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Rani Indian Restaurant

2 Queen Street | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UG, England
+44 191 231 2202
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“poppadoms” (33 reviews)
“curry” (30 reviews)
“sagwala” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Queen Street | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UG, England
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1 - 10 of 272 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poor quality food,staff not very good at providing quick nice friendly service. Had to keep asking for service. Would not go in there again ever. Go up the road to Simla!!

Thank Clive R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our meals the food was tasty with a good and friendly service. Have been before and this did not disappoint. The only negative would be the size of the Onion, Mango and Mint Sauce dishes served with the Poppadoms shared by three people. We're...More

Thank Kevin James B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I'm from Manchester and i often find not many places can compete with our curries, however i would have to say this place most definitely did! We shared two curries and both were divine, the duck one especially. The staff were friendly and attentive and...More

Thank nickobravo
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visited Rani's in July 2017, arriving at 6.30 for an early dinner. Layout of the resaurant was good and we liked the crisp white tables. Menu was attractive but food was a little disappointing - no reason to complain but a bit run of the...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My wife an I turned up without a reservation after our first choice restaurant was full. This was our first visit to Rani so we didn't really know what to expect. We started with poppadoms and pickle tray...well I say "pickles" very loosely. However half...More

Thank Botch77
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We regularly go to the Rani as a small work group. Last night was just a great experience. I went off-piste with a chilly chicken tikka garlic and the staff were able to make this perfectly for me. My friends stuck to the menu and...More

1  Thank Gavin W
Reviewed 19 July 2017

After a recommendation had a scan of the menu and Rani looked good bet. For a Monday night, there was a quiet but friendly reception - room to chose a place to sit, but enough people to know you weren't there on your own; the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

On a busy Friday evening in Newcastle for a one night stay we had not booked anywhere to eat. We tried a few 'franchise' restaurants in the city centre but were turned away because we had not booked. We came across Rani and liked the...More

Thank AlCatraz
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to Rani's on many occasions over the past few years! It remains by far our favourite takeaway and restaurant. The staff are extremely friendly and welcoming. The food is fantastic. Guaranteed a great meal. The restaurant is a lovely environment to enjoy...More

Thank mikeharibo
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very nice surroundings and efficient staff welcomed us. It was our first visit here -we just walked in off the street and we will definitely go back. The owner even helped us choose dishes and when I couldn't decide he asked me what I liked...More

Thank MariseD2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Queen Street | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 231 2202
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Rani Indian Restaurant- the restaurant you’ll never forget. Our delicious food, made fresh every day, is just the taste you’ve been waiting for. With a fanciful menu and a stylish, light airy and relaxed atmosphere, Rani’s simply the best Indian cuisine in Newcastle. We promise you superior service and first class food to give you quality dining and make your evening a one to remember.
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