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79 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
47213388
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just...
This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just to eat there.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Boring Food And Tired Decor!

I ordered them over phone and didn't eat exactly at the restaurant but thank God I didn't. The place is no where like a real nice restaurant and was hot and humid in Townsville heat. There was no aircon and lights were in poor condition....I picked up the food and it wasn't the best takeaways I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Garima G
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I ordered them over phone and didn't eat exactly at the restaurant but thank God I didn't. The place is no where like a real nice restaurant and was hot and humid in Townsville heat. There was no aircon and lights were in poor condition....I picked up the food and it wasn't the best takeaways I have had!

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Townsville, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great food, fair and friendly service, but incredibly expensive!! Have been back a few times and will go again, but just a little time in between visits.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stopped in Townsville for 2 nights on our way up to Port Douglas. Craving Indian for dinner, we found this restaurant quite close to where we were staying. There were a few couples eating there so it seemed like it might be a decent spot. We ordered takeaway so we could eat in our room. We got malai kofta,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

2 serves of the entree sampler was a good suggestion from the waiter for our table of 8 and a great way to start the meal. Beef Vindaloo was interesting with a back of throat chilli burn and not too strong a vinegar flavour. The Saag Gosht my wife selected was nice and all of the other guests enjoyed their... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

If you get a chance to visit masala its a must. We have loved masala for many years and will continue to vist.

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Love this place. The butter chicken is incredible. The other dishes are good but the butter chicken is quite spectacular. Nice location across from the water, good outdoor dining and friendly staff. One of the best Indian restaurants in town!

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Napier
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Fast service on Wed night. Food very tasty but a little pricey for Indian food. We sat outdoors which was nice and the service was prompt and attentive. Would recommend this place for a meal.

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kalgoorlie
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Had heard great things about this restaurant, after ordering a main, we had to wait over an for the meal to come out. When questioned as to the length of the wait the staff were unable to provide an explanation and did not even acknowledge the issue. The food when it came finally came out was acceptable but tainted by... More 

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FNQ
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My daughter wanted Indian, and so we ended up here. It may not be as bright and shiny as the surrounding establishments, but the food was tasty and the service very quick. It was a Wednesday evening and they seemed to be quite busy, maybe half full of tables and endless stream of people getting takeaways, so it definitely has... More 

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Scamander, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Loved fish curry. Have been 3 times this trip and consistent service and value for money. Great tasting food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 79 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: 47213388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

Description

This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just to eat there.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?