A stone’s throw from the vibrant Newcastle city centre you’ll discover Raval – an Indian restaurant that truly stands out from the crowd. Located near the Gateshead Quayside, Raval rests between the famed Sage Gateshead and the Hilton Hotel Newcastle Gateshead, offering stunning panoramic views of the iconic Tyne Bridge.

Stepping inside Raval, you’ll be greeted by a split-level bar and restaurant, boasting one of the largest spaces in the area. The elegant, yet comfortable lounge area is perfect for enjoying a wide selection of beers, wines, and speciality gins as you eagerly await your table. Once you’ve had your fill of pre-dinner drinks, the attentive staff will guide you to the dining area, where a beautifully set table awaits you.

At Raval, the food is nothing short of extraordinary. Featuring authentic and exciting Indian cuisine, the menu is a delightful fusion of contemporary and traditional dishes, crafted by some of the most talented chefs in the industry. The ever-changing menu ensures a fresh dining experience, with an array of chicken, lamb, fish, seafood, and vegetarian dishes to please every palate.

As you savour the flavours of your meal, you’ll understand why Raval has earned numerous accolades and praise from renowned culinary experts. Paul Bates, Executive Chef at London’s Intercontinental Hotel, has lauded Raval for its stylish atmosphere and skilful use of spices, creating dishes that are both flavourful and beautifully presented. Cyrus Todiwala O.B.E, Executive Chef at London’s Cafe Spice, considers Raval a shining example of the Asian restaurant sector, delivering the kind of food he has championed for decades.

With its sumptuous surroundings, Raval offers three distinct dining areas, each with a unique identity and style. The Guardian has described Raval as ‘a modern Indian that punches way above its weight’, while others have dubbed it a ‘Bollywood stunner’ and ‘a trip for the senses’. To experience Raval’s exceptional offerings on a budget, early-evening set menus provide the perfect opportunity to taste the best of Raval at wallet-friendly prices.

But the Raval experience doesn’t end with dinner. Adjacent to the main dining area, you’ll find a separate lounge, open until late, where you can unwind with creative cocktails and sample special bar platters. It’s the perfect way to conclude a memorable evening at this one-of-a-kind Indian restaurant.

With its stylish interiors, unparalleled views, and exquisite cuisine, Raval offers a dining experience you won’t soon forget.