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Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 17 February 2021

Although we had to travel a bit to try this place. we're glad we did. The restaurant is very nice, roomy and well set up. We ordered Butter Chicken, Beef Korma, Chicken Biriyani and Garlic and Cheese Naan. Every bit of our meal was delicious...and we simply could not fault it or the friendly service. We took our leftovers home and ate them next day and it was all still great after being reheated. We're definitely going back there again soon.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 April 2020

This was our first meal from Machan Indian Restaurant and we were not disappointed! Based on past reviews we took a chance and it was worth it. It was so yummy but the BEST PART was that they offered FREE DELIVERY while we’re in lockdown....He didn’t want to take advantage when everyone is suffering. That’s what it’s all about, looking after each other.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 3 January 2020

We decided to book at Machan based on the reviews on TripAdvisor and were happy we did. Our appetiser, fish tikka, was a great start, 4 nice pieces of fish, perfectly cooked and nicely spiced. We ordered 5 different mains and what I really liked...was that they were brought out as we ordered. I mean the “hot” dish was very spicy, the medium hot dishes were indeed medium hot. My experience is that often the dishes come out standard and not with the level of “hotness” you want. But here the staff and the chef clearly listened to what we asked for and delivered it. The restaurant was pretty full and the service was excellent, casual but still attentive. So we enjoyed it and will be back to try some other dishes.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 October 2019

We moved into this area over 10yrs ago and were surprised to find such a quality Indian restaurant near by. A family run place that is a favorite amongst locals. Lovely hosts and even better food! If you are r in Eltham, you must try...Machans. For us, it is easily the best indian eatery in Melbourne.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019

Friendly service, the vegetarian food is excellent. The quality constant. What do you want more? Also good with kids. There is something for everyone.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

A great Indian meal 1/2 vegetarian 1/2 meat based. very good choices both vegetarian & meat based for entrees & mains. Good service. BYO wine.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 11 April 2019

I'll start with I am Indian myself, (well a Parsi) We're regulars at this restaurant (even though there are a number of Indian restaurants in the area and have tried them all) - and have been going since we moved into Eltham for years! We...have never had a bad meal, ever. They are consistently yummy! : ) Love the atmosphere inside, but more than that, the taste is second to none. The staff are lovely and you feel like part of the family when you are greeted by the owner who remember's everyone's names, and his staff. Couldn't recommend it more highly!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 20 March 2019

We love this restaurant, as the food is wonderful, the people that own it are great and it’s a relaxed dining atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

We visited restaurant with family....food we ordered was below average and service was delayed. We tried hard to get waiting staff's attention but no luck so we had to get up to order the drinks, not only that, beer was served to the minor, how...careless??More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 February 2019

Ordered take away on a Friday night. Lamb/spinach curry ,Butter Chicken and Tandoori Chicken. The flavours were good but the meat in both curry dishes were just large chunks and undercooked in the sense that the meat should be slowly cooked and tender. The Tandoori...chicken was dry. Maybe next time we will dine in and give it another go.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Machan Indian Restaurant

  • Yes, Machan Indian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Machan Indian Restaurant offers delivery services.

  • Machan Indian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5