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Taj Mahal

39 Northbourne Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“indian food” (8 reviews)
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
39 Northbourne Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

A friend and I went looking for a nice Indian restaurant and we found it in the Taj Mahal. We thought we had missed it as the entrance is not obvious. Through a glass door then straight up the stairs. There was a big poster...More

Thank fred_cameron
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Very good food and excellent service at this little gem ! Each dish had its own distinctive taste and tasted good too !!!! Quite packed for dinner and though we went there without reservations we were quickly and well attended to. Portions were quite good...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Tonight my husband and i ate dinner at the Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant in Canberra. The food was excepitional, a dance for the taste buds. The service was professional and inviting. The Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant Canberra a definite 10 out of 10

Thank james b
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Always great at lunch or dinner. Wonderful selection of all the favourites, particularly like the Punjabi Lamb and Tandoori Chicken. Best mother's home style cooking. Have been a regular since the late 1970s. Staff are always knowledgeable and friendly, and seem to remember their past...More

Thank JohnECanberra
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The food I had there were excellent. Are you after mouth watery test of authentic Indian food, looks no further. Just turn to Taj Mahal. I will see you there cuz I am definitely coming back . Best service and great value of the price....More

Thank Nyan win H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have visited the Taj for many a dinner and every time it's amazing. the staff (particularly shannon!) are so kind and attentive, the food is delicious and the decor (particularly the pink booth) is delightful.

Thank Clarissa_on_holiday
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Go for the pink booth and 70s vibes, stay for the tasty food and charming service. Stairway to heaven.

2  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Taj offers an interesting, discreet venue for gatherings. Up the stairs, two dining areas where gatherings can enjoy privacy or the ambiance of the main dining area. Shiraz, mine host, is very welcoming and the atmosphere is comfortable and redolent of Indian cuisine. The...More

1  Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I started going here almost every day. Fresh food, properly prepared and a great value for the price. Highly recommend it.

1  Thank Raj M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Love this Indian , good is delicious, we eat here as a group at least once a week. Management are super friendly and look after us first class. Highly highly recommended

Thank Alpacca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Northbourne Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 6247-6528
  • E-mail
Taj Mahal is a family business serving home-style Authentic Indian cuisines. Mouth Watering Beef, Lamb, Chicken, Vegetable, Tondoori and fish dishes at a very reasonable price. Opening Lunch Wed to Friday from 12.00pm and Dinner Monday to Sat from 6.00pm
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