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Great India

141 Manners St., Wellington 8001, New Zealand
04 384-5755
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Ranked #25 of 635 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

As soon as entering the restaurant you are greeted and sat. All the staff were friendly and knew the menus well. Great selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, breads, rice etc. Also stocking a good selection of beers and wines and a very tasty Harvest cider which I'd not had before and went down a treat with my meal. Everything... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Group of 14 went to Great India on a Friday night...bitterly cold outside but so warm inside! Warm hospitality. Excellent actually. Warm curry. No mild flavours here. Hot towels at the end of the meal. Everyone loved the speciality honey and nut naan. And did I mention the service?? ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC. Some of our party arrived late. No problem. We... More

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Hanmer Springs
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food and service were second to none. I would highly recommend this place. You are spoilt for choice in Wellington for great places to eat but this would have to be one of the best Indian restaurants I have ever eaten in.

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Jonkoping, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is one of the best Indian restaurants I've ever been to, and probably the best in New Zealand. The service is exceptional and the food is amazing and not too expensive. They have a great lunch-menu with dishes for 12 dollars including rice and naan-bread. Been here before for dinner and they have over 60 dishes to choose from.... More

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stopped in for a takeaway meal at Great India on a Sunday evening while visiting the city. We were amazed at the courteous and respectful service we received, certainly above and beyond that received when ordering take out! The food was prepared quickly and after settling the bill we requested some cutlery to take back with us to our... More

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west midlands
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114 reviews 114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Being Brits and used to eating Indian food we were not quite sure how good the food would be. No need to worry we had a lovely meal. Our choices of chicken karai with naan bread ($27) and rogan josh with rice ($22) did not disappoint. Food was delicious, portions good and the service excellent. This is a great place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Let's start this review with some context - I am British and travel the world continually which includes visiting both Northern and Southern India over twenty times so I am more than a little particular when it comes to our adopted national cuisine (which let's face it for with a few exceptions isn't much to write home about!) The chef... More

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Wanganui
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Well -- one of the best meals in an Indian restaurant. We discovered Great India maybe three years ago, and have returned several times, always enjoying a different dish on the menu. Even when very busy the friendly manager makes sure we are comfortably seated and looked after by staff. Well located near theatres, excellent value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The expectations are always high. GI had the best service in Wellington combined with excellent food. This evening we tried the Goan Pork and Venison Masala. Both were superb. What surprised us was the Vegetable Curry Gujarat style. Amazing. Peasant food to die for. The staff were impeccable as always

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Having, with one exception, found the Indian restaurants in Wellington to be somewhat lacking in quality it was a pleasure to finally experience Great India. The only question remains, why did we wait so long? The food was wonderful with good flavour that was never blown away by the over-zealous use of spice found elsewhere. Even the hottest of the... More

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