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

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great India, great food

They cater to your heat preference, from mild to hot, and they also bring out a pepper tray. The varieties of rice are in the center of the table for everyone to share. Cons: we had a little wait, but, that was because a huge party of about 16 people were before us.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Mark B
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

They cater to your heat preference, from mild to hot, and they also bring out a pepper tray. The varieties of rice are in the center of the table for everyone to share. Cons: we had a little wait, but, that was because a huge party of about 16 people were before us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Absolutely superb experience. Great staff, great service and the best curry I've ever had. Can't ask for much more than that.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Always a fantastic experience coming to Wellington for Great India. We have tried Indian food all around NZ and no restaurant has topped here! Definitely recommend to anyone wanting great curry, and the $12 lunch menu is SO worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I had been to Great India once before with my wife and was overwhelmed with the ambiance and their fine dining. I decided I was going to have my Wedding Anniversary with family and friends 20 people all in all. The maitre d’ and staff were amazing. We were greeted with warm smiles, our coats were removed and hang up.... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you like Indian food you should love Great India. The food was really tasty and their was a varied menu. Service was quick and the staff helpful. The only thing to note was that rice portions were quite small so you might need to order extra. We eat Indian food quite often and this was one of, if not... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Superb food. Superb service. Nice quirky restaurant. Easily my favourite Indian restaurant in NZ. Been going there for 12 years on and off. If you are brave they will do a Tinderloo for you. If you are insane they will do a faal. (not sure about spelling of that) All the food I have tried has been great and the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Very Satisfied, nice service and people. Food tasted great. Would have been nice to have Mango Chicken on the lunch menu but it's not really an indian dish so all good :) Glad to see all major credit cards accepted (amex, diners club etc) The waitress with short hair was nice ;)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We're from Montreal, Canada and were visiting Wellington. We decided to go to Great India based on the many amazing reviews of the butter chicken, which we love. The restaurant itself was okay, service was below average (didn't get our food for over 45 mins and nobody came back once we received it until we paid and left). The butter... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Second visit to Great India and it was just as amazing as the first, the food is incredible and so is the service!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Tasty sweet rich with perfectly cooked bright white chicken, like this curry because it's thick and grainy - not runny. 10/10 haven't tasted a better curry over the tasman yet

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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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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, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Doing business

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