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“Very good food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Simply Indian

Simply Indian
Ranked #7 of 36 Restaurants in Motueka
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Basingstoke
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Very good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014

This place is as the name suggests pretty basic as in fact most cafe restaurants in New Zealand are but we could not fault the food - the samosas were excellent - in the UK it's all pastry and no filling but here it was completely the other way around - our chicken main dishes were really tasty - the only slight disappointment was that I asked for a selection of chutneys etc to come with the poppadums but got only lime pickle which was not suitable for my husband who would not choose anything nearly as hot but it's just a minor complaint. Pretty reasonable cost wise but would suggest that the waiters need to pay just as much attention to new guests as they do to the locals.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good for Motueka, but not amazing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

Humble surrounds and good service. Good typical Indian dishes, all your favourites, but not out of this world inventive.

Visited January 2014
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Really enjoyed this for takeaway”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

For a rural town, this restaurant pulls it's weight against any top Indian we've been to in Australia. Both our meals had the right heat, flavour, and were good value.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Simply the best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

Visited last Friday night. I love a good Indian feed and have been lucky enough to have had curries around the world but the Spinach based dish I had here was the best curry I have ever had. And because it was vego I could pretend it was healthy! Naan bread, pakora and onion bajais were all pretty good too.
Good service, nice people, can't wait to go again.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Alan K
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1 review
“Delicious every time !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

Great Indian food!
Never have been let down with the quality.
Good value for your money, definitely recommended visitors to stopover and have dinner here.
Staff are professional and friendly.

Visited September 2013
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Thank Electra T
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