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Diya Restaurant

84 Rua 30 de Agosto, Dili, East Timor
+670 331 1111
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (8 reviews)
“fish curries” (2 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
Hours
CUISINES
Asian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
84 Rua 30 de Agosto, Dili, East Timor
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

"The deck Bar ” Inclusive in one package of my stay, the deck bar is I think one of the best place to relax and enjoy afternoon drink, the staff is very friendly and communicative, their beef steak is finest and they provide a free...More

Thank yayuksh_20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here solo while in Dili on a work trip. I have been eating a lot of Timorese and SE Asian food and whilst there was plenty of that on the menu the European food menu was great. I had the chicken with pumpkin purée,...More

Thank Mel198232
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Diya restaurant is one of the best places to eat in Dili. The food is excellent as is the selection of wines available. The staff there are very attentive and the restaurant is very well appointed with good conditioning I highly recommend Diya.

Thank Davd M
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Not good value for money, even for Dili. Chicken makhani was bland and apart fro the cold face towel and friendly staff, you can expect just so-so Indian food.

Thank Syzygy2011
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Only slightly cheaper than western prices but amazing food by a talented chef Excellent service and ambience Well frequented by locals, expat and tourists A hidden gem!

Thank juhe119
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Tasty spinach raviolly with tomato souce and pinenuts well cooked and aromiatic herbs!! The dal was also vbery good.

Thank alalgar
DiscoveryInnTL, Guest Relations Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Dear alalgar, Thank you for reviewing your visit to Diya Restaurant. We are so pleased that the Spinach Ravioli and Daal were to your liking. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the best, Management

Reviewed April 19, 2018

I tried the signature dish Sabako Fish. It was a fish fillet with cheese and coconut milk sauce, with variety of local spices of bay leaf, pepper, and chili. The fish was accompanied by papaya leaves with its bitter taste. The additional sauce were made...More

Thank Reananda Hidaya... P
DiscoveryInnTL, Guest Relations Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Dear Reananda Hidaya... P, Thank you for reviewing your visit to Diya restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Ikan Saboko dish, ambiance and all that the Restaurant has to offer. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back again soon. All the...More

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

The environment, the service,the food and drinks were excellent.There was great variety of choice and all dishes were delicious.More

Thank Philip E
DiscoveryInnTL, Guest Relations Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Dear Philip E, Thank you for reviewing your various visits to Diya Restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the experience as a whole, and in particular the environment, service, food and beverages. We sincerely hope to see you again at Diya Restaurant soon....More

Reviewed April 6, 2018

Stunning variety and quality of food. Fabulous service. And great accommodation at this venue too. Very tasty.More

Thank judiemac2018
DiscoveryInnTL, Guest Relations Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Dear judiemac2018, Thank you kindly for reviewing your recent dining experience at Diya Restaurant. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the food and service and also the accommodation that is on offer at Discovery Inn. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has an upmarket feel to it and the staff are attentive. I found my main meal to be unexpectedly bland but overall the food was of a high quality.More

Thank richardcampion
DiscoveryInnTL, Guest Relations Manager at Diya Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Dear richardcampion, Thank you kindly for reviewing your recent visit to Diya Restaurant. We are pleased that you enjoyed the ambience and service received. Thank you also for your additional feedback regarding the flavour of your dish. If you would like to email us on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
5:00 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
  • E-mail
Description
No visit to Dili is complete without dining at Diya, the Discovery Inn’s acclaimed in-house restaurant. Since opening in 2007, Diya has become a veritable institution on the Dili dining scene. In a refined and intimate atmosphere Diya’s international chefs offer a dynamic menu, Featuring the best of European cordon bleu and sub-continental cuisine. A full bar and cellar stocked with the finest wines from Australia, New Zealand, France, Chile, Italy & Portugal completes your Diya dining experience. Diya restaurant can cater for special parties on request and vegetarian dining options are also available. Be it a business breakfast, a leisurely lunch or a celebratory dinner, dining at Diya is always a memorable experience. As the restaurant is extremely popular, advance bookings are recommended. Diya Restaurant is also the headquarters for the Discovery Inn’s renowned catering service
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