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Mother India Fremantle

23 Forrest St | Corner of wood and forrest Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9430 4217
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dahl” (8 reviews)
“curries” (8 reviews)
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
23 Forrest St | Corner of wood and forrest Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal from here last night. I got a vegan combination meal for a friend and he loved it. I also got a family combination and it was also lovely. My only fault is that I ordered both meals at the same time...More

Thank May1994
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and service. Only picked up take away for a lazy sunday and am so glad we tried mother india! Only waited an extra 15 mins and the staff we so apologetic. We didnt mind waiting at all but they still threw in...More

Thank Kathryn C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I'm not sure to tell people about this place, it's a hidden gem, want to keep it to myself!! Found the best food ever, great service, exceptional food, small place but cosy, you will not be disappointed. Loved all the dishes i tried with me...More

Thank Marklennon48
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Eating at Mother India is like being welcomed into someone's home. There are different rooms to the 'house' and on our visit, the restaurant was very busy. Due to this and the fact they are very busy with takeaway orders also, we did have to...More

Thank AliinAus
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Been doing take away here for awhile and compared to other stereotypical Indian food (North Indian) the flavor is much better with more depth than the usual 'from a packet' taste. What I also like is that they can up the heat level if you...More

1  Thank Kim A
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This place was really cozy and really yummy. The lady who runs this does an amazing job as it is PACKED and she gets tons of takeaway orders. Probably the best service we’ve had in our time in Australia. We had the samosas, garlic naan,...More

1  Thank Taylor W
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Mother India seemed so popular in Freo and was so heavily advertised everywhere that we decided to go for dinner and see what the fuss was all about. We arrived just as they open at 5'30 and were told they were fully booked, we were...More

1  Thank María S
motherindiafremantle, Owner at Mother India Fremantle, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Appreciate your comments but would like to tell our side of the story as well. 1. We don’t have mismatched chairs. Each room has its own chairs. Just that front was booked for a big group and we had to use chairs from other room....More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Located in Fremantle this restaurant provides a quick fix for Indian take away solution. The Take away counter was very very busy. food wise i would say average. but nothing negative to comment.

Thank PerthVijay
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We have been eating here for a couple of years now. It was one our most treasured finds. The food is great and it's very traditional. Problem is they are so busy now they aren't delivering the same quality and service as in the past....More

Thank Badgeros
motherindiafremantle, Owner at Mother India Fremantle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Many thanks for your comments. This Friday my wife was unable to work due to religious commitments and we had to put a junior staff to do the tables. We always make sure our customers leave the restaurant enjoying their dining experience for the last...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

We've been going to this establishment since it was called Lal's, it was take away only then with just a little counter and nothing more. Who cares the food is what you come for and it's quality Indian food. This place is always a buzz...More

Thank MojiNegro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 21
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Delivery, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Forrest St | Corner of wood and forrest Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Fremantle
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9430 4217
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