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Nilgiri's

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81-83 Christie St | Military Road Cremorne, St Leonards, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
+61 2 9966 0636
Today
17:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Indian food. We love to come here. The service is good, the food delicious and interesting.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for dinner as a group of 6 and it was buzzing. Deservedly so. Forget any ideas of stodgy heavy Indian food. This is something different. Heavenly spices without blowing my head off with too much heat .. there are plenty of vegetarian options as well as lamb, fish, chicken and beef dishes. It's BYO wine, which is... More 

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Thank SusannahP2013
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Wednesday night without a booking but had no problem getting a table because it was early. We found the service excellent and the food of a high quality and refreshingly different to the standard Indian choices. I particularly enjoyed the Tali gobhi (cauliflower) and the slow cooked lamb. I would recommend this restaurant although it got quite... More 

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Thank Rose G
Sydney
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

So they have relocated to Shop 3, 283 Military Road, Cremorne and now they have a better open atmosphere location that is not too noisy. Having dined at their St Leonards restaurant many times we had to try the new menu. There was five of us and we settled on their seafood tasting menu. This menu is NOT all seafood... More 

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Kirribilli, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Its been a few years since the last visit to Nilgiris (might have even been in Crows Nest) and it was fabulous to be reminded how fine Indian cuisine can be. The new Cremorne location was buzzing, yet the service was courteous and prompt. We opted for the seafood menu at $55 a head and were not disappointed by the... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Now relocated to 3/283 Military Road, Cremorne. Somewhat smaller than the previous restaurant but always busy. You must book, As with most restaurants in Sydney it is BYOB. Ajoy and Meera are wonderful hosts and the food is delicious. We went 4 times while we were there.Need I say more.

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Thank Douglas B
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

(Re-)Located near the Cremorne Orpheum, this is a nice addition to the Military Road dining scene. Great menu range (not too spicy) and a pleasant, relaxed ambiance. The owners are passionate about their food offerings and are very attentive. You can BYO.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We went to the Military Road restaurant where the food was excellent. Four of us decided to have the $45 per head banquet menu. There was plenty of food for all of us. There were three entrees and three mains and we were able to have refills on the mains. Unlike some Indian restaurants where there is more sauce than... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

3 of us had dinner here last night and although the food and service were quite good I was floored by the bill after asking for it 4 times. We ordered mineral water and one us brought a can of Japanese beer. We were offered pappadams and ordered 4 starters and 2 mains with rice. We were charged $20 for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We have been disappointed with many of the local Indian restaurants and at last one has come along that we can rave about! While it is newly opened and still training staff, the overall standard is a 5 star night out. Currently it is BYO only as a liquor licence is still to be issued. Ask for a table facing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 42
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81-83 Christie St | Military Road Cremorne, St Leonards, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  St Leonards
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9966 0636
Description
Nilgiri's restaurant, located in the restaurant hub of St Leonards, Sydney, takes you on a tour of ethnic Indian cuisine. But nilgiri's isn't just an award-winning restaurant....!
A cafe-style ambience at lunch and a more formal set-up at dinner create a quality dining experience, unlike any before.

Chef's Table is a unique dining experience as Ajoy personally cooks an 8 to 10 course degustation menu in front of your party: "it's like watching a piece of theatre only better as you eat it!". This is ideal for a special family event such as a golden wedding anniversary, as Ajoy can cook for up to 30 people.

With a menu that changes regularly, our weekday buffet is ideal for lunching with business colleagues.

Our Sunday buffet is unique as we feature a different menu every month to celebrate a different festival.

For quick meals in les than ten minutes all served with bread from our tandoor oven, our Tiffin Room is casual dining at its best.

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