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800 Port Road, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
+64 7-865 8870
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“paneer” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“indian food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
800 Port Road, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

AMAZING FOOD VERY NICE PEOPLE GREAT SERVICE I know curry I grow 6 varieties of chilli but it aint all about chilli, WICKED flavours spot on heat whot u ask for, the best chicken saag ive ever had, every meal ive had(7 days in a...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Good location and ambiance, the food was delicious and prompt, though let down by very poor service.

Thank zbrake
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The hub and I had two different curries - chicken madras, chicken tikka masala and naan bread. The food was alright.

Thank krison2ur
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I had a delivery from this restaurant, ordering on line was very easy, then a text arrived with confirmation and ETA of food. When my food arrived, there was no receipt but the gentleman emailed it through as soon as he returned to restaurant. Food...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This restaurant has improved in every way since it's take over. We historically avoided the place as the food was (used to be) a bit of a joke, with every dish tasting/looking the same with a lack of fresh ingredients being noticeable. Now this restaurant...More

Thank NED_Consult
Reviewed 4 August 2017

While on a weekend away in Whangamata, a friend and I wanted something for dinner so wandered down the road and found this restaurant abuzz with lots of diners - always a good sign! So wandered in with our BYO bottle of wine and were...More

2  Thank Davina P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were welcomed by a staff member as soon as we entered and ushered to a nicely placed table by the window. Although BYO, we ordered a glass of Gisborne chardonnay wine from the available list. This was served quickly and our orders were taken...More

1  Thank ChrisH1792013
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Still good but a small notch below the previous venue, which was called Indian Aroma I think. More or less the same standard fare you can expect from this type of establishment, but somehow the flavours are not as subtle as they used to be......More

Thank JohnPaul1950
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stayed in the area on a Monday/Tuesday and some of the restaurants were closed on the Monday evening and so we visited Kafal as it was one of the few open. There were very few people in the restaurant. I ordered a Prawn Massala...More

Thank LuluSomerset
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This place has been here for several years and we finally got around to trying it these holidays. A simple verdict is that it is perfectly acceptable Indian food judged against New Zealand Indian food standards. All the usuals are available: butter chicken (of course),...More

2  Thank JohnSB3
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  • Address: 800 Port Road, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whangamata
  • Phone Number: +64 7-865 8870
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