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Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
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St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich IP1 1TW, England
01473 210110 / 287960
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

super service and very attentive staff. food was excellent and the menu varied . would recommend this to mid size parties as they service was spot on

2 Thank brasila
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is amazing, beautifully presented, with a wide variety of meals to choose from including authentic dishes not usually found on a British menu. The service was incredibly friendly and welcoming, and the dishes came out nice and quickly, even when busy. By far the best Indian restaurant in Ipswich.

1 Thank alexanderreview22
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Indian meal I've had since I moved this way in 2004. Outstanding food, excellent, knowledgable and polite service. Have recommended to all my friends since. A great way to sign off from working in Ipswich. Will definitely be going back.

2 Thank Nigel S
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167 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pleasant enough staff and service acceptable.But the food left a lot to be desired.I ordered peas with cheese but could not find any cheese,and also the butter chicken ( yes I know its a mild dish !)so I specifically asked whether they could prepare butter chicken more spicy>the waiter said yes,madras spicy and `I said yes please.What I got was... More 

2 Thank patbrownett
United Kingdom
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140 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Zaika for a Father's Day dinner. The food was AMAZING! Prawn puri starters were delicious, and my mixed tikka grill was exceptional. My husband had a dhansak which he enjoyed - of note, not swimming in ghee as this sort of curry tends to be at other establishments. My daughter had chicken tikka and loved hers too. What... More 

3 Thank bronzevernis
Norwich, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We were in the area and had looked up Indian restaurants, this one had many good reviews, We turned up unannounced on a Fri night, We were greeted by a nice young lady who took our helmets and jackets, and shown upstairs, it was nice and cool as it had air conditioning, I'm not going to say the food was... More 

1 Thank bruce w
Manningtree, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

My friend and I thought we'd try Zaika as it was well regarded on Trip Advisor and it was close to the cinema (dinner and a movie). We were not disappointed, the food was excellent and hot (temperature). The service was excellent and the price was good. Even on a Wednesday night, the restaurant was busy, a very good sign,... More 

1 Thank zingy171
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The best Indian in Ipswich it has to be said. You need to look far to find a better place, this is the best I have had in along long time.

1 Thank Richard P
Opio, France
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I toured around Ipswich and spotted this place as seemingly a good one for Indian cuisine I was not disappointed. At the next table there was an Indian gentleman who was visiting from Bangalore and he too rated the food very highly......praise indeed. The restaurant is to my eyes huge and it all seems to be cooked fresh for the... More 

1 Thank Frank O
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

First visit here, booked table early, was warmly welcomed by staff and shown to table. Drinks order taken straightaway, pompadoms were great, and server gave full explanation of a chefs special I had never seen before, on a menu. Everything arrived promptly, the staff were attentive without being in your face which allowed my ffiend and I to have a... More 

1 Thank Cathy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich IP1 1TW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: 01473 210110 / 287960

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