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Charlestown Square Trading Hours 2018
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Surtaj

Delicious north Indian cuisine on Hunter Street

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Hidden away, upstairs on Hunter Street, Surtaj is our go-to restaurant! It's spacious, it's super kitsch, it's great for large groups and the food is delicious.

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Owned and run by the Thakur family, with dad Ramesh in the kitchen, and Meera and Arjun (mother and son) waiting the tables. Ramesh and Meera are originally from New Delhi, where Ramesh worked as a chef at the renowned 5-star hotel, The Oberoi. Here he learnt his trade as a chef, working alongside some of India’s best chefs perfecting his Indian cooking style and culinary skills. All of which was put to good use when the family moved to Australia, and later opened Surtaj in 1995.

Surtaj Indian Newcastle

 

Their northern Indian cuisine is delicious! The most popular dishes on the menu are the chicken surtaj (butter chicken), beef vindaloo for those who like it hot and the saag paneer, a vegetarian favourite.

Surtaj Indian Newcastle

I always order the saag paneer, fish anarkali, mango chicken and a garlic naan. Surtaj are known for their naans, which are bit more fluffy than you’ll find elsewhere, making them perfect for mopping up a curry.

Surtaj Indian Newcastle

Surtaj Indian Newcastle

They are BYO for wine, so bring along your favourite wine, or order a Kingfisher beer.

Surtaj is also a great restaurant for private events, up to 80 people. You can book out the entire restaurant for sit down banquet-style events, parties or even weddings (like me!).

 

Surtaj Indian Newcastle

Surtaj Indian Newcastle

Surtaj Indian Newcastle

Surtaj Indian Newcastle

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Location:
265 Hunter Street
Newcastle 2300
Contact:
02 4926 3555
Website:
surtajindianrestaurant.com.au
Cuisine:
Indian
Wine:
BYO
Hours:
Mon 12-2pm 5.30-9.30pm
Tue 12-2pm 5.30-9.30pm
Wed 12-2pm 5.30-9.30pm
Thu 12-2pm 5.30-9.30pm
Fri 12-2pm 5.30-9.30pm
Sat 5.30pm-9.30pm
Sun Closed
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