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Maharaja Indian Restaurant

Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-352 0150
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (31 reviews)
“butter chicken” (21 reviews)
“samosas” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went as a flat for a nice meal, food was the best indian food we have ever eaten!!!! very authentic and delicious and they cater for vegan too!! we were very very impressed

Thank Alyse J
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is next to Elms Quality Hotel in Papanui Road, Christchurch. The food is top grade and always cooked beautifully. The entrees were just fabulous, we were a party of 8 people so 5 to 6 entrees was plenty. The staff are very helpful...More

Thank David Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

Vege Samosa's wonderful, all 4 of us very pleased with our main course choices. Didn't get offered desserts or coffee, but that wasn't a problem. We will definitely be back

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with a group of friends, i think they may have been short staffed/inexperienced staff because it took a very long time to order and get drinks. There was a mix up with orders with us receiving half another tables food, then after realising...More

Thank nicolew57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a take out and it was lovely. Very tasty and not too spicy. Food was freshly made. Easy to order. Definitely recommend the prawn maharaja

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

best butter chicken outside of the mother land ....been years since iv had it and cant and wont find the same anywhere else ...craving so bad need me some butter chicken now ........so far 😭 in syd atm ...one day ill be back ... .

Thank Cristian M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Spent a great evening here with family and friends while on vacation in New Zealand. The food was good and flavoursome and the service excellent. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Duncan R
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I highly recommend this restaurant if you are looking for good Indian food. We were a party of 9 and the service was exceptional. The food was flavorful and served to order. The staff were extremely accommodating and even gave a dessert to the only...More

1  Thank Shirani B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Great menu with plenty of choices, staff were attentive despite the restaurant being very, very busy. Starters were OK, though the main courses were better. We had the mixed starter which was three different Indian starters on a plate, this is our normal choice when...More

1  Thank Hilz_12
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely night out for my nephew from Perth's 21st birthday. From the entrees to the mains we were all delighted and effusive in the praise for the amazing and tasty food available. We chose the platters as entrèes which was an excellent choice to start....More

1  Thank oldmanonthepoint
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 0150
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