For over 20 years, Phantom India has developed and maintained a reputation as one of Melbourne's finest producers of authentic Indian food.
Specializing in both Tandoori and North Indian Cuisines, we guarantee a mouth watering experience that will leave you thinking you have just visited the heart of Delhi or Mumbai.
Owner of Phantom India, Mr Bhupi Singh has established himself as one of the most respected proprietor in this part of the world.
Phantom India's brand was established back in 1979, when Australia's first Tandoori Restaurant opened its doors in Swanston St, Carlton. The restaurant grew from one success to another, hosting an array of private lunches for high profile clients, including international cricket teams and political leaders. In the early 90's, Phantom India ventured into retail shopping centres, focusing on the takeaway food market. The first store opened at Daimaru Australia in 1993 and expanded to Chadstone, Fountain Gate and now Knox City.
From day 1, Phantom India has committed to a premium catering division, providing A-grade services to a multitude of private functions including; weddings, office functions and corporate lunches & event management in Melbourne.We also provide total Event Management services.
Nov.7 Thanks Bhupi for delivering the food on time for our prayers. Your food was very good and ample. And I have some leftover for dinner. Will catch up soon. Indian Mary.
Oct. 21. Feedback: thank you Bhupi and your team for making our celebration memorable. Celebrating the arrival of our first baby into this world is a special moment for us, and your food, service and support make this even more special. Everyone thorougly enjoyed the food and the kind and caring service provided. Thanks.
Sept 30. The food served at our wedding party of 120guests was great especially the Malai kofta. Thanks Bhupi. Gurdit.
July 15: Thank you bhupiji. The food was fantastic and everything was great. I have left a review on Google also. Munira.
July 15: Munira wrote on Google: "Bhupiji and Preetiji did an amazing job at my daughter's party. The food was fantastic. And the guests are still messaging me about how great the food was. Thanks a lot Bhupiji"
May 28: Hi Bhupi , The lunch catered by you in our office was enjoyed by all. It arrived piping hot n was delicious. What a vindaloo!!! We will be contacting you for our Xmas function for sure. Dynamic windows ltd.
April 21:Hi Bhupi,Thank you so much for your fantastic service today. The food was delicious and everyone was thoroughly impressed with the quantity n quality of food. We will certainly be recommending you to our friends and family. Thank you for making our party such a success. Sarita
April15: Thanks again bhupiji. The food was delicious and the service was amazing. Much appreciated. Regards Shraddha
Dec.26:Thank you Bhupi n team.everyone loved the food an d will definitely recommend you to my family n friends. And I will speak to my sister about it. Shireen n Mitteran.
Dec.17: Hi Bhupi
The food was excellent, all the guests enjoyed it. The naans were so good and the eggplant dish was the standout for the curries. I'm glad i took the waiter service as well, the food was ready at the time we wanted and more importantly we did not have to stress about setting up & serving.Thank you.
Dec.10 Bhupi, my guest commented " your caterer food is really very good indeed" my feeling was super food . Everyone loved it. Avi n ANU.
Dec4. Many thanks for Bhupi for doing a very good catering for my house warming.
your food was very good n some of my friends will be ringing you soon to ask you for catering. Gurpal N jyoti.
Nov.12. Hi Bhupi. All food supplied was good. Every body loved it. Thanks again. Rachita
Nov 5. " Bhupi , Entrees n Gulab Jamun 10 out of 10. Chicken biryani very tasty but needed a bit more salty. All our guests enjoyed your food n we will call you in Jan for our next function thanks " shiva n Sridhar.
Oct 29. Hi Bhupi Ji: your catering for our Diwali Cruise night was fantastic. Your chat papri n tangri kebab was to die for. Well presented food n my fav. Goat curry was very tasty. The Gulabjamun's taste n presentation will be remembered. Thanks again. Umesh n Sachin.
Aug19. Live on face book " Bhupi Ji party was very good. You looked after everybody so well as if you were hosting the party. Food was very good ,everybody happy. " Amit n Vijay.
July 10. The quantity of food was more than ample All our guests were very happy with the food quality. It was neither too spicy nor bland just what the doctor ordered as they say. Thanks Bhupi. Amit n Neha.
july 1. It was awesome food. Everybody enjoyed the party Thanks for the fun. Chema's
June20. The curry was delish. thank you sooo much , great job. Kirsten n Genine.
June 21. The food was really good. Every one liked it. Just was not too happy with fish kebab otherwise the rest of the stuff was all good. Thanks. Call you for Oct party. Naina n Radesh.
June 13. Thank you. Everything went well. Food was plenty n appreciated. Only I thought chilly paneer would be a bit dry than with gravy. Any way would definitely recommend to others. Samita.
June 13. Bhupi Ji people at the party liked your food n I was a guest at this party. Thanks Manish
April17.Another report same weekend
Food was very nice liked by all. No issues with taste which was our main concern.More than ample in quantity as they say logo ne jee bharake or peth bharake khaya. In the nutshell the party was a good one and mainly because of excellent quality food from you. We thank you for the service quality and of course your treatment as if it was your party.Thanks have a great day. Talawai and Jyoti
April 16.bhupi, Ur food was excellent I'm happy about that
My people has so much enjoyed. Thanks for that Dimthri n Aruna
April16. I was a guest at Aruna party last night. Your food was very good. Chicken 65 was the best. Roy.
April 9. Hi Bhupi, Overall, everyone throughly enjoyed your food and in particular the gobi manchurian and chat patpari. We received positive feedback from many students on the exceptional food quality. We were also extremely pleased with the way you offered more than we could ask for and ensured that we had all the necessary resources to run an enjoyable night.
Thank you for supporting our function and we hope to work with you again in the near future.Thanks, Apoorv
March5 The catering was excellent. Everyone liked the food. Akshayn Rumi.
Feb13. Hi Bhupi Ji.just wanted to thank you for the food today. Everything was great. Every one really enjoyed the food. Regards Saurabh.
Jan23,2016:bhupiji wonderful food,excellent feedback on taste and quantities also sufficient. You are assured for next time from our side and I already shared your details with three to four friends so far. Thank you for making it such a great success. You have kept your promise,so we shall keep ours of calling you next time. Anand
Dec 14,2012 MOHIT KARAT, Contract Manager Ericson Australia Docklands.
Hi Bhupi, Some comments from our team. I was impressed that it was served hot. This was really great food. Very tasty and plentiful. Well done - great idea and good catering
Please pass on to Bhupi that the food was lovely and their service was great. Definitely an enjoyable change from the norm. I thought the catering was sensational. The butter chicken was just divine.
MOHIT KARAT Contract Manager Ericson Australia Docklands.
The service crew was very detailed and taken care everything that need to take extra care of. Very good food and very good service .. Will recommend to others, in fact already did.
Fantastic food, really enjoyed the flavour. Service was excellent ?highly recommended caterers.
Sept 14, 2013 Guests at the catering said " bhupi ji, the presentation and taste of the food was very good.I like to do a party for my son's coming birthday. Hope you are available.Thanks ."
Sept 21. Thank you Sir. The food was great and the service was prompt and timely. Our guests loved the spread and chicken tikka and matar paneer were very popular. We will definitely make use of your catering service again. Cheers, Veeru!!
Oct 2, 2013 "How was the party Order, last night,Wayne?"
"Yes. Excellent. Thank You. We are still eating today.Hahaha.Thanks for all your help bhupi."
Oct 6, 2013 Your food was fantastic. My favorite was Alu tikki with channa masala. Veg biryani was sensational. There was no left over. All my guests loved the food and were asking for your details. My mum will keep her promise n will be ordering soon. Thanks again Bhupi Ji. Sudha
Oct 27, 2013 Mr. Pona writes" Bhupi your food was great n I am sure every body liked it . Thanks for catering at such a short notice. "
Dec 21, 2013. Hi Bhupi - food was fantastic - tasty, authentic and plentiful. Dishes were well presented . Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it will highly recommend !! Many thanks !! Sheila
Dec 29."Thank Bhupi for catering to my sister's wedding of 250 guests. The food was well presented n everybody loved it. Also thank you for making her day special by providing some surprises that Ashiana always loves." Sonia
Feb2.2014. Meena comments Bhupi " the food catered by you for my daughter's birthday party was very good n everybody loved it. Your recommended Chatt Papri was to die for. Our Aussie friends loved it too. "
Feb 7 writes Chath: Hi Bupi, food was fantastic. Thank You. Chath
April 3. "Everything was great bhupi... will definitely get u to cater again for us. . Thank u! "Bhavika
April21,14 Hi bhupiji, Thanks for the food.
Everybody liked the food but dal makhani was a bit spicy & chicken was a bit sweeter..but overall it was gud, specially paneer was dish of the day. All business cards were taken by friends and we will see you soon.
May 2,14Hi Bhupi, the food went down well. The samosas went very quickly, the were delicious. The chicken tikka pieces were tasty, a lot of meat too. Only thing is they were probably a bit difficult to eat with a drink in h and. The third item (forgot the name, sorry) also went pretty quickly, I really liked the flavour of these. And the sauces were a nice touch. Thanks again, and we've got your details on hand for when we have Indian food with our drinks. Thanks, Duncan, Arup Australia
June 6,14.Many thanks for looking after my guests at the pre wedding partty at the best western Hotel.The entrees were delicious,Tandoori chicken had a real Indian taste. It was lovely to note that there was separate vegetarian n non veg buffet service as per guests request.The mains were divine n plenty Thanks Bhupi ji.Parmjit Kaur.
July 2,14.The Guests present at Pooja function could not help saying nice things about the vegetarian food served They noted and admired that Indian food could be so tasty without the use of garlic n onions.They loved Chatt papri, Paneer masala, zeera alu ans alu ghobi.
Aug 25,14. Rameshwari says"Bhupi ji food supplied by you today for my guests was very good. Thanks. Please advise what to do with the left overs as it is too yummy to be wasted.
Sept3,14.Hi Bhupi,was just emailing you but will text instead.It all went well and the samosa were delicious A lot of people came for seconds Thank you so much for on time delivery n providing all the sauces too. Thanks again n will definitely use you again. Danielle, Swinburne University.
Sept 7,14.Party wqs good at Amrita's where i was a guest. N the food was very good. I will call you tomorrow to finalise my catering Purva.m
Nov 29,14.Thank you very much for a fantastic dinner. Every one loved your food and the personal care you and your lovely staff took on making Urmila's 50th a success. We wish you lot of success and good health. urmila N Girish.
Nov 30,14. Hi bhupi, food was good.specially my friends liked the Papdi Chat Quantity was right n delivery on time.so I woukld definitely recommend to people I Know. anurag.
Dec7,14.Hi Bhupi, Everyone was raving about the Indian buffett lunch today!The food was really delicious,and plenty for every one.your service was very friendly and reliable, and great value for money. I'm sure our staff will want to have you back again next year!Best regards Sue.
Feb,15. "Bhupi Ji the food served at my son's birthday party was ample n very delicious. That is why my father in law requested to take some home. See u next week again at my friend's birthday party.'Neha N L.
Feb 21, 15. Hi bhupi, Thanks for being so generous with the quantity of food n all my guests were very happy N Neha who hosted a party last week said that this party was even better than last week . The new style of serving Chatt papri was well received. See you in June on My huby's Blast Birthday party. Neha N T.
Feb, 2015. well what can I say bhupi, you done it. The guests were sooo happy with the specially designed decore for our party, the food n the service. Well I will be mad not to get you to cater again. see you very very soon. Florinda.
Feb 28,2015. " bhupi ji this was our second catering from you for our Pooja. Like last year every thing was well done The food , the service N your personal style. My dad always loves you to do our catering. The Dahin Bray was the best ever , succulent n melted in mouth."Jag
March 8,2015. Bhupi, my guests were big eaters, but the food never ran out . The snacks were well presented n tasty. the service was well spaced out N the wraps were heavenly. See u in Dec again "Steph.
March 15,2015. Bhupi, My apologies for the delayed email as we have only just returned from our honeymoon. Thank you very much for all your assistance leading up to and during the wedding day. Your food was Fantastic. So delicious and tasty, all our guests were so delighted eating it.Thank you for looking after us and thank you to your team as well for all their hard work.Both Brendan N I were very pleased with your catering services and we hope to be able to have you guys serve us again soon. It honestly was some of the best tasting Indian food we have had Thanks again so very much from the bottom of our hearts .Kindest regards Shannon Silva.
June27.15We have no words to express our gratitude.Thanks so much more for the awesome,delicious n well presented food.Everybody just loved the food and were all full of appreciation.Thanks so much for making our mata ki chowki so grand beautiful n splendid.Hats off n credit goes to you and your staff.Regards,Neelu n ManishJ
july14:Bhupi the food was good. I will be placing more orders soon DD
Aug 15.We had Bhupi and his team cater for my father's 70th birthday party at our house. They arrived and very efficiently made delicious food which all of our 30 guests enjoyed. There was more than enough food and the quality was great. Bhupi and his team carried food around to refill guests plates several times. When dining was done Bhupi 's team cleaned our kitchen thoroughly and you wouldn't even know they have been. We highly recommend.
Nov6,2015.hi Bhupi,thanks for everything,you guys were fantastic,everyone loved the food,very delicious with friendly attentive service. You guys helped to make my party a big hit and I will definitely be asking you to do more of the same at my next party. Mick
Nov 14,2015. Hi Bhupi,your food n services were very good. Thank you very much for the good services. Raj n Sandhya.
Sapna Dec 20. We n our guests enjoyed your food. It was really tasty N delicious. We like your customer service as it was well communicated. Thanks vey much. Sapna.
Dec 21. Your food was great. It arrived on time. Thank you very much. Chat papri was my favourite. Tansin
Aug 21,2011: Arsh and Aman Geelong
"Thanks a lot for yummiest food and great service.Food was very very tasty and guests were re. ally happy.Delicious food ever.Thanks heaps to make our party a success."
July 29 Cynthia and paul
"Hi Bhupi, thank you so much for the catering on Saturday. Everyone enjoyed the food, it was delicious and we will certainly be contacting you again when we are ready to have a party. Cynthia"
July 21,2011 Sahar Boost Juice Australia
Hi Bhupi,The food was amazing and the service was even better. Could not of asked
for better catering. Well done Bhupi and thank you for all your help in organising out lunch."
Sahar Shami | Personal Assistant to GM Boost Juice Bars Australia
Coral Zarebski Dec 25,2011
'All the food was a hit,very tasty and plenty of it. thanks bhupi." Coral Knoxfield
Bhupi thankyou for the lovely food you catered for us. The guests enjoyed it. We will be back. Thank you.
Leon and andrea. Jan 14,2012
Dear Bhupi, just to say a big Thank You for the yummy food on Saturday. Our son's 18th birthday was made even more special with such tasty food which definitely exceeded our expectations. Thanks again.
Kevin and Elaine Jan 15, 2012
Just want to say thank you for your beautiful authentic Indian cuisine. Some of our guests commented that it was more Indian than India!!!
We will be in contact for our next Indian client function. Regards,Justin Collier,General Manager,Black Tie Catering
feb 7, 2012. Eva Curnow City life . Some feedback:
March 18,2012 Vishal Bhalla| Customer Operatios manager ClubTelco Pty Ltd
Shivani and I would like to thank you for a wonderful display of food you put for our party.All our guests enjoyed the food and had all praises for your service. We would recommend you any day to anyone looking to host a party at home and seeking professional catering service.We will have another party in the next few months and looking forward to having you look after the food department Vishal Bhalla| Customer Operatios manager ClubTelco Pty Ltd
July 20,2012 Stewart.
Yes, off to Germany end of this week.Food was great as usual and appreciated by all.Thanks again, Stewart.
Sept 1,2012 Shiva Templesowe.
Hi Bhupi,Thank you so much for the wonderful catering you did for my 50th Birthday on Saturday night. All the guests loved the food and it really made my birthday even more special and memorable.Thanks so much to you and your staff.Tracey
Sept 9. Good morning bhupi,Naan was very nice n I still have some left. The naans are very soft and good customer service from yourself n your wife.Thanks again. i will recommend you to our friends. have a good day.Shiva templesowe.
Oct 20,2012: Jaswinder n Narinder
Many thanks for making our son's birthday party enjoyable. Everybody loved the food.Your chatt papri n rasmalai n alutikki were real delight. Nonveg specially goat meat n Tandoori chicken were excellent. See you again on little sons party next year .Thanks bhupi.Jaswinder n Narinder
Oct 21,2012 Sana
HI Bhupi! Thanks sooooo much for sunday night, the food was amazing and everyone was very happy with it and talking about it as well. Good luck with your business. Sana
Nov 3, 2012 Sharad
Yeah the food was really good n enough of it. Everybody loved it. Paneer tikka masala n Alu Ghobi was Rocking , one of our guests says. Hopefully a order next month Sharad
Nov 10,2012 Simon.
Hi Bhupi, thanks so much for all of your assistance in preparing the menu for my 30th bday & an especially big thanks for the food... It was beautiful!! Everyone raved about your curries all night, most of the guys had 2-3 plates. It's just lucky I ordered extra. I will definitely use you again & highly recommend. Thanks again, Simon.
Nov 10,2012 Mike & Charlene
Hi Bhupi,So sorry for the late reply but as you are aware we've had a houseful.
The food and the service was excellent. The guests were happy and so were we. Your proactive-ness was amazing especially for the concern you showed in helping us with other arrangements outside your area of responsibility.l will definitely recommend you to our friends & you were amazing & very friendly to work with. Your food was a hit and your samosas were to die for.Mike & Charlene