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“An Arrowtown gem”
Review of Mantra Arrowtown

Mantra Arrowtown
Ranked #11 of 42 Restaurants in Arrowtown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $31
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The moment you step inside Mantra Restaurant you will discover there's a real difference when it comes to enjoying Indian hospitality and dining. Sophisticated Indian cuisine in Arrowtown in a pink, black, almost womb-like interior, emphasizing peace and tranquility. The unique décor is warm and inviting with careful attention to making your visit truly enjoyable and special. Mantra promises an elegant dining experience and is keen to push away from the traditional image of an Indian restaurant. The ambiance is smooth, with slow-moving waiting staff deliberately taking their time to make sure the pace of life in here is suitably sedate. Menu is varied, with an excellent vegetarian selection which has been carefully selected and crafted by Shammi. Portions are generous and very nicely-presented. Complementing the menu Mantra has showcased an excellent wine list.
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Great food at very reasonable prices. Authentic Indian food served in plentiful supply. Tastefully decorated saturation which was very quiet on the Monday night. Ae there but Shammi e owner gave us very attentive service and was very helpful in her assistance with ordering. The four of us enjoyed our meals immensely. Wine list was reasonable priced.

Thank KFerguson60
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

Four of us Aussies went to Mantra on spec. Delightful decor, very comfortable with warm fire. The menu was extensive and authentic Indian , no beef dishes. Good selection of wine, reasonably priced.
Shami , our maitre de and owner, was so friendly and knowledgable.
Best meal pick was the mixed entree platter.

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Thank Virginia L
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

Fantastic food, friendly staff and host. Nice atmosphere (although it was quiet when we were there) Fully recommend.

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

On holiday in Arrowtown and had the most wonderful chicken masala at this restaurant. The owner is a very vibrant, friendly lady and would welcome all her guests with the biggest smile ever

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Thank Rae I
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

This was a great find - a great India restaurant in a wonderful town, My partner had some vegetarian dishes and I had the fabulous lamb tandoori. Lamb tandoori is one of my favorites and this was just great. Decor and ambiance were well done and the service was polite and quick. Price was moderate below $NZ70 including wine

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Thank DavidT1953
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