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“Explore the Indian taste”
Review of Jali

Jali
Ranked #63 of 385 Restaurants in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Small but perfectly formed Jali is a refined Indian restaurant set within the landmark Chatsworth Hotel on the seafront at Hastings. The smart menu, which has won an AA Rosette, fuses traditional dishes with modern techniques to produce elegant dishes such as marinated prawns in tomato gravy and a rich, spicy dum biryani.
Reviewed 6 November 2013

We have dined in the Jali Restaurant in Hastings at a saturday. Im not used to eat indian food and was very excited to try it. It was a amazing delicious dinner. Never tastet so much different fresh tastes in one spoon :) I can really recommend the indian food there, especially the sauces were great, never had so nice sauces. The food was presented in a loveley way and the staff was excellent. They explain you everything of the unique indian cuisine to be sure you will order the right meal. You can also feel the indian atmossphere with the beautiful indian decoration and the background music while you eat. I will surley try to eat there another time when im visiting Hastings. You should do that too, you will have a nice evening and a delicious dinner :)

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Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

Not knowing any restaurants In Hastings we found the Jali Indian restaurant on Trip Advisor it's next to and part of the Chatsworth hotel on the seafront. We had to ring the hotel number to book as the restaurant number on the Trip Advisor didn't seem to work. It has fresh modern decor and we sat by the fireplace under the picture of all the Indian Gods. The staff were very attentive and very good service and friendly. The food was lovely apart from they used frozen spinach in the curry sauces which colours it all green, fresh spinach is best:-) Also it would have been nice to have some quiet background Indian music to give some atmosphere. But overall we enjoyed it:-) thank you :-)

Thank Esmeralda6
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

We have dined at Jali several times and keep returning because it simply offers the best Indian cuisine in the area. The ambience is quiet and relaxed, bordering on stylistic against the cliché Indian eatery one often finds; the environment augmented by an excellent personal service that will have you reeling for more. One visit and like us you’ll want to return.

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Thank Philwuk
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

I was working in Hastings recently for a couple of weeks and Jali was recommended to me by a local business colleague. I ended up eating at Jali restaurant a number of times during my stay in Hastings. The food was delicious and very well presented. Both starters and mains were very tasty indeed, proper Indian cuisine! The basmati rice with fresh coriander to accompany a main dish is superb! The service was excellent and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. A great experience! I highly recommend this restaurant and I will definitely be back for a meal or two on my next visit to Hastings.

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Thank Haddock49
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

Jali's were absolutely excellent at turning around at what appeared to be a disastrous evening. After receiving attrocious discrimination at a nearby Thai dive, we were delighted at the wonderful meal and service we received at Jali's. Well done!

Thank t_r_nicolaou
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