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Lovely India

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$$ - $$$
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350 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4948 2486
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault the meal itself. The two proceeding days were horrible. We could not go beyond 2 metres of the toilet. Beautiful food that wasn't cooked. Not worth it. Unfortunately we won't be back...

Thank britdegraaf
Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I'm not a curry lover because I don't do chilli. I don't even do black pepper. I ordered the korma. It was tomato based and very tasty. Lovely and creamy too. But the best surprise was it wasn't spicy hot just like they said. The coconut rice was lovely too. 4/5 for the lamb madras too. Staff were lovely... More 

Thank Angelalala49
Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed all of the dishes served up to us at this restaurant, the stand-out was the Butter Chicken! Although the food is very good I feel the restaurant lacks in atmosphere but this could easily be rectified with a bit of thought....perhaps do away with the plastic tables and chairs or at least dress them up with tablecloths.

Thank Teulu_Thomas
Gold Coast, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

this was nothing like the Indian food we had eaten before, My wife wanted Onion Bargees which we expected a ball of onions not like ribbon strips similar to onion rings fried and cut in half.Not Good, my beriarni was Ugh!!

Thank lesandray
Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

All I can say is that the meal was really really good. Loved the food, and the service was great, too.

1 Thank Deebond
Rockhampton, Australia
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I had high hopes for this place. Atmosphere was good and the staff were really friendly. The meal took a little while and it wasn't what I expected. The fish was slightly over cooked and the sauce was a bit thick and gluggy. Sides/condiments were fine but I don't think I'd come here again.

Thank Manon S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

What a food, freshly cooked and typical Indian dishes, can't explain happiness after having such a great food. Sure to come back again

Thank Varsha T
Gold Coast, Australia
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were 2 Aussie - Indian couples. Craving Indian, we decided to visit this place - First off, impossible to find correct number on google and then the address provided, took us 18 mins outside city which we found unusual only to reach at a dark secluded spot off the highway road with nothing around. We then somehow managed back... More 

Thank Atul C
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a delicious meal here. I had the chef's special chicken, which was wonderful! My husband had a lamb dish that was also very nice. The service was a bit slow, but we were not in a rush.

Thank Nancy K
Airlie Beach, Australia
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I've been living in Airlie Beach for about 10months now and have only managed to get Lovely India once since being here. I work literally right across the road from them and hardly ever notice them actually open. I've tried both going in and calling to order for pick up, and I always seem to be thoroughly disappointed. Their menu... More 

Thank findmeowmeow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4948 2486

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