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Indian Palace Restaurant

235 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
+61 2 9818 3272
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“butter chicken” (12 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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235 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Been going for years.
"Family run restaurant. Food never lets us down. Good service"
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2. Succulent Indian cuisine
"Indian Palace is a long-time established Balmain favourite for Indian."
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3. Best food and service
"Consistently good food."
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wow! fantastic curries, just as we love them. Loads of great choice and good wine menu. Friendly and polite service... this was one of our best meals on our Oz trip and I can believe that it is rated the best curry in Sydney (if...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Indian Palace is a long-time established Balmain favourite for Indian. The food is delicious and the staff are helpful in talking you through dishes. We were are vegetarian group on our recent evening dining there. We chose several dishes and all tucked in. Really delicious...More

1  Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Every time we head to Balmain, Indian Palace is at the top of the list of dinner venues. Always so tasty and the staff are brilliant. Won’t be changing our habit any time soon!

1  Thank Nicola R
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We went to the Indian Palace at short notice and the service was impeccable. The food was brilliant and the wait was short. The staff were very polite and not at all pushy but the clearing away happened seamlessly. We sat outside on a perfect...More

1  Thank DaveTangorin
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I have eaten both in the restaurant and take away and I can not fault the food here. The food is a little more expensive than other places in the area but it is worth it. The vindaloo is tasty but very spicy so make...More

1  Thank Kay O
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I felt the need to write this review about my "local" Indian restaurant after dining last night at one of Sydney's chef hat Indian restaurants at Woolloomooloo. Indian Palace is just as good and run by a great husband and wife team! I feel so...More

1  Thank Lou M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Great Food. Will come again. Service was great and the food was quite authentic. I have lived in Balmain for many years and the this strip is filled with great food and a great environment.

1  Thank KylieOBrien
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great Indian food. Different dishes with a variety of tastes. Good selection of vegetarian dishes. We love the masala dosas. Nans are also really good. Great place on a hot summers night as plenty of outdoor eating. Nice vibe in the street.

1  Thank SueCocker
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Perhaps it was just our selections, but usually when I visit a new restaurant I stick with things I’ve ordered before so I can compare properly (i.e. Onion Bhajis, Chicken Tikka Marsala). I found this place to be just ok - wasn’t the worst and...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

After sampling beers in several local drinking holes I was looking forward to our Indian as several had given the Indian Palace a big thumbs up. We opted to sit in the Alfresco area which was fine and we were served within minutes. Ordering Papadums...More

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Take the ferry to the inner west suburb of Balmain and
be enchanted with this picturesque and eclectic
waterside area. A stroll down Darling Street will take
you on a tour of coffee shops, boutique delicatessens
and shops offering wholefood products and organic
cuisines. Yoga studios abound, and live music emanates
from the hotels at night. As the place where the
Australian Labor Party formed in 1891, Balmain has
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 20
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Darling St, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales 2041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Balmain>  > Balmain
  • Neighbourhood: Balmain
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9818 3272
  • E-mail
Indian Palace has been established since 1984 and we are going strong. Our chefs are from Taj Hotel in Mumbai. They are part of the Indian Palace team for last 22 years, delivering traditional cuisines once enjoyed by the Moghul Kings of India. We also have a Private function room seating 110 guests, which is available for parties. There are 3 different types of Banquets for functions from $35.00 per persons available. The restaurant is open 7 days in the evening, come and enjoy the tantalising aromas and enjoy "Our World" famous butter chicken dish, only famous at Indian Palace. Also on offer is a home delivery service (limited areas) and a takeaway food service for all. Consider our upstairs for your next function. For bookings phone 98183272 .
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