Best Known For
Chicken Saagwala: boneless chicken, cooked in a creamy spinach sauce.
Located just off Eltham’s main drag is Machan Indian Restaurant, a solid local favourite for more than 10 years. Rich in vivid colour, this welcoming restaurant entices with an inviting setting of warm lanterns, plush carpeting and friendly attentive service, offering an ideal spot to relax and dine. Choose from a menu of authentic Indian favourites such as tantalising curries, tender meat dishes and vegetarian delights, infused with delicately blended spices and fittingly accompanied by housemade dips and chutney. Tuck into classics such as fish Malbari, cooked in tomato and onion sauce with mustard, curry leaves and coconut; for a melt-in-the-mouth meat dish, don’t go past Bhoona beef - marinated overnight in ginger and garlic, served with tomatoes, peppers, basmati rice and cheesy naan.
A few words from Machan Indian Restaurant
Machan Indian Restaurant is one of Eltham's Indian gems. This delightful restaurant, so full of colour, is situated conveniently in the mecca of this historic town. Surrounded by picturesque tree-lined streets, Machan's offers the perfect place to relax and dine.
Their eclectic menu boasts all your likely favourites, including a myriad of tantalising curries, tender meat dishes & sensational vegetarian delights; accompanied by homemade dips & chutneys & infused with delicately blended, homemade spices... Machan menu items are bliss.
Upon entering you are greeted by the authentic aromas which fill the air. Unwind and relax as owner Ronan, his wife and daughters provide friendly, first-class service in a warm setting.
Offering well priced quality cuisine, Machan is well known as this area's "best kept secret;" locally famed in the North East. With many regulars travelling from all over Melbourne (sometimes a few times a week), it goes to show this venue is well worth the trip!
AN AUSTRALIAN INDIAN EXPERIENCE
Ronan has 30 years experience in hospitality in prestigious 5 star hotels, both here in Australia and in India. His Chefs offer the finest in traditional Indian cooking. The meals here are very well-priced, and when dining here you can be assured of great service as Machan is family run and all guests are treated like family.
This spacious restaurant offers an inviting setting with sultry lighting and Indian memorabilia adorning the walls; tables are set with dark red cloths and napkins, lamp shades decorate the lighting and live plants set the backdrop for a tranquil evening.
With ample parking and BYO, Machan Indian Restaurant ensures a delightful and authentic dining experience, from the moment you enter.
Shop 2 & 3/953 Main Road, Eltham 3095 VIC - See Map
- Trip Advisor Award
- Quora Best Indian Restaurants
Payments Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Eftpos
- Up to 70 Guests
- Birthday Party
- Christmas Party
- Dinner Party
- Set Menu