We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Simply Indian

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
130 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 6364
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

80 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 75: English reviews
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Simply Indian this evening and really enjoyed the authentic flavours at this wonderful restaurant. The choosa tikka entree was brilliant - by far the best we have had at any Indian restaurant in NZ. The Naan breads were light and flavoursome and our lamb mains were excellent. Can highly recommend this Indian on the main drag in Motueka.... More 

Helpful?
Thank steviejoe69
Level Contributor
54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We used trip advisor while in the area and we were not disappointed. This hidden gem needs to be recognised for its beautiful sizzling platter of meats. Best Iv ever had! The whole meal was a delight the staff were AMAZING and very attentive, well priced for what you get! Indian food can be so hit and miss but on... More 

Helpful?
Thank haddlem
Nelson, New Zealand
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2017

we have eaten so much indian food but this is a real stand out ,deep flavours top service honestly the food is seriously good I pray they never sell up and go I would be sooooo disapointed

Helpful?
Thank beingmaggie
Level Contributor
31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I just came back from dining at this restaurant. The food was excellent and very authentic comparing to my Indian travel.

Helpful?
Thank Mh1976
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I just ate at Simply Indian and had a lovely dinner with my wife. Staff were very nice and friendly, food was very good and spicy. Took note of other comments that said that the food was nice but not spicy enough so made sure to ask for very spicy. When I spoke to the waiter he was aware of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kim L
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I was with group of 6 on Sunday night & we decided on Simply Indian, a lovely meal & good selection of wines. Our waiter was really helpful & friendly. Always good food here

Helpful?
Thank 623suzp
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
442 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Small town New Zealand with a big Indian taste. Was surprised by extensive menu and also very tasty meals, the whole family agreed, good price too for such a feast.

Helpful?
Thank happysheepChina
Level Contributor
77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had great service (they even modified their veggie dish for us), and very impressive Indian food for a small town. We would eat here again when craving something different than traditional NZ fare (which we love!)

Helpful?
Thank shauna t
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

A great taste of India, with very friendly staff! The Mattar Mushroom was very well made and the taste was first class! Highly recommended!

Helpful?
Thank Ma N
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We had a fantastic dinner here. My chicken tikka masala was delicious, as was our naan and the samosa appetizer. Wine was great as well. Very good value!

Helpful?
Thank Katelyn B

Travellers who viewed Simply Indian also viewed

Motueka, Nelson-Tasman Region
Motueka, Nelson-Tasman Region
 
Motueka, Nelson-Tasman Region
Motueka, Nelson-Tasman Region
 
Motueka, Nelson-Tasman Region
Motueka, Nelson-Tasman Region
 

Been to Simply Indian? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Motueka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-528 6364

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Simply Indian staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?