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Malabar

304 Perth Road, Dundee DD2 1AU, Scotland
01382 646888
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Ranked #50 of 270 restaurants in Dundee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $49
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Indian restaurant specialising in Kerelan cusine. Contact phone number for restaurant is 01382 646888.
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English first
Scotland
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

The Malabar had a tough time in early 2014 with the death of a chef and then a few weeks closure, presumably while they decided what to do. Thankfully they reopened, and we finally have had a chance to visit. The good news is that nothing much has changed. The menu is still short enough to show they are not... More

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Perth
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly and a great range of meals the chef even came out as I told the waiter how great the meal was. deffenlatly one off the best in Dundee and Perth Road, Will be back. Not too pricely' and good atmosphere. Deffenlatly one to visit and enjoy.

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Aberdeen
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Me and my girlfriend are lucky enough to live just round the corner and although we have never actually sat down for a meal we get a take away quite often! The food is always hot and the estimated time for pickup is always correct! The quality off the food is fantastic, true indian cuisine and the price is very... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My partner and I decided to try the Malabar after toying with the choice between here and one of our usual haunts. It was our anniversary and we were looking forward to it after looking at the reviews and menu. When we arrived that Friday night, the restaurant had a couple of others already settled, and we were quickly shown... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Used to be an amazing curry exploding with original and wholesome flavour. Well it is not any more. We ordered a take away meal, were asked to come in 1h20min after which I had to wait another 20 minutes and got wrong order, as I discovered at home. The first impression was terrible, the curries were literally swimming in oil... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

These curries are like no other, must try! taste sensation . Went to this restaurant since it opened and has never failed to deliver - always a high standard . keep up the good work chefs

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I used to order in and dine in the Malabar and once maintained it was the best Indian in Dundee. Sadly the opposite was the case when I ate from there last week. The food was completely tasteless, utterly bland and lukewarm at best. The naan bread was akin to a lump of dough with some raw garlic chopped and... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

in my opinion this is to go place in Dundee when you after indian. cost a bit more but its pretty damn good. highly recommend.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

1st time using the Malabar for a takeaway and expected it to be good quality, that definitley wasnt the case! The Curries we ordered were bland, the Masalandar tasted like it was chicken cooked with a tin of chopped tomato's and the Chicken Jalfrazi was tastless and didnt seem to include the ingrediants listed on the menu.. Phoned them to... More

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Auchterhouse Scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here several times and also had takeaways. Always been very satisfied but tonight we had a meal which was very bland and almost tasteless. Never the less we ate most of it and made the waitress aware of our disappointment. I thought that perhaps the chef would have made an appearance to discuss our concerns but this did... More

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