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Total Score

8.8
271 reviews
Recommended
(9.0)
Food
(8.8)
Service
(9.0)
Value for money
(8.1)
Atmosphere
(8.9)

dined on Sat, 19 Jan 2019

(10)
The banquet was sensational

dined on Sat, 19 Jan 2019

(9)
A new way of presenting Indian cuisine..finally! The dishes we had were complimented by the fresh, local produce used. The knowledge and understanding of staff to the food preparation and their willingness to share that was refreshing. Good service, great location and superb food. Who could ask for more?

dined on Sat, 19 Jan 2019

(10)
beautiful meal, great views and lovely atmosphere

dined on Fri, 18 Jan 2019

(8)
The food was very tasty and authentic. Enjoyed the traditional Indian music playing in the background. The waitress was very polite and friendly. The people working on computers near the entry and their phones ringing over the music detracted from the experience.

dined on Sun, 13 Jan 2019

(7)
Food was delicious but I’m unsure if it was worth the price. The portions were quite small for, and whilst this restaurant is considered fine dining, I’m sure whether the quality of the dishes reflected this. I would find comparably good Indian cuisine at a restaurant at a lower price point. The restaurant itself is very small and cosy, and if you manage to get a spot near the windows, there’s a lovely view of Sydney harbour.

dined on Sat, 12 Jan 2019

(5)
We didn’t find the food special to justify the price, specially the prawns were very bland. The waiter got our orders wrong however he fixed it up quickly. If you go there on 50% off your constantly reminded by the staff that you’re dining at 50% off which doesn’t make for a pleasant experience.

dined on Wed, 2 Jan 2019

(8)
It was a great ambience and wonderful service. The maître de took time to explain the dishes and the quantities which helped with our ordering. The food was tasty and the dishes were unique. Overall an enjoyable experience.

dined on Fri, 28 Dec 2018

(10)
We celebrated my fiancee's birthday here last night and Lavendra was absolutely perfect. Food, service, location and atmosphere wad totally on point. We had the summer tasting menu and it was an absolute treat, the staff were friendly and informative and explained where the various dishes were from in India. We were seated by the window with a gorgeous view of the bridge and lunar park, the restaurant was cosy and intimate. We particularly liked the jazz music in the background. We finished off the night with a short stroll through wendys secret garden to lunar park. 10 out of 10, thanks again Lavendra.

dined on Sun, 23 Dec 2018

(10)
The best Indian in Sydney; but the room gets very noisy. Good Kingfisher beer on tap and BYO wine.

dined on Wed, 19 Dec 2018

(8)
The view is insane
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Specials

Spring Tasting Menu $79pp

Come join us and enjoy our delicious winter tasting menu. Entrees Qutub Samosa - Carom pastry, duck, cauliflower purèe, carrot tadka Badinjan - Eggplant, Middle Eastern spices, pine nuts 2018 Garagiste Le Stagiaire Pinot Gris, Mornington Peninsula, VIC Akhrot Kebab - Walnut, Persian herbs, roasted grapes, saffron raita Reshmi Kebab - Chicken breast, dry fruit salad, mint sauce 2017 Orange Mountain Viognier, Orange, NSW Mains Saag - Mustard greens, chickpea flour, homemade butter Gobi Mughlai - Tadka cauliflower, grated vegetables, Panjabi raita Served with Roghani Naan & Roti 2016 Laughing Jack Moppa Hill Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA Lamb Shah Jahani - Diced lamb, cashew paste, saffron ghee Murgh Makhani - Butter chicken, fenugreek, roasted macadamia Served with Zard Birinj 2017 Meadowbank Pinot Noir - Derwent Valley, Tasmania Dessert Badshahi Kulfi - Ice cream, dry fruits, saffron Ricca Terra Broken Forklift Zibibbo, Vermentino & Muscat, Riverland, SA
When
03 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Spring Tasting Menu With Wine Pairing $149pp

Come join us and enjoy our delicious winter tasting menu with matching wine pairing for $149pp Entrees Qutub Samosa - Carom pastry, duck, cauliflower purèe, carrot tadka Badinjan - Eggplant, Middle Eastern spices, pine nuts 2018 Garagiste Le Stagiaire Pinot Gris, Mornington Peninsula, VIC Akhrot Kebab - Walnut, Persian herbs, roasted grapes, saffron raita Reshmi Kebab - Chicken breast, dry fruit salad, mint sauce 2017 Orange Mountain Viognier, Orange, NSW Mains Saag - Mustard greens, chickpea flour, homemade butter Gobi Mughlai - Tadka cauliflower, grated vegetables, Panjabi raita Served with Roghani Naan & Roti 2016 Laughing Jack Moppa Hill Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA Lamb Shah Jahani - Diced lamb, cashew paste, saffron ghee Murgh Makhani - Butter chicken, fenugreek, roasted macadamia Served with Zard Birinj 2017 Meadowbank Pinot Noir - Derwent Valley, Tasmania Dessert Badshahi Kulfi - Ice cream, dry fruits, saffron Ricca Terra Broken Forklift Zibibbo, Vermentino & Muscat, Riverland, SA
When
03 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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NYE 10 Course Degustation Menu $330pp

Dear guests, come join us this NYE and enjoy an exquisite 10 course degustation menu for $330pp. Canapes Entrees Mains Pre-dessert Dessert Full menu will be released on the 1st of December. We request that you provide your credit card details to secure your reservation with full pre-payment of $330 per person. All reservations will become non-refundable after the 14th of December.
When
31 Dec 2019
Tue 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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About Lavendra

Lavendra is your ideal venue for a celebratory meal or a date with your special someone. With a formal dining room that offers views over the harbour to the Bridge and Luna Park, attentive staff and a warm atmosphere it’s not hard to see why this venue is loved by locals. Start with a few vegetarian and non-vegetarian entrees before hoeing into the mains. If you're here with a large group get around their banquet menu where all the choosing is taken care of.

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