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Malabar Indian Cuisine & Take away

££ - £££, Indian, Asian
7 Regent Street, Opposite Regent street post office, Douglas IM1 2EB
+44 1624 669999
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
24 Sep 2016
“Oh dear, disappointing”
24 Sep 2016
“Great food , service gets worse every visit .”
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00 Hours
Grill, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
7 Regent Street, Opposite Regent street post office, Douglas IM1 2EB
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Visited once again, and all I can say is as the title. We received our starters after around 15 minutes, then after around 40 minutes later were told our mains were just coming...they didn't so after another 20 minutes, left. Very poor service, the restaurant...More

Thank PaulHatton
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We have used Malabar a good few times now both for sit in and take away meals , the food has always been of good quality but the service whether eating in or taking out is getting on the verge of terrible , long waiting...More

Thank Eviltwin154
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Monday Evening treat and the nicest Indian meal I have ever had. Lovely restaurant, fantastic service and ambiance. Now a Favourite for me. I would recommend to everyone and will revisit soon. (Thank you)

Thank Catherine S
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We went here last week with a group from work. The restaurant is very spacious and staff very friendly The service was slightly on the slow side, but would rather that as at least you know everything is freshly cooked! Food was delicious and very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best Indian on the Isle of Man! I can not fault them. We have been regular visitors since it opened. We always get welcomed with a smile from all the staff. They are very welcoming and friendly. The food is out of...More

Thank ManxMel24
Reviewed 13 August 2016

From start to finish, this place is brilliant. There is a waiter with Glasses who I think is the manager always has a smile on his face and gives you a great welcome. The food is just stunning and there is a great range of...More

Thank Benn L
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Large group of us ordered lots of dishes but all was delivered quickly and efficiently. Loved the curry, rice, nans, beer and side dishes. Asked for additional condiments which wasn't a problem for staff. Very happy overall and great start to the night! Thanks

Thank priceey2003
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Nice service. Poor ambience. Average Indian food. The restaurant is conveniently situated in the town centre. It has a split level restaurant, which is attractive. But it could do with an overhaul in its decor. The food was okay, but not great. Service was very...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant during the tt and what can I say besides that it's the worst restaurant I ever been to during tt week the restaurant had only three other tables to serve and we had to wait ten minutes before we even got...More

4  Thank Mccoy111
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Friendly staff, good flavours, lots of high-quality meat. Nice atmosphere. Although it's popular, there are plenty of seats. Reasonable prices. We went more than once.

Thank pony2323
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$42
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Regent Street, Opposite Regent street post office, Douglas IM1 2EB
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 669999
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Our passion to offer authentic food in comfortable setting coupled with excellent service has led us to establish this restaurant for you. located in this unique space for your pleasure. Hope you enjoy our food & service as much as we do in bringing it you. Please share your thoughts and ideas with us which will help us to exceed your expectations. Fully licensed Indian restaurant and take away specializing in southern Indian cuisine and serving authentic traditional dishes.
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