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Tantra Indian Restaurant

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256 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, Manningham, Victoria 3109, Australia
17:30 - 22:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've always passed this restaurant before but never had the chance to visit till now. Food is great and the service is close to perfect - they don't have a lot of waiters so you might have to wait a little bit for their attention. Entrees are actually a proper meal size so think twice about having a 3course meal.... More 

Thank ythatun
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Hand down best indian food in Melbourne… Big call i know but try it. I have eat here regally now for over 12 months and never once had any issues and enjoyed every meal. Well done Tantra, you know ill be back.

Thank Mitchyadvisor
Level Contributor
29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Tantra hundreds of times over the years, when it was owned by Nitin (Roti Boti). Tantra was then the best Indian restaurant in the eastern Melbourne suburbs. Under new ownership now unfortunately it is just an average offering. We went there last night at 8:30 pm and the place was almost empty. The waitress asked us... More 

Thank GeeTee1234
Brisbane, Australia
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91 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Extensive Blackboard menu with delicious options to choose from. Unfortunately the girls who did most of the serving did not know what was in the dishes and had to ask the main person (a guy) what it meant and he very kindly explained it to us. However, as it is a busy restaurant and this guy was also taking phone... More 

Thank WMW22
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I usually do only take away from tantra but can't imagine why a sit down meal should be a problem. The restaurant is spacious but parking might be a bit of a struggle esp during peak times. Excellent food and quite consistent having done take away many number of times. There was not one dish that I was not satisfied... More 

Thank hrs027
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We came for the first time to celebrate a friends birthday. We were highly impressed with the food and quality. The food has so much flavour and spice which made everyone's day. The quality and quantity was very good and worth the price. The staff were very helpful and polite as well as hard working. It's one of the best... More 

1 Thank Bob M
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016

There was a time when this restaurant was one of the best but for some reason there is a steep downfall now. I love to cook and eat any sort of food, So I understand what is good, average and terrible (not being picky or snobby). My past 3 experiences have been terrible and the latter was most disappointing. I... More 

1 Thank sumit1216
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Best Indian food place! Went again last week and they always make us all happy with there amazing service even in busy times as well as the food. The food is too die for. So delicious and enjoyable. Staff are very helpful and really convenient to approach in times of need. Favourite indian restaurant

Thank kanny111
Melbourne, Australia
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135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I had dinner here and we asked to have the mains made again. they tasted like it was from a tin. the staff are very friendly but that doesnt mean the food is nicer. bit disappointing as they use to be really good.

1 Thank AnthonyGrisan
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice meal. Food was hot (temperature wise) and flavoursome. Meat was tender. Attentive staff. Will definitely go again.

Thank diy3113

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, Manningham, Victoria 3109, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Manningham  >  Doncaster East
  • Phone Number: 98425454

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?