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9 Humphreys Drive | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-384 2310
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17:00 - 21:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Tue - Wed 17:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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365 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Good Indian food. Liked the tandoori chicken. It was great. They brought out the dishes pretty fast. Would recommend this place to others.

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Thank jainneha
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

Christchurch is our favorite city to visit because of our wonderful friends. As well as that the city is doing amazingly well in rebuilding the earthquake devastation. Still a worthwhile city to visit to see first hand the rebuild and progress and gateway to South Island.

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Nelson City, Nelson, New Zealand
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

This is for Blenheim road Christchurch restaurant, same people run woolston and Auckland ones. Went with Indian colleague who was very pleased and felt it was very good. Not usual simple few sauces made with paste! Both our curries were great, rice was lovely, breads superb. They made a special naan bread he asked for which was not on menu... More 

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Thank Tamarilloinnelson
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

Very poor in every way. Meal started with stale poppadums which should have been a warning. The curry was ordered hot, but clearly that was chilli powder added and not cooked in. Serving sizes were small and very expensive for the quality of the food. Sad because I wanted to support a local business. I advise anyone to not waste... More 

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Thank Buckwel
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

Had a worst experience here. Both the food and service were really bad. Very expensive for the little quantity of soup/staters.

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Thank Girl_rocks
Sydney NSW Australia
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281 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2012

This little Indian restaurant is tucked away off the main road. The food and service were both excellent. Each course we had was delicious and so was the Nann bread. I would definitely return here again.

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Thank Hokeypokeysue
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

Great service and consitant food. Well worth a try. Deep the manegeress keep all the team on their toes and has been open through all the quakes. We have tried lots of indians in christchurch this is the best. Adrian

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Thank adrianra
Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2012

This Punjabi Dhaba is one of five branches of a small chain. It is located in an off-road cluster of shops in an area that suffered quite a bit of earthquake damage. We ate with vegetarian Indian friends who made several requests for modifications of the food, and the restaurant satisifed our friends in every way.

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Thank Bill S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Humphreys Drive | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-384 2310

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