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“Take away is always good here”

Bollywood Masala Kingston
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Ranked #77 of 1,358 Restaurants in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bollywood Masala Kingston has now been open for a year. In that time, we have won the prestigious Restaurant and Catering Best Indian/sub-continent ACT Award 2013. This proves that our award winning effort at Dickson has been successfully transferred to our Kingston restaurant. We are not a franchise and Arjan and his team personalise each establishment to suit our customers needs and to continuously improve given the regular feedback we get and appreciate and learn from.Many customers continue to describe us as the best Indian restaurant in Canberra; better than the food they've tasted in India! Such compliments don't make us complacent. They push us to try even harder. So come and visit us and decide for yourself. Our usp is maintaining indian cooking traditions that have withstood the test of time, while tailoring ourselves to being a modern indian restaurant in the Australian context.In addition to dine-in we also do catering for in-house or off-site events, as well as take-away of course. We have an extensive variety of vegetarian options, and can suitably cater for other dietary requirements, including gluten free. So call us or visit our website to book and we look forward to seeing you soon and again, and again, and...
Canberra, Australia
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Take away is always good here”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

We have never eaten in the restaurant but this is hands down our favourite Indian restaurant to get takeways. Very good range in meals and they are so quick. Once we tried to get takeaway from dickson and they said 45 min wait - kingston is more like 20-25 and comes out fresh hot and tender. Yum. Only once was our roti burnt.

Visited June 2014
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Launceston, Australia
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Very tasty place to eat”
Reviewed April 14, 2014

We found this restaurant by chance, and enjoyed a tasty dinner and good service. The place gradually got more crowded (Saturday night), but was not so noisy that we had to shout to have a conversation. It was also very reasonably priced, and the bottle shop practically next door meant we could use the BYO wine option.

Visited April 2014
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BollywoodMasala, Owner at Bollywood Masala Kingston, responded to this review, April 20, 2014
Many thanks for finding us and for taking the time to review us. We have provided your feedback to the team. We hope to see you again. Regards Arjan
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“One Word: Delicious!”
Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Went on a rainy night, feeling like something hearty so decided to give Bollywood a go. Absolutely beautiful food. I got the impression that they're trying out some new ideas to lift the menu a bit. If that's the case then they're finely on the right track. For example the tasting menu was a perfect way to start the meal, light morsels to share and delicious. We had the non vegetarian taster. Followed up with the Goan fish curry and Leg of lamb for mains. Both excellent. Incredibly fresh Barramundi in the curry with a gorgeous sauce, plenty of depth in the flavor. The lamb was just as good with a totally different yet still amazing sauce. Service was friendly without being intrusive and wine list good with a range of process to sit different budgets. One of the better restaurants in Canberra, highly recommended!

Visited March 2014
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BollywoodMasala, Owner at Bollywood Masala Kingston, responded to this review, April 20, 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to provide feedback - especially in relation to the Tandoori taster as indeed we are trying to offer something different and economical but also to stick with traditional known dishes. Your feedback about the food and service has been passed on to the team. Regards Arjan
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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great value”
Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

The tandoori tasting plate is a fantastic way to try a few different tastes. The banquet options look very affordable. three courses for $35. Highly recommended.

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Canberra, Australia
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“MMM MMM MmMMMMMMmm”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

SO SO delicous. Best Indian i've ever had. I usually hate beef Madras but after my Partner forced me to try some I practiclly ate the whole amount. amazing. service could be better but who cares that much when the food is so fabulous?

Visited August 2013
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