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Shiraz Indian Restaurant

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58 Walton Street | Whangarei, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 4383112
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been enjoying curries at the Whangarei and Kamo Shiraz restaurants for over 10 years. Always good quality food and excellent service. They start you off with a complimentary Popadom. The popadom plates are then removed and replaced with really hot dinner plates. Our current favourite is Lamb Kadahi. There's plenty of rice with a free top up if... More 

Thank Adrian G
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have taken my school class to this restaurant for the past three years and it has always been a fantastic experience for everyone. The manager gives them a tour of the kitchen and there is always plenty of delicious food.

Thank Paula A
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Shiraz on the spur of the moment and were very pleased with the attentive service provided and were offered a good range of 'specials'. The onion bhaji starter was excellent and one portion would have been enough for two people. This is a very good low-cost option when feeling like something more substantial than a muffin or... More 

Thank jomanders
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jas is an excellent host and his staff are very affable. I personally like a Vindaloo but my wife prefers their Butter Chicken and now that they have the sweet shop next door I tried the Jelabis and enjoyed it.

Thank lloydkirkham
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I both enjoy various international cuisines. Shiraz is a fairly good representation of Indian cuisine. Although not the absolute best, the food was still pretty good and we difinitely enjoyed our meals. I standard of service is in a similar league. That is to say not the very highest standard but still perfectly acceptable and echoes what... More 

2 Thank Tony K
Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Shiraz a number of times now, mainly for lunch- their specials are great value for money, and the kids love the food- butter chicken and chicken sagwala tend to be their favorites (great way to get spinach into them!). The staff are very helpful and respectful, and can also interpret the level of heat requested very well.... More 

2 Thank Anthony H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Shiraz and it was great service and food of course! The waiter we had was lovely and they helped each other out a lot during the night. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Hayley M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They were very kind when I ordered my takeaway from the wrong branch! They just made it fresh for me on the spot. No worries & totally delicious 😋

2 Thank ztixiixkgxo
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a mummy/daughter lunch date with my 6yr old, who absolutely loves butter chicken. Was so delecious, great friendly service. Lunch specials were fantastic with great variety. Yum. Look forward to going back with the rest of the family!

2 Thank Bailey B
Brisbane, Australia
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113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressed that they had a big selection of meals including vegetarian. They also had a good sweet selection Staff were very helpful and friendly Food delicious

1 Thank Queenslander2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $13
Indian, Gluten Free
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Walton Street | Whangarei, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 4383112
Shiraz Indian Restaurant was the first truly successful Indian restaurant established in Whangarei. We have pleasure in bringing you the finest ethnic cuisine which evokes nostalgia of a glorious bygone era! Jaswant Singh and his team bring you the spicy, tantilising taste of India with a menu large and diverse enough for you to return again and again without ever tasting the same dish twice! You choose the degree of spiciness whenh you order either at the restaurant or for your home delivery. Traditional dishes from the best of authentic Mughlai and North Indian cuisine are there to tempt you, whether they be chicken, lamb, beef, seafood or one of many vegetarian dishes. Don't be concerned if you don't think you can cope with a hot, spicey curry as mild curries are available for those with a more sensitive palate. If you're feeling brave, try a hot Beef Vindalloo! As well as a huge range of curries, Shiraz offers a large selection of Indian breads and entrees to round out your meal. And after your meal perhaps a bowl of mango ice-cream would be nice to finish? Bookings are not essential but it is a good idea to call in advance as some nights are busier than others. SHIRAZ is a lisenced restaurant and has an excellent range of wines, NZ & Indian beers. SHIRAZ can be found in; Whangarei, Kamo and Dargaville. 5 Reasons why you'll have a great time at Shiraz 1. You'll have delicious freshly prepared chicken, lamb, beef, seafood and vegetarian dishes. 2. Your meal is prepared with the finest fresh locally sourced vegetables and dairy products. 3. Awarded A+ Merit food licence for food safety, cleanliness & training programmes. 4. Have a family friendly restaurant and children's menu. 5. Guaranteed you'll leave satisfied... Simple.

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