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“Awesome Indian Food!”
Review of Begum's

Begum's
Ranked #3 of 442 Restaurants in Muscat
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$12
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A cozy diner that is making an honest attempt at dishing out close to home cooked, recipes of traditional Mughlai delicacies. We have increased space at our Al Khuwair branch and we are very happy to welcome more foodies to dine in with us at begums. Check out our exciting array of additions to the menu. Our new outlet at Bowshar will be opening soon and till then we will only be able to offer limited take away and delivery services.
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Been to this place 2-3 times during my 6 months stay in Oman and this place serves impeccable, finger licking indian food. Started by three sisters from Mumbai, the one floor restaurant is always swarming with long queues outside.

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amsme, Owner at Begum's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

Dear Guest,

We are pleased to receive your feedback. My team is thrilled to know that your find our food "finger licking good". Your patronage has been very critical in our journey so far.

Since your last visit, we have added more space and tables to reduce the waiting time for our guests.

Look forward to your next visit soon.

Best regards,
Amit Malhotra

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Reviewed 17 August 2014

Begum has set the standards very high with authentic Indian food backed with friendly service who seem to know each customer and their preferences. Begum is known for its classic aromatic rice biryani, which is strongly recommended, but one would be pleasantly surprised to note that it does have a range of dishes perfectly spiced to suit the palate of both vegetarians and non vegetarians. A high point is the Firni, a sweet dish which seem to be made with a secret home-made receipe, has a character of its own among Begum's dessert options...keep up the good work guys !! ...looking forward to Begum's hospitality in the years to come

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1  Thank Rajesh V
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amsme, Owner at Begum's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2014

Dear Reviewer,

Thanks for your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to begum's.

Biryani and Phirni are two very traditional dishes which lies at the heart of Mughali Cuisine. We use top quality ingredients in all our cooking to invoke the best flavours and taste.

We look forward to your next visit.

Best regards,
Amit Malhotra

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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Had the opportunity to eat at Begum's Al Khuwair outfit recently. The food was simply delicious. The biriyani was simply yum and the meat within tender, perfectly spiced and complimented the aromatic rice brilliantly. The lamb dishes are a must have and so is the dal... Its only right that Begum's has over the years earned the tag of the best in Indian cuisine in Oman. Keep it up guys...Me coming for more...

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Thank AKS_1974
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amsme, Owner at Begum's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2014

Dear Guest,

Pleasure to receive your feedback.

Dum Biryani is one our signature dish and it's great that you loved it.
All our ingredients are fresh and sourced locally.

Thanks for your kind comments we look forward to your next visit.

Best regards,
Amit Malhotra

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Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

The title say it all .Me and my my wife were very disappointed .I advise the nanagement to visit Tandoor express in Doha ,Qatar and learn how to make and serve indian food .
We really love the indian cuisine but not in BEGUM"s anymore .
Don't want also to complain about hygeine .
Never go back there ....

Thank you Begum's for spoiling our whole night .

2  Thank Nadimfarah
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amsme, Owner at Begum's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2014

Dear Guest,

Thanks for your feedback.
However, we are unable to decipher whether it is for Tandoor Express or Begums.

Begum's is a Mughlai Cuisine Restaurant and we have our unique style of cooking.

Our Hygiene standards are best in the industry and probably you are mixed up with Tandoor Express.

Best regards,
Amit Malhotra

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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We had an amazing experience at Begums ..the starters we ordered were grilled to perfection and the meats were tender and succulent..the Turki Boti is highly recommended!
Our main course was beautifully presented, and served just the way Indian food should be- piping hot!! The biryani was full of flavour and the meat melted in your mouth!! We truly enjoyed our experience and will go back for sure!! Well done to the entire team of Begums!

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2  Thank Payal2013
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amsme, Owner at Begum's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2014

Dear Guest,

Thanks for this pat on the back. We are stoked by your feedback. We at begums are passionate about giving our guests an awesome culinary experience and learning that you had a great time makes us feel accomplished .

Besides the kebabs and biryani on the menu, Our Daily Chef Specials are very unique dishes and please do give them a try on your future visits.

Best regards ,
Amit Malhotra

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