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“Good Indian style food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zaika Indian Bistro & Bar

Zaika Indian Bistro & Bar
160 Willis Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+(64)4 801 8883
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Ranked #30 of 656 Restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Zaika”, when literally translated, means “sophisticated flavours “and “a sense of taste”. True to its name, Zaika brings forth the menu which emphasises on refined yet creative fine Indian cuisine.India is a land of colour and culture. It’s a land of age old traditions, faiths, dialects and exquisite spices. Zaika presents the same age old traditional classics with a modern outlook,Located on Willis Street, the heart of the coolest little Capital in the World, Wellington, Zaika is a feast for your taste buds…a mesmerizing discovery of Indian taste …a celebration to be shared with family and friends in a warm sophisticated setting. Welcome to Zaika…where old school meets city chic to give you a mouth-watering taste of Indian Cuisine.With seating capacity of over 100 people, Zaika is an ideal place for birthday parties, family dinner and for your next conference dinner or lunch venue.
Melbourne, Australia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Good Indian style food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Well appointed restaurant with tradional Indian food. We ordered a couple of dishes with rice and Naan bread and we struggled to eat more than half. The prices were reasonable and the staff friendly

Visited April 2014
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Auckland New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Expected better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Went purely on reviews on trip advisor so was expecting tired décor. Wasn't expecting it to be quite so in need of a tidy up. Was expecting the best curry ever was a little disappointed that it was not that. The meal was fine but just not a stand out. Would not rush back but would go again.

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Amriswil, Schweiz
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“Delicious!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Great Food! One of the best Currys i've ever had! Good and fast Service, big Dishes, resonable Price...

Perfect!

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London, United Kingdom
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“Delicious curries”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

While we were waiting for our entrees we were given complimentary popadoms.

I ordered the Hara Bara Kebab for my entree which was nice. The people I was dining with ordered the whole chicken tikka (generous in it's size) and the lamb kebab (which wasn't particularly nice).

The curries we ordered were superb! Lamb rogan josh, daal tadka and a pea curry in an amazing creamy cashew nut sauce - this curry was superb!

The decor is a bit outdated, but the yummy food and generous portions make up for it.

The waiters/waitresses were really friendly and I would dine here again.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“BEST Indian Restaurant I've been to for ages.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

When we arrived on a Friday evening, we were the only ones there, so we joked it was just as well we'd booked a table! However within an hour the place was packed. The service was faultless, and the food was simply fantastic. There was variety on the menu I've never seen at other Indian restaurants, and I had the best prawn curry ever! We shared all our entrees and mains, and there was more food than we could all manage to eat. The bill for 7 of us, including alcohol, came to $350, so excellent value for money. Highly recommended, and will definitely return.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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