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Swaad India's Zest

Shop 9 271-275 Centre Rd, Bentleigh, Glen Eira, Victoria 3204, Australia
+61 3 8394 6943
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“butter chicken” (10 reviews)
“naan” (4 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 9 271-275 Centre Rd, Bentleigh, Glen Eira, Victoria 3204, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was excellent without being intrusive. The atmosphere was pleasant and the food was good. The Madras Lamb Curry was an excellent choice, so yummy. Their most popular dish of Butter Chicken was quite good but a little too tomatoey for our tastes yet...More

Thank Jo-enchanted
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. So flavoursome. I'd you want Indian in the Bentleigh East area this is the place to go. Yum yum yum.

1  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Simply Yum. Good authentic Indian food served by authentic people who are actually interested when they ask if everything is ok and if you like the flavours. They ask follow up questions because they seek to improve the food and experience. This is what you...More

Thank Nathan R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Went with very little expectation, very unassuming shop surrounded by a dish and chips and chicken shop. We were in for a great surprise!! We had the chicken tikka which was outstanding - tender and flavourful and ordered 3 curries. They made a mistake and...More

Thank Lions300
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This was by far my most favorite Indian restaurant in bentleigh! The butter chicken is to die for and the vegi navartian korma is divine! Do yourself a favor and eat there!!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner visited here for dinner. The service was exceptionally warm and friendly from the minute we walked in. I often struggle to find a curry that is spicy enough whilst not compromisiton flavour. The man waiting our table told me that they...More

2  Thank Becky T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I love Indian food but my wife doesnt like spicy food. Swaad took the hot spice from her food but she loved the flavours. So my so we have now been twice and will go back again.

Thank David F
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Last night trip to Swaad Indian was again a great experience. We went with friends after a long time but strangely owner remembered our name and served his great Indian starters and main dishes with same excitement. Butter chicken and methi chicken were standouts with...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I recently visited here with a group of friends - it was our second visit. We returned because we all loved the food and wanted to experience that again. The owner/manager (not sure) is very friendly and willing to help in any way he can....More

Thank Hdee-Em
Swaad I, Manager at Swaad India's Zest, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Dear Mam. We appreciate your honest review and extremely valuable feedback. Thank you for liking our food and we sincerely apologise on falling short on our service which we strongly bank upon and consistently try to maintain the highest standards. It was lack of judgement...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Our first experience of Swaad India Zest, and in short, we will definitely be back! Great food with depth of flavour, lamb was tender and well cooked, chicken was succulent and vegetarian options numerous and equally tasty. From the moment we walked in we were...More

Thank JDFC13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 13
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 9 271-275 Centre Rd, Bentleigh, Glen Eira, Victoria 3204, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Glen Eira  >  Bentleigh
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8394 6943
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