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Arjee Bhajee

13 c Riccarton Road and 478 Cranford street , Papanui , | Riccarton, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03)3656633
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Ranked #36 of 524 restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
New Zealand
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Was looking forward to a good Indian meal, but the menue is limited and it was just ok.. Not a problem if that's what you wanted.. But not a good menu overall.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Bought 3 vouchers off Grab one, rang and was able to book for 6, 1/2 hour before dining. Service was very good, always checking if everything was ok? Had 4 children with us, food didn't take long at all, was very happy with the service, the food and the restuarant, definitely be going back.

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Auckland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Went with a group of friends mid week, the booking we made wasn't recorded. Not many people in the restaurant but still took a long time for service. Took until our mains arrived before we got any water after asking numerous times. Ordered the banquet, reasonably priced. Curries were ok, nothing that stood out as amazing. The garlic naan wasn't... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Cranford Street AB is our closest and we always get takeaways from here. We had a lovely meal again tonight. I can highly recommend the Goat Supreme and Venison & Portobello Mushroom curries. We also had a garlic naan and onion bhajees with the portions all being very generous. I certainly wouldn't hesitate recommending this place, it's always yum!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Average tasting Indian, was enjoyable but have had better and kitchen seemed slow for the half full venue. Indian food is usually a bit more special, seemed toned down. Still felt full and staff were attentive.

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Waipara, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We came here as a small group of three. The service was very good (very friendly waiter) and the food delicious. It was too much for most of us to finish, you get a good sized portion well worth the money. Definitely a good, authentic Indian dining place

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We dined here on Saturday night before going to a movie and were glad we'd made a booking, it was packed! This made it a bit noisy as there was a large group but it was still fine. We had the shared platter (samosa, bhajee, lamb mince stick and chicken tikka) for entree and then shared the pork, kumara and... More

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Mangonui, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

After getting to Christchurch an hour and half later then we had wanted to, we ended up at Arjee Bhajee at around 8.45pm for something to eat. It had been a long day and bed was beconning, but the staff were lovely and although we only ordered a platter of starters for 2, were friendly too. There were 4 different... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I had a very enjoyable meal here after choosing the restaurant solely on the basis of its contemporary appearance from the street. The service and food lived up to this first impression. The staff were consistently nice, attentive and available. The food was delicious, fresh and nicely spicy. I had the chicken butter cream with garlic naan and could not... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

There are a lot of Indian restaurants in Christchurch now days and most are much of a muchness. Arjee Bhajee stands out from the rest with their brilliant customer service, great food and value for money. We have become regulars of Arjee Bhajee on Cranford Street because of this and can't recommend them enough! The store has a great modern... More

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