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Masala Shanti The Indian Experience

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142 Long Road | Eagle Heights, Mount Tamborine, Queensland 4271, Australia
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decided to try Masala Shanti The Indian Experience. We enjoyed tasty meals of ample size on our visit though not the full flavoured, spicyness that we associate with a really good Indian meal. I found the large open space was noisy and lacked intimacy. Overall an average experience.

Thank TastingPlates
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50 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I enjoyed a delicious meal at Masala Shanti on the weekend. We choose the Butter Chicken for both of us. With nice big chunks of moist chicken. We had the mix of steam & saffron rice. Garlic naan was our selection and it was perfect. Not too thick & not too overpowering. The atmosphere was very comfortable... More 

1 Thank Aussiegirl1234
Mullumbimby, Australia
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98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this lovely looking restaurant on Saturday night after reading all the positive reviews. We love Indian food and eat it regularly so we were excited to try Masala Shanti. Unfortunately it was a total waste of money and we barely ate what we ordered. The place has a lovely atmosphere & the service was fine but the 3... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, we could BYO wine, and the service was good. It's not open every night though, so make sure you check first. Definitely worth it, and it was walking distance from Maz's on the Mountain, our accomodation.

1 Thank Kellie G
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come from Sydney and have eaten at a few Indian restaurants and this is by far our favourite. The food is beautiful and fresh. The staff are also helpful and provide fantastic service.

1 Thank Sez2233
Mount Tamborine, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I recently went to Masala Shanti on a Wednesday night, it was welcoming and warm. What I love the most about this restaurant is their attention to the quality and flavour of their food. You can tell that the spices and herbs they use are fresh, the flavours just pop! When looking to choose our meals, the waitress also assisted... More 

2 Thank Sandy_Bern
Noosa Heads
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We decided on take away Indian to warm us up for a late lunch. Can highly recommend the Kadai dish which is thick, flavoursome & hearty. There is a great variety of vegetarian dishes. The restaurant itself is set up beautifully & when we travel again we would like to dine in. The staff are friendly & welcoming.

2 Thank 388katharinew
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had the most amazing meal this lunchtime - the flavours and the taste of our different dishes was fantastic - just the right sizes as well. Great service

3 Thank Jinx S
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Best Indian food, authentic and flavourful with generous portions...all in a beautiful mountain setting.

2 Thank Longlooker
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79 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Delicious fresh well presented with subtle flavours to match. Be hearing about this place for years.. Staff friendly attentive, servings large & attractive. A must

2 Thank Stephen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $18
Indian, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Long Road | Eagle Heights, Mount Tamborine, Queensland 4271, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Scenic Rim  >  Mount Tamborine
  • Phone Number: 61755453500
Masala Shanti is an authentic Indian experience on Tamborine Mountain at the heart of the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland. A family-owned and run restaurant, we take pride in great customer service, our use of fresh ingredients and delicious food.

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