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North Wharf, New Zealand
+64 9-309 9990
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Nairn, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for the dinner one night. It's now changed its name to Mumbai Express. Really good and friendly service. Will make any of their dishes to your required level of spice/heat. Food was OK but we found it a bit expensive for curry....

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Thank Bob F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic night. Great decor and atmosphere . Food was divine with delicious vegetarian options and beautiful presentation .Service was attentive and polite .I also have to recommend the Bombay cocktail , very tasty . Will definitely be back , thank you for a wonderful dining experience.

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Ireland
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice during our stay in Auckland. 3 adults and a 17 month old baby. Very busy spot day and night. Lovely and relaxed even though it was very busy both nights. Attentive staff. Drinks and food came out with no delays. Good kids menu. We had the sharing platter for starters which was very tasty. Main were... More 

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Thank Helene R
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Had a great lunch there recently. I would honestly describe this place as Fusion Indian/European ish. Was a really nice surprise

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Thank Orbravamia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Nothing wow about the food or service. The food was on the cold side and bad, undercooked cuts of chicken were included in the curry. Wouldn't revisit which is a pity as it is the closest Indian restaurant to where I live.

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Thank Luke M
Auckland, New Zealand
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70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The menu had drastically reduced since we went last. And many items were just not available on that day. This is probably because it had been sold and was going to transfer hands the next week. We just had entrees for dinner. The gunpowder prawns were good but not quite hot enough, The salt and pepper squid was very good.... More 

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Thank Rohit G
Auckland, New Zealand
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We shared a platter and had some drinks and at no stage were made to feel like we were not important enough as we were not having a full meal. Great food, but lacks a little in atmosphere.

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Thank Tabatha1998
Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I invited business guests to this restaurant and the taste is authentic. Busy place but unfortunately the service was slow. We were advised the food would come out around 30 minute, but we had to wait longer than that. Never mind, food was worth waiting for. They would have got 4/5 from me. I will come back.

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Thank PeppyAP
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Food average but the bathrooms were disgustingly dirty. Not because patrons made a mess but because it just had not been cleared for quite some time. The chocolate samosas were on menu but not available. Will not go there again.

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Thank Nicoleen W
Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

been here a few times and have enjoyed it every time. Food is good and their bottom less curries are great too, a shame that the bottom less curry menu is very limited but still worth it. Meals are very reasonably priced for such a prime location and it is great anytime of the year. will visit again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Wharf, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 9990

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