We are open!
Bookings are highly recommended.
Lunch Wed – Sun 12-2.30 PM
Dinner Mon – Sun 5.30 – 10.30 PM
Sprawled over a wide open space, the 100 seater Malabar, is one of the most atmospheric and comfortable restaurants in the Darlinghurst area. It offers a range of dining options from large group tables, through to intimate tables for two and takeaway. Located within an easy walk of trains, buses and parking stations, it’s perfectly placed for a quick lunch, a feast dinner, large celebratory events and family get togethers.
We create delicious experiences
Clean and wholesome food cooked with real ingredients. Healthy and nutritious, following traditional Indian recipes.
Takeaway – Lunch & Dinner
Delivery – Dinner 5.45 – 9.45 PM
Delivered piping hot and delicious.
BYO Wine Only. Corkage $4 p.p.
What Guests Say
"Never fails. Only place in Sydney where you can find tasty Indian food. It even carries well as a take out. Thanks Malabar!"
"Great Indian place with many gluten free and vegan options. The food was very tasty 😋 and it’s located a few minutes from Sydney cbd. I will be back again."
"Very friendly staff. They were accommodating and soft spoken too. They were very attentive of the needs at every table. The food tastes real good. Especially loved the dessert. Really good ambience. Nice and cozy and very fresh and clean. Overall, a nice setting and really good South Indian food."
"The Mango Lassi is to die for. The service here is excellent! The staff are commendable & true hospitality professionals."
"In my opinion this is the best Indian cuisine in Sydney, a big call I know. Here’s why, everything tastes like it was made fresh, with some unique dishes on offer and great service. My partner has a few food intolerances and they are always willing to accommodate provided we call ahead. Make sure you book as they pack out."
"Just the most amazing Indian food you can find in Australia It will make you travel in India the minute you go there and taste the food It blowed my mind. Also the customer service was just awesome. Will definitely be back. Thanks for the magic experience"
"Not always easy finding great vegan and veg food around. Malabar definitely delivered on being able to cater to our needs. Delicious food, served quickly, great service. I strongly recommend the vegan Butter Chicken, not chicken, not butter dish - amazing!"
Family Feasts & Delicious Dinners
Make a Reservation
We recommend to make reservations. Bookings have time constraints and are capped at maximum 10 people.