Indian Restaurants in Tynemouth & Whitley Bay

In the mood for a curry? Luckily for you, there's no shortage of amazing Indian restaurants in Whitley Bay and Tynemouth. So, whether you're looking for a cheap and cheerful meal, or an all-out Indian feast, there's sure to be an option that will suit you.
Whitley Bay and Tynemouth might be quintessentially English seaside towns, but there's certainly a lot of great Indian cuisine on offer. Traditional curry houses serve classic dishes cooked to authentic Indian recipes, while stylish restaurants offer modern fusion food, meaning there really is an option to suit everyone on the North East coast.
If you'd also like to try some of the region's other cuisines during your stay, take a look at our complete list of the best Tynemouth and Whitley Bay restaurants. Love pizza and pasta? Check out our round-up of the many Italian restaurants in the area.


Gulshan ·

60 Hotspur Street, Tynemouth, NE30 4EE

Gulshan is a family-owned kitchen, grill and cocktail bar that serves up the most incredible contemporary Indian and Bangladeshi food in stylish surroundings. They only use the best ingredients, and their cooks are very experienced, meaning you can count on them to create a fantastic meal every time. On the menu, you can expect to find all your favourite curry dishes, alongside some more adventurous house specials.


Shampan ·

185 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2DN

Based right in the heart of Whitley Bay town centre, Shampan is a stylish and contemporary Indian restaurant that has built up a very loyal following over the years. They pride themselves on serving a range of Indian, Punjabi and Bangladeshi dishes, cooked in the traditional style using the finest ingredients, and will be happy to adjust any recipe to suit your tastes. The service is also of a very high standard, so you can be sure of a warm welcome


Zamorins ·

179–183 Park View, Whitley Bay, NE26 3RE

If you’d like to try something a little different to your usual Indian fare, then pay a visit to Zamorins. Based on Park View in Whitley Bay town centre, this stylish restaurant serves authentic South Indian cooking that’s packed with flavour, including delicious biryani and dosa dishes, all presented with flair. The ambience is relaxed, and the décor is very stylish, so it’s ideal for a romantic dinner.


Takdir Indian Kitchen, Grill & Cocktail Bar ·

7–8 East Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 1AP

Based on East Parade in Whitley Bay, Takdir offers a huge menu of authentic Indian dishes, as well as glamourous décor and a lively ambience. The service is friendly and welcoming, and the staff will be only too happy to guide you through the menu or make recommendations. Takdir is located right on the seafront, so it’s the perfect spot to enjoy a filling Indian meal after a long walk on the beach.


Shikara ·

181 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2DN

If you’re looking for a great traditional Indian restaurant in Whitley Bay, you’ll love Shikara. They’ve won awards for their authentic, flavourful cooking, and they offer lots of seafood and vegetarian dishes, so it’s a good place if you or another member of your party aren’t big fans of meat dishes. A firm favourite with the locals, Shikara can get quite busy in the evenings, so booking is advised.