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Mother India

Shop 2 80 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“garlic naan” (15 reviews)
“curry” (19 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 2 80 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

On the 2nd night of my stay in Cairns – I saw this hotel & decided to order dinner. I bought a Butter Chicken with rotis & a Chicken Biryani – the take away bill (approx. $49) surprised me a bit as it did not...More

Thank floyd_g23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of those nights where some dishes very nice and some were just okay. Thought Naan's were dry and one curry was very dry, but Biryani and prawn dish were good. Friendly cheerful owners make the night better for sure.

Thank Graeme017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Indian food full of aroma and real flavours plus amazing waitress and chef that make this experience 5 star

1  Thank Brad C
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We had daal-soup, indish bread, Lamb, Vegetarian and Rice. All really excellent. The Mango-Lassi is a dream extra.

1  Thank Rudi R
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place very tasty food ordered hot got exactly right friendly staff and chef is great comes and talk to the customers .thank you see you soon

1  Thank Bimal A
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

We came near the end of the night and loved this place. Tasty food and you could tell everything was freshly made in house. Had palak paneer and chicken tikka and naan and raita. All was quite good. Chef came out and chatted us up,...More

2  Thank dbiznuss
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

On visit from UK with the family and I have to say this was not good experience food was bland and overpriced and waiter and chef were certainly not dressed appropriately to serve or cook food .

Thank Boges32
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Best butter chicken I’ve had. Prawn dish wasn’t quite as good. Would recommend it I will go back for sure.

1  Thank Clare W
Reviewed February 20, 2018

had a great experience at this place. good food and good service. palak paneer was as tasty as tasty can be. and the cook was as much a legend as a legend can be. thanks for that! <3

2  Thank Jonas T
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Food is not the best and whilst some may not agree, being widly travelled I rated it below average, The Cook looked as though he had just walked in off the street with thongs jeans, shirt and a baseball hat facing to the back. After...More

3  Thank 1xhappytraveller
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2 80 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
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