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Surtaj Indian Restaurant

265 Hunter St | Cbd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4926 3555
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
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Open Now
00:00 - 14:00 Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
265 Hunter St | Cbd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We do not eat in the CBD often and had not eaten at Surtaj for 10 years until last weekend but it remains a very positive experience. We had to attend a show at the Civic Theatre and, as we were seated, we asked if...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I've been eating at Surtaj for years and always enjoy the food and hospitality of the owners. They have a great range of meals (especially vegetarian!) and ensure you enjoy everything while you are dining there. I no longer live or work close by but...More

1  Thank SRH2017a
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The best Indian food in Newcastle. Hands down. We’ve been going there forever. It’s just amazing. The cheese naan is the bomb diggity!

1  Thank Jill O
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Surtaj has been a family favorite restaurant for delicious authentic Indian cuisine. The restaurant is family owned and you are always welcomed warm heartedly. My granddaughter just loves Surtaj Indian Restaurant. If you like Indian and want the best in Newcastle and want to support...More

2  Thank Helen O
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The food was lovely and the service really friendly, as Hunter st is currently under light rail construction you probably wouldn’t walk past, but well worth a visit

1  Thank Spenca382
Reviewed 26 January 2018

We used to frequent this restaurant regularly when working in the City. Haven't been for some years but happy to say the quality of food & service from this family run business is still A1. Will definitely be making some return visits soon.

2  Thank Donna W
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Surtaj is the best Indian restaurant that I have been to in Newcastle. Every dish that I have tried has always been delicious. Over the last 10 years that I have been coming to Surtaj, the quality of the food has always been of a...More

3  Thank Luke_Newc
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and I love to try little family run Indian restaurants because the food is always so good. I can honestly say that this is the BEST Indian food we have eaten. YUM!! A very sleepy street due to the road works which is...More

3  Thank Caitlyn B
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Horrible food, zero hygiene, 1980's ambiance (not by choice). If you are looking for indian food, this is not the right place if you are indian and had a tasted indian food before even once.

Reviewed 22 November 2017

As lifelong Newcastle residents (not tourists) my family and I have been coming to Surtaj for years. We are vegetarians and consistently return for the wealth of dishes available to us, but have also dined with meat eaters and everybody was catered for spectacularly. The...More

3  Thank sunflower2324
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
00:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
00:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
00:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
00:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Hunter St | Cbd, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4926 3555
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