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Bombay Palace

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Pembrooke Mall | 139 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6086
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very delicious dinner with a nice view out to the lake. Also, they have a window into the kitchen, so you can watch them making naan... They easily catered to our dietary restrictions and we feasted on excellent Aloo Gobi and Dal Makhani (made vegan without dairy). Plenty of basmati rice and nice and crispy papadums. Very friendly owners, with... More 

Thank jel172
London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A real find and great if you are travelling and fancy a change. I had the dahl and naan bread, big portions, spicy as you like it. Very tasty mango lassi too. Quick service.

Thank LCtravelbug
Armidale, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner had visited Bombay Palace a couple of months before & returned to Australia raving about the food & the garlic naan. So...when we returned to the area we had to have a meal. It was absolutely superb! I am vegetarian so had a palak paneer which was mouthwatering. We both love our meals & loved the atmosphere. Lovely... More 

Thank FrancescaMarguerite
Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Nice food in a great location with nice lake views. Reasonably priced and friendly service. Worth a visit.

Thank Steve_G_1510
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We lived our food and the quantity was much better than many Indian restaurants we have had in the past. Very authentic and highly recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Whakapapa, New Zealand
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58 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of the hotel owners where we stayed. They said if you enjoy it spicy and more authentic, go here. We weren't disappointed! We had palak paneer, prawn malabani (?) and garlic naan. All delicious and made spicy enough which was a lovely surprise. A little expensive for Indian food as it was almost $50 but... More 

Thank Rae1331
Wanaka, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We hadn't visited this restaurant for a long time, it was my husbands and he fancied Indian, so spontaneously we went.and on walking in we told our waitress it was his birthday. The food was very good, tasty and each dish a little different. We've eaten a lot of Indian over the years, I really think this was one of... More 

Thank janpaul8284
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

A large group of us came here for dinner one evening, fast service although the woman wasn't always the most welcoming and did come across as being rude a few times. The food was pretty quick to arrive, and it was amazing, vegan options are readily available if you ask which are suitable. We did see the take away menu... More 

Thank NLouise19
Healesville, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

After walking the streets of Wanaka with hungry kids decided to eat upstairs at Bombay palace ! I think NZ is full of great food and this was no different!! Authentic Indian , we all decided best Roti and best garlic naan we have ever had!! Service was super friendly super efficient and beers were cold! Waitress was wonderful also... More 

Thank fudgymumma
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

We enjoyed an authentic Indian meal on our first night in Wanaka. The service was excellent and the food absolutely delicious. I would highly recommend this establishment over the other Indian restaurants in town.

Thank andyhans2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pembrooke Mall | 139 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6086

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?