Authentic Indian Cuisine | Whitley Bay


Shikara Wins National Curry Award

Since opening in June 2012, North Tyneside residents have been enjoying a new standard of Indian cuisine. Shikara, a 90-seater modern Asian restaurant providing the highest calibre of contemporary Indian cuisine in a striking two storey, sea-view development in Whitley Bay, has turned the tired curry house model on its head by offering the finest food in the most sumptuous …


Shikara Nominated for Curry Life Awards

We are proud to announce that our chefs have been nominated by Curry Life Magazine for the Best Curry Chef of the Year award. We are hereby giving notice to all our customers that our restaurant will be closed on Sunday, 19 October 2014 for the Shikara Team to attend this prestigious Awards Ceremony in Central London. We sincerely apologise …


Christmas & NYE 2013

Celebrate in style at Shikara this festive season with our delicious Christmas menu that runs throughout December, and our luxurious New Year’s Eve party featuring a five-course banquet and live entertainment. Please click here to view our menus.


Shikara Raises £1,200 for Charity

Whitley Bay restaurant Shikara has marked its one year anniversary by raising over £1,000 for the Freeman Hospital’s Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF). The modern Indian eatery hosted a sell-out birthday party on Wednesday 26 June featuring a specially created five-course anniversary meal alongside a complimentary drinks reception and live entertainment. As well as playing host to a charity raffle …