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Chefs International Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$5 - $16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Indian, Asian, International
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Went out for date night and we were craving a good curry. We originally tried to book somewhere else but they were full so we decided to come here and I’m glad that we did! The waitress was lovely and quick which being a waitress...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sophie P
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Probably one of the best Indian curries I have had in years. All dishes are cooked fresh once ordered. (meaning nothing is pre-made) The owners always try their best to source the freshest, quality ingredients. Nice atmosphere, perfect place for family dinners. The food may...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FlyBK
Reviewed September 4, 2018

As I mentioned in my posts about this restaurant, the main pet peeve I had was that the rice, was always hard and seemed uncooked. After giving them feedback time after time, I think finally the penny dropped... the rice was loose but cooked and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank o-Kevin-o
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We ordered 2 curries and some snacks, curries were not tasty. We been other places they were good as compare to this one. Not recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sahil S
Reviewed August 12, 2018

You are it again: searching the web for a Hamilton restaurant that is easy to get to, pleasant inside, has a wide-ranging menu, and isn't over-priced. Of course, you want the best food you can get: fresh vegetables, properly-cooked chicken, prawns that aren't shrimpy-sized, spices...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We wenr with a group of ten people and everyone ordered something diffferebt. We were all really happy with pur meals whetherthey were Indian, Malaysian or Italian. The price is teally good value for money and service was prompt.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Erin C
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This warm inviting restaurant with plenty of seating for our large group provided just the right environment for our midwinter celebration. The menu has a variety of delicious spiced Asian dishes Indian, Malaysian, Indonesian, and we enjoyed the food very much. The prices were very...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Saskia S
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I've been going here since they were still at garden place, and I considered it one of the best Chicken Tikka Masala for sure. However no matter how hard I tried , and i went back many times ... the Rice is the worst rice...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank o-Kevin-o
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We eat here ones a week as this is our favorite spot. Always good service, good food, good price. Kind for kids. We will come back next week as we always do!!!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Kyoko S
Reviewed May 21, 2018

We were on a day trip to Hamilton so chose this restaurant based on the great reviews I read on Trip Advisor. It was OK but certainly nothing special. As we were not greeted on arrival we sat at a table away from the open...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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June 22, 2016|
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Yes we are. 11.30am till late Monday to Saturday
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