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“Disappointed”
Review of Indian Essence

Indian Essence
Ranked #81 of 216 Restaurants in South Shields
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We're usually pretty open minded with our choice of curry house on ocean rd, there's usually not much in it, but this was entirwly disappointing. As a party of five we were given only two menus despite the restaurant being fairly empty, which made things difficult, one of the menus was dropped on my head by the waiter. They had run out of the house wine at 7:30. The meal itself was fine as was the majority of the service, however tradition was neglected when we were given only two chocolate thins between five people, were we supposed to bitw them in half?

All in all not great considering the fierce door-to door competition on ocean rd.

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Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

been eating here for over 7 years.Staff always polite and helpful.Curries always amazing plenty of flavour and cooked to perfection.tried other curry houses on Ocean road but none come any where near to the Essence.well done to Hassan and the staff!!!

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1  Thank michael19612013
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

me and my partner always dine out at indian essence, wow what a spectacular curry and service you recieve here. we always order chicken madras, pilau rice and chips, and my god amazing isnt the word, always fresh and piping hot and the spices just melt in your mouth. whenever we dine out its here and whenever we order for takeway we come here to, we always collect our curries as i just find them fresher that way, staff know us now which makes it even better when being welcomed. 10/10 indian restraunt, probably the best on ocean road and ive tried a few.

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Thank donna k
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Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

On my last review I said the takeaway wasn't up to much sometimes... The last few have been outstanding! Must be reading reviews! We had chicken rogan and the kids had massalla... But where divine but the rogan was better than I ever remembered it, fresh delicious flavours! Love this place.

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Thank glb006
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Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

Lovely food never had a bad meal, not the friendliest staff but always polite, Sweet of the day that comes with the more exsensive deals is always ice cream :-( asked about this as the cheap advitses ice cream and told its always just ice cream (confused why the menu says sweet of the day)

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Thank scottj1988
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