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“Monday night dinner”

Nilima Indian Restaurant
Ranked #44 of 199 Restaurants in Hervey Bay
Price range: USD 11 - USD 14
Description: 100% traditional and authentic Indian and tandoori cusine
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Description: 100% traditional and authentic Indian and tandoori cusine
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent Service when you arrive at a restaurant with 2 hungry boys looking for a great butter chicken you want to get them fed quickly to keep them happy.The order was taken promptly and dispatched in no time at all.Butter chicken passed with flying colours along with Rogan Josh and a Lamb Korma all with garlic naans.The prices were very reasonable for the size of the meals.

Thank Brett P
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Just wanted to drop a note to say the service at Nilima was fantastic.

We'd booked a group to have dinner, which unfortunately was smaller than we originally had hoped. The staff were very flexible, knowledgeable, and helpful. The meal was delicious. Recommended.

Thank funkydan2
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Let me preface this by saying we have had a number of trips to INDIA so know what to expect in the way of authentic food.
A garlic & cheese naan is not a supermarket wrap with some minced garlic, grilled, it is a dough cooked in a tandoor oven. This is what was served Strike one.
Beef Vindaloo is not a piece of topside steak cut into 1/2 inch squares cooked in Pataks sauce with similar squares of potato to bulk up the serving & the meat was so tough thru not being cooked long enough. We left most of it as it was inedible Strike two
Onion Bhaji, minced onion in what seemed to be bread crumbs & chik pea flour made into a 1/2 inch thick pattie & deep fried. Nothing like the real thing, one taste & the rest was sent back They deleted the cost after our complaint Strike three
The owners (man & woman) were in the dining area just standing around watching the servers within 3 metres of us the whole time & when we complained about the food didn't even come over to see what the problem was all about
The owners showed no interest in our complaints so we know not to return to their establishment, they loose a client

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Thank Kenneth J
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I had misfortune of trying Nilima. We were the first to be seated in the entire restaurant and after an hour and a half had still not been served. The manager was rude when the wait was raised explaining it was our fault as we ordered entrees.
I'd advise trying one of the other lovely restaurants instead of Nilima. Why risk a poor experience with a rude manager.

Thank susan a
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Food is well worth tasting! We always buy Indian in every city we go..my only suggestion is..please add a Goat dish or two to the menu!

Thank Pattyfoodie
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