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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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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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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just moved to Ipswich I'm looking for good restaurants to eat at. This is one that I will be returning to quite often. I hadn't booked a table but as we went early were able to have one. The service was excellent as was the food. Looking forward to going back again.

1 Thank LinP1
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a korma and dupaiza takeaway with naans and trimmings. On the upside, the food was of good quality ingredients and freshly cooked and the portions were very generous. on the downside we found it rather bland and lacking in "spicyness". Also it was not very hot. Needed a boost in the microwave after a short trip home. Value was... More 

Thank HighStreetWalker
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit here every month when I am in Ipswich, food never fails to impress. My Favourite is the sizzler dishes, either with Chicken or pannier Tikka. Portions are generous and always arrive in a timely manor & are piping hot. Nann breads are good too, garlic chilli being top of the list. For staters you can't go wrong with a... More 

Thank Shep1001
Acerra, Italy
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122 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Indian restaurant on the average. Food was fine but nothing special. We took few plates and was good quality but not unforgettable. Vegetarian starter deserve a special mention instead, was tasty and well prepared. Environment is very traditional and cool. Service is not perfect but the place is often busy.

Thank GuidoEsposito
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was the first visit for an Indian meal after years of trying to get him to try, he said I will take you out for An Indian meal knowing I love the food I was so pleased, but was not sure what he would eat while I tucked in. I explained all this to Mac the manager & he... More 

1 Thank noreenrlavender
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good menu, and very nice food. The evening was however spoils by being rushed and repeatedly being asked if we wanted more to drink, having already said we didn't. We had barely been given the menu when we were asked what we wanted to order and twice we within a couple of minutes we had to say we hadn't chosen.... More 

Thank In_pursuit_of
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another very enjoyable visit to Zaika Ipswich last night. The lady owner is a fantastic host....very welcoming & genuine. The same goes for her attitude on the phone, when returning reservation request messages. Ambience, food, staff are all first class. Looking forward to seeing the ground floor extension, which is currently being worked on. (This doesn't affect the existing venue... More 

2 Thank richard s
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we eat at Zaika the meal is excellent. The only Indian restaurant/ takeaway that I would order from in Ipswich. Delicious!

1 Thank Susielaws
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small and a little cramped but nicely kept restaurant.. Service was prompt and friendly. The menu is pretty standard. I had a vegetarian rogan which was substantial, with a good variety of veg and good spices - very enjoyable. Usual drinks menu. Nothing to disappoint and of its type very good - I do not thing you would be... More 

1 Thank John H
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 July 14, 2016

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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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, Bangladeshi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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?