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Garam Masala Indian Restaurant

Unit 17A | 75, Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour, New South Wales NSW 2529, Australia
+61 2 4295 5252
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (29 reviews)
“naan” (10 reviews)
“curry” (11 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Unit 17A | 75, Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour, New South Wales NSW 2529, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best in shellharbour. Had an amazing time with family and friends.Great food and everything was cooked to perfection and excellent service. Lovely ambience . I highly recommend this place to everyone 👍😊

Thank Kiranshinu
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the restaurant where Indian people eat. It is in a great position opposite the new Shellharbour City Hub. There is a big car park behind the restaurant. This restaurant is all about quality. You can really tell that the food is made with...More

Thank gung07
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A must visit. It’s our favourite restaurant.Always enjoyed the food & friendly service . Recently been to their feature evening as well ( theme was Indian festival Diwali ) menu was all new.We thoroughly enjoyed the food & experience. Keep up the good work .Already...More

Thank sharmad7
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Garam Masala has been open now for about 6 years. In that time, it has consistently been rated in the top few restaurants in Shellharbour on TripAdvisor. A recent review was titled "Best in NSW" which would be close to the mark. At Garam Masala,...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Tried their lunch menu. It's over priced ($15.99 for 1 curry and nan, rice) and the taste is not good at all. Poor customer service. You get much better lunch deal in shell harbour ($11.99 for 3 item with naan & rice) Very very poor...More

Thank tushar000
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Very, very good. Chef was pleased I asked for Indian Style. She knew what I meant. It was very good. As a UK based indian curry connoisseur I can say that this restaurant does an authentic Indian curry rather than the ozzified ones. I'll be...More

1  Thank Brit42
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The food is absolutely amazing, the customer service is excellent and the restaurant is beautiful! A favourite restaurant of mine.

1  Thank Kristen H
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Staff are always very friendly. Food is always tasty! First time I visited, roughly 4 years ago, I fell in love with the Chicken Korma... Every Korma I've had since then from other Indian restaurants has not compared. We always leave absolutely stuffed because we...More

1  Thank ellenland95
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Indian is my favorite cuisine and I have eaten a LOT of it, so I have a good range to compare lol. This is the best Indian restaurant on the planet! Unlike a lot of Indian restaurants, it is not overly salty or oily. My...More

1  Thank JodieAuris
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have always had an excellent dining experience at Garam Masala. We also get takeaway and have never had a bad meal. All the food is excellent and the staff are very friendly. They have a great range of vegetarian meals too and the naan...More

1  Thank apatasaurus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 17A | 75, Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour, New South Wales NSW 2529, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Shellharbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4295 5252
  • E-mail
Garam Masala - Indian Restaurant embodies the spirit and essence of Indian Cuisine. Located in the heart of Shellharbour CBD, it serves up a heavy of appetizing Indian dishes with an Illawarra flare. GM takes Indian cuisine to a new culinary level, while still holding the true to its traditional nuances. Much like the ambience within the restaurant, our cuisine is a mix of modern style with traditional roots. The delectable cuisine and the well paired wines are sure to indulge anyone's senses. Food aficionados can look forward to a heightened dining experience. The restaurant will continue to remain true to the legacy it has created, marrying authenticity and the finest ingredients to maintain culinary excellences evidently present in its fastidiously designed menu, which will include options for vegetarian diners. Its team of accomplished chefs will impress with a paradigm of cuisines from the northern, coastal and southern regions of India. Having attracted an affluent pool of discerning diners, GM will be the coveted Indian fine dining restaurant, offering authentic Indian cuisine in a refined corporate class setting. Complemented with impeccable service, diners can have an extraordinary dining experience that is built upon a foundation of unwavering passion.
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