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Marinades Indian Restaurant

43 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 1422
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“curries” (17 reviews)
“vindaloo” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Marinades has only the best food with authentic Indian spices, and well trained chefs. We've had family dinners including 21st birthdays there since 2000. Also organised work events there with rave reviews. It's our families' favourite!!

Thank anneholden2015
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had the lunch special & the food was fresh & tasty! We didn't have to wait for too long either. Staff were friendly as well. Will return again when we are craving Indian cuisine

Thank Kisaeda B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Cairns for a vacation with our extended family. Some vegetarians, some non-vegetarians, some spicy eaters and some mild. Great tasting food with many options for everyone.

Thank TripAngel7
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Whenever we come to Cairns, we always come here for our Indian food fix. Friendly and efficient service matched by mouth-wateringly tasty dishes - what a combination. It wasn't so crowded this time so we got to chat with the maitre'd and learned we had...More

Thank geckopoo
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This restaurant has the most authentic Indian food we've ever had. The food, the ambience, the service - everything was perfection!

Thank Ritu A A
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Glad We made this decision to try this restaurant. Me and my hubby had murg kadai nd rice,naan. Everything was cooked to perfection and taste was authentic indian. Great environment and fast customer service. Gud value for $$$$

Thank 350dee2015
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

After reading mixed reviews about this place and the other Indian restaurant nearby, we decided to try Marinades. We were seated promptly, served quickly, and the food arrived without much delay. We were very pleased with our dishes and enjoyed them very much. Reasonable price...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Never seems to disappoint. Always good food when we have been and have been visiting since 2002. Thanks again

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice food, very fast service which means likely the food is already cooked ready to serve, which is alright seen it still tastes amazing! Shame the meals don't come with complimentary pappudums. Highly reccommened for a nice meal in cairns.

Thank Nicjane15
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had the crab masala and paneer makhani. And rotis. So Delicious!!!!! We loved it and would come back any day!!!

Thank Mike M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 1422
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