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Essence of North India

124 Wicks Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
+61 2 8065 5087
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“naan” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
124 Wicks Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Originally looking for a different Indian restaurant, we came and tasted and were conquered! Great food, delicious roti and naan. Service was with a smile. A pleasure and a nice surprise after not finding an Indian restaurant closer. Parking was great too. Many thanks for...More

1  Thank Bombers93
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I ordered 4 Naan bread through UberEats tonight. Long story short I didn't order any burnt Naan. ALL I CAN TASTE IS BITTER BURNT PIECES. How did you people think that it's okay to sell this carcinogenic piece of junk is beyond me. I've tried...More

2  Thank Caelum J C
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We were in town on business and just around the corner. Great decision to drop in Chicken Entrees magnificent and garlic naan was so light and fluffy. Do yourself a favour, we will be back.

1  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We ordered the Rogan Josh, Kashimiri rice and a few other dishes and each one was delicious, with lots of flavour. I find it quite hard to find an Indian restaurant that does authentic, tasty Indian food, but this one does!!! The service was impeccable...More

Thank kimberlyyerbury
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great food. Excellent service. I would recommend their Achari murg tikka in starters. Butter chicken is best in the city with a very authentic Indian taste. Had a great time.

1  Thank Rajesh P
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Authentic Indian food with great ambiance. I had Kadai Paneer and rice it was very tasty. Food arrived very quickly.

1  Thank Dushyant M
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Great food, service was fantastic. Had a large group there for dinner, and everything was perfect...

2  Thank deven2017
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We went here for dinner. In short, the food was really good! The ambience is 'ok', though it is nice and spacious. The service, however, was pretty uninspiring. Minimal eye contact, etc.

Thank mj1980
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Service was great, food was authentic, so delicious and quick. We were initially worried about the quality due to the extensive menu - so many options for vegetarians, pescatarians and non vegetarian. We worried for nothing! The Bengali fish curry was amazing and our all...More

2  Thank Tkmg
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great flavours, great service and relaxing atmosphere. Our fave Indian place for Friday night date night!

2  Thank Jane L
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8 May 2017|
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Response from George D | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant has it own car park
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Wicks Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Ryde  >  North Ryde
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8065 5087
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The Restaurant offers a perfect setting for a romantic dinner for two or a quite evening in with your friends, making you feel just at home.
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