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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (14 reviews)
“paneer” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 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 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
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

4  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 Kimberly Y
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
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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 18 - USD 37
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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
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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