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Woodlands

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Al Bank Al Markazi St, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 24 700192
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18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
Fri 13:00 - 15:30
Sat - Thu 11:30 - 15:30
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this resturant over a number of years, and was first introduced by a friend who recommended the Paper Masala Doza, which I have eaten frequently. Went with a group of friends last week and had an excellent meal, whashed down Tiger Beer.

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Thank Jeff R
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences at Woodlands Restaurant. Your words of appreciation will inspire our team to strive for further excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Management Team Woodlands Restaurant. More 

Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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66 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been here for lunch and we had non veg thali. I loved the food, which included chicken curry, fish fry and several veg curries. The staff here are extremely friendly and my 2 yr old thoroughly enjoyed. I loved the place, the ambience and wooden interiors were really beautiful. There is ample space between tables and the place... More 

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Thank RemyaV
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences at Woodlands Restaurant. Your words of appreciation will inspire our team to strive for further excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Management Team Woodlands Restaurant. More 

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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went 1st time with family Went for south indian Thali actually but not available in Dinner time! Though its got consequtive 2 times best South Indian Restaurant in Oman,we took mainly north indian food and made a mistake! Horrible food quality Horrible pricing compare to quality But environment and staffs are fantastic As they are specialized only for south indian... More 

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Thank Mizan D
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We acknowledge your valuable feedback which can only help us to improve our services in future. We are truly disappointed that this time we could not live up to your expectations. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back and assure you of our continued... More 

Muscat, Oman
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for good South Indian food and are not on a budget, this is the place to be. A bit over spicy, but good.

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Thank Rajesh M
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences at Woodlands Restaurant. Your words of appreciation will inspire our team to strive for further excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Management Team Woodlands Restaurant. More 

Mysuru (Mysore), India
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant and ambience, really very friendly and attentive staff. Been at this place quite a few time, but over the years, the food quality has deteriorated and price shot up a lot...makes you think if it was really worth it!!!

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Thank Travel-Ice24
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences at Woodlands Restaurant. Your words of appreciation will inspire our team to strive for further excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Management Team Woodlands Restaurant. More 

Doha
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A nice little spot to wine and dine. Buzzy restaurant. Delicious food, though relatively pricey. We really enjoyed an authentic meal, and great service.

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Thank BerkshireDoha
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences at Woodlands Restaurant. Your words of appreciation will inspire our team to strive for further excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Management Team Woodlands Restaurant. More 

Muscat
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

They have managed to maintain the taste consistently- on the spicier side though. Space, tired decor and iffy service notwithstanding. Alcohol could be a big plus for consumers.

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Thank j0Kar
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences at Woodlands Restaurant. Your words of appreciation will inspire our team to strive for further excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Management Team Woodlands Restaurant. More 

London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had a wonderful meal here comprising both vegetarian and sea food dishes. The dosas weren't the best we've had, but not bad. The prawn curry was amazing. Really great service.

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Thank Sanj130
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences at Woodlands Restaurant. Your words of appreciation will inspire our team to strive for further excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Management Team Woodlands Restaurant. More 

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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you love Indian Food this place is a winner. Made a number of trips to Woodlands. Terribly hospitable from entry to cold beer service to exquisite foods from the Indian repetoire...busy, moving kinda place...go eat there!!

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Thank Paul G
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your review in Trip Advisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your dining experiences at Woodlands Restaurant. Your words of appreciation will inspire our team to strive for further excellence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Management Team Woodlands Restaurant. More 

Muscat Governorate, Oman
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Food was not bad.. But not happy with the service which I went two times. One time food was not good. When we complaint they change all the food and second time we didn't face any issue. But poor service . You have to wait long time even no people. Even billing also poor. Have to wait long hours.

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Thank amila k
MMR-Muscat, General Manager at Woodlands, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank for taking time to post your review in trip Advisor. We acknowledge your valuable feed back which can only help us to improve our service in future. We sincerely look forward to welcoming you back and assure you of our continued efforts to provide our valued guests with a wonderful dining experience always Kind regards The Management... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
Monday
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
Thursday
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
Friday
18:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
Saturday
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Bank Al Markazi St, Muscat 113, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat
  • Phone Number: +968 24 700192
Description
Woodlands Restaurant, widely recognised for its fine preparation of famous Chettinad dishes, has enjoyed immense popularity among food connoisseurs in Oman, especially the expats and westerners. With a track record of 30 years of successful operations in the Sultanate, it prides in being the ideal family restaurant that not only excels in food, but also in its service that comes straight from the heart. Little wonder then, that it won the 'Best Service Award' 5 times, Best Indian Restaurant 2011 & Best South Indian Cuisine Award for 2013 & 2014. Currently, the restaurant operates in the Central Business District, Muscat.

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