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

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    Very good
  • 19
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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
First visit, won't be the last!

Have lived in Wgtn all my life and always walked past Great India on my way to work. This place is always packed and for a good reason. We tried it for the first time last Saturday and was so happy to find an Indian restaurant that did a Chicken Vindaloo that is actually spicy like the menu says... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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New Zealand
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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241 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Have lived in Wgtn all my life and always walked past Great India on my way to work. This place is always packed and for a good reason. We tried it for the first time last Saturday and was so happy to find an Indian restaurant that did a Chicken Vindaloo that is actually spicy like the menu says. We... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Again, an amazing meal! You are my staple stop every trip to Wellington. Amazingly friendly service.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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133 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This white linen restaurant Enjoys a well-deserved reputation among my Wellington friends. We had an excellent meal. Ticks all the boxes: pleasant decor; not too crowded; good wine list; top flight service. Highly recommended.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I was looking for something that had a great selection of vegetarian foods for an anniversary dinner. Most restaurants in Wellington have one or two veggie options, but Great India had an entire page of wonderful dishes, which made it almost impossible to choose. We ordered too much to start. The pakoras were amazing, the aloo set was divine and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We received very attentive service from the person I am thinking is the owner. What we were being served was explained. We were a big group and had a mixed entree platter which was wonderful and really filling. So much so that I barely touched my main. I'm sure it will be fantastic tomorrow! The lamb rogan josh that I... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We has a variety of dishes. The curries were very disappointing. The food had no taste and tasted like over heated in micowave. I was so disappointed and only ate the food to be polite. The bread and rice were nice but the rest was so awful. WILL NEVER RETURN NOR RECOMMEND.

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Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I've eaten at noisy of the Indian restaurant in Wellington over the last few years and the Great India is easily the best. Fantastic food supported by great service. The owner Rakesh is always a pleasure to catchup with and never forgets a face.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Dining on my own during a work trip. The staff made me most welcome and looked after me. They were polite and friendly without being intrusive. As always the food was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We popped in without a booking and were greeted warmly. We received very good service and were really happy with our meals, right up there with the best Indian cuisine we have enjoyed. Happy to recommend this restaurant.

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Wellington
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24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A 'Great Shame'. Not what it use to be. The service was very good, polite etc but they like to seat ethnic groups into a corner. Four dished ordered. Two of these dishes had no flavor at all and salty. For the price the portions were very small and there was no accompaniment eg rice or naan. You had to... 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: Dining on a budget, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups

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