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AU$8 - AU$17
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Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 22 March 2024

We have been regular visitors to Swaad, initially based on an experience when Saby at Swaad helped out a needy community member. Apart from the fantastic food and brilliant service when we visit Swaad, we were blown away when Saby delivered food to us at...home as my wife was recovering from a medial procedure, and would not accept payment for it!. absolutely amazing. I cannot speak highly enough of Swaad (the restaurant) and SabyMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024

What a gem of a find this place is . Extensive menu to choose from . We started of with Samosa chaat followed by Vegetable pakora .Both dishes were delicious 🤤 We then had the grilled lamb cutlets . The best cutlets i have ever...had , tasty , moist and melt in the mouth ! Unfortunately we didn’t try the curries I would advise to go with 4 to 6 people and share plates. Will definitely be to this delightful charming place .More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 8 January 2024

Among the northern Indian restaurants in Melbourne, this is undoubtedly our favourite in terms of the food's authenticity and finesse.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 4 November 2023

Wow! Blown away by this place! The food was so flavourful, diverse, and large serves. The family business energy is amazing and the staff were so friendly, attentive, and thoughtful. Can’t wait to go back!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 October 2023 via mobile

This place is amazing, by far the best Indian food we have ever had. The spices, quantity, taste and quality of food is something you would find at the Hilton. So highly recommended. But wait there’s more. The service, care from the waiting staff and...owner was of high world class standards. Last minute decision to go has been so worth it. We will be back.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 20 September 2023 via mobile

Fabulous food, catering to everyone in our group. Previous visits catered to out garlic and onion allergic. I cannot recommend this restaurant more highly. Their dedication to making sure that every patron is catered to, us above and beyond! This kind of service and food...is rare! SssshhhhhhMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 23 August 2023

We visited restaurant after friend's recommendation and was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the food and generous servings. We were group of 5 and manager recommended getting larger portions of Butter chicken, chicken Madras and chef special Bhuna Chicken. They all tasted amazing and...packed with flavours. Very happy with the service as staff kept on checking if we are happy with our food. This is a great restaurant and considering how happy my friends were, we will be returning soon 😊More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023 via mobile

We really looked forward to returning to Swaad after a wonderful evening last time. Saturday night was really not good sadly. The prices have gone pretty high for this type of restaurant although roti or rice or naan is included. We don’t normally eat a...lot of carbs though. I love a Rogan Josh but was bitterly disappointed with mine. Very little meat and it just tasted of salt. None of the magic spices came through except for the chilli. My wife’s chicken tasted smoky which shouldn’t have been and the other couple weren’t impressed either. Really poor show. ☹️More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 15 November 2022

Not only is the food at Swaad amazing and delicious, the service you will receive from Saby and his team is first class. My 9 year old daughter when asked where she wanted to celebrate her birthday didn't hesitate in mentioning Swaad because Saby makes...us feel so welcome each time we come. We love eating at Swaad.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 22 October 2022 via mobile

Wonderful food and wonderful service. The paryani and the goat curry were two of the best meals I've ever had

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 24 August 2021

We normally have our fave Indian, but it was closed last night (being a Monday) so we thought we'd give Swaad a try. What an absolute delish experience. No contact pick up which was fab, fast service for our pick up, and the food was...next level - absolutely delicious and generous servings. I couldn't fault a thing! We will definitely be back. 5 stars from me!!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 21 May 2021 via mobile

My partner and I dined at Swaad last Saturday evening. Excellent food excellent service, nice relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended. We ordered chicken tikka, grilled lamb cutlets and mushrooms tikka for entree. For main course we had lamb Rogan Josh and chicken tikka masala, rice and...garlic naan. It was fantastic that rice and naan was included in the main course price. We requested medium spice for our main courses. Mild would have been a bit plain so I recommend medium spice. Friendly service. We will definitely be going back. Easy to get parking out the front of the restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 April 2021

Lovely restaurant in Bentleigh. I am definitely giving 5 stars to warm and welcome greeting. From moment we enter and moment we left we have been looked after, staff wasn't pushing, they were smiling,polite and helpful. Absolutely 5 stars! Ambient was nice, music not to...loud. Just perfect. We started with VEGGIE TASTING PLATE Yummy mixtures of of Veggie Appetisers (samosa,paneer, croquettes) have been served in a platter with salad and chutney. CHICKEN BUTTER was nice. Other meal we ordered was MUGHAL'S ROGAN JOSH BEEF this dish cooked in intense with onion and tomato curry. CHICKEN JALFREZI Boneless chicken, cooked with variety of vegetables and herbs was a lovely meal that we had to order another one. This was definitely the winner. Each main course comes with bread and rice. Restaurant is licensed but also BYO with corkage charge $5.00 per head. We had very pleasent dinner time and shall be back.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 7 February 2021

Went for dinner, again, with friends last week. As usual the food was excellent, the service special and the pricing very reasonable, for what is probably one of the best suburban Indian restaurants in Melbourne.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 23 January 2021

Great Indian restaurant in Bentleigh. Thank you to Saby and his staff for providing top quality Indian food with excellent service. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Hello Sue. We certainly are BYO and fully licensed.
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