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162 The Esplanade, Aldinga Beach, Onkaparinga, South Australia, Australia
+61 8 8556 5547
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 21:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A chance conversation with a stranger in a liquor shop recommended we try the Aldinga Bay cafe for dinner during a recent short stay in the area. It was a cold and rainy evening when we arrived, but once inside, we were warmed by the friendly service and terrific food. The atmosphere is relaxed and cafe style, with most table... More 

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Thank Clemow61
Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this little gem in our local community. Tasty food. Good wine choices. Friendly service. Family friendly. Reasonable prices. Hard to comment on individual favorites as all good. Good value.

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Thank Elizabeth M
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Having lived in Adelaide for close on ten years it has been more than a task to find a restaurant that serves Indian Cuisine to any great standard. However at long last we have come across this little gem of a restaurant on the Aldinga Beach esplanade. Bare in mind we lived in England before moving here. The Indian restaurant... More 

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1 Thank stella_glen
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

So, so happy that at last there is an Indian Restaurant in Australia that is worth going to. After 9yrs of trying to find a decent Indian Restaurant that actually tasted like Indian I am happy to report we have found it here with the Aldinga Bay Café. We have tried various different "so called" Indian Restaurants in South Australia... More 

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1 Thank stellanewbrook
Queensland, Australia
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Delighted to "discover" this after referral from young Subway employee! Impressive fare, naan bread very nicely prepared and not greasy! Had Lamb Vindaloo "hot" and lamb madras, both meals impressive on all counts. They make a decent coffee as well!

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Thank KentRHarland
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Is my local takeaway but the best Indian food and I get food here often and never disappointed. Not the flashest place visually but they know how to make a beautiful dish.

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1 Thank Martin_Kellie
Berlin, Germany
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for western Indian food this is NOT for you - it is authentic! Absolutely loved this place and as someone who tries Indian food all over the place it smashes any other Indian I've ever had! So cheap, generous portion sizes, great service and a relaxed beachside cafe atmosphere. Love coming to this place and compare it... More 

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Thank Clareanne31
Adelaide, Australia
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

The Aldinga Bay Cafe serves excellent value for money Indian style meals. They are colourful, fresh & taste devine.

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1 Thank WaterDr2015
Aldinga Beach, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Dispute it's name, the Aldinga cafe is run by a well renowned Indian chef and his family. So in addition to normal cafe services and Fish & Chips overlooking the sea, this has to be the best Indian Restaurant in the Aldinga region. (I live in Aldinga and for my money this is the best local restaurant).a

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Adelaide, Australia
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312 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

2 adults and 2 children had dinner here recently and we all chose from the extensive Indian menu. Both children had a mild butter chicken, adults chose hot vindaloo and med hot Rogan Josh lamb curry. All meals were delicious and served with fluffy rice. Service is very friendly, and the prices reflect the beach side cafe style. On this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 The Esplanade, Aldinga Beach, Onkaparinga, South Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Onkaparinga  >  Aldinga Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8556 5547

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