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Asha Balti House

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168 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
0191 4551600
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Northumberland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Asha after the Radhuni lost our booking. Never been before and went for the set menu. Service was efficient, starters were tasty and well prepared, mains tikka massala and rogan josh were all delicious. Jalfrezi could have done with being a touch hotter in spice but was still very enjoyable. All in all well worth a visit. £51 for... More 

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Halifax, England
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The starters and main course were ok but the chappatti seemed undercooked and slightly doughy, we did mention this to the waiter who said that is how they should be cooked but not to my previous experience. He did offer to replace them with naan bread.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My family have been happy and loyal customers to the Asia Balti house for the past 20 years and we enjoy both going into the restaurant for their tasty dishes as well as ordering takeaways from them. The restaurant is beautifully decorated and the staff are always very friendly. At our last visit, the owner personally greeted us and all... More 

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Thank worldtravellor96
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I took my partner here yesterday for his birthday it was so nice and very nicely decorated we arrived at half 7 we waited in the sitting area for 5 mins waiting for a table which was good and waited for our curry's about 25 mins was really quick the staff are helpful and friendly and the prices are good... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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115 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

For a family that loves indian cuisines, ordinary Indian food is never going to impress us. However, Asha Balti House did. Even more impressive was that this was our first visit and we had to chose from a very extensive list. Either the recommendations somehow suited us or the chefs are simply incredible. Our suspicion is it is a bit... More 

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Tyne and Wear UK
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Been to most of the Indian resturants in the north east over the years , but this is the one we return to and always say this is the very best by far . If you have not tried it you should do . Great food. Great staff. Good layout . Very clean . 10/10.

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Thank owenjond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Without a booking, the Asha staff found a space for us on a busy day. They were very friendly and the food was delicious. Absolutely no reason to give them anything less than the full five stars.

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Thank WillowsWorld
Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We had a really delicious meal here. The staff were all really friendly and engaging. Would recommend. Try the prawn on puri starter.

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Thank sto10
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We were in the area at a local event and, on the evening, we called into Asha, having pre-booked a table. It's been a good long while since I last went to Asha, and I'm pleased to say that nothing has changed. The venue is classy without being overbearing, and most of all, the food is still spectacular. Now, I... More 

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Newcastle
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Lovely clean restaurant. Friendly staff. Good range of choice and offer a number of specialist dishes. Very reasonably priced too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $23
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Balti, Asian, Healthy, Eastern European, Halal, Bangladeshi
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: 0191 4551600

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