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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 2 4984 4414
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
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“butter chicken” (10 reviews)
“curries” (8 reviews)
“naan” (7 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
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U 10 17-19 Stockton St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Great hospitality.Food was super tasty.Enjoyed my family time .would love to go back again .Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Durga S
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We have, on and off, used this restaurant for about ten years, but hadn't been there for some time. Wow! has it gone downhill! The food used to be quite good and the service was OK, now the food is so bland it is difficult...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ec0sse28
top i, Owner at The Only Place Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Dear Ec0sse28, Firstly, I would like to thank you for taking time to put in your experience in your recent visit to our restaurant, it is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and indeed, where necessary improve upon the...More

Reviewed 27 November 2018

Surprisingly, the food is delicious and generous portion... Very courteous staff. Everything that we tried was delicious(Biriyani, chicken Tikka, keema naan, butter chicken)

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Mae P
Reviewed 27 November 2018

When ever we go to Nelson bay we come to this restaurant as a family. Appearance is much more better than before as this restaurant is recently renovated. Food is very tasty and yummy specially butter chicken, tandoori chicken, keema naan and Panner dishes are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank lallu T
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We visited this restaurant on the weekend, and sad to say the dining experience at this restaurant ruined our weekend. The chicken tikka entree had 3 tiny pieces of chicken, the pieces were smaller than bite-sized chicken, and they charged us so much for those...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bikram s
Reviewed 5 October 2018

While the surroundings are perhaps not suitable for date nights (it is in a little shopping mall and the tables are outside) the food was very nice, the service was friendly and pleasant and the prices were very good value.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ExSwissMIss
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Once a year my wife and myself travel to Nelson Bay and we really love coming to this restaurant,... but now they have a new Owner and the service and food is not at all as good as it used to be. The food is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank BassdrumR
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Finally new owners! All the dishes had their own unique taste and we especially liked that they accommodated us for "not too spicy." Great food and as we live in Nelson Bay we will be back!

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank JohnM19535
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Ate here as we were passing, didn't know the area as just arrived on holiday and smelt food. We were a little disappointed with the food. It wasn't the best curry to be honest and the same with the naan bread. The location is a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jules_w68
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I went there with my family. Very poor customer service and bad experience.No manners how to talk to customers. Not recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SunnyV238
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
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 2 4984 4414
  • 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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