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Haveli at Harbour Lights

1 Marlin Parade, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
0061 - 7 - 4041 3502
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Ranked #272 of 411 restaurants in Cairns
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Apr 28, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Very disappointed with the food & the strong fatty smell. Obviously not the only ones in Cairns, because it is no longer there.

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Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The staff were unorganised and couldn't take an order properly. The meals were delivered sporadically and we ended up cancelling half of our order as we waited over 2 hours for the dishes we had received.

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Nice flavours the waitress was very helpful with our choices. She suggested us getting two different dishes and sharing. Made for a very memorablee]/enjoyable night.

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Cairns
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Attentive service, Broad menu choices, divine food. Great for sharing dishes if you're in a large group. Airconditioning set just right!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The restaurant really did surprise me, being a branch of restaurants with an amazing view, Haveli seemed to catch my eye. So decided to walk in, the second i did i knew it was the right decision, the smell of fresh curry being brewed and rotis and naans being cooked. The food hit the spot perfectly, with a good level... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Been here at least 4-5 times with family and friends. Always had decent service, but trust me, the food makes up for the sometimes slightly slow service! One of, if not the best indian restaurants in Cairns. Have seen some other ones that are as good but this definitely wins in the Butter chicken department! (being my favourite indian dish)... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We visited Haveli last weekend.Good prompt sevice. Real authentic Indian food in Cairns. Butter chicken was best we ever had.Fresh garlic naan bread were none to the best. Great location on Harbour with top views. Bollywood music on big screen was making our night romantic. Good value for money and we will go back.

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Los Angeles
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

One night while in Cairns the bulk of the restaurants were overcrowded and we didn't have reservations at any of them. Twice we were told there would be a one hour wait for table at various haunts. I don't think so. I will not wait that long at any restaurant to eat, it's silly when there are seats available at... More

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Brisbane.
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Really enjoyed the food here, I had the Korma which was awesome. All my friends also enjoyed their meals. Wine list was good. Wait staff were all backpackers but were friendly and helpful. The nan breads were also very good. Will go back for sure. Also didn't find it too expensive.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

I wa so excited when told my friend was having a 40th Birthday dinner at Havelli , as I love Indian food but what a let down . We were part of a booking for 20 people and had already pre-booked a banquet menu as the restaurant had advised this would be the quickest and easiest way for such a... More

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