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Royal India

) #361 of 422 Restaurants in Cairns $$ - $$$ Indian
Shop 8, 53 _ 57, Mantra building | Shop 8, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 1008
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good13%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible40%
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CUISINES
Indian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shop 8, 53 _ 57, Mantra building | Shop 8, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We have visited this local joint several times and never been disappointed until this evening. Wondering if there has been a change of management/chef. I ordered the chicken kadhai. It was very bland. My husband ordered a goat dish. Not only was it served luke...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Visited today for take away. Stuffed potato paranthas were terrible. We had to throw them . Worst experience

Thank skbhawnani
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This place is empty for a good reason - it hasn't got the basics right. We went to look for Chai (Indian tea), and got served something which was uninspired, used powdered milk,and frankly close to being revolting. What is more revolting though is that...More

Thank Amrish J
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Naan bread is nice here, but I found the butter chicken disappointing. Not a great flavour to the sauce, and only a few small chunks of meat for the price. Not very good value for money, and took longer than you'd expect. Overall I was...More

Thank Chelsea P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

One of the best restaurant ever i have tried. Butter chicken probably the best dish. But it seem like this restaurant not have much attention. Trust me you must come here one time

Thank bella m
Ameenptyltd, Owner at Royal India, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thanks for the review I really appreciate it

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We ordered up Chicken Tikka Masala and Butter chicken along with Ricw and nan bread. The photo of the nan on menu looked like a proper nan....they served up a chapati. I guess as we were the only ones in the restaurant they would not...More

Thank Denis M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We walked past this place a couple of times. The aromas from the place smelled really nice so eventually we caved in and decided to go despite the noticeably poor reviews. We really enjoyed the food; butter chicken, lamb rogan josh, garlic nan and saffron...More

Thank givmeaholiday
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner to this restaurant. The order was not communicated to chef until we asked for it. Spoiled chutney was served. Taste not good. Not recommended

Thank velsvc
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The food was good and the location is right on The Esplanade so it's very convenient if you have been to the pool or you're coming back from the reef. The food is good, the serves were a good size and the service was friendly....More

Thank Lynda646
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Two of us had a dinner- felt this one offered a good mix of good food (with a few new dishes compared to most standard Panjabi fare), good service and good ambiance (excellent location esp if the weather is not too hot to seat outside)....More

Thank Amit S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 8, 53 _ 57, Mantra building | Shop 8, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 1008
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