday as they have 6 courses for £10.95. The food was so good and very filling we had no room for ice cream or coffee! It's my "Go To" restaurant for special occasions.

Thank Janeway8
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

service in the restaurant was very good the food was excellent very good atmosphere lamb tikka was delicious and also the curry dishes plenty to choose from on the menu value for money will be returning soon

Thank geordie8866
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

A few years back you would struggle to get a table at Kismet - it always had so many fans due mainly to the excellent food. Scroll forward to 2016 and the majority of its 'loyal' patrons appear to have had their heads turned by the shiny new alternatives a few doors away. This is a shame for the management... More 

Thank Michael186478
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

We visited the Kismit with a group of friends on Saturday night. We booked for 10 people at 8.30 and arrived promptly. Service was slow but we eventually ordered starters and main courses. After poppadoms our staters were served at about 9.30 then we waited until 10.30 for our main courses. At no time were we given an explanation as... More 

Thank Susan Y
Greater Perth, Australia
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We were regulars at the Kismet back in the early days and never fail to make it our first port of call when we are back in the Country. Once again last night confirmed our views with an excellent meal served and the same friendly welcome back! We have tried many other Indian Restaurants in the North East and have... More 

2 Thank 176mohe
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the park resorts caravan park in Whitley bay and decided one night to order in a curry. The food was reasonably priced and arrived on time. Best of all I had the best chicken balti I'd ever eaten and my husband said he had the best keema naan he'd ever eaten. The food was that good... More 

Thank Gemma B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here on a number of occasions and will continue to as it's fabulous. Don't be distracted by the surrounding flash restaurants.....it may not be the most modern but the food is 1st class as is the service. We travel from morpeth as no other indian restaurants compare!

Thank Nichol K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $25
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Fusion
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 297 2028
KISMET is on of the oldest family run restaurant in north Tyneside.We are fully licensed Est-1967.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?