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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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$3 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seafood, Indian, Healthy
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lovely dinner there yesterday. Great selection of dishes and mostly GF and DF which is awesome.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing and underwhelming. Chose this place based on previous reviews. Good service but the food was only mildly tasty and spicy despite asking for ‘Hot’, little depth of flavour and very one dimensional. Overall not somewhere we will recommend or return to as there are...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed April 1, 2020

We were looking for somewhere to have lunch before attending a show in Aotea Theater and decided on pizza in Elliott Stables. When we arrived, however, the pizza restaurant was not open yet, so we sidled over to Ela Cuisine. Upon arrival, we were greeted...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 26, 2020

At the far end of the Elliott Stables food court, Ela Cuisine is a great experience. Friendly and helpful staff. The tandoori chicken was delicious and the mango lassi superb.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

It’s a great place to eat, very attentive and nice staff!! Prawn Curry with garlic bread my absolutely favorite of all Auckland... Everyone should try it!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 21, 2020

First of all top marks to the staff. When we turned up, they were just closing after the lunch hour rush but they were still happy to serve us - and with a genuine smile who reminded me of proper Indian hospitality. The food was...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Surprised this is so highly rated. My curry was quite bland, and definitely not medium to taste. Wouldn’t go back. However Elliot stables was a great pre-concert dinner venue

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2020

Had a great meal here. Awesome lunch specials. We had the ‘butterless’ curry with eggplant, it was delicious. When we asked for some extra chilli they immediately brought us out a little dish of the BEST chilli sauce. Lots of veg, gluten free and dairy...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 14, 2020

I highly rate this place! George spent time with me figuring out what I could eat as I am on FODMAP. It was my first day and having that added support was super helpful! Thankyou George!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I are both vegans and often find that our choices are sometimes limited in many Indian restaurants due to the presence of ghee in many dishes. We were delighted to eat at Ela’s yesterday and find that all of our favorites: saag...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Naren K
March 1, 2018|
Response from sowmiat | Property representative |
Hi Naren Thank you for your interest in working for our restaurant. We employ only New Zealand trained chefs at our business and currently there are no vacancies. Kind regards Sowmia Ela cuisine
December 18, 2017|
Response from sowmiat | Property representative |
Hi We are open on 29 dec. Thanks
February 11, 2017|
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Response from George G | Property representative |
Yes all meats are Halal
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