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145 D Colombo St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 332 3207
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  • 7
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
best grilled chicken in nz!

we are nandos lovers but this nandos has a great ambient, excelent and friendly staff, the food is always well cooked and promptly in the table and the prices as always are great value for money!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

we are nandos lovers but this nandos has a great ambient, excelent and friendly staff, the food is always well cooked and promptly in the table and the prices as always are great value for money!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I came here years ago when it was different management and thort it was average but deffently has changed ,food was good and staff were very friendly, i would recommended this place for sure now

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Nando's Resturant , when I first visited I thought would be very Indian ,but to my surprise the food was more interesting than regular Indians I had previously visited (like a lot of less adventurious Kiwi's). So I certainly would highly recommend to any one. Keep up the good food & service !

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We used to avoid this Nando's because the chicken wasn't as succulent as the Riccarton Nandos, not anymore though! We went there last night and met the new owner Craig, he's a great guy and knows what good service means, it makes a huge difference to the dining experience. We had three whole chickens for a group of 8 people,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I love nandos and i keep going back but i have yet to have it without something being wrong with the order! The burger buns are always stale, you ask to remove tomato and they dont do it, or its the wrong burger, the chips are the wrong size even though thats what you paid for! so frustrating. Went in... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

When we want some comic relief, we go to this Nando's…. We've visited several times over the years and have been happy. But over the last couple of months, service has become abysmal. Over the course of several weeks, we ordered chips-nothing more-just chips. Once walking in and ordering and twice calling in for takeaway. Our orders took 20, 25,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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79 reviews 79 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Dined here recently having read a few reviews saying how good the food was. We were very disappointed, the chicken we ordered was bland and, had hardly any flavour at all, the chips were just average with a sprinkling of seasoning on them, The service was awful and chaotic and there were no cutlery or glasses available, and lots of... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Let me start by saying that I am no stranger to Nandos. I have eaten at a large number of their restaurants all over the world and have a fair idea of what to expect. Me and a colleague turned up after work and was surprised to see it absolutely dead. No customers at all. Not a good sign but... More 

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Invercargill
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107 reviews 107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Eaten there 2x in last 10 days. Overall reasonable value. If you want tasty then " hot" is minimum you should order. Found double breast burger just superb .... So tasty and plenty. Old fashioned chips are great. Paella tasty but a bit short on the chicken bits. Overall I thought the cafe was ok and provided some difference from... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Although they do takeaways, this more of a sit-down restaurant due to the time it takes them to prepare the food. Burgers have real whole chicken breasts, pre-marinaded and cooked to order. It takes more time (and is more expensive), but the results are worthwhile in my opinion.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 145 D Colombo St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: (03) 332 3207

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

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