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“80% Ambience, 20 % Food” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Nirvana

Nirvana
Ranked #23 of 513 Restaurants in Manama
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $211
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
BAHRAIN
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138 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“80% Ambience, 20 % Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013

Imagine getting a bill for 530 dollars for a group of 7 for so-so food. The staff are friendly, lighting and ambience reasonable good for a 5 star. Starters were at par with the pricing, the tandoori prawns really well done. A lot of the main dishes lacked even basic seasoning. Palak paneer was bland, as if the chef forgot to add the spices. Biryani was overcooked and appeared to be small grain (really ????). 5 dinars ++ for salad .. carrots, onions and cucumber; something you would complementary in an indian dhaba. Worth a repeat, personally no.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank indieglow
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Arabian Gulf
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Beautiful portal into a Maharajah's India”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

Red velvet walls, cozy booths, beautifully decorated tables. The food is excellent as is the service. While dining you will be entertained by a trio of musicians playing traditional Indian instruments. The vegetarian cuisine is fantastic. A beautiful experience down to the chic uniforms.

Visited October 2012
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12 Thank iloo
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Best Indian Restaurant in Bahrain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

This is by far the best Indian restaurant in Bahrain .The food ingridients are well refined unlike other Indian restaurants . The atmosphere is very nice with a nice authentic Indian band Never miss it!

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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10 Thank Abdulla_shr
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Karachi, Pakistan
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248 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Nice Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2012

The food isnt great but not a bad choice to try it once.

Visited July 2012
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2 Thank MudsMuds
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Not recommended”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2012

tried it about 4 times, out of love of Indian food. last night was the last, Ever. Service is almost the worst among all of the Ritz-Carlton hotel restaurants. way over-priced for medium food. the cue was that there were not a single Indian native eating there. this indicative of the food quality.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank SalehAlSaikhan
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