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Simply Indian

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130 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 6364
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Simply Indian this evening and really enjoyed the authentic flavours at this wonderful restaurant. The choosa tikka entree was brilliant - by far the best we have had at any Indian restaurant in NZ. The Naan breads were light and flavoursome and our lamb mains were excellent. Can highly recommend this Indian on the main drag in Motueka.... More 

Thank steviejoe69
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used trip advisor while in the area and we were not disappointed. This hidden gem needs to be recognised for its beautiful sizzling platter of meats. Best Iv ever had! The whole meal was a delight the staff were AMAZING and very attentive, well priced for what you get! Indian food can be so hit and miss but on... More 

Thank haddlem
Nelson, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we have eaten so much indian food but this is a real stand out ,deep flavours top service honestly the food is seriously good I pray they never sell up and go I would be sooooo disapointed

Thank beingmaggie
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I just came back from dining at this restaurant. The food was excellent and very authentic comparing to my Indian travel.

Thank Mh1976
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I just ate at Simply Indian and had a lovely dinner with my wife. Staff were very nice and friendly, food was very good and spicy. Took note of other comments that said that the food was nice but not spicy enough so made sure to ask for very spicy. When I spoke to the waiter he was aware of... More 

Thank Kim L
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I was with group of 6 on Sunday night & we decided on Simply Indian, a lovely meal & good selection of wines. Our waiter was really helpful & friendly. Always good food here

Thank 623suzp
Christchurch, New Zealand
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442 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Small town New Zealand with a big Indian taste. Was surprised by extensive menu and also very tasty meals, the whole family agreed, good price too for such a feast.

Thank happysheepChina
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had great service (they even modified their veggie dish for us), and very impressive Indian food for a small town. We would eat here again when craving something different than traditional NZ fare (which we love!)

Thank shauna t
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

A great taste of India, with very friendly staff! The Mattar Mushroom was very well made and the taste was first class! Highly recommended!

Thank Ma N
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We had a fantastic dinner here. My chicken tikka masala was delicious, as was our naan and the samosa appetizer. Wine was great as well. Very good value!

Thank Katelyn B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Motueka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-528 6364

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