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Royal Dar

148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
+1 250-597-1483
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“naan bread” (9 reviews)
“curries” (7 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
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Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have eaten at this heritage house turned restaurant several times. The garden and fence "set the scene" for the most sublime combination of East Indian and contemporary decor (the wood floors and tables & chairs are contemporary). The hanging, standing, and wall lamps rate...More

Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

This was our third time at Royal Dar including once in Ladysmith. I had a delicious prawn appy chicken Tiki masala. All very tasty and full of flavour but abit on the expensive side. Would go there more often if they would drop the prices.Maybe...More

2  Thank Jim R
Reviewed February 19, 2015

have never been a fan of Indian food, until now - really enjoyed my meal service can be a little slow, seem to always be waiting for a drink

Thank queenpicker
Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We have been there several times over the last two year and enjoy it very much. The biggest decision is figuring out what dishes you might like to try the next time.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful old house renovated into a warm and inviting atmosphere. The food was very tasty but didn't find it much different from most other Indian restaurants. A little pricey for what it is.

Thank chattyc28
Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited the Royal Dar with our friends and their children for a birthday celebration. It was a very nice evening with great service. We enjoyed our food but I prefer to order my curry and sides separately. Here, when you order an entree, you...More

Thank Kathryn-and-Rob
Reviewed February 8, 2015

The restaurant was quite chilly on a winter evening so we left our coats on. Service was friendly but slow. The main course was tasty but definitely not the best East Indian food we've had. My husband had the Chicken Tikka Masala and I had...More

2  Thank lozzz
Reviewed January 15, 2015

My spouse and I recently moved to the Cowichan Valley and have been trying out many of the excellent restaurants in the area. The Royal Dar was recomended to us and we've been anxious to try it. What a lovely atmosphere and delicious food! Everything...More

1  Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

My son just loves this place! The food is such good quality and nicely prepared. Everything was so fresh and thoughtfully presented. Our kids love the food here, we order extra to take home. The bread is so fresh and yummy.

Thank Funnymommy74
Reviewed December 3, 2014

great indian food. nice staff. nice atmosphere. easy to find in downtown Duncan. takes me back to Indian

Thank EcoAdvisor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-597-1483
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