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Gurkhas Brasserie Nepalese Restaurant

190-192 Chapel Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3181, Australia (South Yarra)
(03) 9510 3325
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Ranked #1,370 of 3,991 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Nepali
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: South Yarra
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: South Yarra
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English first
Nerang, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The last two times we have visited Melbourne we have eaten at Gurkhas and have enjoyed both experiences . The flavours are rich but bit overly spicy ( unless requested) and the service is always good. Highly recommend

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This is the second time i have been to this place and on both occasions the food was great. I would recommend the set menu this way you get to try a couple of different meals. The Gurkhas special is always different and something i would most likely not order given the choice.. But all good. Service is quick and... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Had traditional Nepalese cuisine - food was tasty - went for a set meal which had a couple of curries, a lentil dish (Dal) a flaky roti and some rice. The roti was quite good. The dal was not up to the mark. Had a strawberry yoghurt drink as well which was ok, but not great - too much strawberry... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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213 reviews 213 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We continue to be impressed by the delicious food and the great service at Gurkhas (we mainly visit this one in Chapel Street, Prahran. They have ~6 other outlets around Melbourne too). The menu is extensive with a page of appetisers, a page of vegetarian options, a page of meat options, a page of seafood options and a few other... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Was going to a club nearby so thought we would try it out. We booked the window seats for 6 which was nice as you are seated on cushions on the floor. Food was tasty but it was our fault that we didn't ask for it to be Hotter. The wait staff were nice enough but looked a little lost... More

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sydney
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Loved everything about this place. I found it hard to choose so We asked the waiter to suggest traditional dishes. I had the goat curry while my partner had a chicken dish. My son had the whole fish. The meal was amazing!

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Bunbury, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We called in here without a booking after walking up and down Chapel Street trying to decide what to eat. Neither of us had eaten Nepalese food before and the décor, fullness of the place and advertised special enticed us in. We selected the all you can eat taster with Indian beer, followed by house wine. Meal started with poppadums... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had a dinner for 2 at Gurkhas Cafe on Bridge rd Richmond, Victoria and highly advise to stay away from this restaurant. Not only was the food very bland and the meat was very chewy (we ordered the goat, lamb & beef dishes), but the service was terrible. About 20 minutes into our meal the waiter asked us to... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Four of us ate at Gurkhas on Saturday night and to be honest some of the food was good and some was very bland. The 4 starters, potato fritters, mushrooms & chicken were very tasty but all were tepid in temperature when served. As a main I ordered the egg plant curry and my wife the Ochra curry, Both although... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

Called in with a group and chose the $20 all you can eat taster. Service a little slow and food didn't have a lot of flavor. Well at least we got to try something different and sample some Goat.

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