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Kismet

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Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
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177 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
+44 191 297 2028
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17:30 - 11:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 11:30
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Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have visited this restaurant so many times. The food is always really good and the staff are very attentive. The prices are good too. The place itself could do with a makeover though. It has a lot of competition in the area but we always manage to get a table without having booked. Says something that I guess but we... More 

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Thank Car0leP83
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a prudent man, I have frequented the same Indian takeaway for some years now. When an old friend recommended Kismet, my first reaction was to proceed with caution. My previous experiences venturing into the unknown have usually been punished with poor food quality. How glad I am I decided to try something new! My girlfriend and I both agree... More 

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Thank ryanleedavidson
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beer Cold, and a good choice. Food was well presented and tasteful. Curries and Salads well presented and very nice.

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Thank Owtilldo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in tonight with my family and the food just gets better every time I visit I can't praise the enough it's the best restaurant in Whitley bay and has been for the last 50 years in the road there is to many modern restaurants so if you like traditional Indian food this is the place to go 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can i say? ... Absolutely amazing! The food, service, staff and atmosphere was delightful. Me and my partner came to Kismet on Friday for balti night and it lived up to its name 100%. The food was fresh and tasty. The portions were big and the service was first class. The menu had lots to choose from and the... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are always very welcoming and attentive, even when they are busy. The food is very delicious and the presentation of it is excellent. Special set menus are a great deal and very affordable. The Balti night they do on a Friday is excellent value and I am a regular for that. I would definitely recommend Kismet for those... More 

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Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Visited the Kismet for a Saturday night curry after a trip to a local cinema. The restaurant is small in size but the atmosphere was bustling. Service was fast, friendly and efficient. They had a great selection of dishes including some house specialties all reasonably priced. We opted for the Thali which was absolutely delicious and I would highly recommend... More 

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Thank Paul C
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered a Sunday Special to be delivered for £9.95.I was told it would be a further £2 for delivery. I only live about 10mins walk away but it was a stormy night so wanted it delivered. They said ok then £1 charge.Fair enough. I ordered a portion of chips to.When he arrived the bloke asked for £13.50!.Apparently the mushroom rice... More 

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Thank mark s
Dhhj, Owner at Kismet, responded to this review

Hi mark sorry to heard it..!!want to explain you that we do Thursday & Sunday 5 course special £9.95 it's with pilaw rice or plain nan.also we state in menu if anything change with rice there is extra £0.85 have to pay so there is no hidden charge.for delivery we charge £2 but we charge you £1 and it's for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Kismet once again a fantastic meal nothing is ever to much trouble for Rafi and staff they look after my self and family so well the chef never turns out a bad meal in fact if I could I would eat here every night 50 year offer of 50 per cent off sit in meal was such a great thing... More 

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We went on a Thursday as they have 6 courses for £10.95. The food was so good and very filling we had no room for ice cream or coffee! It's my "Go To" restaurant for special occasions.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 11:30
Monday
17:30 - 11:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 11:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 11:30
Thursday
17:30 - 11:30
Friday
17:30 - 11:30
Saturday
17:30 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 297 2028
Description
KISMET is on of the oldest family run restaurant in north Tyneside.We are fully licensed Est-1967.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?