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“Excellent eats!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sri Ananda Bahwan

Sri Ananda Bahwan
Ranked #33 of 870 Restaurants in George Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent eats!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This place doesn't look much on the outside, but once inside, it opens out into a large dining hall. Food was recommended by staff. Our meal was great - and meals on neighbouring tables also looked good. Just the right amount of spice in the curry. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited January 2017
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English first
Scotland, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“The food's worth the poor service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We'd visited here when we were last in George Town 3 years ago and as it was so good we thought we'd see if our memories were accurate. As far as the food is concerned it's still very good - we had vegetable pakora, a mushroom dish and aloo gobi, with plain rice. The pakora was excellent and the other 2 dishes extremely good. The only issue I have with the restaurant is the service - evident the servers didn't attend charm school and they must all have problems with their teeth as none deemed it appropriate for us to see their pearly whites in a smile. For that they go from being excellent to merely very good. Bit of a shame really. Still worth the visit for the food though and as it's the reason for being there - still recommended.

  • Visited January 2017
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townsville
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Stop Over in Georgetown”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

New Years Day 2017 decided to visit Little India. After a little shopping we decided to find a place for some lunch. We decided on "SRI ANANDA BAHWAN" on Penang St. what a great surprise, an amazing display of the various types of Indian food. We settled on Tandoori chicken, selection of vegetable dishes, Naan, Bean kurd chicken. Well it was in our opinion fantastic. Great service, great food so very authentic. So if you are ever in George Town and looking for Indian food I suggest you give it a try, I'm sure you will not be disappointed.
Cheers

Visited January 2017
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent 6 days in Georgetown recently, and most of it in little India. This place is by far the best curry in town! No frills, tasty, honest Indian food. Absolutely cracking! I love curry, and this is the best I have had. Ever!

Visited January 2017
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Rome, Italy
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent mutton pepper fry”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Ananda Bahwan twice, once for a Masala dosa brunch and a week later for a banana leaf lunch. The dosa was excellent but we were not offered the coconut chutneys supplied to locals and had to ask. For lunch, mutton pepper fry was outstanding, biryani and vegetables very good. The English speaking lady was gracious and helpful with our order, three other staff could not help at all. Essentially the food was hot and delicious and arrived quickly, the place was very cheap.

Visited January 2017
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