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Darbar Fine Indian Cuisine

#694 of 4,567 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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134 Glebe Point Road | St. Johns Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
+61 2 9660 5666
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Goulburn, Australia
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called into this restaurant on Glebe Point Road for a late supper following a Penfolds Wines Masterclass. The time was around 9.15 pm. We were greeted cheerfully, and the service was excellent. We only wanted a quick, light meal and as a party of four, we ordered two mains and some naan bread plus a bottle of Radio Boka... More 

Thank Simon M
Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a provocative menu that celebrates classics of Indian with a few innovations reflecting the nearby italian quarter and Glebe's local pallette. I was intrigued with the entrees, I'd originally had pre-conceived ideas and was leaning toward a Samosa, Paneer or Tikka, but upon review I noticed some very fusion-like items which I just had to sample. THE STUFFED ZUCCHINI... More 

Thank RandomDinDins
Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

The food is very good, and the service is not too bad, although every time we've been there it hasn't been very busy so you feel obliged to talk to the owner. The setting is dungeon like but not awful. The best thing about this restaurant is that the food is very authentic indian and delicious.

Thank grynda
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Originally popping out for a quick bite to eat we decided on a whim to try this place. It turned out to be as wonderful night with lovely food and very good service in a beautiful restaurant. I can't wait to return.

Thank Rob B
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Really nice restaurant, great service and the food was delicious, the best curry I've had in Sydney.

Thank Jeff C
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

we are very regular at Darbar. This is one of out go to places for Indian dinner. The location is convenient and you will find loads of parking around.. Be sure to book if visiting on weekends, They have recently increased the prices which we din like much ( :D OBVIOUSLY ) .. but the ambiance is truly amazing and... More 

Thank vacationaddict_009
Sydney, Australia
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215 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Assessed on food alone, Darbar Fine Indian Cuisine produced one of the five best Indian restaurant meals I’ve eaten in Sydney.  The food is spot on, even if negotiating variable portion sizes can require a bit of staff assistance. Seeing the size of our Jal Pari Hariyali ($17) caused the next table to remove it from their order. It’s a... More 

Thank Jackie M
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

I dined here recently for a 30th birthday celebration and was very impressed with the delicious and tasty food. We had several different choices and each one was as good as the next. All this was served with a smile and all made a for a very pleasant evening. The value for money was amazing too.

Thank clareville
Bridport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Thank you to all the staff who served us with impeccable service, smiles and offered great menu suggestions for our party of 9 for a 30th birthday. We loved every dish. Many thanks for making this so enjoyable. A great place for dinner and so reasonable too.

Thank Meryl D
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Husband has been several times but first time for me. Beautiful looking restaurant with lots of Character. Staff were very friendly and polite. Food, well where do I start. Excellent, tasty, presented well, reasonably priced, Delicious. Will definitely be visiting here again. Definitely recommend. BYO or Bar service. Gorgeous chocolate truffle to finish with.

Thank Deborah M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Glebe Point Road | St. Johns Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2037, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Glebe
  • Neighborhood: Glebe
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9660 5666

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Glebe

Neighborhood Profile
An inner city suburb along the water, Glebe has a deep-rooted sense of cultural history and heritage. It originated as a semi-rural resort for the well-to-do, but has transformed into a student-centric melting pot. Visit Glebe Point Road for ethnic cuisine as standard as Mexican, Indian, Italian and Chinese, or as diverse as Spanish, Bavarian, Polish, Czech and Lebanese. You will find that Glebe is accepting of the eccentrics and aboriginals that roam the streets, integrating students and people of all economic statuses into the multi-cultural fabric that distinguishes this suburb. Glebe Foreshore is a great destination for a leisurely walk along the Bay, and the Saturday market is a great scene for bargain hunters.
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