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145 D Colombo St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 332 3207
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A Taste Sensation!

My partner and I have been to Nandos on several different occasions and the new owner has transformed it into a spectacular experience! We are greeted like old friends as we arrive, the service is prompt and attentive. My favourite is always without a doubt the supremo chicken burger with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
GemmaCollins123
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I have been to Nandos on several different occasions and the new owner has transformed it into a spectacular experience! We are greeted like old friends as we arrive, the service is prompt and attentive. My favourite is always without a doubt the supremo chicken burger with caramelised onion and cheese, accompanied by the peri peri chips... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

That was the second times we went there and had our lunch. I had new recommended menu Chicken Paella on delicious spicy rice for $13. Requesting for the hot flavor, my meal was absolutely unforgettable. The spice although it was hot, but it doesn't loose the proper flavor. I still enjoyed my meal & fulfilled! Undeniably will come back and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
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68 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I went to Nandos a few years ago when it first opened at this location and found it overpriced and very average. I had heard recently that it had changed hands so we decided to try it again. We were pleasantly surprised. The dining area is very clean and tidy, the staff are friendly and the food came out quickly.... More 

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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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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
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28 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
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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
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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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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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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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