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161A Yaldhurst Road, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
+64 21 232 4544
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Placed a phone order with the Barrington Road store and when I went to collect, the minute I walked in I knew I wouldn't be back. The place was filthy and stuff everywhere. There was once guy on and his manner and customer service to the poor man in front of me was disgraceful. He didn't seem to have any... More 

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Thank Maria A
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't txt your order as advertised. The person who owns cell phone wasn't working so no response. When I did make contact they finally did respond to txt but was over it by this time. Reading these reviews I am quite pleased. Sounds like awful curry

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Thank 33ellie
Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Sadly, one of the worst meals Indian meals we've had! Won't be back! Poor quality chicken, soggy naan, bad flavour!

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Thank TwoHungryghosts
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times and always say I will never go back. Unfortunately because it's so handy and the grab one vouchers seem like a good deal I go back after a long break and hope it's improved. The garlic Naan is always extremely dry and always bland. Curries are awful. Have mixed veges in them which... More 

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Thank Alice M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

I being an indian try different indian restaurants to find out the good ones to recommend to friends who want to try authentic indian food. I have never had worse curries in my life. Definitely not authentic but lack in taste and texture too. This place is far from being an indian restaurant. If they want to deliver quality curries... More 

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Thank vinny w
kaiapoi
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Had a grabone voucher to try a new place. Unfortunately a big mistake. First impressions are everything and the cleanliness had a lot to be desired. Service,well it appeared like we were a hindrance . But the food was even worse. We got normal rice instead of basmanti which added to the worst curry ive eaten. They tasted more like... More 

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Thank tony m
London, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Perfect in every way. Amazing butter shrimp so I'm assuming that the butter chicken would be just as good, probably the best rogan josh I have ever had and the lamb was lovely which was a nice surprise as lamb from takeaway curry houses is usually terrible. Nice mango lassies and naan bread and all for a very good price.... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I bought takeaways here last week with an idea to try one of the small local businesses who probably need the support over our usual very successful operators. Nice idea, in hindsight a mistake. Don't get me wrong, the food here is still tasty and probably healthier (lots of vegetables and no dairy in the sauces) than most Indian Restaurants... More 

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Thank Rob H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

I tried this takeout as it one of my local Indian takeouts (I am always keen to support local businesses) However this is bad choice, the food is below average and the service is poor. It's a real shame as this place has so much potential. We ordered the butter chicken and lamb korma (I would consider these New Zealand... More 

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Thank NZDayTrippin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We went to take curries on coupon and the curries were tasteless .Baan bread was not chewable.we couldn't even have a bite of the curry.had to throw everything as can get sick after eating such food.never go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Fast food, Halal
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161A Yaldhurst Road, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 21 232 4544

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