Shikara is hands down the best Indian cuisine in the North East. The food is always delicious and hot, the spicing is authentic and the service is warm, thorough and familiar.
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We were very much looking forward to our visit at shikara after being recommended to go there. We turned up and waited in the waiting area for 5-6 waiters to completely ignore us, one member of staff even walked past us and didn’t acknowledge us!...More
This is a lovely place to eat Indian cuisine in a modern restaurant. The staff are friendly and service is excellent. Menu is good and includes Fish curries too. I have never had a bad meal and have visited this restaurant on several occasions trying...More
Great night service second to none, food always hot and very very tasty, it was New Year's Eve so atmosphere was great, but always a lovely atmosphere, I love it as they all know I don't eat veg, I don't even tell them now. Looking...More
Me and my girlfriend visited The Shikara on the 8th December for my girlfriends birthday due to it being her favourite Indian restaurant in Whitley Bay. The meal was good - not outstanding , but good but my girlfriend thoroughly enjoyed hers. Very nice flavours...More
Always welcomed when you first get there which is nice. food always excellent and staff helpful all round a good night out.
Our first visit to Shakira on recommendation from friends. Will definitely return as we had superb food, service was fantastic considering how busy restaurant was. Lovely birthday balloon and fireworks on cake. Lovely celebration. Thank you Shakira staff.
What a fantastic restaurant we have here in Whitley Bay! if you are looking for fabulous Indian food with exceptional service look no further because Shikara offers it all and more! You won't be disappointed.
There's probably a good hundred or so Indian restaurants closer to home but we like to come here and tonight was no different. Food for 4 of us was faultless and, despite the extensive menu, they made me a podina murgh which wasn't even listed...More