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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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5 Leybourne Hold, Birtley DH3 1QF, England
0191 411 1345
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Durham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great little restaurant. The food here seems fresh and is really tasty. I appreciate they have plenty local competition but this seems to be the best of the lot.

Thank Gareth B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food amazing as normal great service and a friendly welcome, would 100% recommend to anyone, must try

Thank Mark G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is always Amazing here, never had a bad meal here, ever. The staff are very friendly and accommodating and the atmosphere is lovely - very relaxed. We always take our time and are never rushed out. Will definitely be coming back.

Thank Rachel C
County Durham England
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just returned home after an unexpected birthday treat at this excellent restaurant. As usual the food was very good and the service quick and friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend the Sunarga to anyone.

Thank weekend-explorers
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food as always. Best Indians by far anywhere in the North East. Well worth a visit. Been coming here since it opened restaurant and takeaway first class.

Thank RichieBoyle
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to this indian restaurant since day 1 and its the best around. Staff are great and very pleasant and the food is always fantastic. Wont go anywhere else now, to sit in or take away this wins every time!

Thank Rachel S
Washington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Having just visited the restaurant (for the first time), all I can is "lovely". The staff were really friendly, the food was amazing. We took an 8 year old with us and the Korma was mild enough for him to eat (and enjoy). thank you.

Thank Joanne F
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Whilst staying in Newcastle decided to have an Indian after a busy day at Beamish. The food was very nice and the waiters friendly. The only criticism would be the lighting far too bright for a restaurant

Thank Focker1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Sungara on several occasions and the food never disappoints. We would highly recommend the specials and lamb Shaslick is extremely good if u fancy a dry sizzerling curry to the sauce alternative.

Thank supadupa2014
Durham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Yet again we visited the sunarga. Love this place. Staff are very efficient and knowledgable always friendly. Would recommend the lamb razella. Beautiful

Thank alison r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Leybourne Hold, Birtley DH3 1QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Birtley
  • Phone Number: 0191 411 1345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?