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Haile Selassie Road | Oysterbay, Dar es Salaam 80519, Tanzania
+255 778 111 111
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Nawabi Khana Upscale Indian outletThis up market stylish restaurant sets...
Nawabi Khana Upscale Indian outletThis up market stylish restaurant sets new standards for Indian dining. Its a sleek,rustic design and authentic food place above the rest in dar es salaam which makes it the number one restaurant in the city.
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  • 42
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Indian Food

The dining room is large and a bit "cold" but still nice for a small or large outing. The food is excellent and you can also get take away.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Kingston, Jamaica
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I visited with friends for dinner. Service was relatively quick and the food was OK. I wasn't overly impressed with the restaurant decor but the wait staff were courteous and eager to serve. In all honesty, this restaurant, to me, was just OK at best. I can't highly recommend it but it wasn't bad either.

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Kampala, Uganda
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The dining room is large and a bit "cold" but still nice for a small or large outing. The food is excellent and you can also get take away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Nawabi khana is my favorite indian food in dar es Salaam. I ordered nawabi dawat, paneer kurkure, coconut chicken etc etc. The food was delicious as usual... thank you nawabi khana u know my taste buds.

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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Oh dear, what a difference a year makes... Really was looking forward to eating at Nawabi again but what a let down. Went for take out, curries were barely different, promised pickles and chutneys but when home none were there. This used to be the go to place for Indian food... Looks like I'll be searching for somewhere else.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

a place where you can best Indian food. though the cost is a bit on higher side, still for the taste you can go for it. Ambience too is good like wise the location.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Well finding indian/ Pakistani food while away from home is always a treat. We order Cheese Nan, Palak Makhani and Chicken Masala and all of them were tasted just like back home. They have a huge menu and i had two meals there; both of them were up to the par. I would say its a must go; if you... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This was my second visit and I was hoping the food would be as good as the first time. The meal started well with some papadoms and tamarind and coconut chutneys. After ordering we did have to complain about the long wait for the main course. The fish in coconut was good as well as the Jeera rice. However the... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I was feeling like an Indian meal not too far from where I live and decided to try Nawabi Khana. The restaurant is spacious and the decor pleasant. The staff all wear Indian clothes and we're welcoming and friendly. The background Kenny G music was quiet enough not to drown conversation. The service was very good and my meal arrived... More 

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india
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Not gauging the pulse of the guests. A big hall with music and the usual chat makes a mess of the ambience - into an otherwise good food!

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Burlington, Canada
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29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I took my husband to this restaurant as I had fond memories of it from the last time I was in Dar. The restaurant was exactly as I remembered it from 8 years ago and the food was just as good as I remembered it to be as well. The server we had was very friendly but did not know... More 

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Address: Haile Selassie Road | Oysterbay, Dar es Salaam 80519, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 778 111 111
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
Cuisine: Japanese, Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Haile Selassie Road | Oysterbay, Dar es Salaam 80519, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 778 111 111

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

Description

Nawabi Khana Upscale Indian outletThis up market stylish restaurant sets new standards for Indian dining. Its a sleek,rustic design and authentic food place above the rest in dar es salaam which makes it the number one restaurant in the city.

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