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Tandoori Palace

71 Ilam Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-343 4405
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“vindaloo” (3 reviews)
“naans” (3 reviews)
“plain naan” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
71 Ilam Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Tandoori Palace looks amazing and we had high hopes when we visited for dinner, however, we found it to be a little disappointing. The platter starter was good but the mains were not what we expected. Perhaps it was just a bad night.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had lunch here with few families and friends. The servers here are just wonderful and have great memories it seems. Foods are delicious. Must try!

Thank KamranAlam
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is one of our handy Indian restaurants near our house. It's never too busy (maybe because we always go there quite early). The food is good. The service is good. It's great for a family. It may lack the 'wow' factor, but I have...More

Thank Max845
Reviewed 14 April 2017

These guys know how to make great curries and how to satisfy a hungry customer! We go here most weekends and it is consistently excellent!

Thank LeonKiwi
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I often visit Tandoori Palace for their Briyani. It's absolutely delicious. If you enjoy Indian food you have to visit this restaurant. We also scored a bonus because on Mondays and Tuesdays it's buy 1 curry get 1 curry free !!!

Thank KScheepers
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Great food that is always served with just the right amount of spices. The vindaloo is spicy, the lamb dishes are fantastic. If you are worried about the food being too spicy, order a mango lassi, it will pleasantly cool your mouth.

Thank Lou R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We dined here on a Sunday night when the place filled up with several large groups. The wait staff were rather stretched but managed to stay calm while scooting around on one foot. For the first time, just two dishes defeated us. We ordered the...More

Thank Kiwi_rua
Reviewed 14 March 2017

got a mailer in the letterbox then got home late from work, so decided to walk round and get me a curry, had a lamb curry, good service staff were helpful to explain the menu, got a good helping and was great meal and more...More

Thank urly58model
Reviewed 11 February 2017

My partner and I went to pick up two takeaway student deals yesterday and had the most terrible experience with the TP staff. I had phoned up ahead of time and said "I would like to order two student deals please". Their staff member said...More

Thank Dayna S
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We were pleased with this restaurant and will return. If you enjoy authentic Indian food you can't go wrong here. Pleasant atmosphere.

Thank D0nlan40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Ilam Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-343 4405
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We are an established Indian Restaurant situated at 71 Ilam Road – next to Canterbury University, in an old brick home converted into a contemporary 90 seater Indian Restaurant. We offer authentic Indian cuisine and cater for vegetarian and Jain. Our restaurant is an ideal location for groups up to 90 diners
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