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39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 8848
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dosa” (49 reviews)
“fish curry” (8 reviews)
“butter chicken” (19 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The masala dosa was so yummy! Crisp pancake, delicious vege filing and the sambals and chutneys perfect! Service is always good.

Thank Sezza685
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food.plenty to choose from. The potatoe dosa was yummy. The service was also very good. Cant wait to go back.

2  Thank juliet w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A romantic couple, families celebrating the new school year, a solo diner, all were enjoying the food and the music. South Indian food uses a look of coco-nut so different and delicious.

2  Thank AnnetteRM2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a bit apprehensive when we entered the restaurant as we were the only customers. By the end we were amazed the place wasn’t full. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was excellent. The menu had lots of dishes we hadn’t encountered...More

3  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love there medu vada and dosa. If i have to recommend best Indian restaurant in town it will be kathakali. It is authentic south Indian. Bibin really served us well. It was almost closing time still he managed to get us in. I will...More

2  Thank Siddharth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a regular visitor here when me and my husband crave for their stunning pakora and masala dosa but this time with their new menu we thought of experimenting and wow what a beautiful experience it was. The manager suggested that we go for the...More

1  Thank Roben H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant focused on food rather than decor. Nothing flash in the ambiance department, but wonderful food.

2  Thank Jon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great friendly service , good vegan and non vegan choices very tasty and spicy. One of few Indian restaurants that served spicy enough food

1  Thank Vasi D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently excellent food We have been customers of Kathakali for a few years now,the food is always consistently good .It is a great relaxed atmosphere .The last time we had some fish biriyani and chicken Dosa for our dinner they were absolutely divine probably the...More

1  Thank justin j
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my lovely dinner here the service and food both excellent grilled fish in banana leaf is must tried item with paratha.

2  Thank Steve S
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12 July 2016|
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:30 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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