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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti
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17 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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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten here several times but thought I'd review the night we went to the Zaika for a family meal. The waiting staff were very professional and courteous. The restaurant is always busy but the staff never rush you, they have a very calm exterior despite any busy large party chaos around them! The food was amazing as always. They even... More 

Thank Dayzy
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to try this Indian Restaurant out after the reviews on TripAdvisor. I was very much disappointed when we walked in the small restaurant. I had a client down from Manchester and told them that this was meant to be Ipswich best Indian restaurant after looking at the reviews. I booked a table in advance and asked for a... More 

Thank BBarry80
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a couple of friends had a meal here for the first time. We ordered starters and main, we thoroughly enjoyed our meal, staff were very pleasant and friendly and the food was spot on! Even though the place was very busy the staff were very efficient. Overall we had a lovely evening and will definitely be coming back... More 

1 Thank Daisy00000
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here on a Monday night Apparently a party of people were booked. we were told we had to be out by 7.15pm (it was 6pm) This wasn't a problem for us so got seated. Then an Indian woman turned up (part of the booked party) so they were engaged with her and we didn't get our order taken... More 

2 Thank Anthony B
South East England, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Ipswich for an evening. Looked up this restaurant which had good reviews so went along on a Monday evening. It's was 6pm so quite early really. We were offered a table right by the door which we said it wouldn't be good as I'm disabled and part of my condition means I can't be exposed to the... More 

1 Thank Joanne405
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best in town be prepared to wait for your food as it is very busy even midweek but well worth the wait read the reviews on trip advisor spot on again madras bhunas Bombay potatoes starters chicken tikka onion bhajis all stunning staff very pleasant very attentive will definitely be coming back when I'm working ere again

Thank goodloo
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked a table for 4, but only 3 were able to make it. This was not a problem and we were seated upstairs. We were warned on booking that there was a stag party coming in, which was very thoughtful of them to check, but didn't bother us! The food was fairly good, but not the best curry... More 

Thank Claire C
Halesworth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

bhuna dupiaza jalfrezi all excellent. the chicken is of the best quality we have dined in a few indian restaurants since moving to suffolk this is the best. i believe they are expanding into the next building shortly & can understand why thankyou

Thank janiepops431
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here twice with a work colleague. Great food and service. Ample portions that leave you satisfied. Will be back again when visiting the office.

Thank Casino2102
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Every time i come here its brilliant and never let me down. The food was outstanding and the staff who all seemed to be in sync with each other were attentive, polite and helpful when I asked for their recommendation. It's a first class dining experience.

Thank Abid A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
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: 17 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?