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Clay and Coal

482 Goodwood Rd, Colonel Light Gardens, South Australia 5041, Australia
+61 8 8271 5822
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (7 reviews)
“naan” (6 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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482 Goodwood Rd, Colonel Light Gardens, South Australia 5041, Australia
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

First time food was divine, second time, the meat was dry and tasteless. Rice is always disappointing- talked up as a great dish and very average each time. When the food is good- it’s great! Sadly very inconsistant

1  Thank 12ras
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Looked forward to moist tandoori chicken at recent dinner, but it was flavorless and dry. My husband’s curry was oily and daughter’s butter chicken flavorless and oily. This restaurant used to be one of our favorites but this is our second visit in succession where...More

1  Thank AV0767
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I have driven past the Clay & Coal numerous times over the years and wondered what the food and restaurant were like. I freind suggested we try it for our annual catch up which we did. I was quiet surprised when we entered the restaurant....More

1  Thank Jacky B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Clay and Coal is a reliable favourite for excellent Indian food. We opted for take away (ordered online) or you can eat in. Conveniently there is a bottle shop located almost next door in case you want to select a bottle of wine to enjoy...More

1  Thank jdsamsara
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We've been here multiple times since last review and have more lined up. We came here over Easter with a friend who hadn't experienced Clay and Coal before. She was equally blown away by the flavours and lovely food continually served by this restaurant. We've...More

1  Thank Tess C
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Great value and reasonable prices - certainly value for money. The restaurant is always clean, with great attention to detail. The food is outstanding too, so full of flavour. The Chicken Madras here ticks all the boxes. As for hospitality and customer skills, this establishment...More

1  Thank minor1k
Reviewed 12 January 2018

the food here tastes better than any other Indians I have tried in Adelaide. great samosas and dahl, will be back.

1  Thank Jessica v
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We have been here many times but attended Saturday night for dinner. Arriving at 6pm, we were quickly surrounded by other groups which was a great sign. We ordered quickly and from the specials board selected an old favourite (Fish and basil curry- really cant'...More

2  Thank Tess C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Great Indian food and lovely service. Take away is also good. I particularly like the dahl and the aloo gobhi. Very friendly owners.

Thank Ruby L
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Upon entering you just know its got potential for a great meal, the food smelt wonderful, the seats so comfortable not like the torture chambers some places have. Our waitress was all smiles and very attentive, fresh filtered water was brought and generous glasses of...More

1  Thank Clarendonite
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 482 Goodwood Rd, Colonel Light Gardens, South Australia 5041, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Colonel Light Gardens
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8271 5822
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