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Royal Dar

148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
+1 250-597-1483
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (13 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
“curries” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated off the main streets in a converted heritage house, the Royal Dar offers a warm welcome, great ambience and good food. Tastefully decorated this is unlike most other Indian Restaurants in that a range of set meals are offered, to include a main, rice,...More

Thank catscan4859
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve had several business trips to India and eaten at numerous 5-star restaurants there. The Royal Dar is a 6-star compared to them. The Dahl is amazing. The only downside is that I don’t live in Duncan so I can only eat here when I...More

Thank TamieStilwell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a converted period house on a quiet residential street with formal dining inside and a lovely more informal patio. The food is excellent as is the service and the portions are very generous. This is absolutely worth turning off the highway to...More

Thank JayFromWellington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

En route back from a weekend away, we stopped here for dinner on a Sunday night. Food was nice (large portions so we packed up leftovers), and so was the service. Easy to eat here as a vegetarian or vegan. Restaurant is in a sweet...More

Thank Laura_in_Victoria
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Beautiful remodelled downtown home ! The ambience goes hand in hand with the great food and excellent service

Thank rickwilliamson2
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Four of us dined here again as we have not been for over a year. It was as usual a most enjoyable meal. We started off with the samosas , it came with two gigantic pieces that my husband and I could share one piece....More

Thank Joan L
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Lucky enough to get a table for dinner on Easter Sunday. The restaurant was full with families of all ages. Fantastic ambience and spectacular food. Service was impeccable. We had delicious curries with enough to take home. A beautiful evening, amazing employees. Will definitely return...More

Thank AlyceTripp
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We have been in the area for nearly 4 years and had not been out for Indian food...dont know why we waited so long the restaurant was excellent. We plumped for the Done for 2 Cowichan menu and were pleasantly surprised. Plenty of delicious food..so...More

Thank Nicwray
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited on several recommendations and WOW! Having missed really great Indian food since moving here from the UK several years ago, this brought us back to the fabulous Indian restaurants in the UK. Everything was perfect, from the home-made mango chutney, to the fresh...More

Thank FamTravels4
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Last night we found ourselves asking each other why we don’t come here more often. The food is nothing shy of devine! Sooo much food!! It’s a real feast. I had tikka masala. Being from England, where tikka masala is considered a national dish (yes,really),...More

Thank uk-tori-17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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