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Mother India

2/80 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“garlic naan” (11 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
“lamb saag” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2/80 Sheridan Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Best indian food so far. Tasty and delicious. Really good range of how spicy u wanna have ur food. Nice owner. Next time in cairns, we'll be back :-)

2  Thank Isibell K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great affordable Indian food. Tried the rest but David cooks up a taste spice Indian treat. Never disappointed.

2  Thank Donald L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After craving an Indian and googling the best Indian's in cairns, Mother India came up and it did not disappoint. A fantastic meal with very friendly staff, the food was much more authentic than the Indian's we have in the U.K. The owner even came...More

1  Thank Sacha B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I would definitely recommend Mother India to people. The food is great and we love going there. It is well priced, there is a variety of choice for both food and drinks and it is always a good feed. The only downside is the service...More

1  Thank Christian R
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent and very much tasty food👌🏼👌🏼 The owner was very humble and cooperative Excellent hospitality Keep it going!!

2  Thank Shweta A
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The food was 3 stars with enough choices but the prices were of a 5 star restaurant. Drinks were cold.

1  Thank Realliferoyalty
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to eat at Mother India twice in a week. It was so good the first time we went back and ordered the same meals. Butter chicken, chicken vindaloo, garlic naan and popodam. The husband and wife team who run the business...More

1  Thank Ynost
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Curries are fantastic! Chef is personable and friendly. Only been in cairns two days and eaten here twice! Highly recommend

2  Thank Nacho K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We only go teh chance to eat there once, but it was great. They are really nice and the food was great.

1  Thank VWbugmann
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Highly recommended - if you look for something to spice up your life look no further - Mother of India Restaurant so far is the best Indian restaurant in Cairns, very authentic and so tasty - We have awesome time there and surely will be...More

1  Thank Yen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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