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608 Liverpool Rd | South Strathfield, Homebush, Strathfield, New South Wales 2136, Australia
(02) 9763 2306
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11 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been one of my worst experience in Australia. To begin with, there was no warm welcome for the guest. Two kids were on counter playing games among themselves. It seems very unprofessional. Then the quality and delivery of service was pathetic. Even the food was cold. Wont recommend. You can get better food somewhere else.

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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

One stop shop for the most delicious and moth watering Indian and South Indian food. My personal favourite is the South Indian thali and lamb varuval. The place is easily accessible with ample parking and is a great location for small get togethers and parties.

Thank Jacinta S
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

A local gem serving deliciously mouthwatering North Indian and South Indian food. A very good venue for functions and parties. What makes this place even more special is the hospitality and service. I would highly recommend this place for Dosas. Worth a drive.

Thank sonu s
Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

The food here is always excellent. Reasonably priced, Good portions. Good service. Very friendly waitress who makes all the customers feel at home. The food is a variety of Indian, Sri Lankan and Malaysian. I had Malaysian, my partner the hoppers and curry, a desert and milkshake. All excellent.

Thank Laetetia
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Authentic spicy Indian food, if you are delicate spice-wise, make sure you make it known as some dishes are quite amped up. Well-priced and a good quantity. Fish curry was excellent!

Thank Sophie J
Sydney, Australia
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262 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

This is the place to go for best dosa in Sydney as they're genuine South Indian not northerners struggling with dosa. The koththu and uththapam are also excellent. I did prefer the old place in Homebush which really felt sub-continental

Thank Nalin W
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65 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I liked the old Janani - busy, crowded, fragrant and lively. We sat shoulder to shoulder on stools and ate a lot of our food with our fingers. But it was a model that proved unviable so the owners shifted out to a place that looks and feels more like a suburban Sydney restaurant. It had been a while since... More 

Thank PickledEel
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I took my family of four for a Sunday lunch and I'm so glad I did. The food was freshly coked and very delicious. We ordered nine dishes and all of them were great . Even though the service was ordinary, quality of the food won the day. I would highly recommend if you are looking for an authentic and... More 

Thank Krish G
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Went there for lunch on a Friday and the place was empty. My son and I were the only customers. The staff was busy in the kitchen preparing the food for the lunch buffet. There was only one wait staff. 20 minutes later 4 other customers arrived and they opted for the buffet lunch on offer for $10 per person.... More 

Thank savvytraveller_2009
Delhi, Delhi, India
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

The owner definitely needs to work on staff and food. We had ordered spicy prawn curry and rava masala dosa. Dosa was just okay, sambhar not too good. Prawn curry was terrible. Spicy does not means that you add lots of chilly in a regular meal. I would have been glad if they had told me upfront that prawn curry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Asian, Sri Lankan
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 608 Liverpool Rd | South Strathfield, Homebush, Strathfield, New South Wales 2136, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Strathfield  >  Homebush
  • Phone Number: (02) 9763 2306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?