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304 Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1AU, Scotland
01382 646888
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Indian restaurant specialising in Kerelan cusine. Contact phone number...
Indian restaurant specialising in Kerelan cusine. Contact phone number for restaurant is 01382 646888.
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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
Great find

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Leon G
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

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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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

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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7 reviews
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 reviews
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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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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We were taking a 2 night break in Dundee and craving a decent curry. We decided to try this venue as it was close to where we were staying. We did not expect anything special and were very pleasantly surprised at the standard of the food and some unique twists to standard Indian fare. The sauce that was served with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The food at this restaurant is brilliant. Have been to many similar ones all over the place, most in our homeland of West Yorkshire, and this one ranks with the best. Very small, street parking, but neither was a problem. The service from a young lady who I believe is an art student was amazing. Would highly recommend you try... More 

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Dunoon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

very friendly, lovely food, cosy atmosphere and adequately priced, would recommend to a friend, for couples but not a very large party

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Have eaten here a few times and always a very high standard. The menu is consistent so you get to know your favourites and are able to look forward to your meal. Service is excellent and friendly and feels like a nice community restuarant, spending time with friends.

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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: Doing business

Description

Indian restaurant specialising in Kerelan cusine. Contact phone number for restaurant is 01382 646888.

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