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Dhivyar Mahal Restaurant

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21 Town Hall Road | Near Krishna Lodge, Madurai 625001, India
+91 452 234 2700
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Milan, Italy
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a lunch in this restaurant, opting for Indian food. I had mutton kheema (minced mutton) that was really delicious, light not greasy, spicy (as I like spicy) but not salty at all. And gobi manchurian dry (cauliflowers) very fresh and crunchy. Everything was tasty and clean prepared. I specifically asked for not-salty food and it was not salty,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

For some reason this place was in our guide book. Misguided! Such a disappointing meal. The food on offer was not as described in our guide book, and what we ordered was incredibly bland which I thought would be difficult to do in India. When the bill came the guy serving us called out the amount hardly letting us look... More 

Thank namalonie
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

one of the worst restaurant .too expensive for the type of food they serve.the restaurant look dull.we have to left all food we order

Thank rlm411
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88 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Not a great one and a average place.. but in Madurai all Restaurants are above average hence you can always have taste like this.. Good one

Thank Arun8877
Madurai, India
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129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

The place was neat and clean and i visited with family, The briyani they offered was really tasty, And the restaurant is quite and peaceful in a crowdy area. The service was really good and we enjoyed our dinner, Came to know this restaurant ran by a professional hotelier

Thank vjyanand4u
Hervey Bay, Australia
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207 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

After wander around the temples this is a good choice for a bite. A good selection of meals both veg and none veg at reasonable prices

Thank Stephen B
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

Don't go there! It's well reviewed on Lonely Planet and the fact that they offer lamb attracted us. But the food is not good! And overpriced if you compare the "meals" you can get anywhere else for 40 ruppies. It seems that the "roasted lamb" was made with intestine. The chicken was over cooked. And guess what? At the end... More 

Thank Bongsva
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

The food was bland and the worst meal we have had during our stay. It was filthy and looked like it had not been cleaned in years. We walked away fearing the worst for our stomachs!

Thank Randellej
Santa Fe, NM
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

We went to this restaurant because of the listing in Lonely Planet and the food was terrible. It was the worst meal in our 54 day trip around South India. Dried out chicken tikka, which had been fried until it was dried out and almost black, hard as tile. Even the the potato chips were tasteless.

Thank titachristy
Jerusalem, Israel
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

went here becuse of the recommendation of lonely planet and was very disappointed. The food was horrible. the service was OK up to the point of me asking for cutlery and napkins as it was a take away order, they didn't any and were rather crude when i insisted on geting somting to eat with... at the end they found... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 21 Town Hall Road | Near Krishna Lodge, Madurai 625001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Madurai
  • Phone Number: +91 452 234 2700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?