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Mantra

12 The Royal Oak, Buckingham Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand
03 442 0880
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Ranked #8 of 33 Restaurants in Arrowtown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $36
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
London, England
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The service was very good and very friendly. Food was very nice though not perhaps our favourite curry ever. Nice decor though we found the music a bit loud and clanky and had to move table to find somewhere quieter. It was a bit more expensive than we were expecting - $100 for two people and we didn't have starters... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had such a nice evening meal here. Arrowtown is a tricky place for food in the evening but this was top notch curry! Our waiter was informative and friendly and the meals were rich in flavour and not overwhelmingly spicy. We will defiantly be back

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Redcliffe, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Very beautiful interior, complete with fireplace and nice subtle background music. The service was incredible. We must have been checked on 4 or 5 times just to see if the meal was good or if we needed anything. We attempted to conquer the vegetarian banquet, but we couldn't finish it. Luckily we were offered to have it packed up. So... More

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Auckland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

this restaurant blew me away with the setup, I mean a skylight, massive fireplace, lighting, decorated superbly, this has got to be a standard in Indian Dining. Food was great and service was good too. Loved the idea of the chef making the naan in the open. If anyone is visiting Queenstown the drive up is definitely worth it and... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Fabulous restaurant, great atmosphere. The veg curry is the best I've ever had. My sons love the coconut chicken and coconut lamb. All the dishes are tasty and fresh. Highly recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you like Indian, check this place out, we loved it and am sure you would too. The hostess is a real character !!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Walked in while in Arrowtown, Nice atmosphere, ordered sheek kebab for starter to share which was ok, but the mains of chicken Kadhai ,(hot) and chicken Korma ( medium) were out of this world. Best curry we've had since leaving UK.

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Arrowtown, New Zealand
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It's great to have such a good Indian restaurant here in Arrowtown. We took some people from Sydney here last week and they loved it. The atmosphere is very nice and the food is delicious. Because I can't eat spicy foods, I avoided going there when we first moved to Arrowtown, but my husband persuaded me to go and Im... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went there to celebrate my partners birthday and enjoyed every second of it. The decoration is beautiful with a great fire place and the service provided by Afi and Chefs(who delivered the starters themselves, explaining it) was outstanding. We enjoyed our meals just as the wine selection, perfectly pairing our dishes. We're locals and after this amazing indian cousine experience,... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We are locals in Arrowtown and have popped in a fair bit for takeaways, but decided to dine in tonight. Lovely atmosphere and very smiley, helpful service from Afi. It really is Indian 'fine dining'. Curry's always taste freshly made and unique with lots of flavour. I would like to highly recommend their Coconut Lamb, delicious!

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