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Marinades Indian Restaurant

43 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 1422
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (17 reviews)
“rice” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic. The food is just so tasty. We have never had a bad meal here it has always been great. We are locals of Cairns and highly recommend this Indian restaurant. The naan bread, saffron rice, korma curry, rogan josh, prawns, actually...More

Thank Michelle1inCairns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marinades has for many years had the unofficial title of Cairns best curry house. Sadly this is no longer the case. The service has become lackadaisical the kitchen no longer seem to be in the game; overall standards have slipped. There is no need to...More

3  Thank KarenandShane T
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered panner tikka masala as entree, malai kofta as main and dal rice, Everything that was ordered was average, have had better indian food. Garlic naan were good

4  Thank Harshal M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Good food and service catering for vegans, vegetarians and meat and fish eaters. Service exemplary. Conveniently located just a few minutes walk from harbour and seafront.

Thank DavidpH
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The owner of this restaurant is very particular about his food, his chefs, his sauce bases and the service. I have dined here yet again having been many times previously. The standard never wavers. Great tastes expertly produced. You won't find better in a long...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Highly recommended ! The best Indian food you can find in Cairns. A dining place with a nice ambience, excellent Service and authentic flavours. Has a good variety of dishes to offer in the menu.

Thank vibhu5129
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Marinades has only the best food with authentic Indian spices, and well trained chefs. We've had family dinners including 21st birthdays there since 2000. Also organised work events there with rave reviews. It's our families' favourite!!

Thank anneholden2015
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had the lunch special & the food was fresh & tasty! We didn't have to wait for too long either. Staff were friendly as well. Will return again when we are craving Indian cuisine

Thank Kisaeda B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Cairns for a vacation with our extended family. Some vegetarians, some non-vegetarians, some spicy eaters and some mild. Great tasting food with many options for everyone.

Thank TripAngel7
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Whenever we come to Cairns, we always come here for our Indian food fix. Friendly and efficient service matched by mouth-wateringly tasty dishes - what a combination. It wasn't so crowded this time so we got to chat with the maitre'd and learned we had...More

Thank geckopoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 1422
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