Haveli

4.5
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239 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Indian
Top tags:
  • Spicy
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Haveli has the distinction of being one of only 9 Indian restaurants in the UK to be awarded a Bib Gourmand by Michelin in its Guide 2018. Haveli has been named in OpenTable's Top Twenty Indian Restaurants in the UK and was also awarded Best Asian Restaurant in the North East 2014 & 2015 in the Journal's Secret Diner Awards and finalist in 2016.

Haveli serves crafted Indian cuisine in an elegant setting. Drawing influences from the major food regions of India to tantalise your taste-buds. Combining the classical and traditional Indian recipes with a modern interpretation to create a true culinary experience. We pride ourselves in the use of locally sourced ingredients flavoured with freshly ground Indian spices.

Join us and taste the difference!
What 239 People Are Saying
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CS
Newcastle
9 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Another great dining experience at Havali. Great choice of food and excellent quality and presentation.

P
London
11 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Opted for set menu - Haveli sharing plate was disappointing ... dry chicken crumbling shish and over cooked bahji
Mains were ok but lacking depth of flavour ..
We were there to catch up with friends so tbh the food was not the focus but it really didn’t feel worth the £75 per couple price label!

OT
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great mate date! Food was fab and the whole experience was faultless

BF
Newcastle
3 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food , great service attentive staff , pleasant atmosphere

LJ
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

the is the best Indian in the North East. The food is outstanding in quality and prep. It has new dishes and old favourites. All well balanced and spiced perfectly. The team are helpful and offer outstanding service. There's a wine list, gin menu and cocktail menu as well.

GM
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was a joy the service tip top and it’s well worth a visit

F
Newcastle
6 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Food was massively over spiced. Dishes we have had there before as medium were almost impossible to eat and it ruined our experience and made the steep prices unacceptable.

CS
Newcastle
10 reviews
Dined on 22 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yet another great evening at this restaurant

SG
Orlando
22 reviews
Dined on 20 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The service and food were excellent there was a delay in bringing out our appetisers probably a 10 minute wait to long
But the staff were apologetic and at the end of the meal deducted 10% because of the wait which in truth had nor really been an issue
The food was everything it should be this was an Indian meal totally different from the norm and worth the wait

DB
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Haveli's really deserve their reputation for providing delicious meals. The service is friendly and efficient and we found the restaurant overall is an enjoyable way to spend an evening with friends.

LB
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All my gusts were impressed and enjoyed the evening. Thank you.

RR
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An enjoyable evening with good food and good friends.

SS
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great atmosphere and attentive service. Good quality food at a reasonable price.

KB
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, service and atmosphere we had a thoroughly enjoyable evening nothing was too much trouble for the team.

JM
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2018
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 4

I thought there was an excellent selection of meals on the menu. My party all enjoyed what they had ordered and the staff were helpful. The ambience was rather spoilt by the noise especially from the table next to us. At times they made it difficult to hear what the waiters were explaining when they brought the dishes.

AN
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

I have eaten here several times over recent years and have never failed to be delighted. This time I brought family visiting from Australia who declared it the best meal they have had in the UK.

MF
London
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

This was the first time we had been to this restaurant. Although the service was good and the food was very good, I thought it was quite expensive.

It is worth going for a special occasion but not as a regular event.

JG
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 2

All very good (as always)BUT COULD hardly talk due to number of diners ie the noise

OT
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Disappointed with our meal. Service ok but staff didn’t seem that interested.

BD
Newcastle
9 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

2nd visit in a week. Excellent food well prepared and nicely presented. If you haven't been then try it1

SW
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Beautiful place and great food too. Portion sizes weren’t too large like at most Indian restaurants and the service was spot on

JH
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Regular visitor and never disappointed by the high quality food and service.

PG
1 review
Dined on 18 February 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Very authentic indian food, Dal makhani is a must to try. Quiet place with great staff to ensure you enjoy your evening.

PA
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had the Valentine's day 5 course special with my wife and everything was perfect. Food was amazing and came out at just the right time for each course. Service was excellent and they were there if you needed them but gave us plenty of privacy.
The price was fair for the quality of food and the experience. We could not have had a better time and the free rose we received at the end of the meal was a lovely touch.

C
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

great room great food great service . even the muzak was ok !

KB
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

A lovely evening with family at Haveli. It was the second time we have visited and wanted to take our family as we had been impressed on our first visit. It didn't disappoint. Fantastic food in a great atmosphere.

f
Newcastle
37 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always our meal was super, the staff were as ever very attentive and it's always good value for money. We have not had anything to complain about all the times we have been going and that's lots.

OT
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely excellent food, best Indian in the area

OT
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My first visit, having been recommended. Waiter was very helpful in making food choices and explaining ingredients, dishes, etc. Food was very good - great evening.

N
London
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Simply Excellent in every way!! Every time we go the service, ambiance, food, value is sensational. Lovely place, fabulous staff and knock-out food! The Best!

B
London
15 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food, with healthy eating options, which is a great idea for any restaurant let alone an Indian. Too much to eat took a box home, 4 stars for value as it was just a little bit expensive but not too much. Would go again.

IB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My wife and I went to Haveli to celebrate my birthday. The restaurant was busy without being crowded but the noise levels were low because of the design of the room and materials used. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was outstanding. I particularly liked the fact that the menu offered not only curry classics but also a good range of dishes created by the chef for this restaurant. A nice touch at the end was the gift of a pudding for me and my wife inscribed with “happy birthday” in chocolate sauce. We will, for sure, be back before my next birthday.

LH
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Haveli never fails to disappoint. Friendly, efficient service, delicious food, varied wine list and they now have a gin list. For the designated driver, mocktails.

We were a party of 6 and went early because the place was booked and by the time we left it was just about full.

The good thing about the restaurant itself is you don't feel crowded and also the noise level is low.

The menu has expanded to include street food and the "regular" curries. We did not try those and kept to what we have had before. I am not sure where they buy their king prawns but they are the size of small lobsters!

Put it this way, we are lucky to have this place so close.

B
Newcastle
10 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always amazing food and excellent service in nice surroundings. Food is superb.

A
London
4 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another excellent meal. Great service as usual. Not cheap but recommended

OT
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 17 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as always

DS
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

As always had a magnificent meal, both food and service, would highly recommend this restaurant

BD
Newcastle
9 reviews
Dined on 8 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just different! Pleasant and knowledgeable staff and plentiful portions beautifully prepared.

OT
Newcastle
4 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Two set Christmas menus re available during December which are great value for money. Staff are always very polite and welcoming. Our favourite Indian restaurant!

KT
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 25 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A beautiful,comfortable contemporary restaurant. This was a first visit for my wifes birthday and this was a lovely place to dine. I booked on recommendation and was certainly not dissapointed. The restaurant was busy and lively,which is a good indication of its popularity. I love Indian cuisine and the quality of the food was a notch above other restaurants that the wife and myself have visited on a regular basis. The staff were welcoming,friendly and attentive. The overall service was excellent. We both had a very pleasant evening and look forward to a return in the New Year,hopefully with the family.

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