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Royal Dar

148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
+1 250-597-1483
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan” (13 reviews)
“rice” (18 reviews)
“curries” (9 reviews)
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
148 Third St, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 1R8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went out for a birthday dinner so disappointed by the food. The veggie platter looked like someone forgot it in the deep frier and tasted like it. The butter chicken looked good but was served cold. The spinach and cheese dish tasted like it was...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Good food , but very expensive for the portions you get. I don't think I have seen a butter chicken for $27. Gave the benefit of the doubt...but was sadly dissatisfied with a few morsels of chicken in the butter chicken with a serving of...More

Thank ventcap
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Friendly waiter, very helpful. Lots of food and it was very good. Lots of choices and a very nice setting made for a very nice meal. We will go back next time we are passing through Duncan.

Thank Darren S
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We had a very positive experience in coming to this restaurant for our anniversary dinner. The quality of the atmosphere, the service, and the food all made for a very positive memorable evening. Our server had a wonderful smile, positive attitude and was attentive to...More

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Wow! Hidden treasure of a restaurant! Beautiful setting both outside on veranda and also inside with tasteful decorated decor. The food was so very tasty and lots of gluten free options. I would definitely recommend and will most definitely return again. Delicious, authentic and fresh.

Thank luckybeerlady
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The staff behavior was a combination of rudeness and racism, unlike any other restaurant we have visited in Canada so far. Indians are known also for their hospitality and respect for their guests amongst many other things. If you decide to serve Indian food, may...More

2  Thank nhdubey680
Reviewed August 2, 2018

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 July 22, 2018 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 July 21, 2018 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 July 15, 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

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