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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, 11 May 2019

(10)
Absolutely fabulous! Wonderful and genuine service. Timely, personal and respectful. Delicious seasonal meal choices that were well explained. The waiter was proud to present a memorable experience that met the importance of the occasion. The restaurant is intimate yet I never felt cramped. Well done!
Thank you Sally, This is what we're all about. Our winter Menu is based off a biography more than 550 years old. We've even had a painting made with this theme for the season. We hoppe to see you come back and try it.
Inderpreet Singh, Lavendra responded on Mon, 3 Jun 2019

dined on Thu, 9 May 2019

(9)
We enjoyed different and delicious Indian food served with a spectacular view. Highly recommended.
Thank you!
Inderpreet Singh, Lavendra responded on Mon, 3 Jun 2019

dined on Wed, 1 May 2019

(9)
Stunning place and wonderful views, service and meal was great. Will go back with company.
Thank you! No better excuse with our new winter menu just launched on the weekend. Look out for paintings/ perfumes/ exotic spices and rare recipes for this seasons menu!
Inderpreet Singh, Lavendra responded on Mon, 3 Jun 2019

dined on Fri, 26 Apr 2019

(9)
Good food, Great service and catered really well for the 2 vegans in our group of six

dined on Thu, 25 Apr 2019

(9)
Lovely restaurant, delicious curry!

dined on Wed, 24 Apr 2019

(9)
Great spot to eat. Delicious food and fantastic service

dined on Sat, 20 Apr 2019

(8)
Good food, small restaurant with interesting ambience and great views.

dined on Tue, 16 Apr 2019

(8)
Food variable .......

dined on Tue, 16 Apr 2019

(7)
Was nice but for the price id prefer to go to one of their sister restaurants as these are more reasonable from a cost perspective

dined on Sat, 13 Apr 2019

(9)
Definitely recommended - a very pleasant experience! We chose the Autumn Tasting Menu, which gave a fabulous sampling of the range Lavendra's menu offers. Servings were generous (even though may appear small to some people)- in fact I had to leave some! The classics (e.g. butter chicken, Rogan Josh) were spot-on. Staff were very friendly and helpful (happily explaining Indian food to anyone not familiar with it), and they readily substituted some dishes for my partner who doesn't eat lamb. I'd requested a table with a view and got it, which topped-off a lovely evening! Restaurant could be a bit noisy at times, but that is really driven by the customers. Some English people near us were disrespectfully loud but their lack of consideration for others is obviously outside Lavendra's control. All in all, a lovely, well-run restaurant that deserves to continue to prosper!!
Thank you! Our winter menu will be focussed on a Mughlai recipe book more than 550 years old. Look forward to seeing you try it.
Inderpreet Singh, Lavendra responded on Sat, 4 May 2019
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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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