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“Good Buffet restaurant”

Aneesa's Buffet Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A buffet restaurant with a difference! An exceptional range of a la carte quality food available on the buffet for one set price.
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Visited as a group of 6 on a Wednesday evening and expected it to be quiet - but rather busy.

Greeted at the door and shown to the table - where our drinks order was taken.

2 different types of wine ordered - both out of stock - so we made do with soft drinks (their financial loss not mine !)

Food choice is excellent.

Starters, chicken tikka / chicken & lamb kebabs all very good. Packed with flavour.
Poppadoms & dips really good.

Curries not so great :-

Madras, good flavours but thin & watery not very spicy

Tikka masala no flavour at all, thin and watery.

Korma other than the colour difference had the same flavourless taste & thin texture as the Tikka masala (in a blind taste test - I doubt you could tell them apart).

Rice was good - spotted a choice of 3 (chicken pilau/plain pilau & boiled)

Didnt try the massive selection of desserts - as dont have a sweet tooth but they looked great.

Value for money - average - it works out costly if you only eat starters ( because the main curries were thin and flavourless)

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Thank Thegeordies40
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Reviewed December 9, 2013

I have visited Aneesa's in South Shields on many occasions and have found the food to be to a very high standard. The staff are always welcoming, friendly and very helpful. When Aneesa's also opened on the Newcastle Quayside we thought it could not get any better, but they have surpassed themselves. There is something for everyone with the Indian selection, chinese counter and pizzas. Help yourself buffet just got even better. To top the bill the Aneesa's in Newcastle is also fully licensed. I have visited with my husband and two grown children and I would recommend this to any of my friends and family.

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Thank EileenTyneandWear
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

We attended aneesas as a group on a busy Saturday night, we were seated quickly and drinks served swiftly. The food is amazing. There is so much choice cooked fresh and it never ran out. The quality of the food was better than some a la carte Indians I have been too. The restaurant is big enough that even in a busy Saturday night there was no queuing. Top notch food, great value for money I would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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1  Thank Rubytuesday030
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Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

The place looked quite empty from the foyer but was actually quite busy once you get inside. The choice was excellent with plenty of Dishes to try that we wouldn't normally pick and as it was a buffet you can go back as often as you want to and have as little or as much as you wanted.

Thank Biscuits_12
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

Good location near the Quayside. The food is delicious and you are spoilt for choice. The Chinese section is all cooked in front of you. Staff are very attentive, only negative a bit too keen to take your plates away. At the end came staff and asked we had enjoyed our meal. Would definitely recommend to friends and will be visiting again in the future.

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Thank Amanda R
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