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141 Manners St., Wellington 8001, New Zealand
04 384-5755
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 121
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Not Just a Curry House

We were running a little late but stopped in for a pre-theatre dinner. The food was a bit more expensive than many other Indian restaurants but the quality was higher as well. Value for money. Special thanks to the staff for paying very close attention to our time constraints - and getting us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
MPS_VP
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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216 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

We were running a little late but stopped in for a pre-theatre dinner. The food was a bit more expensive than many other Indian restaurants but the quality was higher as well. Value for money. Special thanks to the staff for paying very close attention to our time constraints - and getting us out the door on time. Well done... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Went there for a friends birthday party where we all had to pay for ourselves. The food was incredibly pricey, a stand out was having to pay $3.50 separately for a small bowl of basmati rice. I ordered the sagg chicken mild. When it arrived it was incredibly spicy, two other people around the table tried it as well and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I came here in January and booked a table for my Mum's birthday. There where about 8 of us and we all enjoyed our experience. The only thing I didn't like was that we were sat right in the corner near the bar area when there were many other available tables that we could have sat at. The service was... More 

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Perth, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We enjoyed visiting this restaurant as we popped in at lunchtime and enjoyed their $12 special which included a main course, naan and rice. We loved the variety of dishes available. Their butter chicken was delicious and we had some particularly interesting naans and rice. $36 fed our family of four nicely.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A truly impressive restaurant, certainly a cut above! Imaginative menu, attentive service, delicate spicing, freshly prepared meals and some nice touches (e.g. hot towels). We'd just spent 2 fabulous weeks in India and felt just as home in here. Congratulations!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We liked it so much, went on consecutive nights. Wide menu and the venison curry according to my wife was pretty special

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We had just completed an 8 day ship cruise and wanted something different for a meal. We found Great India and were so pleased. We have had Indian food in a number of countries and this place was one of the best. We went for lunch and they offered a lunch special. The special had a nice selection of vegetarian... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Don't know why people say best food, we didn't find curry authenic at all it was modify for locals which is not even up to the mark. So food wise its not best at all, There is not much difference between good service and poor service, service was over attentive which irritating us, staff was trying to keep upselling which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A true family run restaurant that has been open since 1983, now run by the son. We were asked our preference for heat and the balance of spices in the dishes was very good. The service was very difficult to fault. Well worth the visit

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We are from the Birmingham UK area so are spoilt for choice when it comes to Indian restaurants. We struggled to find anything in New Zealand to compare with what we are used to at home, so this was a real treat on our holiday. It is not exactly situated in the better part of Wellington, but don't let that... 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: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?