NewcastleWorld was invited to try Raval indian restaurant newcastle Gateshead with its promise of best Indian food with a high end twist.

By Liam Kennedy

Raval's panoramic view from the front entrance, overlooking the Tyne Bridge and Newcastle cityscape.


So, I’m no seasoned restaurant critic, nor am I any self-proclaimed expert when it comes to Indian cooking. I do, however, know my way around a poppadom basket. And yes, I’ll admit, Peshwari naan may well be my love language.

There aren’t many of this city’s Indian gems I haven’t tried and Newcastle is full of absolute corkers, all within a stone’s throw of the city centre. Using that experience, good, bad and indifferent, I’d like to think I can spot a good curry when presented with one – and I have to say, Raval definitely did not miss!

Nestled on the Gateshead side of the Tyne Bridge, tucked away to your left heading from Newcastle, Raval is quite literally one of the region’s hidden foodie gems. Read More

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