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Curry Pot

88 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
+64 4-389 7575
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“dosa” (11 reviews)
“curries” (6 reviews)
“rogan josh” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
88 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Excellent! Delicious and Fresh. The Curry Pot in Newtown is always excellent. Clean and tidy with a friendly, knowledgeable staff. The North Indian curries are exceptionally good, but what makes The Curry Pot stand out as one of the best restaurants in Wellington, is their...More

1  Thank MICHAEL J
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Came here for dinner after working at the Medical School across the road with a reasonably large crowd (20). Service was quick and friendly. I had a Chicken Tikka Masala which had excellent flavours - my only gripe was I didn't feel there was a...More

1  Thank Sebcat14
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I usually go to another joint down the road, but a friend suggested this place so we went and it exceeded my expectations.. The food was amazing and good service too. I usually get the same old thing but we were all sharing so got...More

2  Thank Jacinta C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Great vegetarian range. Overall the menu has a bit extra from the far-too-standardised sanitised "Indian" food, although it has all the standards there if you want them.

1  Thank PeterWellington_12
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I've eaten a few times gere for work lunches. One if our favourite lunch spots close to work. It does my favourite saag curry really well. This restaurant tends to bring a big bowl of communal rice to the table rather than each individual portion...More

1  Thank Matt_and_Mylo
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went here with a friend for lunch. Had the spicy lamb dosa - excellent! For $10 as a lunch special was exceptional value. My friend had the rogan josh which he said was one of the best he has had. Staff friendly and helpful. Newtown...More

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The environment within the resaurant could be more cosy and comfotabel but its all that need improvement.

2  Thank SalNiamh
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I've tried many a saagwala in Wellington and Curry Pot does it the best to my tastes. Others will often plop chunks of tomato in or be very shy with the spinach. However Curry Pot, perfectly blends a generous amount of spinach in and it...More

1  Thank tabby_giraffe
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The mains came out and tasted really good. Only let down was the raeta sauce was a bit on the funny side compared to when we normally eat it. Would get a better review otherwise.

1  Thank Dan S
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The decor is nothing to write about but the waiters and the food are worth all your attention anyway! The staff are consistently courteous, helpful and will give you good advice on the menu choices. We have been here a few times now and always...More

Thank minniema0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-389 7575
good south indian food, have been a curry fan for yrs but curry in NZ is usually rubbish NOT HERE the food was good staff friendly and clean, fantastic value 5 of us ate for $169
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