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The Only Place Indian Restaurant

U 10 17-19 Stockton St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 49844414
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“naan” (7 reviews)
“curries” (8 reviews)
“chicken tikka” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
U 10 17-19 Stockton St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went back after not visiting for a while and we weren't disappointed. Food is still great and the staff friendly. What else could you ask for ?

Thank Dazza-R53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just disappointing. Wouldn't go there again. Fried entre items are the same standard bought in frozen fare that they all make. Curry's weren't that good.

Thank DrLancken
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

so happy right now...after many weekends of overpriced sub par food ive found a little gem. ordered medium chicken korma, which isnt on the menu but you can still get it specially made if they arent too busy, cheese paratha, chicken tikka pieces all served...More

1  Thank Billy H
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Great Ambience, Awesome Food. The food is fantastic authentic Indian and full of flavour. I’ve been here a few times now...

2  Thank Annie R
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

As you walk down the ramp into what looks like a basement food court you may have second thoughts but don't be put off.  Once seated the setting is present and a change from the typical Indian restaurant. The offerings from this young husband and...More

1  Thank Ian P
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Such a great meal! Helped that we read the menu well beforehand, but we also got some tips from a very patient and helpful person when we rang to place our order - and we were rewarded with a wonderfully balanced, beautifully spicy and value...More

2  Thank sueseepoo
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Go down the ramp. That’s all you need to do. The food is fantastic authentic Indian and full of flavour. I’ve been here a few times now and it’s been great every time. BYO.

1  Thank Callaghan C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

As residents this was our first visit to Only Place and we were really impressed with the food. Did have some wait time but was worth it, great food and freshly cooked, all ingredients were fresh and complimented the dishes, we are fussy eaters but...More

Thank bubcurl
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Friendly service and good buffet menu for group sittings. Only downfall was they were very stingy on the steamed rice and charged us multiple times to refill it. All the curries and naan's we ordered were great especially the butter chicken and vindaloo curry

Thank NelsonBayFoodCritics
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place, friendly and welcoming service and the food was amazing. Wished this was our local

1  Thank Matt W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 10 17-19 Stockton St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 49844414
  • E-mail
The Only Place was created 16 years ago to introduce Indian cuisine to Nelson Bay. Since having opened doors in 1998, our aim has been to serve authentic Indian food in a family friendly environment. Owners Rajoo and Shaloo Gurram strive to serve the beatiful, vibrant flavours of Indian cuisine and have hand selected dishes that they themselves crave and enjoy sharing with family and friends. The Only Place welcomes you to come and experience the true flavours of India. Our seafood is locally sourced. Our chicken is halal certified. We have plenty of Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten free options. BYO
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