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50 Commercial Street, Melbourne, Victoria VIC 3122, Australia
(03) 9521 4535
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Reliably tasty and well cooked

This restaurant has existed since 1981, under the affable ownership of Banny Banerjee. My husband and I were regulars when The Tandoor was in Chapel Street, and we followed when it moved to less expensive premises in Commercial Road (between the railway line and Punt Road). We continued to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2014
Alys-Schatzi
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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388 reviews 388 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This restaurant has existed since 1981, under the affable ownership of Banny Banerjee. My husband and I were regulars when The Tandoor was in Chapel Street, and we followed when it moved to less expensive premises in Commercial Road (between the railway line and Punt Road). We continued to be semi-regulars and to buy takeaways for the freezer. We also... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Really great food! Went in a group on Saturday night and the food was awesome. Wasn't all that busy, surprisingly since it was great. Only annoying thing was bread coming out much later than our mains so we were almost full before the garlic naan made it out, but the food was so good I am willing to ignore this.... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The Tandoor Indian restaurant is one of those restaurants you want to keep a secret, but you can't because it's that good. Banny, the host always looks after us and surprises us with new inventive dishes. We have tried almost every dish,

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Having cooked indian food a lot back home in the UK I always feel finding a good curry is a little hit and miss. We went to the restaurant on a monday evening which was pretty much empty. The menu selection was good and the prices were good value. When the food came it was absolutely fantastic. Even the rice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

Me and my husband visited the Tandoor early on a Monday evening so we were the only ones there. We ordered the lamb madras, bengal fish curry, rice and naan. The food was fabulous. It literally was the nicest we have had since being in Australia I imagine on a weekend there would be more atmosphere but I would definitely... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

Many years ago I used to often eat at The Tandoor in Chapel Street opposite the Jam Factory and then it disappeared. Driving down Commercial Road in August and stopped in traffic saw that it was now in Commercial Road not far from the Alfred Hospital. Phoned to confirm that it was the same Tandoor from years ago and assured... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

I am including the story of our whole evening so you can understand how lucky we were to find The Tandoor and have the fantastic meal that we did. I am writing this review so that more visitors to St Kilda can find The Tandoor on purpose. It was getting pretty late and we really needed dinner so Ron checked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Commercial Street, Melbourne, Victoria VIC 3122, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9521 4535

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  • Cuisine: Indian

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