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“Absolutely Delicious”
Review of Great India

Great India
Ranked #56 of 963 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stopped in for a takeaway meal at Great India on a Sunday evening while visiting the city. We were amazed at the courteous and respectful service we received, certainly above and beyond that received when ordering take out! The food was prepared quickly and after settling the bill we requested some cutlery to take back with us to our hotel. We were given disposable plates, utensils and additional extras we did not expect to receive. All done with a polite service and very reasonable cost.

We had a medium butter chicken and a mild chicken korma and both were divine! Arguably the best butter chicken I have eaten yet! We will return when next in town.

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Thank Sarah A
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Reviewed June 28, 2014

Being Brits and used to eating Indian food we were not quite sure how good the food would be.
No need to worry we had a lovely meal.
Our choices of chicken karai with naan bread ($27) and rogan josh with rice ($22) did not disappoint. Food was delicious, portions good and the service excellent.
This is a great place to eat.

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Reviewed June 8, 2014

Let's start this review with some context - I am British and travel the world continually which includes visiting both Northern and Southern India over twenty times so I am more than a little particular when it comes to our adopted national cuisine (which let's face it for with a few exceptions isn't much to write home about!)
The chef was from Leicester (I asked prior to dining and as most ex pats will know along with Birmingham and Bradford has some of the best curry venues on the planet)

I had my standard tryout menu lamb vindaloo, keema naan, pilau rice and a pint of Kingfisher. All without exception (apart from the beer!) were perfectly cooked, presented and spiced. The manager informed me that they still used his parents recipes from the 1980's before curry became artisan and confused.
One word of warning they spice to original authenticity so if you are used to Aussie/NZ levels of heat then ask them to tone it down a bit. So to all expats and locals alike if you are missing your weekly curry fix then give them a try.

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Thank Loxmonster
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Reviewed June 1, 2014

Well -- one of the best meals in an Indian restaurant. We discovered Great India maybe three years ago, and have returned several times, always enjoying a different dish on the menu. Even when very busy the friendly manager makes sure we are comfortably seated and looked after by staff. Well located near theatres, excellent value.

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Thank Going_again07
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Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

The expectations are always high. GI had the best service in Wellington combined with excellent food.

This evening we tried the Goan Pork and Venison Masala. Both were superb.

What surprised us was the Vegetable Curry Gujarat style. Amazing. Peasant food to die for.

The staff were impeccable as always

Thank Brett C
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