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135 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
(04) 802 4144
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 27
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Quick service and good menu

A good range of food at reasonable prices that arrived quickly. They managed our unbooked group of 10 without any hassles and were friendly and efficient

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rosemary N
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Napier, New Zealand
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Napier, New Zealand
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good range of food at reasonable prices that arrived quickly. They managed our unbooked group of 10 without any hassles and were friendly and efficient

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Thank Rosemary N
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good experience dining in Tulsi some years ago, so recommend to friends for lunch. The meal was a bit tasteless, couldn't taste spice. Had Masara tea which came out with tea bag, again couldn't taste spice and not hot enough..... But charged $5.- We couldn't finish that tea and drove to other cafe to enjoy Freshly brewed... More 

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Thank Momotaro2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Went in for lunch on Christmas day as it was only one of the very few restaurants open. Sadly it was a terrible experience and besides never returning there, we certainly would NEVER recommend this place to anyone.

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Thank arby235
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

I try to not give bad reviews but i was really disappointed by this restaurant. I only heard good things about it so I figured i'd give it a try The food is meh, the service is unfriendly and it's overall not a very nice experience. I wouldn't eat there again. One of the most disappointing indian cuisine experiences of... More 

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Thank Elisabeth T
Pattaya, Thailand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I have been a Tulsi fan for many years and eat there on average once per week. Not always at the Cuba street restaurant. The food is very consistent and reasonably priced. Typical Indian atmosphere with Indian wait staff. Plus Indian beer :) Even cheaper if you select vegetarian.

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Thank Russell F
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Got takeaways delivered recently and it would have to be some of the worst Indian I have ever had. The "award winning" butter chicken wasn't far off a tin of tomato soup that, after one spoonful created the a look of disappointment one should never wear whilst eating a butter chicken curry. The dahl curry was like a luke-warm mush... More 

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Thank southerngirl1223
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

we had dinner and it was all just perfect, the ambience is very nice , the food was yummy, and its reasonably priced as well, they have good variety for vegetarian. Enjoyed and would like to go again

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Thank geet1008
Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I went to Tulsi for lunch and got the vegetable curry. It was good food for a great price! For under $10, you get the curry, two big pieces of naan, and rice. I ate half and took the rest back to the hostel for dinner. I highly recommend their lunch.

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Thank JumpReadHikeTravel
Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This would have to be the worst service ever. Not only are the staff rude they obviously haven't worked in hospitality to know how to treat their customers. We were a party of 10 ,not one meal came to the right person,attitude was appalling when confronted, food was okay but nothing special.The feeling was that staff didn't want to be... More 

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Thank Angela H
Wellington
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We enjoyed our dishes that we chose to share. We all (4 of us) asked for Medium hot and it was as we expected. There weren't many people dining but the temperature was still kept comfortably warm.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Cuba Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: (04) 802 4144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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