Indian Restaurants in Newcastle upon Tyne 

Looking for the best Indian restaurants in Newcastle upon Tyne? There are so many to choose from that you'll be completely spoilt for choice. Whether you're looking for a traditional curry feast, Indian tapas, or a quick bite to eat from a trendy street food vendor, there's something for all spice-lovers here in North East England.

Here, we've rounded up a few of the best Indian restaurants in Newcastle. You'll find options to suit different budgets, from high end dining that is perfect for a special occasion, to more casual eateries where you can grab a tasty bite on the go. Read on to discover some delicious Indian food in Newcastle. If your heart isn't totally set on an Indian just yet, you might also want to take a look at our more general guide to the best restaurants in Newcastle upon Tyne.


Rasika ·

27 Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JF

If you're looking for a great Indian restaurant on the Quayside in Newcastle upon Tyne, Rasika is one of the best. Serving traditional Indian cuisine but with a modern twist, they offer a very extensive menu, and there are plenty of vegetarian options, so there's sure to be something to keep everyone in your group happy. They also offer set-menu sharing 'banquets' for two to four people, which allow you to feast in style for less.


Dabbawal ·

69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX

Located on High Bridge Street in the city centre, Dabbawal serves up authentic Mumbai street food, including tandoor dishes, curries, chaats, and much more. You can choose between small plates and large dishes depending on your appetite, and it’s a great spot for large groups. Dabbawal is just a short walk away from Grey Street and the Theatre Royal, so it is very conveniently located if you need a quick meal before a show — their early evening pre-theatre menu is great value too.


Thali Tray ·

17 - 25 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

Located inside Arch 2 brewpub in the charming Ouseburn valley, the award-winning Thali Tray serves up a variety of different curries and daals from across India on their eponymous silver trays. Portions are large and prices are reasonable, and there are number of tasty side dishes, including authentic puri bread. You can dine inside the bar or cosy up in front of one of the roaring firepits in the covered beer garden.


Simla ·

39 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JE

If you’re celebrating a special event during your visit, a meal at Simla will tick all the boxes. Over the years they’ve built up quite a following with their top-quality Indian dishes, and with their stylish venue and impeccable service, you have got all the ingredients for a memorable evening. Simla is also located right next door to the glamourous bars and clubs on the Quayside, so it is a fantastic place to start a night out.


Snackwallah ·

Grainger Market, Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5QG

If you’re looking for a fast, cheap, and tasty meal, try Snackwallah. Located in Newcastle’s famous Grainger Market, this Indian street food spot has gained a cult following over the years with their tasty vegan-friendly chaat dishes. Most items on the menu are under £3, and the portions are surprisingly generous for such reasonable prices. If you’re after a great value Indian restaurant in Newcastle city centre, Snackwallah is the place to go.