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Amaravathi Palki

225 Musgrave Rd | Tinsley House Building, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 201 0019
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“thali” (9 reviews)
“butter chicken” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
225 Musgrave Rd | Tinsley House Building, Durban 4001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed December 12, 2018

The restaurant itself does not look like much. It is basic with dark colours and is not exactly elegant. However, the food was better than most Indian meals I have tasted, even in India. At first I was a little disappointed not to find my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iainatsea
Marimuthoo G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Dear Sir, Many thanks for your awesome review which we sincerely appreciate.

Reviewed November 11, 2018

I've been going to Palki for at least 20 years and they get better every time I visit. I live in Johannesburg but I always stop by there for a meal whenever I'm in Durban. I took my mother there last night for her birthday...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Aradhs13
Marimuthoo G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Dear Aradhs13, thank you so much for your excellent review and superb rating. We are indeed inspired by your kind words especially since you have been a guest of Palki the past 20 years. Thank you for your patronage which we appreciate. Look forward to...More

Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

The food is divine!!! Best Indian Food in Durban. From the curry to the Bryanni. Love having dinner here. Try it if you love Indain food as much as I do.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ronelr611
Marimuthoo G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Dear Ronel, thank you for your kind words and for taking time out to give Palki such a superb review which we sincerely appreciate. We totally agree with you that Palki is second to none. Thank you also for your patronage.

Reviewed October 23, 2018

Excellent variety, all v good, best mutton curry samoosas in Durban. Well patronised by the Hindu and Moslem locals.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DayTrip131290
Marimuthoo G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely comments and superb rating

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Wonderful food on a thali Veg - filling expereince and a great feeling after eating Burgers Great service and felt very nice getting to hear people speak in Tamil Telugu

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RAMESHCHANDRAN V
MariG1571, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you Sir for lovely comments

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

The resturent has varity of Indian veg food. Even they have south indian food as well. Foods are delecious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jainumesh
Marimuthoo G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Thank you very much for lovely comments

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Delicious, authentic Indian food, good atmosphere, friendly service. This is my new favourite Indian restaurant in Durban.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KetanB64
Marimuthoo G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Dear Ketan Thank you so much for confirming and agreeing with us that Palki is THE BEST authentic Indian food restaurant in Durban. For 21 years, we have been the firm favourite choice of families and personalities from local and abroad. Even Palki has catered...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is the real deal with South Indian food. I was attending a conference in Durban and the local folks told me about Palki. It was everything and some more. Go for the south Indian dishes. The crab chettinad is a delight. Mind you, it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank The_Nomadic_Doctor
Mari G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Sir Thank you for the superb review and excellent rating. We sincerely appreciate your comments

Reviewed August 12, 2018

We used this new venue for take aways. Their services was prompt. The food was delicious. The portions huge , one is plenty for at least two people! Excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter F
Mari G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Dear Sir Thank you for your lovely comments

Reviewed August 7, 2018

Never before did I go to an Indian restaurant and experienced what I had at Palki. The menu seemed overwhelming at first. But that's only because I had never been in a traditional Indian restaurant. I would give the highest mark to the food. It...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Dimension1986
Mari G, Owner at Amaravathi Palki, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Dear Sir Thank you for the superb review and outstanding rating! Welcome to the Palki family

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Musgrave Rd | Tinsley House Building, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 201 0019
  • E-mail
Description
Authentic Indian Cuisine - 21 years of excellence! Durban’s No1 authentic Indian Restaurant bringing the Taste of India to South Africa. Family restaurant
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