Melbourne is one of the finest places in Australia to eat Indian food, and often the most stressful part of a night out on the naan can be picking where to go. From the traditional neighbourhood curry house to the tandoori takeaways, the city is bursting with places to get your bhuna, bhaji and biryani fix, and up in Thomastown they have a place that’s up there with the best of them in the form of Swagat - The Welcome. Book a table at their location on Settlement Road for a superlative Indian feed.
There are a few things that need to come together to make a great Indian restaurant in Melbourne. A warm welcome is one of them, and at Swagat - The Welcome, you can be sure of one – they’re so confident of it that they put it in their name. In fact, they put it in their name twice, as Swagat is the Hindi word for welcome. Tautologies aside, they offer an Indian ambience and friendly atmosphere that is sure to please any guests that enter their restaurant on Settlement Road in Thomastown.
Great food is also essential for a night on the curry, and in that regard Swagat don’t disappoint either. They offer the curry cognoscenti of Thomastown a superb overview of Indian cuisine, from classics like rogan josh, korma and vindaloo to lesser-spotted dishes such as goat latpata, cooking in semi-dried onion and coriander. Book a table now at their restaurant on Settlement Road for an Indian feed unlike any other in Melbourne.
Nice food and service, we had good time. It was good experience on my birthday to try something new and this was our first time in this restaurant.