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39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 8848
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“masala dosa” (26 reviews)
“curry” (21 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 18, 2016

We had 2 vegetarian takeaways, and were pleased to note that the menu wasn't your typical Indian NZ food. The spices and dishes were different (Southern Indian) and we enjoyed a spicy aubergine curry and a paneer. The pakoras however, weren't great.

Thank Eco2
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Best/most authentic indian food in town by far.Cooked fresh with really good vegetarian and gluten free options.Not very attractive from the pavement but nice atmosphere upstairs with friendly staff,bit old fashioned decor but seems like they concentrate on the food.Pleasant surprise for 1st visit and...More

Thank martingb308
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Great South Indian food, excellent service, and probably the best paratha I've ever had - well worth a visit. This place does everything right

1  Thank Katy M
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We love this place, understated with a simple menu and fantastic service. This is not where you go if you are wanting a NZ style butter chicken. This is delish southern style Indian food. The Dosa's are huge and tasty! It's casual, well priced and...More

1  Thank mrswillies
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Mouth watering food from this restaurant make me love to this place. Really rich spices and masala. Fish preparation in banana leaves really great .There service is amiable and too fast we got our food with in 20 min.

1  Thank john j
Reviewed September 5, 2016

This restaurant is awesome.Fabulous food we tried masala dosa and mango lassi,Dosas were excellent.Size of dosa was huge and good service too.Portion size of food is great.We will come back again.

1  Thank sebastian A
Reviewed August 29, 2016

My self with family came to this restaurant for dinner on Friday.The restaurant was full busy but we will not feel that much busy when were seated by the staff on the table.Got a best service from this restaurant my wife was a non alcoholic...More

1  Thank David E
Reviewed August 27, 2016

I will not lie. I used to be one of the wait staff at this restaurant ages ago. However, for obvious reasons, I had never dined in at Kathakali. While I've since moved on, the divine smell of the biryani cooking in the kitchen hasn't...More

1  Thank DebHazarika
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We are having a weekend break in New Plymouth and this restaurant is recommended by our hotel. We were not disappointed and neither will you be. Food and service was great. Only disappointed that I didn't have room for Indian sweets. Maybe next time.

1  Thank sally962014
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Great atmosphere awesome service authentic indian cuisine, rated by real indians in new plymouth as the best in town A++

1  Thank sreed75
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Response from Sam N | Property representative |
We do BYO just for wine only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 8848
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