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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews curry naan rogan josh lamb food is excellent great friendly service thai restaurant high street takeaway sabin dine vegetarian
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Reviewed 27 November 2020

My partner and I visited this restaurant as we’d heard there were good vegan options. We were pleasantly surprised to find that some items were actually marked as vegan on the menu, and then the wonderful Sabin (Sabine? Not sure spelling!) came over and joyfully...filled us in on all the things that can be vegan on the menu too (heaps). The food was yummy (we ordered way too much so had the pleasure of enjoying the next day too!! Win win!) and we mostly wanted to leave a review to thank Sabine for being such an amazing host. Really a special experience, such a wonderful man bringing smiles to everyone’s faces!! Thanks so much, highly recommend! From Kat and GabbyMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

Sabin is one of the most professional, welcoming and kind hospitality professionals we have met. What a comfortable and loving place to be welcomed into to enjoy absolutely top rate Indian cuisine. They even went off menu to cook a vegetarian dahiwala for us which...was incredible. Please support this awesome restaurant if you're in the area. Thanks guys!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 3 September 2020 via mobile

Excellent! Rang to get some takeaways, fantastic customer service. We ordered chicken korma and rogan josh both fantastic and full of flavours There was so much food it lasted another two lunches! We will definitely order again Thank you

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 1 September 2020

i have had the roganjosh (lamb, extra hot) twice now (it was so good the first time, i couldn't bring myself to order anything else, but will try and wean myself off this the next time). other dishes ordered by our party included chicken, beef...and vegetable korma, at varying spice levels from mild to medium. all delicious! :) the garlic naan is also heavenly. i am at a loss to find anything to complain about. i emailed the restaurant to find out if they could make the "extra hot" any hotter as it wasn't quite as spicy as i prefer it, and he suggested that i ask for "extra extra hot", which i did and whilst it was an improvement, i'm going to try for "extra extra extra hot" next time! :) i think the comment that Sabin made in his reply to me sums up the approach that this establishment has in respect of customer service: "Once again we believe in quality products and services. We are always loyal towards our customers Service and we always trying really hard to do extra effort to make our customers satisfied." i couldn't put it any better! :) PS the quality of the food is excellent... lamb is juicy and tender, garlic naan to die for (and huge!)More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 11 August 2020

Nestled between a Thai restaurant and a “chippie” on Motueka’s High Street - and with other eateries nearby - it’s possible you may miss "SIMPLY INDIAN". However it would most definitely be your LOSS. Mr & Mrs Wabbit dine here whenever we’re in "Mot", and...are never disappointed. It’s fully licenced and open every evening. There are over 50 mains on it’s menu, with not only “the usual suspects” that you’d expect, but a few dishes you may only taste here. The manager is friendly and very helpful, and the flavours are alive! To put it simply, SIMPLY INDIAN is simply... GREAT! ========== PS: sorry, no photos of our meals this time, as we devoured them too quickly! LOLMore

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

Thanks team for an amazingly tasty lamb kadai, great friendly service included, will be back for next date night🤙🏼

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 2 June 2020 via mobile

Mixed tandoor entree was great. Beautifully tender meat, three distinct flavours, cucumber sauce was very good. Papadums were good, mango relish was far too sweet and lacked spice, too much like jam. Chicken sag was a very good main, again perfectly cooked chicken and good...sag.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020 via mobile

Great service. Very friendly staff. The food was just delicious! Highly recommendable to everyone who likes indian food.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 31 December 2019

Popped in here to grab dinner on our way to Takaka, so glad we did. Very friendly service even though they were really busy. Kadahi paneer was super tasty, just totally delicious, naan chewy and delish too, definitely recommended. We got everything takeaway and ate...at the cute little table just down the road outside the Motueka museum.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 6 December 2019

Great atmosphere, great staff and great food! The garlic naan bread was especially delicious. It was all so good we’re already planning on going back.

Date of visit: December 2019
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