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“Excellent Indian food; lightening fast service”
Review of Shahi Tandoor - CLOSED

Shahi Tandoor
Price range: US$12 - US$15
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Home of traditional Indian Kebabs, Snacks and Curries cooked in charcoal fired Tandoor (clay pot oven). Indian restaurant which can accomodate big events too.
Reviewed 2 March 2012

The smells in this elegantly furnished restaurant were so good that we over ordered - 3 dishes for the two of us. We asked for Rogan Josh, Dal Makhani and Paneer Shahi to be spiced as the chef recommended. The lamb and dal were deliciously fiery - the dal more than the lamb - and flavored to perfection. The Paneer Shahi was similar to butter chicken and the mild dish to offset the heat of the other two. The dishes were nicely accented with very good garlic nan. This was the best Indian food we've had since our trip to India in 2010. Service was friendly and unbelievable fast. We barely had time for a toast before our main courses arrived. Fantastic meal out.

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Thank Philip A
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Reviewed 13 February 2012

Five of us popped into Shahi Tandoor for dinner on the spur of the moment and were instantly welcomed inside. The wait staff were on to it straight away, offering suggestions and advising on wine choices too (perfect match too, as it turned out). The food was deliciously spicy in true Indian fashion and although "there", the wait staff did not linger or intrude in any way, remaining warm, friendly and approachable.
The price was extremely reasonable too and overall, we had a magical dining experience and one which has already got us planning our next visit.

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Thank GrayMcGowan
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile
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Reviewed 11 April 2015
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Reviewed 8 September 2013
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