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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 good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“butter chicken” (14 reviews)
“naan” (7 reviews)
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Indian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
124 Wicks Rd, North Ryde, Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

Great food! We ordered Butter Chicken, Lamb Rogan Josh with Peas pulao and Garlic Nans. Lamb Rogan Josh was excellent, Butter Chicken was very good. Loved the food and environ of the restaurant. Service was splendid! The best Indian restaurant in North Ryde for sure!

1  Thank shahriarenv12
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I had a lovely time, again! I've been here several times in the past and I am never disappointed. The food is utterly delightful also the service. I highly recommend their Shahi Tikka and Lamb Rogan Josh. I think they have the best Indian Cuisine...More

1  Thank andrewgoldsmith
Reviewed 21 December 2016

excellent food and service. indian food at its best. little expensive but good to visit for their food. its on a quite street, so not many people know this lovely place. we never had bad experience when we visited this place.

1  Thank tejasg7
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We had lunch at Essence of North India and were very impressed with the quality of authentic Indian food. The service was also excellent. In particular we loved the Pakora that we ordered for entree and then totally enjoyed the Biryani as a main course.

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent authentic food and amazing service. This is the best Indian food i have had in Australia. Absolutely loved it!

1  Thank Foodiekulfi
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Took the team for lunch. Besides our party of 9 there were 2 other tables at this time. There were 2 waiters but only one of them really did any work. After waiting for about 20 minutes we had to tell the waiter we were...More

Thank George D
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We really loved the food here. We live locally and have tried them all, this was our first visit and we really loved the food. This was some of the best indian we have had in Sydney. And I have travelled to India and it...More

Thank ozzodeano
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The food was completely disappointing and tasteless. Chilli chicken was hard and tasted old. Kadhai Paneer was runny and inconsistently tasteless. Naan was dry and chewy. So disappointed, Never going back!

Thank p1darp
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We only really initially tried this restaurant on the strength of Trip Advisor reviews. We have now been multiple times.... and it is now my favourite Indian Restaurant. We had driven past many, many times over the years, and it does not look like a...More

Thank frizzbear2015
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went to this restaurant with friends and to be honest looking from outside wasn't expecting much but was very surprised. Inside the decor was warm and welcoming and looked quite a classy restaurant. This was matched by the food which was very enjoyable. I eat...More

Thank Crawfom
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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 19 - USD 38
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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