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“Absolutely fabulous!”

Goa Exemplary Indian Cuisine
Ranked #10 of 444 Restaurants in Sunderland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Very nice staff, beautiful decor and ambiance, the best Indian food in a Sunderland and finally real Indian desserts!

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Thank Deecol
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

Visited this restaurant on Thursday 3rd July in a party of 8 people, we'd booked a table in advance as it's generally very busy, we phoned an hour before we arrived to add two more people to the booking which was fine. There is a special set menu on an evening which we missed as we timed it wrong, however the staff were happy to charge just £2 more per person in order to order from this menu, which was extremely fair and saved us a lot of money.
From the moment we sat down the staff were helpful, pleasant and very accommodating. The food was fantastic - hot and fresh, with generous portion sizes. The decor is great, and the whole place is spotless - from the entrance to the dining area to the toilets. Really cant fault this place at all, even after we had settled the bill the staff were bringing us hot towels etc and making sure we were happy. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys Indian food. I hope the management read these reviews and acknowledge the staff!! 10/10

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1  Thank chris t
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

Well we are regulars now! By far the best Indian in the North East! Oh the pickles !!! { not your normal slap on the plate same old same old ) A dancing pallet of unique flavours .The mains mwah! we are always so stuffed I cant fit a desert in ! Amazing flavours !

We often visit Essence in Ocean Road south shields !Which is lovely too!
I presume Badda Bing comes from a ocean road restaurant????
Give Sunderland a chance! You are flooded with the same as on ocean road ! The owner is bringing class to Sunderland! ( in Indian food) new and inventive .....
They have Happy hours here and EXTREMLEY VALUE FOR MONEY!!!!
I guess former review is from a bitter owner somewhere !
Sorry perhaps the staff recognised you!
We have always found them extremely attentive not intrusive and very professional!
We are always treated well....The food is amazing ( we are foodies and we recognise this as been a VERY GOOD PLACE TO EAT ! )

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1  Thank jezabelle_10
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Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Visited on a Friday evening with my partner. Beautiful food and we got there for happy hour so a bargain too! (£9.95 for 4 courses). We had to wait a little while between starter and main but this isn't something that would put us off going back as they were quite busy. Would highly recommend!!

Thank becky f
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Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

Never tried this place but thought id give it a try and i was not disappointed, certainly lives up to its reputation, food was splendid and something different compared to our regular indians. Loved the interior and atmosphere was pleasent,staff are very friendly with exceptional service,fair to say I shall be back again!!

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Thank Sarahtruman74
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