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Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
27218829133
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 24
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  • 18
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  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Huge tasty portions.

Busy place so service felt a bit rushed. Shared the chicken tikka, a curry, rice and nan between 2 of us and there was plenty of food. Would definitely go back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rachael Y
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy place so service felt a bit rushed. Shared the chicken tikka, a curry, rice and nan between 2 of us and there was plenty of food. Would definitely go back.

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Thank Rachael Y
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a change my partner and I thought we would try a curry at this restaurant. Bad decision.The starter was promising bit the mains were bland. They both looked the same although we each ordered different dishes. My butter chicken seemed to be pieces of cooked chicken swamped in some kind of orange sauce. My partner's was supposed to be... More 

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Thank lanacalling
Brooklyn, New York
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner here. We got the butter chicken, lamb rogan josh and dal. Everything was perfectly spiced. Definitely more expensive than our other meals in Stellenbosch but a nice treat.

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Thank Belle0303
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Food is normal precooked indian food wt the same Base. Food is nice and being the only Indian around it does get busy. Briani is good but it's more like a fried rice. Order from the tandoor oven. Those are fresh and good. The naan n tandoori chicken is as good as it gets for stallenbosh.

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Thank Globaltravelr
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was excited to visit. But it turned out to be an expensive disappointment. The best thing on the table was the Garlic Nan, which was exquisite. Poppadom's were served, but basically felt like eating cardboard. It tasted burnt as well. The beers were not cold, when it was served. However, the service was good and the waitress was very... More 

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Thank Tumult_B
Sceaux, France
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Every restaurant were closed on this Friday January 1st 2016, evening. One of the only opened was this Indian restaurant. We had a good dinner, service is OK.

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Thank papdesceaux
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

As a lover of curries and Indian food we always like to have a curry whilst on holiday if we can. Unfortunately we are generally let down and this was no exception to the rule. The menu is very small with a lack of starters and the curries are like those at the bottom end of the British market with... More 

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Thank Graham S
Bath, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Very disappointed with the standard & knowledge of Indian food. We ordered a chicken tandoori based curry & found that it lacked any flavour of indian spices, it tasted more like a tomato based Italian dish just sweet & creamy. We returned it & asked for them to add garam masala or some roast cumin/coriander etc but it was returned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Best chicken tikka in south Africa. Everthing we ordered was good. Service was great. Our waitress was very helpful. Highly recommended.

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Thank Roni S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Unfortunately we happen to dine on Xmas day and it was the only decent restaurant open in Stellenbosch. I have dined at the other branches and found their quality to be excellent. This branch was no different but due to heavy crowds the service was less than discerning. No poppadum were served and curries were of a mild flavor. All... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: 27218829133

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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