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Maharaja Indian Restaurant

Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 352 0150
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Ranked #10 of 561 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Maharaja Indian Restaurant. My original thoughts of “Indian restaurant” extend from my first encounter with it in Bristol, England many years ago and to be honest they didn’t change much right up until 2013. You can either go for the light Indian option, butter chicken or some other mélange of hot to “Oh god” option that would come with a... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It was our first visit to the Mahararaja, from the beautiful decor in this villa, the friendly, attentive staff to the fabulously presented food we had a great experience. I had one of the specials ,Goat Rogan Josh which was superb! Our table of four all enjoyed their meal and thank you for serving up the birthday cake for my... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Nice Indian food. Unlike at home in Australia I noticed New zealand Indian restaurants use a lot more traditional spices in there dishes and are not so westernised. It is very nice.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The restaurant is nicely presented and even though they were busy the staff managed to find us table. The waiting staff were excellent and checked on us through out the meal to ensure everything was just right. If you like Butter chicken and Chicken Tikka Marsala then this is the place for you as they have a special dish called... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The best Indian food and the best service you will get in Christchurch! Awesome environment and unbelievably tasty food..... Would recommend to anybody

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were staying near here and stumbled across it. Very inviting looking restaurant, buys Friday night but kindly found us a table, absolutely phenomenal curry with great wine list, would strongly recommend.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I am a great lover of Indian Food, i really like the indian spices. I have visited many indian restaurants around the world, but Maharaja Indian restaurant was one of the best indian restaurants, i have ever been to. Friendly and quick service and Delicious food. I and my family enjoyed their visit at Maharaja Indian

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I normally am not a big fan of Indian but this place I could eat at every day! The food is divine and the house red is also yummy. I have ate in twice and taken away twice. The prices is very reasonable and the atmosphere is great. Lovely place to dress up nice and have an amazing curry. The... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My fiance and I spent a romantic Friday evening at Maharaja Indian Restaurant and we felt it necessary to report back to TripAdvisor that the food and service were EXCELLENT. We are both curry addicts so our standards are high. Along with some wine, we enjoyed an entree sampler -- which presented us with THE best vegetarian samosas I've ever... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I love this place. Service, food all excellent. Keep up the great work guys. Best Indian in town! Love the new spinach and feta naan's. Butter chicken to die for. Indian at its very best.

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Additional Information about Maharaja Indian Restaurant

Address: Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 352 0150
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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