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Mother India

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2/80 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best indian restaurant in cairns plus the hotel staff is too friendly.. liked and loved whatever i had thr.. way to go mother india😊

1 Thank 764pragyaj
Gordonvale, Australia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Indian restaurant is easily the best in Cairns. Food is amazing and staff are always so friendly. We are regulars here and cannot recommend it highly enough. You won't be disappointed.

1 Thank chrissyhabermann
Cairns, Australia
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great food, service and atmosphere. The service is quick, the food delicious. Very popular with the locals of Cairns.

1 Thank Meg564
Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We had a terrific time at another India, the owner was so friendly, service was fast, food was generous and authentic and it was very affordable. Soooo much to choose from- definitely a place to go!

1 Thank AmieCoop
Gold Coast, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I am a bit of a connoisseur in respect of Indian food so it took a lot to impress me. The restaurant is fine, but the food and service is just wonderful.

1 Thank 545ian
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Good food and great service! Good was ready relatively quickly and tasted delicious! Will be going back!

Thank Madie B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Made us feel at home; helpful - we were new & asked a lot of questions, all of which were answered politely; also called the cab for us

Thank min0taur
Cairns, Australia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is one of the best Indian restaurants in town! Very good service, friendly atmosphere, and open long hours.

Thank Alexandra A
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

a brilliant little restaurant,no fancy décor it is all about the food and it is EXCELLENT , fantastic curries,tandoori chicken, fast and friendly service, not to be missed.. a gem of a place we will be back.

Thank louijover
Cairns Region, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Don't be put of by the basic appearance. The food is EXCELLANT You can nominate from mild to hot you want your dishes. The rice and bread selection is great. Excellent selection of dishes. Each dish had a different taste. Put this Indian Restaurant on you must visit list.

Thank Donald L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/80 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns

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