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Kahaani Modern Indian, Carlton, AU-VIC

Kahaani Modern Indian

4.1
4.1
61 Reviews
$41 to $100
Indian
  • Good for groups
  • Good for special occasions
  • Vegetarian-friendly
Modern Indian restaurant

Where the name itself encapsulates the essence of storytelling in Hindi. with our unconventional approach, we handpick select regions and their dishes, each representing a unique chapter in India's culinary narrative. authenticity takes center stage here & we take great pride in presenting you with genuine flavors and traditional recipes.

Kahaani is the sort of venue where you could order butter chicken, but you probably shouldn't order butter chicken. No one's going to raise any eyebrows if you do, but you'd be missing out on some of the treasures that lie deeper into the menu.

Kahaani itself is classic Lygon: a long, narrow dining hall, with funky industrial lighting and exposed brick down one side. The front window opens out onto the street, letting the breeze and Lygon nightlife waft in.

Make a booking

2 people

7:30 pm


Booked 3 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Indian
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9821 0447
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Catering
    Al la carte service with natural and modern interior
  • Private party facilities
    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion.
  • Private party contact
    our Private Dining Coordinator: 0407 726 663
  • Area
    Carlton
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeaway, Wine

Experiences

  • $57 Make my feast (for 2-6 people)

    $57.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Embark on a culinary journey with our exclusive "Make My Feast" banquet, where you have the power to curate your own dining experience with 5 shared dishes. Begin with the burst of flavours from our iconic Pani puri, and select 2 enticing entrees and 2 mouthwatering mains from our main menu, accompanied by rice.
    $57 Make my feast (for 2-6 people) photo
  • $75 The Bigger Banquet (for 7 ppl and more)

    $75.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Designed to offer the ultimate dining experience, our celebration Banquet lets you curate a personalised feast. For just $75, revel in the freedom to select any 2 entrees and 3 mains accompanied with limitless freshly baked naan bread and rice. Start you journey with mouth tantalising pain puri which will be served before dinner. Elevate your dining journey to a new level of delight by adding a sweet finale to our Ultimate Feast Experience. For just an additional $10, indulge in a decadent dessert that will perfectly complement the symphony of flavors you've already savored.
    $75 The Bigger Banquet (for 7 ppl and more) photo

What 61 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.1
4.1 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.1Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseEnergetic

61 Reviews
  1. Jude

    Melbourne

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 8 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a great find. Everything you want in a restaurant. Service exceptional. Food presentation and taste was just so great. I would recommend this surprising restaurant to anyone who enjoys good food

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  2. KrishnaA

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very tasty preparations. Very polite and helpful staff. Kunal made us feel very comfortable.

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  3. Denzel

    Victoria

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 10 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is beautiful and so is the atmosphere. The serving sizes are extremely small given the price. I would say its worth the experience, but if you want to be full, expect to spend a fair bit.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Kunal has been a real pleasure to deal with. We had some last minute changes but nothing was an issue. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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  5. LindaG

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The menu choices were excellent and the staff were very helpful with explanations about the food. We were all very happy with our choices and will definitely return.

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  6. BlessyV

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good good and service. Restaurant ambience was very good.

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  7. manzurm

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Pan Indian cuisine is well represented in the menu, dishes are well presented and tickle the taste buds. Service was attentive and friendly and the overall experience met the high expectations.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Sunshine Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good reception. Neat venue. Intelligent knowledgeable waiter. Excellent portions. Quick aware service. Screaming kids on another table graciously accepted. Wish you all the best.

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  9. AnnM

    Melbourne

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 19 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Meal was excellent, really interesting, innovative Indian cooking. Loved the eggplant fritters, lamb chops, himachali chicken and the shahi tukda (bread pudding). Will definitely go again.

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  10. AnandW

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Vegetarian options are less but the food is very authentic

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FAQs

Kahaani Modern Indian offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9821 0447.

Kahaani Modern Indian is rated 4.1 stars by 61 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

7:30 pm


Booked 3 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Kahaani Modern Indian

262 Lygon St, Carlton, AU-VIC 3053

Additional information

  • Area
    Carlton
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Indian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeaway, Wine
  • Phone number
    (03) 9821 0447
  • Catering
    Al la carte service with natural and modern interior
  • Private party facilities
    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion.
  • Private party contact
    our Private Dining Coordinator: 0407 726 663
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