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Royal Tandoori

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216-218 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
+44 191 427 1707
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (10 reviews)
“onion bhajis” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
216-218 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It has been many years since we have tried the Royal but always had fond memories of it. My wife tried the Dupiaza dish which was one of her favourites. She found it nice but a little bland compared what she remembered from the past....More

Thank Kenda107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice meal here always hot and great service. I always get the same but the other half always had something different the staff remember everytime what I like. They do some great specials ever night of the week. Mixed kebab and chicken tikka...More

Thank keylu
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Spent a lovely evening here with family, great friendly atmosphere, couldn't fault the food and service, would definitely go again.

Thank am70g
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We have been going to the royal for a couple of years now, and always found the food to be excellent. Good food at a great price. The onion bhajis are to die for, the masala is creamy and well flavoured. Staff are pleasant and...More

Thank June M
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to the Royal for many years. The food is first class always. It's cheap and you get a lot for a small amount. If there any drawbacks there are no ice cream desserts.Paper table cloths and plastic flowers on the tables.Its...More

Thank 23Mark
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Have gone to this restaurant for a few years now and just got around to review it. Very good food, pleasant staff who are always helpful and selection of different curries. Went on Friday night and got 5 course meal everything was perfect, even took...More

Thank PhillC53
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Have been to this restaurant numerous times over the years and never had a bad meal. Had not been for a while, so called in last night (Sunday). Once again the experience was brilliant, food was spot on and the service was second to none....More

Thank Keith O
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We were there on a sunday night, and the 6,95£ special blew us away. Starter served on fluffy bread, main was almost too much to finish, but far too delicious to leave behind, ice cream in the end was a nice touch as well. One...More

1  Thank Minamistirith
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Been visiting this restaurant for the last 20 yrs and never had a bad meal , friendly staff , great value for money, good portions ,

1  Thank Joan D
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here Sunday night with friends who go here alot & it is fabulous. We had the £6.50 Sunday special it is unbelievable, a starter, main dish & rice plus they brought a free dish of bombay potatoes to share. I had bhuna prawn on...More

Thank Diane T
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10 October 2015|
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Response from dupls | Reviewed this property |
Nope, I think if you are looking for Italian there is one next door. If you looking tasty indian this is your place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216-218 Ocean Road, South Shields NE33 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 427 1707
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