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Royal Dar

148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
+1 250-597-1483
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (11 reviews)
“rice” (14 reviews)
“seafood curry” (3 reviews)
Closes in 9 min
All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the rave reviews, we couldn't wait to try this restaurant even though it was over an hour away. What a disappointment! The butter chicken was OK, but nothing special, the side dishes had little flavour, and the iced tea had an odd...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by here when i was driving through duncan the place looked really nice in a house with nice gardens i just ordered take out but want to go back and eat there all the food was amazing i got chicken tikka masala and nan...More

Thank matthealien
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This was my third visit and as before, everything was just excellent. The food, the aroma, the ambience, the service.... Just 5 Star all around. 5 levels of spicy-ness.... Mild, Medium, Hot, Indian Hot and XXX Hot.... I've always had the 'Hot' level which is...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The food was so good and so flavourful, we were celebrating a birthday. We should have relied on our servers help, because we ordered too much food, the portions are of course with rice, but such amazing flavours and smells. I am looking forward to...More

Thank GolferGirlLinda
Reviewed 5 September 2017

In a renovated house on a quiet street - this is an Indian oasis. There are many choices on the menu although not enough vegetarian ones for me. The dal is wonderful -- but their mild version is not that mild. They make magnificent naan....More

Thank Toby F
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great gluten free options and amazing Indian taste. A little pricey but totally worth it. The service is great and we didn't have to wait long at all.

Thank helenclarko
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had a fabulous meal, with excellent service. The food is beautifully presented and exquisitely seasoned. The facility is stunningly beautiful. The server knew the menu well and was able to let us know what to expect. We only had an hour and they let...More

Thank irenecZ9244DU
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The food and service is excellent!!! The gardens surrounding the restaurant are beautiful! The old victorian house it is in is a beauty! The light fixtures alone are worth the visit! Lovely large out door deck to eat at or inside as you wish. I...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Food is amazing and they are great about food allergies. However the service can be iffy and the price is quite steep. I would recommend going for lunch as it isn't as expensive.

Thank Britt B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We get to the Royal Dar once every two months or so. And inevitably, we order the same thing: the Royal Dar Platter which is a delicious assortment of meaty appetizers like Prawn and Fish Amritsari, lamb and chicken; and their Vegetable Biryani. This is...More

Thank M_Favarger
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Nearby Attractions
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.42 km away
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.53 km away
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1.15 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Duncan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-597-1483
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