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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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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (9 reviews)
“korma” (3 reviews)
“indian food” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
124 Wicks Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
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1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Hit and miss is what I can say for this place. Sometimes the food is just amazing and sometimes it’s just average. The same dish can be served in many different ways and you would question yourself if that’s what I ate last time. Being...More

Thank Prasoon K
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Really impressed with the service and the food was impeccable. This will be a regular takeaway option for us now.

Thank maryhickey1987
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Came here a group of 12 of us for a work dinner was a good space for this. Food was tasty we had numerous curries and entrees (samosas were delicious). However service was terrible an hour and a half for entrees to come out when...More

Thank Tracey_LeeS_12
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We were staying in Macquarie park and decided to walk to this restaurant one evening to give it a try. It was a Wednesday in the peak dining hours at about 7:00 pm, the restaurant was very nicely decorated with lovely table settings. It was...More

Thank JackFromAdelaide
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Although the food is decent. The waitress seemed to be in a world or her own. The food took so long to come out. It was too much of a wait. The waitress was nowhere to be seen when we wanted to ask for more...More

1  Thank Vampyrekiss
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great Indian restaurant offering authentic food in a pleasant ambiance. It was an awesome experience - food and service was of top quality. While all of the dishes ordered were good, I would like to make a special mention about Butter Chicken. It was rich...More

Thank virender s
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Ordered home delivery, food was late and didn't taste very nice. Greasy samosa and bland biryani with very dry lamb. Would not order again.

1  Thank YummyHunter77
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I went here with a group of business associates for lunch. The food was tasty although quite fatty. The naans and roties were dripping with butter. Also, they seem to be quite stingy with the naans. You are lucky to get a couple of tiny...More

Thank Wahroongan
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Dishes were ok but not much depth of flavour. Service fairly slow, especially as weeknight and not busy.

Thank dpg006
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

2  Thank Bombers93
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NikYadav
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 37
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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