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141 Manners St., Wellington 8001, New Zealand
04 384-5755
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 121
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Indian Experience

I came here in January and booked a table for my Mum's birthday. There where about 8 of us and we all enjoyed our experience. The only thing I didn't like was that we were sat right in the corner near the bar area when there were many other available tables that we could have sat at. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
NewZealandSarah91
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Wellington, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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214 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

I came here in January and booked a table for my Mum's birthday. There where about 8 of us and we all enjoyed our experience. The only thing I didn't like was that we were sat right in the corner near the bar area when there were many other available tables that we could have sat at. The service was... More 

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Perth, Australia
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed visiting this restaurant as we popped in at lunchtime and enjoyed their $12 special which included a main course, naan and rice. We loved the variety of dishes available. Their butter chicken was delicious and we had some particularly interesting naans and rice. $36 fed our family of four nicely.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

A truly impressive restaurant, certainly a cut above! Imaginative menu, attentive service, delicate spicing, freshly prepared meals and some nice touches (e.g. hot towels). We'd just spent 2 fabulous weeks in India and felt just as home in here. Congratulations!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We liked it so much, went on consecutive nights. Wide menu and the venison curry according to my wife was pretty special

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We had just completed an 8 day ship cruise and wanted something different for a meal. We found Great India and were so pleased. We have had Indian food in a number of countries and this place was one of the best. We went for lunch and they offered a lunch special. The special had a nice selection of vegetarian... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Don't know why people say best food, we didn't find curry authenic at all it was modify for locals which is not even up to the mark. So food wise its not best at all, There is not much difference between good service and poor service, service was over attentive which irritating us, staff was trying to keep upselling which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A true family run restaurant that has been open since 1983, now run by the son. We were asked our preference for heat and the balance of spices in the dishes was very good. The service was very difficult to fault. Well worth the visit

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We are from the Birmingham UK area so are spoilt for choice when it comes to Indian restaurants. We struggled to find anything in New Zealand to compare with what we are used to at home, so this was a real treat on our holiday. It is not exactly situated in the better part of Wellington, but don't let that... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Great India was wow all around. The staff are attentive and friendly and the place is clean and uncluttered. We actually had quite a good rapport with a waiter there named Himan. I have spent some time in India and being from Birmingham I love a good balti LOL. As vegetarians, Indian food always has a wide selection and Great... More 

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I rarely email the restaurant after my meal to thank them for such fantastic food and service, but Rakesh and team were so very welcoming. My father worked as an indian chef for some time, so I was raised around authentic indian food. This was equally delicious. A real find when there are so many bad curries out there. Best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 141 Manners St., Wellington 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 04 384-5755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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