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Diya Restaurant

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84 Rua 30 de Agosto, Dili, East Timor
+670 331 1111
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I ate at Diya at least 5 times over the course of two weeks and sampled several different dishes. The service is terrific and this is a great place to enjoy a simple green salad without being worried about food safety. The Indian thali sampler is a great choice for vegetarians and I enjoyed the very unique Camembert dish. Some... More 

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Thank wodaabe
Makassar, Indonesia
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the Best Place to Eat in Dili. You can find Indian or western food in this restaurant. Served wines and Heineken Beer. The Price is not cheap but worth the food. Located in the Discovery Inn Hotel. We brought our guest from Europe and they are very pleased to have a dinner @ Diya.

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Thank anatsir
Zeenat A, General Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear anatsir, Thank you kindly for your recent review of Diya Restaurant. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your dining experiences with us and thank you for your ongoing patronage. We look forward to seeing you at Diya Restaurant again soon. All the best, Management More 

Perth, Australia
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had beautiful dine in in this restaurant. Risotto is beautiful and spaghetti is also very yummy. Good variety of drinks. But price is also high. Overall, I'm still satisfied with everything they have and this is a safe place to have a fine dine in when you're in Dili.

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Thank BetsyPerth_Australia
Zeenat A, General Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear BetsyPerth_Australia, Thank you kindly for your recent review of Diya Restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences with us, particularly the pasta dishes we have on offer. We sincerely hope to see you at Diya Restaurant again soon. All the best, Management More 

Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good menu and wine list, the service was great and no need to worry about cleanliness. Locals say that this is the place to go.

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Thank Antechinus747
Zeenat A, General Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Antechinus747, Thank you kindly for your recent review of Diya Restaurant. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your dining experience with us and we look forward to seeing you at Diya Restaurant again soon. All the best, Management More 

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant and ordered beef steak. It was very tasty and good with red wine. At bar I also enjoyed beer.

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Thank htsuda
Zeenat A, General Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear htsuda, Thank you for reviewing your recent dining experience at Diya Restaurant. It is pleasing to know you enjoyed the food and beverage on offer. We sincerely hope to see you again soon. All the best, Management More 

Queensland
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fourth trip this year and still impressed. I remain a devotee of the vegetarian curries and think I have converted my daughter. This place is a treat with good wine options, classic service, and great menu options. I ventured into the European menu this trip and was impressed by the Mediteranean Chicken.

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Thank Stanthorpe
Zeenat A, General Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Stanthorpe, Thank you kindly for your recent review of Diya Restaurant. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your dining experiences with us, particularly the Subcontinental cuisine and more recently the Mediterranean Chicken. We thank you for your ongoing patronage and look forward to seeing you at Diya Restaurant again soon. All the best, Management More 

Darwin, Australia
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Went to Diya Restaurant for Lunch. Very nice place, food was very very good, pity we did not find this place sooner as would have visited on many occasions for lunch and dinner. 5 beers for $10, good prices. The lunch prices were also very good. The service was exceptional.

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Thank SurelyC
Zeenat A, General Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear SurelyC, Thank you kindly for your recent review of Diya Restaurant. We are so pleased that you have enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope to see you at Diya Restaurant again soon. All the best, Management More 

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88 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Celebrate my birthday with beloved friends. Love the place, romantic, cozy and private. The foods are delicious. High recommend if you need romantic dinner.

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Thank Raditz K
ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Raditz K, Thank you for reviewing your recent dining experience at Diya Restaurant and belated happy birthday! We are so pleased that you chose to celebrate your special day with us and that everything was perfect. We look forward to you returning to dine with us again soon. All the best, Zeenat Awan Aluwihare More 

New Delhi, India
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

nice place for a good Indian / Pakistani food. Service is quite slow but take your time and enjoy the food!

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Thank Philippe J
ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Philippe J, Thank you for reviewing Diya Restaurant at Discovery Inn. We appreciate your feedback regarding slow service and will share this with our Restaurant team to rectify this. We hope to see you again soon. All the best, Zeenat Awan Aluwihare More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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441 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 357 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Diya is a nice but pricey restaurant at the Discovery Inn in Dili. It serves a range of food including western dishes such as pasta, traditional rice dishes of the region, and Indian options. Diya looks like a classy place. It is accessed through the Discovery Inn. Of an evening it is quiet a good looking location with an enticing... More 

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Thank Malarchy
ZeenatAwan, Guest Relations Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Malarchy, Thank you for reviewing your recent dining experience at Diya Restaurant. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, Zeenat Awan Aluwihare More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Indian, International, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Rua 30 de Agosto, Dili, East Timor
  • Location: Asia  >  East Timor  >  Dili District  >  Dili
  • Phone Number: +670 331 1111

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?