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Maharaja Indian Restaurant

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Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-352 0150
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Dunedin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fast friendly service and the food was presented nice and hot. Nice and clean atmosphere, easy parking and good location.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our favourite Indian Restaurant on the South Island!!! A very stylish and beautiful place with a wonderful and calm atmosphere. No noisy tv! The food is excellent with a lot of vegetarian options and they even did an extra dish for us that wasn't on the menu! The staff is very caring friendly and attentive. They are all doing a... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Excellent alternative Indian food menu with some interesting spins on some favorite flavours. 8 of us all loved our food choices and the staff were friendly and attentive. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank Drivelking
クライストチャーチ
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the Prawn Malabari and Chicken Jalfrezi. We bumped into some friends at the restaurant and enjoyed meeting with them and catching up with their lovely young baby. We didnt order enough rice and very kindly they brought out more complimentary rice and so we also ordered some garlic naan bread to finish off the generous portions of curry.... More 

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1 Thank クレイグ
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were travelling from Wellington and wanted to visit the suburbs for our evening meal. What a lovely little restaurant. The service was spot on and the food was just lovely. Was a Tuesday night and it was really busy.

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2 Thank Charl8889
Hoi An, Vietnam
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time at Maharaja Indian Restaurant. Food was on point, service was lovely and the atmosphere was calm and welcoming. The waiter gave us some advice on the heat of the food, which was really appreciated and all staff had the great balance of leaving us to enjoy our food and chat with each other, without leaving us... More 

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2 Thank katandrich
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place this is. Great food, great staff and the atmosphere is great Lots of returning customers must tell you something. Very busy even at 6 pm. Their Street food was great. You must try Sev Puri for something new.

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3 Thank Taffy Derek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Been in NZ for more than 10days n the best indian food I had so far :) must try if u want indian food in Christchurch

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Napa Valley, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

My partner and I stumbled upon Maharaja by accident one day and now it has become a 'must-visit' whenever we are in Christchurch! Each time we order something new and it is consistently delicious and amazing. Really friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, and overall wonderful restaurant.

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2 Thank Jess B
Heidelberg, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Whenever I pass by Christchurch I make sure to grab food at Maharaja. Really yummy, friendly staff and fast service. Recommendable as ! ;)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?