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The Serve Bistro & Tandoor

#400 of 3,150 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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308 Toorak Road | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9827 9455
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great Location. Outdoor seating is slightly elevated so you sit above the passing traffic which just makes it a little more private while still enjoying the city atmosphere. The food is fantastic. We had the tandoor chicken & lamb for entree and a prawn dish and lamb dish for mains. We asked for hot and it was hot!! There is... More 

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Thank Ray B
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant serves one of the best Indian foods in Melbourne. Easily accessible through public transport. A little expensive for a typical Indian restaurant but well worth the service, food and ambience. Recommended to those who want good experience with Indian food.

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Thank ng4food
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great service but a shame food wasn't as good! We bought a living social voucher for $29 (upto $82 value) correct and did verify the same. it was a banquet from the menu at $36 p.p and $10 for a serve of either chocolate or vanilla ice-cream each. We booked quite late around 7pm to arrive at 8pm last week... More 

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Thank anujan2015
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Serve is located on the Toorak Road, near to the Chapel Street as well. Very nice ambience and friendly staff. The food is very fresh, of good quality and the taste is amazing. Their Fish Tandoori is my favourite. Previously owned by an Indian Old couple, was the most warm restaurant. The Owner has changed now but the standard... More 

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Thank Subarna G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Good food & Excellent customer service .. ... lot of vegi options Prices are reasonable as well... good one to try.

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Thank Vishal P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service. Can visit at any time best Indian ever. Very friendly service. Best ever Indian food we had.

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Thank Brijesh M
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

I had booked my mothers birthday dinner for a very large family group. Three days before the dinner they called me to ask if I could change my booking to 5.30pm and be out by 7.30pm. The answer was no. They then cancelled my booking leaving me to find somewhere else three days out. Terrible service and very rude.

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Thank Jacoysh
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Definitely one of the good restaurant for Indian Food. Also the ambience is good like a fine dine restaurant. Must try dishes - Tandoori Mushrooms (Entrée) - Kofta Saagwala (Mains - Veg) - Chicken Biryani (Rice)

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Thank kaustubhvartak
Sydney, Australia
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

The food was well prepared and tasty. The service is very quick and accommodating requests about it. Very satisfied !

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Thank WTraveler168
South Pole
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88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Sorry for a late review three months after but i really recommend this place for a genuine curry. Highly recommended. Friendly and attentive staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$27
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Toorak Road | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9827 9455
Description
We specialize in the legendary and mouthwatering Indian food dishes of the Punjab region of North India. Our careful preparation makes our food beautiful to behold and addictive to the palate.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?