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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thanks for a lovely relaxing evening, The staff were friendly and attentive. The food was tasty and well presented.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome food supported by staff recommendations. The chocolate naan is a must try. Thanks Stephen for the great service.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

New restaurant is way too big and too noisy. The pakoras were dry/burnt, the service was poor and amateurish and the mains were average. The highlight of the evening was the mango lassi. Much preferred the old restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have dined here many times. Every time the food is delicious. The service is always good and the Naan bread is amazing The new restaurant is very modern I give Kohlis 10/10 every time

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to give Kohli’s another try after years of disappointment and recent favourable advice from friends. Unfortunately, Kohli’s has not changed. We ordered take away - two dishes we wanted from the online menu were not available, staff had no idea of the menu. We...waited fifteen minutes over designated time for pickup, left standing with no word from staff. Food is expensive and we returned home, missing our order of naan bread. Too far away to return. While food is tasty, service is still poor.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We understand Kohli's is a bit of a Nowra institution and has recently moved into new premises. It had also been recommended by the couple we bought our Berry home from, so we wanted to give it a go. It was very busy when we...arrived with most tables occupied and lots of take-away diners waiting. We booked a table; and it was ready - glad we did. We ordered 2 mains, rice and cheese naan. All good, well presented, tasty and served quickly, considering the number of people in the restaurant. But it felt like we could have been eating anywhere, even a club dining room! It doesn't feel like a 'special' restaurant and definitely doesn't feel like an Indian restaurant. There's no soul, no atmosphere! I think they missed a huge opportunity to make this place feel like a different eating experience. Right now it feels like a nondescript restaurant serving Indian food. So right now, Kohli's scores high on food and service but low on a dining "experience". We'll be back in a few months to see if anything's changed.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My hubby and I went for dinner for the second time to the new premises on Saturday 10th April . Sadly, we were left with the same feelings as the first time. The food was generally fair (much less saltier than it used to be...in the past) but was barely warm. The entree's were very tasty - but cold; the main meal was a chicken madras and whilst tasty, the low temperature of the dish let it down badly; the rice was delicious but again barely warm. They were incredibly busy and the takeaway service was full on to say the least - which is great for the owners but I suspect that is why there were people waiting too long for meals etc. We feel the seating by the open door is a disaster and they would do well to try and now make some sort of an entrance lobby/hall to protect diners from the elements; the COVID station caused issues as it was right at the door with people trying to come in and out through the small doorway. We could not recommend this for a cosy night out as the concrete floor and stark surroundings meant that the cacophony of noise was deafening at times and you had to shout across the table at each other! :-( I hope this is taken in the vein it is meant and not just seen as another winge. We LOVE Indian food so WILL be back for a takeaway but as for sitting in? We don't think so for now.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gets very busy on pick times. Prior booking recommended but online booking system often does not work, so call them up! Takes week-end surcharge on the bill. Food is good and ambience is nice.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 30 January 2021

We have been to this restaurant a few times now and always enjoy the food. Unfortunately their present premises leaves much to be desired. But we are patient and hope to see their new place soon. The one negative thing that really got to us...is that they do not serve alcohol, which is fine as we knew to bring our own. In this case we bought beer for the two of us and were charged $6 corkage even though we opened the bottles ourselves and used the water glasses on the table. Not amused as this was wrong under the circumstances. We also waited a long time between entre and main course being served, to the point we were about to leave. Took an hour????? Hopefully when they move to their renovated premises things will improve. One more thing the wait staff did not disinfect the tables and chairs between each set of guest, just changed the paper cloths on the table...not good during this Covid times!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 27 January 2021

This was rated number one in Nowra so we had to give it a try. The food was good, flavors nice but the butter chicken was very salty and the portions were small for the price so order more rather than less if unsure. The...korma was superb! The environment was a little underwhelming being seated next to a large plank of wood draped with a cloth next to the door way but hopefully they're working on renovations. We visited several restaurant during our stay in Nowra and this was the best food from the ones we tried. (avoid the butter factory)More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kohli's Indian Restaurant

  • Yes, Kohli's Indian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Kohli's Indian Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Kohli's Indian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4