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141 Manners St., Wellington 8001, New Zealand
04 384-5755
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Ranked #16 of 652 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
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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
Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

As some has eluded to in other reviews, its hard to find good Indian food outside India. The food is often localised, in NZ the Indian food tend to be sweetened up in order to fit the Kiwi palate. I have spent a lot of time in India and like my Indian food as it is served in India. This... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Most often when I eat indian outside India they tend to be either tasteless or just add chili to make it strong. This one had got what it is all about, spicyness but with flavours, as in India. We just went past, thought it looked ok, and got a really good indian meal. recommended

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Melbourne
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The curries are terrific. The mango chicken curry is delicious. In fact, every dish we had was high quality. Kulfi is good too.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
219 reviews 219 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

On the last night of our stay in Wellington we were in the mood for an indian meal, and Great India was just the ticket. Once we had established where it was we walked through the door and were greeted and taken to a quiet table towards the rear of the restaurant. The table was spacious enough, decor was plain... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I visited this Restaurant last Thursday with my wife, restaurant was busy enough likly we were given a table we order bhuna josh and chicken jalferze. finally food came on table after 25 minutes.we were not very happy. lamb was not tender enough when we complain we were given an excuse by waiting staff that it goes like this. naan... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We went having read the review in our Bible - the Lonely Planet guide. The staff were friendly and welcoming and it's got an attractive interior. The popadoms were good though for the amount you get you don't nearly enough mango chutney, lime pickle etc. mains came and they were quite nice, but nothing special, or perhaps we were underwhelmed... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Liked the varying dishes, and the excellent service. Didn't like waiting for the restaurant to open as it was a windy day and I was eating very early. We always come here when in Wellington.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Definitely outstanding! I had chicken with butter and one of the best meals I have had. Super! I recommend this restaurant very much. The food was tasty and the service very polite and good.

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Cornwall
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great meal in fact I would say the best prawn curry ever. Subtle, creamy, beautifully balanced with lots of juicy prawns. I would have gone there every night of our trip. Can't wait to go back next time I visit Wellington. Wish they delivered to Northland.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Food here is always good and by far the best Indian in Wellington (apart from the Chicken Tikka place on Cambridge Terrace if you want chicken tikka). Service is always very attentive. Only minus is the wait for food which can be a while but is worth it.

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

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