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Malabar

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304 Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1AU, Scotland
01382 646888
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5:30 am - 10:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 10:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Good for: Business meetings
Description: Indian restaurant specialising in Kerelan cusine. Contact phone number for...
Indian restaurant specialising in Kerelan cusine. Contact phone number for restaurant is 01382 646888.
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Small but atmospheric restuarant.hotter than usual curry,very tasty only minor problem was just a bit too dry not enough sauce staff very friendly

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
lesjsl
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Just tried the vegetable curry but it was excellent and the naan cooked the way it should be. Tasty and good value. Shame there wasn't pakora but that is maybe to do with the south indian cuisine. Shame it is closing as would have liked to have gone back and tried something else. Dundee may have lost the only good... More 

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Worsley, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Recently dined in, normally have to book well ahead, so previously restricted to take -aways (also excellent btw). Food here is different, not oily, authentic, tasty, plentiful. Small restaurant, kitchen on show, attentive staff, prompt service and remarkably inexpensive for the excellent quality of the food they serve, which is distinctively different from the standard 'Indian'. Well worth a visit,... More 

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Thank Mark G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Small but atmospheric restuarant.hotter than usual curry,very tasty only minor problem was just a bit too dry not enough sauce staff very friendly

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Thank lesjsl
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I have been to the Malabar on several occasions with friends and although the menu is not extensive and does not seem to change the food on offer is always delicious, and the service efficient. if you want a luxurious setting this is not for you, however if you want excellent Indian sub-continent food which you won't find on the... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

First time visitor to the much hyped Malabar. The hype is all true, in this small one room Indian restaurant you'll find 10 or 12 tables tucked into corners. Generally full every night says everything you need to know. The quality of the food is head & shoulders above anywhere else in the area for Indian food, every dish is... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

No half stars available and would have given 3 1/2. This is my third visit in recent time. The Malabar consistently serves up good food, and to a better standard than most in Dundee. I also like the fact that their dishes are a little bit different from most places serving Indian food in Dundee. You really get the impression... More 

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aberdeen
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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Well! This is as rated as the BEST?? Indian in Dundee and even recommended by our hotel. Worst Indian I have ever been in and I've been to lots. First of all no Indians were working in this -well I can't call it a restaurant - South Indian cuisine but tasted like it was just stuff you'd make up out... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Found this place when staying locally. Conveniently located for us. Not the biggest of restaurants but Food and service excellent. Will return when next in area.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

2nd meal this week from this fantastic restaurant, we had the lamb rogan josh absolutely full flavoured and tender , staff are so attentive and friendly best Indian in Dundee .

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Malabar is one of the best Indian restaurants in town. It has a great choice of meat dishes, but one vegetarian dish. That's little disappointing, since Indian restaurants are the save option for vegetarians. But they offer great side dishes, all gluten free and vegetarian, which can easily substitute the main dish. The takeaway option gives you great value and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 304 Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1AU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Dundee
  • Phone Number: 01382 646888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 49
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings

Description

Indian restaurant specialising in Kerelan cusine. Contact phone number for restaurant is 01382 646888.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Monday
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Friday
5:30 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
5:30 am - 10:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?