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Mother India Restaurant

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23 Forrest St | Corner of wood and forrest Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Wed - Fri 18:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Indian food is excellent and I can highly recommend it. The restaurant is small and has no frills about it but the food was so delicious you just did not notice. The night we visited it was extremely busy with both customers in the restaurant and take away. The menu is extensive and the choice was hard to make... More 

Thank Tatyana T
Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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172 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Indian is really lovely. As a business owner, I have often needed to buy food on the way home from a class & they really do make delicious food! Cheers, guys :)

Thank Millie R
Perth, Australia
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109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Since Mother India came highly recommended by one member of my family and quite the opposite by another, it became a challenge I found impossible to resist. Having eaten at the restaurant, my conclusion for their opposing experiences lies in separate motivations for going to a particular restaurant in the first place: (a) it's Friday night and you don't want... More 

Thank dayne28
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Decided to take my mum and wife here after it being recommended by a friend. We started with vegetable samosas and onion bhaji for entree, both small dishes which taste OK. For mains we had garlic naan, lamb rogan josh, chicken saagwala & chicken tikka masala with rice. The curries were very nice and portion size was fair. The main... More 

3 Thank surferbrendan
motherindiafremantle, Owner at Mother India Restaurant, responded to this review

Your mother has written a review about the same experience. Why do you have to write as well? Janine45 Wellington Do you think by writing twice about the same experience will hurt our business? Well for your information our business been around for 30years and unreasonable people like you cannot hurt our business. Most of our customers know about our... More 

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187 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A bit disappointed as was recommended..Prices expensive for standard of restaurant and service and seating and plates etc. Our Rogan josh lamb was very tough .The other dishes were okay .The garlic naan was heavy and not light. Wouldnt return unless prices reduced.oh and no eftpos facility.cash only.

1 Thank Janine45
motherindiafremantle, Owner at Mother India Restaurant, responded to this review

we are very disspointed to see your review. 1. If you can let us know a cheapest restaurant around us to justify your comment. 2. After your complaint we gave your discount for the dish you had. But surprisingly you ate all the lamb dish and nothing was left. we still gave your discount. Comeon be truthful and fair. 3.... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, tasty and freshly made. Book well in advance, order your take away before you arrive, there will be a queue but it will be worth it. The restaurant is BYO, there are a few outdoor seats too.

Thank stevesretroamps
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Can't beat it - excellent every time a regular favourite one of freo's hidden gems keep going back and have never been able to fault it we love it and can't believe we only discovered it 18 months ago.

Thank Deborah F
Perth, Australia
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Have known about and visited this place for a long time, but here is my first review. The restaurant is in a fairly dimly lit and dour neighbourhood but what a culinary delight. You can eat in or take away but for takeouts, order first, they are busy so nothing much is quickly available, that is good. 15 minutes is... More 

1 Thank Wally H
Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

No frills decor, but can't be beat for quality and service. I've been eating here for a number of years and have never been disappointed. Once you get past the rustic decor, your appreciation for Indian food will lift to another level. There simply is no better in Perth

Thank hunl597
Perth, Australia
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This place is not fancy and they only take cash but the food is so good. I'm a big fan of Indian food but Mother India is the best I have ever had. Service was great and it's BYOB with no corcage fee.

Thank Calmday

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 19
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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: 6194304217

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?