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Garam Masala

shop 34, mitchell centre | Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ranked #67 of 224 restaurants in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This cafe/diner was surprisingly expensive. Not recommended. $27 Butter chicken dish was served on a plain white, almost flat plate. No basmati rice, only jasmine. Cauliflower dish tasted incredibly sweet, much like a sweet and sour pork dish in a gloopy plum sauce. Service was poor: wait staff could not pronounce the dish names, very slow to bring the bill.... More

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Darwin, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is a simple indian restaurant, the kitchen is small so they cannot offer great varaeties of Indian specailties. Worth a sunday lunch or evening dinner.

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
216 reviews 216 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I lived in Darwin for 18 months and never once considered coming to this place. However, I needed to just gab a quick takeaway so I could settle in to a night of work. I decided to give Garam Masala a try. I was quite ok with it. Not sensational but it was ok. I did think the dishes were... More

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Durban, South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We have eaten Indian food around the world ( including in India) and can say without fear of contradiction that Garam Masala is up there with the best. A true taste sensation. But beware ..on our visit the kitchen closed at 20h30..Make sure you don't miss out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

The absolute yummies wine list great beer Kingfisher!Wonderful Bollywood music great service Awezome Share platter for two! Crunchie fresh prawns Hot vindaloo fresh garlic Nann bread What a lunch feast! RECOMMENDED

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We enjoyed an Indian meal at garam masala. The food was delicious and the naan was light and beautifully cooked. Our waitress was very attentive and even dished out the rice for us. It was a shame the sparkling white wine was only available by the bottle and not by the glass.

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Seriously What a Rip Off. $18 Vego $28 main for Basic Indian.... wait for.... cooked and ownded by Filipinos????? Went with 2 friends and nearly didn't order due to price.... Plus Rice for 3..... $12.... I'm not kidding.... Have any of the owners or rubbish reviews about this place ever had Real Indian in Melbourne Brisbane at AT LEAST HALF... More

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Broome, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This restaurant is in the middle of Darwin and open most days from early to late. You can eat there or take your food away. They offer a friendly service and the food is great especially the vegetarian selection.

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darwin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

I travel frequently due to my work requirement and whenever i'm in Darwin i always visit this restaurant. They never let me down! During my last visit a week ago, i was even very impressed with the big improvement in service. Staff were very friendly and they always carry this big sincere smile the whole time i was there. They... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Seriously terrible especially when you are in indian and know what you are eating. i ordered spinach paneer, madras prawns and tandoori roti. Madras prawns had no spices in it. it was just a plain grill of prawns. i dont understand why it is called madras prawns then...but i was lucky that it was actually edible. The spinach paneer was... More

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