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Simply Indian

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130 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 6364
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Curry is delicious here, and the staff and super friendly and helpful. Good selection of vegetarian options.

Thank Maria Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always beautiful food and awesome service. We usually eat here for dinner which is always a fabulous dining experience with great service and food. Lunch menu was varied and very inexpensive, my friend had butter chicken which he said was beautiful and I had a beef dish which was dry as beef can be, I will have the chicken dish... More 

Thank 623suzp
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

One of the best Indian-Restaurants in the Nelson-region. We had four different meals and all of them were very good. We really can recommend this place to any Indian-food-lover. Namaste!!!

Thank Sigi22
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Nice authentic atmosphere with a genuine Indian menu. The service was great, attentive without being intrusive. Food was well presented and delicious. Recommended for those who like good Indian.

Thank Ali C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We took some friends for dinner on their recommendation. We were the only table that night. There was a great selection of dishes for the main course but no vegetable side dishes so had to order another curry to get some veggies. As there were 6 of us I ordered 6 pappadoms, but apparently they only come in packets of... More 

Thank Y1786EWkatem
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We usually visit Simply Indian for lunch on weekdays as their $9.00 dine in lunch main pricing is superb. We always enjoy our meal, very filling and good portion size for a lunch main. Last night we decided to try the restaurant for dinner and were just as impressed. Service is always quick and friendly and we left feeling like... More 

Thank Gemma R
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We got a takeaway from here and it was one of the better Indian meals I've had. The curries weren't oily, were packed with flavour, a good amount of spice, and the lamb was very tender. The service was extremely prompt and friendly, and the meal was good value. Eating in also looked good value, and if we'd realised they... More 

Thank JoWatson28
Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We had several different kabobs but found them pretty dry. Everyone else seemed to be enjoying the curries.

Thank barbbacon
Lerberget, Sweden
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53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

We ate here for one night. We tried lamb vindaloo and some chicken. The starter with fried chickens was really good. The lamb was also very tasteful. The service was ok but we think they lost us in the beginning since it took pretty long time to get the drinks served.

Thank Patrik W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Had a great dinner here a few weeks ago. Very friendly staff who provided good/fast service. Had classic dishes (butter chicken and shrimp tikka masala) and both were excellent with the perfect amount of spice. Recommended if you're in the area.

Thank stuartmike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Motueka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-528 6364

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?