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“One of the best Indian restaurants in Canberra”
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Bollywood Masala Dickson
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Bollywood Masala is an award winning Indian restaurant operating in Dickson for over 9 years and newly opened in Kingston. Its commitment to cooking food in the traditional indian style, using key ingredients cooked in-house, set it apart from other Indian restaurants. While all dishes are prepared with equal love and attention, signature dishes like the Leg of Lamb, Stuffed Squid, Dal Bollywood and fig and almond kulfi are worth a try. All food is cooked to order and naan breads served fresh from the tandoor. Plenty of vegetarian, gluten free options. Takeaway meals and competitively priced catering services are available.
Reviewed July 20, 2013

This is probably one of the best restaurants in canberra. Great food. I went to the restaurant for a friend's daughter's birthday party and was amazed. One of the dishes I really liked was the Butter Chicken which was quite authentic rather than the sweet modified version you get at other Indian restaurants in Australia.

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Thank grvikas
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

I've said this before on this site (I spose I go to a lot of Indian restaurants) but this is one of the best Indian restaurants I have ever been too, perhaps the best! First off, they use only the best ingredients, that includes the supposed 'inexpensive' ingredients, such as lentils. This means that only the best food hits the table. Proof of this is the Dal Bollywood, or 'Heaven in a Bucket', which is full of lentils and beans, two ingredients that I generally avoid. In fact, I usually hate Dals, but this one is one of the best dishes I've ever had. Other excellent dishes include the Malai Kofte (the best version I've ever had), the Onion Bijhali, the Kashmiri Nann (which is incredibly unique, using glace cherries), the Sundried Tomato Nann and the Gulab Jamon. The food is also fantastic value, is inexpensive and you get only the best ingredients.What I love further is that they don't skimp on the takeaway food (most Indian restaurants I've been to let the ball drop when it comes their takeaway, not here) which is just as fantastic as the eat-in served at the restaurant. Service is also good, only once have I had to face a substantial wait and that was on Valentine's Day, in a packed restaurant and the food quality didn't drop, despite how busy the kitchen would have been. The staff are also good, nice and knowledgeable, although they can be a bit shy and short at times (perhaps due to the language barrier), but nothing that detracts from the overall experience that is Indian cuisine at its finest!

Overall, Bollywood is amazing eat-in or take-away, using only the best ingredients and is wonderful value for money. Waiting expectantly for my next wonderful visit!

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Thank AussieSteve88
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

The wife and I had the staple butter chicken and we're very pleased. Great tasting food, and judging from the atmosphere inside, would be worth a visit to sit down and eat.

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Thank TomDanikaMurray
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BollywoodMasala, Owner at Bollywood Masala Dickson, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2013

Hi and thanks for your positive feedback. It is good to hear that our takeaway is holding up to its standards. Of course we would love you to come in and dine-in as well. Regards Arjan

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

The service was friendly & the food was amazing...fresh...delicious! There is a bottle shop next door if have a bottle with dinner or they do sell it there. A definite thumbs up!

Thank tankntan
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BollywoodMasala, Owner at Bollywood Masala Dickson, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2013

Thanks you for your feedback. We appreciate the time you took to provide feedback and such reviews keep the team morale boosted. Many thanks again.

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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Went to this restaurant for the first time with friends who had done so previously and it was the "Duck's Guts" Well crafted food and friendly, efficient service at fair prices. All good!

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Thank ElectrickBlue
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