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Lumbini Nepalese Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Asian, Nepalese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

My first post on this restaurant thats tucked away in the Hinterland town of “Maleny “was not a positive one for reasons suggesting in my post. However I have visited this place again and found a much better menu and better food quality and presentation....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Therealtruth2014
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We've been to Lumbini three times and each time the food has been really good. We hadn't been for a while, though, and I'd read some reviews here saying the food wasn't great. With trepidation we tried the duck main -- the chef assured us...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We went in a group of 8, and despite not having a booking they were able to bring out all our food quite quickly. They also brought out some complementary papadums for our group. We tried a few of the curries and shared a mixed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank 968naomiw
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been since new management Ordered old favourites very disappointed crispy duck over cooked tough & dry, no crispy skin, rich plum sauce blond & not rich & dark sauce Asian vegetables crunchy beans & some white crunchy ? cabbage or wombok It was inedible...More

Date of visit: May 2018
5  Thank w2sh1
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Had a meal at Lumbini and could not fault any of the meals. You can taste all the lovely fresh spices that are put into the dishes and the taste is really good. A nice touch was the chef coming to our table to see...More

Date of visit: May 2018
4  Thank Z9293ZRGinny
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The traditional Nepalese dishes have their own individual flavors and sauces and were the highlight of our chosen dishes. There also some more western style dishes and we will return to try some of these after we have sampled the other Nepalese dishes. The service...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank Greg N
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Sorry to say that I've been here 4 times. The menu looks interesting but the meal itself is forgettable using some pre packaged ingredients. Staff are friendly but twice I've waited for 45 minutes for my meal to arrive when there are very few people...More

Date of visit: September 2017
3  Thank kimholcroft
Swotantra P, Owner at Lumbini Nepalese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Sorry to hear that but may I know when was your last visit as our menu are full of fresh chunk vegetables which we cooked instantly after we take the order. Non of our food are pre packed. It's sounds funny as you visit 4...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Valentines night with the family! Most of us enjoy a great meal any day of the week, Unfortunately from table forks not matching to forgotten drinks and vegetables, as well as very slow service . The fried chicken entree was pink and so chewy you...More

Date of visit: February 2018
3  Thank Therealtruth2014
Swotantra P, Owner at Lumbini Nepalese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

It's nothing like that but just unfortunate to have a disappointing meals. We are extremely sorry to hear that and thank you for your feedback . We will take it heartily and ensure for your memorable experience on your next visit. Pleases give us another...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Have tried many mains here over 6 months and all are delicious. Place was busier on a Sat. night but food didn’t take long.

Date of visit: January 2018
3  Thank BrisbaneJim
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

It’s great to try new cuisines. My first time eating Nepalese food and I highly recommend it. We had the Annapurna banquet, 3 courses for $29 per person so incredibly good value, and delicious. Try the goat curry it is slow-cooked with a rich tasty...More

Date of visit: December 2017
3  Thank Suzesonholiday
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