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Shanker's Authentic Indian Cuisine

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Prospect SA 5082, Australia 89 Prospect Rd, Prospect, South Australia 5082, Australia
+61 8 8342 1133
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shanked has been a long time favourite for good quality Indian food. The newish location on Prospect Rd has much more space than the old. We ate in the sheltered semi-outdoor area on a balmy April evening. Great food, good wine list and good service. Prices moderate, but food fantastic. We will be back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Have just been back to shankers after change of ownership and it is definitely no where near as good. Prices are up 15-20% and the quality seems to have dropped. The food lacked its previous flavour.

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1 Thank jhprsct
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Great food, more traditional flavor than a westernized restaurant. Prices are good and Shankar himself is fantastic. Set in prospects old police station still with its old cell out the back. Service is fantastic

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1 Thank jhprsct
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Shankers has been an institution in Adelaide for over 70 years and it shows why. Nothing is better than the Indian food I've had from Shankers!

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Adelaide, Australia
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2016

rare for me to write about somewhere from home but this is so good I had to write something. Was good before - but change of ownership and different chef has propelled this up the food chain. Great food great service. Well worth coming out of the city for or from anywhere else for that matter. last time said we... More 

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1 Thank Woofwoof13
Adelaide, Australia
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283 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Having dined at Shankers numerous times over the last few years our family decided to eat there again. We decided to share entrees and mains. The food was tasty but we all felt that the usual flavours were missing. After talking with a staff member we found out that the restaurant had changed hands. Service was efficient and staff friendly... More 

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Thank Carol W
Kadina, Australia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2016

We had been recommended this restaurant by friends. We finally got the opportunity to go and we both thouroughly enjoyed it.

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1 Thank Wendy H
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! From butter chicken to cheese naan they produce great Indian food with extremely entertaining and friendly staff! A must visit for locals and visitors!

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Thank Brad M
Adelaide, Australia
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 4, 2016

We visited Shankars with a group of 14 friends. We ordered a range of dishes to share and were really pleased with the quality of the food, the variety on offer and the service of mine host. We were there on a weekday for lunch and were the only group in the restaurant which is very large and with a... More 

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Thank Liz N
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The best part of restaurant is the entrance apart from that it's a big disappointment the butter chicken is watered down with excessive cream and the rest of the dishes are almost taste the same. Expensive and fell ripped off by the quantity they serve I wouldn't recommend anyone to go there

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prospect SA 5082, Australia 89 Prospect Rd, Prospect, South Australia 5082, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Prospect
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8342 1133

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?