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69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle, NE1 6BX

((((* Indian
  •  - Tyne & Wear
  •  - Tyne & Wear
  •  - Tyne & Wear
  •  - Tyne & Wear
  •  - Tyne & Wear
  •  - Tyne & Wear
  •  - Tyne & Wear
Main course: £9
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:00 - 22:30, Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:00 - 23:00, Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00, Sunday: 17:00 - 22:30.

Love going to this restaurant food and service always good and always have an enjoyable experience.

Claire 30 August 2013
from Darlington

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Blending tapas-style treats and the aromatic flavours of India, Dabbawal brings lively street food culture to Newcastle. Nestled on a cute cobbled street in the city centre, a cosmopolitan dining room features cool black furnishings, whilst blocks of neon add a splash of colour.

Alongside a fashionable selection from the bar, Dabbawal signature dishes include duck Nilgiri, or sizzling citrus king prawns.


69-75 High Bridge, Newcastle, NE1 6BX

Contact +44 1912325133

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Customer reviews for Dabbawal

4.1 ((((* (based on 15 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (9)
  • lunch (7)
  • romantic (6)
  • trendy (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • value (5)
  • entertainment (4)
  • business (3)
  • luxury (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • private dining (1)
  • ((((* 17 December 2013 by Sarah from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Excellent food although one waitress was really miserable other staff were great .

  • ((((( 8 December 2013 by Leigh from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Good location, tasty food.

  • ((((* 11 November 2013 by Melanie from Gateshead

    Fantastic food as always, love this restaurant and have always been very pleased and satisfied with the service. This visit we were disappointed by the service when we arrived. I booked the table on line for 8.30pm, when we arrived I was told that I had booked it for 9.00pm which is not true, we were left waiting for 20 minutes before someone came back and apologised that I was correct, it was their mistake. Another large party that arrived after us, who had also booked for 8.30pm were seated first, we weren't shown to our table until 9.00pm. In the half an hour that we waited, no one came to ask if we wanted to at least order a drink. More than happy to wait if we hadn't booked, or if the place is really busy and someone explains this.

  • ((((* 5 November 2013 by Anonymous from Newcastle upon Tyne

    The food was outstanding and staff very friendly. We waited a little longer than we felt was appropriate for our main course. Took about 30mins after we had our starter. We were going to the theatre afterwards and therefore were conscious of the time. Once we spoke to a member of staff the meal arrived very quickly. In hindsight we perhaps should have mentioned that we were going to the Theatre.

  • ((((( 30 August 2013 by Claire from Darlington

    Love going to this restaurant food and service always good and always have an enjoyable experience.

  • ((((( 29 August 2013 by Emma from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dabbawal was a fantastic choice for my partners birthday meal, food was amazing! Poppadom to start with a trio of different sauces, followed by delicious lamb samosas, chicken and fresh spinach curry for me and lamb rogan josh for my partner accompanied by pilau rice and naan.
    The entire restaurant is well decorated and the staff are excellent.
    A few negative points are the closeness of the tables and the toilet situation. One toilet for each sex. My partner had too que for ten minutes which is the last thing you want too do when enjoying a meal for a special occasion. Overall fantastic :)

  • ((((( 27 August 2013 by David from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Excellent food yet again. No complaints. My favourite curry house in the Toon.

  • ((((* 19 August 2013 by David from Newcastle upon Tyne

    This place is probably the best place for Indian food in Newcastle. Its different, and very good value.

  • ((((( 22 July 2013 by Anita from Newcastle upon Tyne

    excellent, authentic Indian food, with very pleasant and friendly staff

  • ((((* 1 May 2013 by Jane from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Great food, great service. Only complaint is that the table by the door can be a little on the cool side!

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