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Shah-Jahan Indian Restaurant

38 Marine Parade, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia
(07) 5599 3522
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Ranked #57 of 92 restaurants in Coolangatta
Cuisines: Indian
Most recent review
- Nov 25, 2013
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

We are locals and eat here atleast once a month, great food, great service! The staff are always very helpful and nothing we ask for is a hassle. Defiantly worth a try you won't be disappointed..

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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82 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Had just arrived in Coolangatta early evening from Brisbane, walked front of beach and found this restaurant, pleasant welcome from young lady, ordered and was surprised by the quality of the meal which was excellent. My Butter Curry was one of the best I have had anywhere in the world. If they had only had draught beer as well they... More

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EAST BANORA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Dinner at the Shah-Jahan was an enjoyable experience. Good food - authentically cooked - great Tandoori oven. BYO and licensed. Very good value for money. Hot can be HOT! so order mild if you can't stand the heat. Great for families. service not as good as it should be.

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Coolangatta, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

went as a large group, on booking, told we couldn't order individually. so was offered the banquet, was given a price pp. Food portions and choices shocked for the price, esp for the vegetarians present, only bowls of sauce and rice, no vegetables/lentils to be seen. Were still charged for 3 guests that didnt attend. So, make sure of your... More

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Ballina, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

We were looking forward to a curry so we sat down at a table. We sat and we sat. Then we were given a menu - no water or opporunity to order a drink. Then we sat and we sat. Nothing happened for about another 10-15 minutes so we just left. Either no staff or couldn't be bothered? Hard to... More

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Gold Coast Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Indian Food is one of our favourites - Shah Jahan was tops. We had a delicious meal and even the bread was something to talk about

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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Situated in a superb location opposite the beach in Coolangatta we thought we were in for a great night. How disappointing! Can't complain about the service. The young gentleman who served us was definitely not the happiest waiter I've ever seen but was polite & efficient. The food on the other hand was terrible. We would generally eat Indian food... More

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Gympie, Australia
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23 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

We are lovers of Indian food and we held high hopes for this restaurant. It looked the the real deal with lots of very helpful Indian staff, but the food tasted as if it had come out of a jar! I am sorry to say that but the selection of entrees were all boring deep fried numbers, the wine list... More

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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

totally true indian cuisine & I am very partial to my Indian food. Is delicious & gr8 service

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Melbourne, Australia
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302 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

I was surprised to read some of the mixed reviews on Tripadvisor as my dining experience at this restaurant was very good.I dined twice at this restaurant - once for lunch, and once for dinner with our party of 4. The restaurant is located in a quite new building so ambiance is quite modern and new. The location is absolute... More

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