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4.9 /6 Excellent 24 Reviews

The Gate of India

Tynemouth Indian ££ +100
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About The Gate of India

There’s little to say about The Gate of India besides that if you’re looking for quality Indian cuisine in the village of Tynemouth, even if you’re spreading your wings from further down into North Shields and Tyneside. If we must wax lyrical – and sometimes we must – it’s neat to point out that this Gate of India stands at what some might consider the UK’s gate to the North Sea, and that some kind of cultural-culinary exchange is rather an appropriate activity to have going on here on Front Street. The Gate of India is a traditional balti and curryhouse serving all your favourites from South Asia, taking in everything from Kashmiri and Punjabi dishes through to South Indian and Bengali delicacies, and even some Malay and Sri Lankan options – something of a rarity.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 17:30 - 23:00
  • Tuesday 17:30 - 23:00
  • Wednesday 17:30 - 23:00
  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 23:00
  • Friday 17:30 - 00:00
  • Saturday 12:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 00:00
  • Sunday 12:00 - 22:30
The Gate of India, 40 Front street, Ne30 4dz Newcastle


24 Reviews

4.9 /6 Excellent 24 Reviews
Food: heavenly
Quality/Price: great value
Waiting Time: short
Service: friendly
Atmosphere: entertaining
Noise: quiet
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1 review so far 6
24.04.2017 08:50

Very good service which provided a good atmosphere, the quality of the food was excellent, the prices were very good value for mint I will return

1 review so far 6
24.02.2017 07:44

The food was fantastic everyone thoroughly enjoyed there meal and the service was excellent we couldn't fault anything. I would recommend the gate of India to anyone

1 review so far 6
15.02.2017 08:35

My wife and I visited on Valentine's Day and were seated in one of the booth's, a nice little touch we thought. Service was excellent, prompt and not pushy at all. The food was excellent quality and very tasty. Portion sizes were very good. The house wine was better than most restaurant house wines. The bill at the end was very reasonable. We have been to this restaurant a few times now and each visit never fails to please us. We will certainly be back there again very soon.

1 review so far 6
10.02.2017 21:32

The service was great. Very friendly and attentive staff who didnt pressure us into being quick. The food was beautiful and I would definitely go back.

1 review so far 6
11.06.2016 08:28

Four of us visited 10th June 2016. We ordered a variety of starters alk delicious and well presented. Main courses arrived after a short time and the flavours of all of the food were outstanding. Only one person ordered a desert which was very much enjoyed. We had two coffees and left the restaurant feeling content and that the food was good value for money and the service we received was first class. Very friendly staff and most helpful. I first visited this restaurant 33 year's ago, different staff now, it just keeps on getting better.:-)

1 review so far 6
06.06.2016 20:57

Imate at the Gate of India twice in one week. On each occasion the service was very good and the food was delicious. My friends and I will definitely eat at this restaurant again in the future. My sister, who lives in Houston, has made a tradition of having a curry here on the night of her arrival when she returns to UK for a visit.

1 review so far 6
03.07.2016 08:52

Friendly staff, very quick meal preparation, nice atmosphere. This place would be good for couples, groups, or also I imagine families. Good location for an evening stroll by the sea to work off those calories! Online booking via the restaurant website was ideal.

1 review so far 5
11.09.2016 09:05

It's a good few years since i ate here. The food was as lovely now as it was then. The waiting staff were very polite. The only downside was the price of the wine. Over £5 for a large glass! I would definitely go again though

1 review so far 4
19.03.2017 08:07

Food was excellent as always. Service was a little tardy, starters took an hour to come out, they started clearing plates before everyone had finished eating and even after it was pointed out they still continued to clear. But the food is the best around so makes up for it.

1 review so far 6
06.08.2016 14:00

Delicious food and wonderful service, would definitely recommend. Our starters included onion bhaji and chicken samosas, both were delicious, our mains were chicken korma and a chicken jalfrezi, again both delicious.

3 reviews so far 5
08.08.2016 08:20

Lovely meal and Venu. Would visit again with out a doubt. Plenty of meat in currys and a wonderful Irish coffee to finish with. Really can't fault it. Tynemouth is becoming the curry hub of the coast.

1 review so far 6
06.06.2016 15:50

Very fine Indian food and very clean and friendly place. Staff very accommodating and helpful about food choice. I high recommend it and I will be back soon for sure.

1 review so far 5
27.03.2017 09:26

we have been to the restaurant on numerous occasions before but thought we would try something different for Mother's day. The food was excellent, great value, great service and looking forward to our next visit.

1 review so far 6
17.06.2016 09:39

Superb food/drink and superb service. We ate the lamb vindaloo and the chicken vindaloo. Both of the meats were beautifully tender. My favourite Indian restaurant in the North East.

1 review so far 6
05.02.2017 07:52

First time here and will be back. Food was amazing, staff very friendly and atmosphere lvly. Would highly reccomend. Was nade to feel welcome and never rushed.

1 review so far 6
23.10.2016 12:50

We thought the food was excellent, the staff polite and attentive. Everything was hot and served in good time from placing the order .Would recommend

4 reviews so far 5
31.05.2017 12:31

Restaurant was very busy that night (bank holiday weekend) but the staff looked after you very well and there was no compromise on the quality of the food, absolutely delicious.

1 review so far 5
13.06.2017 08:57

Beautiful food and fast service. Very pleasant staff as well and good atmosphere. Tynemouth is a lovely location too and they have plenty of competition. Recommend.

1 review so far 5
11.06.2017 09:53

Excellent value mealing on a Saturday lunchtime. Good food and service. Enjoyed a chicken dish, really tasty. My wife enjoyed a beef dish. Will return

1 review so far 3
29.12.2016 12:15

Food was great although the customer service was very slow. Waited 20 minutes to get the bill. Also saw a waitress just flip over the table cloth on the table next to me rather than getting a new one, pretty unhygienic.

1 review so far 1
09.10.2016 07:41

Staff were rude and not very helpful. Food was nothing to write home about. Heard a member of the staff comment on me whilst leaving the restaurant!! The cheek! Will not return!