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“Cheap & cheerful but oh so very good”

Himalayan Char Grill
Ranked #44 of 195 Restaurants in Crows Nest
Price range: $9 - $20
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Description: Our expertise in the catering and cookery backs since 1996 with authentic Nepalese Restaurant in Mosman and now in the most popular eating out streets WILLOUGHBY ROAD, CROWS NEST (Crowsnest Plaza) & GLEBE POINT RD, GLEBE. Our staffs are living up with their own motto "High altitude food served with great attitude". We use only the finest ingredients and we guarantee that our food has no MSG and no meat tenderizer. More then 90% of our meal are Gluten Free and also have a good options for Vegetarian. We serve innovative Nepalese cuisine from different region of Nepal with genuine, friendly hospitality and with great efficiency.Nepalese food is as diverse as the country itself and its ethnic group. Keeping this in mind, Chef Kiran has prepared the menu with meticulous care, so his customers can enjoy the different varieties and flavours of Nepal .People travel miles just to have our finger licking good Lamb Shanks and melt in mouth Beef Cheek.Since 1996 Kiran and his flavour has earned various raves and reviews inThe Sydney Morning Herald, Good Food Guide, The Daily Telegraph, cheap eat, SBS food guide, good food under $30 (2013) , good food under $30 (2014), and several local newspaper.
Newcastle, Australia
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144 reviews
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“Cheap & cheerful but oh so very good”
Reviewed January 24, 2012

So long as you drop any expectations of a fine dining experience, the Himalayan Char Grill is a real gem. A small restaurant, with a kitchen so small you wonder how the staff can turn out the meals, in a fairly drab suburban shopping centre, you could be forgiven for walking right past without giving it a second look. Fool you, if you do.

The food is very flavoursome and the servings generous enough. The lamb backstrap is a lovely dish but if you want a real melt-in-the-mouth meal it has to be the beef cheek. Service is friendly and very attentive.

Prices are OK. At first blush some would suggest that $20 for a main is a bit steep. That hesitation is put to rest as soon as you sample the food!

Just accept that you aren't there for the view...

  • Visited November 2011
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sydney
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“Consistently good food”
Reviewed October 15, 2011

This is our regular takeaway. Probably order once or twice a fortnight, we love it. Lamb shanks are devine as is the sesame chicken. Haven't eaten in house yet but do plan to.

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Sydney, Australia
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“Excellent Nepalese Food - Good Service”
Reviewed September 18, 2011

Good tasty food. I can especially recommend the lamb shanks. Not very spicy but full of flavour. Friendly cheerful service. Many who dine there seem to be regulars which is always a good sign.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank Matthew W
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