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Parwana Afghan Kitchen

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124b Henley Beach Rd, Torrensville, West Torrens, South Australia 5031, Australia
+61 8 8443 9001
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have eaten here a couple of times and the place is very very popular. The food is nice, but I honestly don't really understand what the fuss is all about. It wont disappoint but I wouldn't say its the best food I've eaten either.

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Thank Sofia H
Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard good things about Parwana for a while and finally had an excuse to go with friends and our kids. I must say this is a great restaurant. Terrific food, friendly service, good prices and a lovely window into life in Afghanistan with the walls scattered with photos of family and friends there. We ordered the lamb, rice,... More 

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Thank Tassie_Tom
adelaide
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I had read in Gourmet Traveller that the Banjaan Borani eggplant dish was one of the best so of course we had to make another trip to this favourite to try for ourselves. We arrived, ordered and food was on the table in minutes which is perfect for us on a week night. All the food was delicious but the... More 

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Thank cbhills
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We got some dips but they weren't the creamy sort of types. We had a bean dip, smoky spicy tomato and a spicy eggplant one and they were more oil based if you know what I mean? Then we had spiced eggplant cooked in tomato with a mint yoghurt on top. That was their signature and it was good. And... More 

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Thank LongBlack1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Good service. BYO booze & cheap corkage. The eggplant & dumplings are amazing. I could pass on the meat dishes with the bread as everything else is amazing

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Thank Dishesdishes
St. Paul, MN
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My family and I enjoyed a delightful and delicious dinner at Parwana. We ordered almost everything on the menu. I was surprised that the spicier dishes were still tolerable for my northern U.S. palate. The service was excellent and the atmosphere very inviting. It was my last meal before leaving Australia the next morning and I will always remember the... More 

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Thank LoonladyMN
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Our family was celebrating a birthday and we shared several dishes. We all enjoyed the food and the friendly service. We recommend booking for 6pm. We will all return to dine at Parwana again soon.

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Thank William D
Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The food at Parwana is so tasty and delicious, with subtle spicing and great flavour. We really enjoyed the entire meal, it was nice sharing all the dishes with our friends. It was a bit noisy but it all adds to the atmosphere. The service was very good and very friendly, we had a great evening and will be back.

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Thank jancrook
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you want to just walk into this place expecting a seat you may want to think again, Parwana is currently a little, hidden gem, but they are always booked out. The food is absolutely amazing, and the staff are able to help you with portioning. It can be a little loud, but it has a great vibe. Would recommend!

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Thank Nicole E
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Booked for 7pm and as sure as, there was our table in the middle of the hustle and bustle, the service genuinely warm and friendly, the food in a word senbloodysational, must get to the eggplant next time we just didn't have the room. Oh and the price fabulous

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 13
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124b Henley Beach Rd, Torrensville, West Torrens, South Australia 5031, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  West Torrens  >  Torrensville
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8443 9001

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