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Garam Masala Indian Restaurant

Unit 17A | 75, Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour, New South Wales NSW 2529, Australia
+61 2 4295 5252
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 18 min
All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Unit 17A | 75, Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour, New South Wales NSW 2529, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I used to really enjoy Garam Masala, but lately it has been a bit bland and their service has dropped, it took ages for our order to be taken, ages for the food to come out. We were the only group (3 people in total)...More

Thank aaronaus6
Reviewed 1 week ago

We family of four had wonderful evening out with very delicious Indian couisine with variety of food to share with freshly baked Indian mouthwatering bread. It is great place to dine with family.

1  Thank sanjeevgambhir
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good customer service. We felt we were very well looked after. From the welcome to the food to the small things like serving mint sauce, papadams and water or always keeping the table clean. Not only is this for a friend or family group...More

1  Thank Verdi95
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are fast becoming more regular regulars. The great food and service is consistent, but they also have the best range of vegetarian Indian meals!!! Never boring, we don't miss the meat dishes at all. Vegetable Biryhani is worth the 20 min wait. Samosa, with...More

2  Thank jdmack06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very good experience with homely environment and hospitality. Best customer service I ever had. The main difference which I found in butter chicken is that the sauce was not having an artificial color ( otherwise always get that orange color on finger...More

1  Thank Pranjali A
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Just been to this restaurant a week ago with few friends after a meeting. Owner/manager was the best in customer service I have come across in any of the Indian restaurants. Food was equally nice. You could taste the freshness in the food. Truely GEM...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 April 2017

one of the best Indian restaurant i have been to, food is great staff is polite. it was a pleasure to be there. well done Team at Garam Masala keep up the good work.

2  Thank rajyadav2017
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Food is very flavoursome, curry dishes are the yummiest I have ever had. Rice always cooked to perfection and the naan bread is delicious and fresh. Hospitality is spot on, very clean and fabulous atmosphere. The whole time we were eating in the restaurant takeaway...More

1  Thank jamie p
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Been there on last Friday with family & friends. No water offered, when we ask for water then manager give us water but no glasses. I don't know how we gonna drink it. We ordered 8 items of entree to start. After long wait 2...More

Thank sidhu1987
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The Garam Masala Indian Restaurant, is the best Indian Restaurant in the Illawarra, brilliant meals, our meals were simply so tasty and the meat so beautifully​ cook, tender unbelievable. Tremendous staff. I guess by now you get the idea we liked Garam Masala, 75 Cygnet...More

2  Thank Robert M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 17A | 75, Cygnet Avenue, Shellharbour, New South Wales NSW 2529, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Shellharbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4295 5252
  • E-mail
Garam Masala - Indian Restaurant embodies the spirit and essence of Indian Cuisine. Located in the heart of Shellharbour CBD, it serves up a heavy of appetizing Indian dishes with an Illawarra flare. GM takes Indian cuisine to a new culinary level, while still holding the true to its traditional nuances. Much like the ambience within the restaurant, our cuisine is a mix of modern style with traditional roots. The delectable cuisine and the well paired wines are sure to indulge anyone's senses. Food aficionados can look forward to a heightened dining experience. The restaurant will continue to remain true to the legacy it has created, marrying authenticity and the finest ingredients to maintain culinary excellences evidently present in its fastidiously designed menu, which will include options for vegetarian diners. Its team of accomplished chefs will impress with a paradigm of cuisines from the northern, coastal and southern regions of India. Having attracted an affluent pool of discerning diners, GM will be the coveted Indian fine dining restaurant, offering authentic Indian cuisine in a refined corporate class setting. Complemented with impeccable service, diners can have an extraordinary dining experience that is built upon a foundation of unwavering passion.