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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 good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“naan” (7 reviews)
“chicken tikka” (2 reviews)
“indian food” (12 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 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank ExSwissMIss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank BassdrumR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

2  Thank JohnM19535
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

Thank SunnyV238
Reviewed 18 July 2018

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 2 July 2018

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.

1  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 AnnieR1758
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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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