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Chilis Bistro and Tandoor

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17 - 18 McMillan Court | Newlands, Wellington 6037, New Zealand
11:30 - 22:30
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We used to be regulars for takeaways at this place as food used to be nice and was in local area. However in last 2 months the food has deteriorated terribly. It was tasteless, chicken overcooked and not adequately seasoned. Despite of having been dissapointed, we thought of giving it a try again. When I gave them the feedback about... More 

Thank DhoomMachale
Wellington, New Zealand
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133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Whenever we are feeling like Indian I do like to order from Chilis - firstly because they are a local business and secondly because the owners live in our neighborhood. Ordered dinner for two tonight plus a few extra's thinking of an easy dinner tomorrow night - total cost was just short of $100.00. SO DISAPPOINTED - two main curries... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Always so delicious, not watered down, good portions and friendly staff. Premises clean and tidy. Highly recommended.

Thank feaks
Wellington, New Zealand
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49 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant has a great menu and the food is very tasty at a reasonable price. Decor is nothing to write home about, but who cares when the restaurant is quiet and peaceful and very enjoyable to dine in.

Thank HappyRover63
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Decided to treat myself to some Indian. Had tried chillies once and thoroughly enjoyed it. Decided to get chilli special which was a sweet and sour chicken and for a starter tandoori mushrooms. The sweet and sour sauce was awful and I ended up throwing it anyway after 2 bites. As for the mushrooms they must have been off because... More 

Thank Daniel F
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We have ordered food online for delivery a few times now and each time have not been disappointed. One of the best indian take aways in the area.

1 Thank PSugrue1185
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

we always order their food online as they are the best. we decided to go into their restaurant and found the service was excellent and food still as good. loved their chicken dosa, even though it wasn't on their menu, you can ask for it. great customer service from the lady that served us :)

1 Thank Simoe N T
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

We have been to Chili's many times but finally getting around to reviewing the place. We truly love the food there. I have had the tikka masala, the shahi paneer, chicken korma and my husband had had rogan josh pretty much every time. Before I was gluten free we shared the non-vegetarian atarter and I love the onion bhaji. The... More 

Thank Amy W
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Granted we were the only people dining in, but the service was some of the best we've ever had. The staff were attentive and welcoming, but not smothering or intense. The food was excellent, and amazing value for money, not to mention really fast in coming out of the kitchen, when we were ready of course. All in all, a... More 

Thank Caitlin A
Wellington, New Zealand
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131 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I recently had dinner at Chilis with a couple of Indians and a Sri Lankan and they enjoyed the food so that speaks volumes more than my little knowledge of Indian cuisine. We started with the Tandoori platter which had a particularly delicious chicken dish, as well as a fish dish and some kebabs. For my main I had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 - 18 McMillan Court | Newlands, Wellington 6037, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington

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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?