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Tandoori Palace

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134 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-982 2860
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I order from this restaurant almost once a month and consistently get great food. Their Chicken Tikka Masala is delicious, big chunks of juicy chicken thighs, never dry. Also their onion bhaji's are incredible. Lovely staff as well :-)

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Thank carlal158
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is our local Indian place & we are lucky! They make the best spicy butter chicken in Chch. So good we end up getting it every weekend now. So good, but not for the waist line!

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Thank LeonKiwi
Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Can only order takeaway from Tandoori Beckenham - but goodness - what a treat!h The vegetable samosa was delicious. Chicken bhuna was packed with flavour with a beautiful thick sauce and the Fish vindaloo was extremely good, with the freshest fish and beautiful big chunks. Garlic naan - always a must and didn't disappoint. Thanks guys - was awesome

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Thank heenh1
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is really a takeaway but it has 1 table that you can sit down and eat at if you are lucky enough to find it free. The food comes in takeaway dishes but if you don't mind that and just want some tasty Indian food at takeaway prices it is well worth a visit. We have been here a... More 

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Thank Lynley J
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

My wife and I had takeaways from here on Thursday night and were sooooo disappointed. Our Tandoori Platter was dry and overcooked, lacking seasoning. The tikka was good but the samosas, pakoras and bhaji were the worst I've eaten. Our CTM was also the worst I've eaten but rice and naan were good. What's happened here??? This has been our... More 

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Thank Rob H
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

The food was not bad. A bit bland, the naan was ok. I will never buy food here again though, as it was an unbelievable rip off. For a $17 curry we basically got a bowl of curry sauce with a few small pieces of chicken floating around in it. I should have read other reviews before going because it... More 

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Thank 289tomn
Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

My husband, two friends and I had popped into grab a bite before a movie. There's one wee table so dining in is possible but it's really a takeaway place so expect takeaway service but also takeaway prices. I'm one of those boring people who always has the same dish when I go to an Indian restaurant. I try to... More 

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Thank Sarah P
Waikato Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

Worst Indian meal we have had in a very long time. Korma curry was bland and lacked any flavour at all. Will not be heading back any time soon.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We were satisfied but not hugely impressed with the dishes we had. A little bland, lacking meat and a little more than I would normally look to spend on a take away. I would go back to try another dish.

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Thank Chunkey_monkey86
Wellington, New Zealand
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72 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

Ordered a takeaway from here and everything we had ordered was really good and packed full of flavour with no greasy residue like some places. Good quick service, would go back again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-982 2860

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