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Great India

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141 Manners St., Wellington 8001, New Zealand
04 384-5755
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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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
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Arrived in Wellington on Thursday 7th Jan as part of our car tour of New Zealand. Decided to have Indian meal for dinner on our first night definitely getting withdrawal symptoms after being away from the UK for so long. Restaurant recommended by reception staff at the Rydges Hotel. Good quality... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Roy G
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Wigmore, United Kingdom
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Wigmore, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived in Wellington on Thursday 7th Jan as part of our car tour of New Zealand. Decided to have Indian meal for dinner on our first night definitely getting withdrawal symptoms after being away from the UK for so long. Restaurant recommended by reception staff at the Rydges Hotel. Good quality meals different to the UK. Good service from the... More 

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Thank Roy G
Stockholm, Sweden
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food with great service! Without doubt the best Indian restaurant in Wellington. Lunches & evening meals, thanks

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Thank Kevnads
Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is simply fantastic. Service is exquisite, food is timely and delicious. Bombay aloo is incredible, while warming the mouth. Always recommend coming here. Only critique is the decor hasn't changed in at least 10 years. Things could be updated a little. However still very clean and tidy.

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Thank chr1sm
Washington, DC
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Wellington on New Year's weekend and decided to try Great India. We are so glad we did. The service was prompt and impeccable and the food was delicious. The samosas were hot and well-seasoned. We both love butter chicken, and theirs was excellent. We had lovely New Zealand wine, also.

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Thank Barglox
Wellington, New Zealand
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101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great India is right in the heart of Wellington's busy Courtney Place. It has a great atmosphere and even if it is a bit worn out, it tells that many happy customers have been visiting this restaurant. It seems to be always busy, and the food is as authentic Indian as it can get in Wellington. I had a business... More 

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Thank Jussiluukkonen
Brisbane
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97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not just a curry house but a top class Indian food restaurant. Friendly, professional service, nice atmosphere and the food was classic, first rate Indian. The prawn curry (which I have everywhere) was one of the best, very tasty, plenty of prawns and medium hot was spot on. My husband had the Jalfrese curry which could have been hotter so... More 

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Thank Angela T
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great find whilst in the capital. Service was good, miss out on 5 stars because first course was very slow to arrive (although staff were apologetic). Food was excellent, nice to find a restaurant that doesn't make all their dishes too mild. Whilst not a bargain, the price was very reasonable given the overall quality.

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Thank Jonny_8iron
SollyColorado
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51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well located. Huge menu. Fresh food including some unique items, most especially the family recipe, slow cooked for more than 24 hours. I have been many times and the food and service are always excellent.

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Thank Tony S
Wellington, New Zealand
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is definitely a cut above other curry houses in Wellington (most of which are pretty good anyway). On arrival we were asked if we were in a rush or wanted a more leisurely meal (definitely the latter as we were catching up with friends) so they could tailor the service to what we wanted, which was great. We... More 

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Thank skogs1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was by far the most civilised we've experienced in NZ without having to pay $$$. The food was also done well for the price. The decor is a little run down and menus are well worn but this did little to deter us from having a great experience.

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Thank Martell L

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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: Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children

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