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Two Fat Indians

112-114 Manchester St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 371 7273
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Ranked #388 of 534 restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: Indian
Most recent review
- Mar 15, 2013
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Timaru
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209 reviews 209 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Kiwis always have a fascination with Indian food, but not Indian food from India but Indian food that they perceived to be Indian. And so, Indian food here is Kiwinised. Experience here is trite but locals seem to love it. If you are an avid traveller, then, give this place a miss because authenticity, it is NOT!!

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Wanaka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We don't live in Christchurch but have visited 2FI several times over the years and always been impressed with the service and most importantly the food. We lived in London for many years and could choose from a host of Indian restaurants and this one is up there with some of the best... the fish curries are particularly good (and... More

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Christchurch
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2010

Our meal here 22nd Oct was a disaster from beginning to end. We were told if we ordered from the banquet menu this would be a faster way to dine (we were limited on time). This was not the case. Our entrees came at different times (up to 1/2 hr gap) and we waited over an hour for our mains.... More

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auckland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

I totally deny that you are the best Indian Restaurant in town, reason being no Restaurant manager/Owner would drink at work, while the service is On. I got in the restaurant at 8:20 pm yesterday night (Saturday) that is 13th of March. I was seated with my friends next to the window, served by a very bubbly and hospitable waitress... More

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sydney
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2009

the takeaway was very resonably priced and tasty however partner wanted extra very hot - and got mild oh well he still ate it we thought it was perfectly acceptable indian food and happy to pay the $85.00 NZ for 4 ppl with naans and popadams

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2009

food is not bad. not that cheap... chicken vindaloo wasn´t hot enough

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2008

Nice enough but nothing amazing

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2008

Everything tasted like tomato and it took almost an hour for us to get served.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2008

Very, very good indian. City only, not merivale.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2008

Used to love the food there but i'm told the staff are not nice

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