186 Verified Diner Reviews

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dined on Fri, 11 Jan 2019

Amazing atmosphere, delicious food that was well presented, and excellent service.

dined on Sun, 18 Nov 2018

Naan bread was absolutely delicious. Fresh and fluffy with a bit of a crispy edge. We enjoyed the curries as well :)

dined on Sat, 13 Oct 2018

Fantastic food and a great look! We really enjoyed our meal. The only negative was that it was a little hard to hear each other over the loud club style music!

dined on Sat, 22 Sep 2018

If you’re looking for something a bit different, this is the spot!

dined on Sat, 16 Mar 2019

Although I wouldn't call it fine dining, the food is exceptional in it's quality and balanced flavours. Service is wonderful and very helpful without being intrusive or condiscending. Have been there before / will be there again.

dined on Thu, 14 Feb 2019

We booked a table but when we arrived they said that they did not have a table for us. They eventually gave us a table but it was in the corner in the back, which was not a great atmosphere, however the food was good

dined on Sat, 5 Jan 2019

Amazing banquets! Only annoying thing was it took a while to order and multiple people would interrupt every course asking how it was

dined on Tue, 25 Dec 2018

Food was great. Location just a bit too far from city centre but was worth while the trek. Would recommend a taxi if staying at the Rocks, which we were. Service perfect and charming. I had the chicken bunny which was fantastic. Partner had prawn curry and could have benefited from a few extra prawns. No coffee a available!

dined on Wed, 19 Dec 2018

I had heard a lot about this restaraunt and wanted to try it out. It was average and nothing special. The only star of the meal was the lamb chops which were pretty good.. The chicken Biryani was bland and the fish curry was pretty bad... Would not visit again unfortunately :-(

dined on Sat, 8 Dec 2018

The food is amazing - generous and delicious. Definitely try the bunny chow and the hoppers. They don't back on the spice and I love that. The wine we chose was not available on the night but we were given something similar. The service was okay. At times attentive - I think we had 3 waiters tell us that the wine we wanted was not available. But then when we got a substitute wine the bottle and glasses were left on the table and we had to pour the first glass ourselves. The price is also on the higher end considering the food - although a little different from the usual indian restaurants in the neighourhood - is casual indian fare. But overall the food and falvour win the day for this place and we will certainly be back.
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About Masala Theory

FROM INDIA WITH LOVE. Masala Theory encapsulates antiquity and modernity - power, strength & believe. Enchanté A hip, cozy spot in the Surry Hills neighborhood, Masala Theory is the perfect place for anything from a casual lunch or dinner to a family outing, friendly business meeting, or alternative to the been-there-done-that date. Everything from the décor to the street food concoctions beckons to those who want to be inspired and immersed in a sensational culinary experience without the fuss of formal dining. Explore a new take on presentation, flavour and textures of old favourites, in an ambience that invites and sets the mood. At Masala theory, we think traditional Indian deserves a new twist. Think hip. Think fresh. Think creative yet casual. Because that's what neo-Indian food is all about - and we believe these fun little dishes are truly the best food India has to offer! But you'll also find signature Indian curries and the most popular entrees for those days that call for classic comfort. Masala Theory is our way of bringing local flavor across the globe, and wrapping it up in a cozy neighborhood restaurant that appeals to all five senses. Our motto is "taste above all". We make it a point to use fresh, healthy, authentic ingredients - every day and in every dish. Add in a few signature cooking secrets and a whole lot of love, and that's the Masala Theory difference.

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