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Indian Palace Restaurant

235 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9818 3272
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“butter chicken” (12 reviews)
“curry” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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235 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went for a meal after reading the reviews, Mistake #1 I am at a loss to previous reviewers comments saying this is the best Indian they have experienced in Australia - they must have been to some lousy Indians in that case! OK -...More

Thank Davethepom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here on a saturday night alone. Decor ordinary but nice to see white starch tablecloths. Caters to mainly a local crowd who seem to enjoy themselves. Quite rowdy. Started with a Khas Kebab. The pieces were very big and the dressing of tomato and cucumber...More

Thank Petermct61
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Consistently good food. Recommend the Dolsai as a starter - something that you don't often see. Whatever you order you will enjoy. We typically order the Dolsai; Butter Chicken; Beef Nigiri and Palak Paneer out of habit and take the left overs home. BYO or...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I have been eating here for many years...in fact, I remember when they opened. And I have never been disappointed. Rich, tantalising flavours abound. If you love Indian food, this is a must-try restaurant. Great if you are trying to meet the needs of a...More

Thank 923eleanor
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Indian Palace is a long-time established Balmain favourite for Indian. The food is delicious and the staff are helpful in talking you through dishes. We were are vegetarian group on our recent evening dining there. We chose several dishes and all tucked in. Really delicious...More

1  Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Indian Palace in Darling Street Balmain at 7:00pm on a Sunday and found food and service to be excellent but on return to car parked nearby on opposite side found parking ticket.Having come from Newcastle i did not imagine in my wildest dream that...More

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We are very local and quite often have take away from Indian Palace. Occasionally we dine in also. The food is excellent. It isn't typically oily and is real authentic flavours. Reminds me of living in London and the excellent Indian dishes there. My husband...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The Indian Palace has been around for about 20 years in balmain and is one of the best in the area. Great place for couples or a party booking. Byo option available.

1  Thank Keith G
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered the tandoori share plate for entree and it was great! Then it came to mains ... I ordered the Goan Fish and the fish was so hard and smelt terrible and off. The waiter explained that they do not do fresh seafood as...More

Thank ttuman
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Outstanding meal. We had the share entree, vindaloo and paneer. Best paneer we have ever had. Vindaloo was lovely - we like ours hotter but it is probably perfect for the average customer though. Fast service, lovely servers, generous servings, yum food. We will be...More

1  Thank AeroDDD
Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9818 3272
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