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Reviewed 28 January 2020

We had an extremely good dinner at this place. The Indian owner is very nice and food was delicious. It is not the prettiest restaurant on the Island but the food was very good. If you like spices this is also the place to be....We were asked how spicy we eat and both meals were perfect. On the rest of the Island for us the food could have needed a little more spice.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 22 December 2019 via mobile

Good Indian food and very friendly owner & staff, ordered some mixed plate and it was very good. Owner and I think his sun are running the place and are very friendly. Asked how spicy we wanted the food and it was just perfect! Much...taste and spicy enoughMore

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 3 November 2019 via mobile

We highly recommend Datta banana leaf restaurant. The owner and the staff is very friendly and offer you a warm welcome. The dishes are all amazing! Just ask for the daily recommend and you’ll get first class food! Try the Prata and the naan bread,...all I can say: YUMMY!!!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

We had some amazing and cheap meal here - really good Indian food on don det! The place is cozy and the owners super nice.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 3 March 2019

Pleasant staff, comfortable, good location but 2 of the drinks which I asked for they hadn’t got. Ordered a vegetable biryani, medium spice, it was tasteless, oily and over cooked, I couldn’t eat it, the plain naan and water melon were nice though. I love...Indian food but there are far better options on the islandMore

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 27 February 2019 via mobile

Tried all the other Indian restaurants on the island and liked Datta best. Came here 3 times and it was very good every time. It seems low key and has super delicious dishes and has a very kind and quiet host.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 25 February 2019 via mobile

We originally dropped in to change dollars as they had the best rate on the island. Staff were so friendly and welcoming that we stopped for breakfast. I asked them if they could make me puri bhaji as it was not on the menu. Of...course they said and it was wonderful. My friend had an omlette which was equally good and served with 2 baguettes. All washed down with large strong cups of lao coffee. Good service with a smile.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 22 January 2019

We visited the restaurant early in December last year after having found the recommendation on Lonely Planet. It's only around 5 minutes on foot from where most of the restaurants and bars on the island are and absolutely worth going: We didn't have to wait...for too long even though we were a group of seven, the portions were big, and the food was delicious! In the end, we had a chat with the very lovely owner who is also the chef - all of us agree that if you're on Don Det, you should definitely go there to eat. Preferably rather in the beginning, so if you like it as much as we did, you can always go again! ;)More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The food here is absolutely amazing, if you fancy a change from your typical laos/thai/Cambodian but stil don't fancy easting eastern, eat here. The chicken samosas, pakora, and chicken tikka masala are absolutely amazing. We have stopped off here every day for the past 4...days whether for a sit down meal or just to take away. Knowing very little about Don Det on arrival, I was very surprised to find an authentic Indian in such a remote island. The staff are talkative and friendly, and during the less busy periods are more than happy for a chat.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We came here based on previous excellent reviews. Not sure if we had bad luck, but we had a very mediocre experience. We were four people and each ordered a different item. All were very bland and I wondered whether my chicken tikka was fully...cooked (it was very dark so difficult to see). While the personal was friendly, we really expected much better.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Datta Bananaleaf Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5