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Indian by Nature

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U 3 1526-1528 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria VIC 3788, Australia
+61 3 9751 0111
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17:00 - 22:00
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This "Indian restaurant" was not what I have come to know and love. The waiter smiled and agreed with everything I asked for and only once (Onion Bahji) brought the required item. I wanted a Lamb Madras - what I got was light coloured, creamy and tasting of coconut. Madras should be red in colour and have a fiery taste... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1 small lamb curry and a very ordinary tough butter chicken served with 2 small of rice for $98 ......We thought a mistake had occurred , but we were told it was right. I did not want to embarrass my partner so I paid the amount. How can you possibly charge a customer that much for such ordinary food in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We recently ordered a takeaway of the vegetarian Kofta, rice, naan and samosa. After enjoying Indian food all over Australia and the USA, we were pretty under whelmed to discover our meal was rather bland and lacking in any real spice offerings. Even after requesting a "medium" heat / spice upon ordering, we still had a very bland dish? The... More 

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1 Thank HoloGraphica
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Nice food good friendly service would go again wine list is limited is my only criticism . Handy to home

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Thank Michael B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, Amazing food quality,Chicken tikka masala and Fish Masala along with Garlic Rice was excellent. Thanks guys for the wonderful service really appreciate the service and the quality.

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Thank Bunny A
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87 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice staff who served us fast takeaway after a 5 hour hike and brought us to our B&B to boot as a cab would take too long. Lovely tasting food, very good naan and close by. All in all a sucess.

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Thank Tycho L
Singapore
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

First tried them a year ago & came back this year; they are just as good. Wonderful recommendations from the crew- we had tandoori prawns, lamb in spinach purée, chicken curry & veg briyani. All the spices were perfectly blended into a spectacularly tasty meal; left our tummies feeling nice & cosy in this wintry weather. Totally value-for-money! Unforgettable!

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Thank famousmoo
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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366 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

They were busy when we arrived, but service was still slow. I asked for water three times. We weren't asked how hot we wanted the food, and mine was extremely undo icy, boring actually. I would not eat here again

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Thank HKinsey
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We were staying in Olinda for a week. Not many restaurants are open on a Monday night so we went to Indian by Nature. There was only one other couple there and the decor is basic. The food, however, was fantastic. A great range on the menu of mild to hot dishes with a good selection of vegetarian and meat... More 

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Thank Donna_B1233
Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Had the goat curry, saffron rice and pappadums. Absolutely delicious. The goat curry was sublime, tender, fragrant. Absolutely perfect t ! Well done.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 3 1526-1528 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria VIC 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9751 0111

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