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$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti
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17 St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich IP1 1TW, England
+44 1473 210110
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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370 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit with family as opposed to a mates night out but yet again a triumph. Great food and friendly service in a cosy environment. Always busy and for good reason as the food is always top notch. wide selection of old favourites as well as Chef's specials means you will always be able to sample something new/different.

1 Thank Ray P
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here on a recommendation of a friend and was not disappointed. Excellent menu choice and very good quality food. Small but comfortable restaurant so probably worth booking in advance during busy times. All in all a very good meal and if back in Ipswich would certainly go again.

Thank Portchester-Tourist
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us picked very different dishes and loved them all. Minor quibble: the Marsala poppadoms were a bit too wet; the rounds softened under the wet vegetables. The menu is long and varied. Service was courteous and attentive. The atmosphere of the stylish upstairs room was convivial.

Thank TheoClarke
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can not fault this place. Unlike so many Indian restaurants the food tasty fresh and interesting. Service was excellent. They even produced a dish that one of us had had on a previous visit but was no longer on the menu

Thank tony&marilyn
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what an amazing restaurant... Food was outstanding service was very good😀Would defiantly recommend this Indian one of the best in Ipswich...

Thank Karen S
Bengaluru, India
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with friends and ordered mutter paneer with garlic naan .The naan was horrible and it was a ready to eat naan and i was expecting a freshly cooked naan .sabji was kind of ok not great.overall not a good experince with regards to money.wont be going again

Thank amitkanchanakg
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been to Zaika for a while but we ate here recently and it was fantastic. In terms of an 'eating in' experience I think it is one of the best Indian restaurants in Ipswich. You can now book a table using the Open Table app too which makes things really convenient!!

1 Thank Christopher W
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Went to Zaika as a walk in on a Monday night, had to wait a couple of minutes for a table to be ready but was no problem at all. It was nice to go to a restaurant in Ipswich on a Monday that had a little bit of a buzz to it. We ordered some beers and papadums then... More 

Thank Misslucy25
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 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
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 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

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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
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, 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: 17 St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich IP1 1TW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 210110

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