The Cellar Restaurant

The Cellar Restaurant

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Hours
Sun
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.2 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
$2.00 – $28.00
CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
meals, features
Does this restaurant offer outdoor seating?
About
The Cellar Restaurant at the Shady Rest Hotel features a well stocked wine selection and is known for its Steak and its famous Indian Curry Buffet Nights. The Cellar features inside (non smoking) and outside seating (smoking tolerated) as well as a Soup De Jour, Catch of The Day, Lunch and Dinner Specials including Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Indian set meals Thali, where Halal meats always available. Pastry Chefs onsite make various cakes including both chilled and baked cheesecakes, warm chocolate brownies and black forest cakes. Our well trained Baristas make beautiful silky smooth coffees along with smoothies and frappes - no burnt coffee here! Open 7 days/week from 5:30am-10pm. Reservations recommended for large groups.
PRICE RANGE
$2.00 – $28.00
CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Family style, Gift Cards Available
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles140 reviews
Excellent
96
Very good
29
Average
9
Poor
2
Terrible
4
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Jane T
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 none
I am a regular visitor of the Cellar and have never had a bad meal. In fact- I often take friends that are new to the area to the Cellar and they always rave also! I normally choose from the Indian menu, the food is fresh and authentic. Today I went for Street Food Sunday and had the most fantastic Dosa and Samosa Chat. Their Club Sandwich and Caesar Salad also can not be rivaled in Port Moresby! Their service is excellent. Dan and his team not only do a great job looking after my friends and I, they remember me each time- even with my mask on! It is also family friendly with a nice selection of kid's meals that even come with ice cream (to my daughter's delight!).
Written 24 July 2021
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Ziya R
Thank you for your patronage! We appreciate the positive review and look forward to your next visit!
Written 26 July 2021
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Martha Lornah M
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 none
Very outstanding catering service. Delivery was on time for my dad's birthday party. The food was sooo delicious and heavenly tasty. Moreover, don't let me start with the birthday cake - the taste was just mind-blowing and was the star of all the dishes. Fortunately it fits my dining table. Me and my family was so amazed and, we never stop talking about it. Highly recommended and Definitely my place to go.
Written 24 June 2021
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Ziya R
Thank you for trusting us for your birthday celebrations and the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
Written 26 July 2021
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John A
Louisville24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 none
We eat here for lunches and on Sunday afternoons. The Tuesday evening Indian Buffet is amazing! All servings have great flavour and are always served cheerfully with little waiting. Dan and his wait staff are always attentive and pleasant. The dosa is wonderful--and don't miss the Thali lunch specials! Great place to sit and visit with friends. Quaint atmosphere, secure car park, right on the main road. You have to try it!
Written 28 May 2022
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The Shady Rest ... M
Dear PapaJohn, Thank you for the review. It is always a great pleasure having you over. We are happy to note that you get the same great authentic tastes and experience each time you choose The Cellar. We look forward to having you again soon. Best Always.
Written 11 June 2022
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Tiza K
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 couples
We usually get take outs from here but Dan sent us the buffet menu and it was so good and well worth the money. Dan looked after us real well and the desserts were really delicious. Dan always looks after us and gives us the best service. Not only us but you could see he had a smile on his face for everyone even tho it was so busy he gave us all attention to detail. Vinaka Dan.
Written 20 May 2022
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Rachel B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 none
Our group of 30 had a great thali banquet lunch. Delicious food and all served within our limited lunch hour. Special requests were also looked after. Thanks for looking after us so well Dan and team.
Written 6 April 2022
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Ziya R
Thank you for joining us! We look forward to serving you again soon!
Written 12 May 2022
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sai1602
Port Moresby1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 friends
I happen to take a bite of the Indian street food served on Saturday.. it turned out to be an amazing food fest for me.. Highly recommended!.. great ambience, awesome food and friendly staff. Overall an evening well spent.
Written 27 February 2020
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Ziya R
We are glad you enjoyed and look forward to seeing you again soon!
Written 22 November 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Adelle P
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 friends
Another great meal out here. Thank you. Loved the pakora and the stir fry!!! So tasty- my daughter ate half of mine. Such friendly staff and a nice ambience. Hope to see you again soon.
Written 12 May 2022
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Sereugava U
Port Moresby1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 family
The Indian dishes were delicious. Nann bread and butter chicken was a hit. Service and waiting staff were excellent and accommodating. Even went out if their war to give send us a message once food was ready for a take away menu. Safe parking. Need more parking space though
Written 3 August 2022
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The Shady Rest Hotel Marketing
Thank you for the delightful review. Brings us joy to know that you thoroughly enjoyed our authentic Indian cuisine, service and the entire experience. We look forward to serving you with amazing food and that same great service, when you next join us at The Cellar. Best regards.
Written 3 August 2022
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World Traveller
Berlin546 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 none
Nothing has changed here in the past 20 years, at least not interior wise. A cozy place off the beaten track and a long time favorite of mine. Excellent Indian food (much better than in other 'Indian' restaurants in town), and great service. Highly recommended.
Written 15 November 2020
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Ziya R
Thank you for your patronage! We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Written 22 November 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Flyer573507
Melbourne22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 business
Backs again after COVID and it’s still great. Wonderful, authentic Indian food and awesome coffee. I was out of the country for some years thanks to the big C (COVID not the other one) and I finally got to eat at one of fave places. I was worried things may have gone downhill but this place seems to get better and better. I had the Thali for lunch and OMG…. ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!! The coffee is still wonderful and the staff polite. Highly recommended.
Written 18 July 2023
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@lovelycody2022
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 none
Thank you to the staff, good food good company! Food was great! Definitely will recommend Cellar Restaurant Shady Rest Hotel!
Written 3 June 2022
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The Shady Rest ... M
Hi, Lovelycody. Thank you for the review. We are happy to hear that you loved the food and had an overall great experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards.
Written 11 June 2022
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Tania K
Canberra4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 family
First time dining here. We enjoyed a delicious meal with family and friends. Gobi 65, butter chicken, and the Biryani were the highlights. We will definitely return again.
Written 16 February 2022
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Ziya R
Thank you for the great review! See you again soon!
Written 12 May 2022
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Ranjan Wagle
Port Moresby5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Ordered Indian thali takeaway. The food was absolutely pathetic. Sweet was stale. Pathetic customer care. Overall not worth it at all. When informed about this there was cold response from them. Not bothered for the customers.
Written 9 February 2022
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Adrian
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 couples
My wife and I stayed at the Shady rest and our room was close by the restaurant. The best curry in the country!
Written 6 August 2021
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Brahmjyot S
Regina43 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 friends
A very efficient and smooth lunch service . Had the non veg thali served fresh and fast. The best dish to steal the show was the prawns totally amazing .
Written 15 June 2021
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Ziya R
Thank you for your patronage! See you again soon!
Written 26 July 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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