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Indiyum Fair Dinkum Indian

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34 Minchinton St, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5438 9688
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we come to this restaurant every time when we are in caloundra. The food gets better and better especially butter chicken and Lamb vindaloo. Cheese spinach naan is amazing. Friendly service.Cheers!!!!!!

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Thank Dean J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I eat here couple of times every time the food is totally yum and service is also to good, Indiyum is to yum like his name. Good job guys

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Thank Ben D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here a few years ago and the food was great. We had takeaway a couple of times during our recent stay and it seems that the sauces are pre prepared and the meat put in after..... not actually cooked in the sauce. We have excellent Indian restaurants where we live so know how it should be when it's cooked... More 

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Thank GlomeshGirl
Northampton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Indian food. Chicken korma was so tasty especially with basmati rice, mango chutney and a terrific--slightly sweet with mint--raita. Naan was terrific , stuffed with raisin and nuts. Also had Mexican fajita--it was good but not as good as Indian. Wish we had ordered second Indian meal instead of the fajita. Wine wasn't good but ordered cheap and got... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us for dinner, with no reservation. We were asked if we had booked; we said no, the waitress looked around the less than half full restaurant (no "Reserved" signs on any table) and pursed her lips, looking for a free table as if we were a distraction to her. What was that about? The place is nearly empty!... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken rolls masala to due for, the lamb tender. The garlic naans fresh and the child's curry puff entee is sooo tasty. Will be back again for sure.

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Thank Taryn O
IndiyumRestaurant, Manager at Indiyum Fair Dinkum Indian, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Fresh ingredients is one of the secrets in our recipe, we hope to delight you again soon... More 

Albury, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this restaurant. I had chicken biryani n my husband had butter chicken. Lovely spices, fresh, used in these dishes. Very tasty. Good responsive service. Will go again on my next holiday to Caloundra.

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Thank danfamhar
IndiyumRestaurant, Manager at Indiyum Fair Dinkum Indian, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. Biryani? yes, slow cooked chicken in aromatic indian spices... layered in silky basmati rice and safron...yummm. Try our fusion dishes like InidMex chimichanga's, Enchilada's, Buritto's.... filled with deliciousness till the last bite. We hope to see you soon. More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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191 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last night we visited Indiyum in Caloundra for the very first time. It will not be our last. Ever since moving here we have been looking for a really good Indian Restaurant and this place really lived up to our expectations. To be honest we had passed it by a number of times believing that the mix of Mexican and... More 

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Thank KathyH111
IndiyumRestaurant, Manager at Indiyum Fair Dinkum Indian, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for the lovely review, we are glad that we lived up to your expectation despite your hesitation. Chicken tikka is a tough cookie and our chefs are constantly looking for ways to make it more succulent and I am sure we will impress you again next time. -Team Indiyum Restaurant P.S: We love the tag line for... More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with a large group, enticed by the Indian Mexican fusion. We were not disappointed. We all ordered butter chicken in various Mexican meals - enchiladas, chimichangas and quesadillas, and they were all amazing. Will most definitely be back!

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Thank Kylie M
IndiyumRestaurant, Manager at Indiyum Fair Dinkum Indian, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us, happy that you and your group had a wonderful experience. Our Amigos in the kitchen are very good at balancing both flavors and they are always on the look-out for inspirations. We look forward to seeing you again.. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family (including my 91 year old dad) enjoyed the meal at Indiyum. The welcoming staff made us feel very comfortable. We shared a variety of dishes: mango chicken, lamb saagwala, chicken korma, rogan josh and coconut rice. My father had the Indian/Mexican burrito. This restaurant provides a casual atmosphere which is great for family gatherings. This is the 3rd... More 

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Thank Louise M
IndiMex-Indiyum, Owner at Indiyum Fair Dinkum Indian, responded to this review

Louise, Hello! I'm glad to hear that you tried a range of our dishes. I also take pride to hear that our staff made you feel comfortable in our restaurant. I look at great food and great hospitality as equally important. When it comes to a restaurant, they should go hand in hand, and it's good to know that we're... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Minchinton St, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5438 9688

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