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Spice 'n' Life

77 Williams Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
+64 3-327 4139
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (5 reviews)
“butter chicken” (12 reviews)
“saag” (2 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
77 Williams Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a change of Ownership I tried the restaurant and had reservations. But today we’re went and had the Lahore kebabs and three Curry’s and amazing light fluffy Naan and have to say quality of food and service is not an issue and will be...More

Thank clemee2015
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Love it here. The butter chicken and prawn korma is exceptional. We had takeaways from here for quite sometime but if you think the takeaways are great you should dine in. The naan seems so different, it’s even better! The service is great and now...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I used to make the journey specially for this take away, but recently it has gone downhill and the last two meals have been unpleasant. Ordered a chicken jalfezi, korma and a peshwari naan. The korma was tasteless and the chicken was overcooked. The naan...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 10 December 2017

we went in with an entertainment voucher and can't wait to go back. I wanted 2 vegetarian samoas for almost the same price as a regular (meat?) one. the regular samosa came in a bowl and was amazing taste and texture. It was enough to...More

Thank hollytp1963
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Korma sauce was runny like milk, butter chicken sauce had no spices in it at all and tasted identical to watties tomato soup. Was offered a free butter chicken next time I ordered but I would never in a million years go back there. Nothing...More

Thank MistyW79
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Nice indian meal very quick with the meals .nicest indian that we have had would visit again .and friendly staff

Thank 285diane285
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The family enjoy Indian takeaways from here. The breads and curries are good. We prefer chicken dishes and can say butter chicken is a favourite along with kadai curry.

Thank Arky23
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We've been complaining lots about the lack of a good curry since leaving the UK so our friends brought us here. Loved it!! The Lahori kebabs to start with were very tasty with a nice amount of spice. We then shared a beautiful chicken Bhuna,...More

Thank Lee_A_B_1976
Reviewed 2 March 2017

When we first moved to NZ from the UK, I used to mourn for the lack of decent Indian take away restaurants here, as it was my Friday night treat. Then I found Saj and his team of chefs at Spice n Life. It's not...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Love this place and have been coming here for years. Food is consistently good and have tried almost everything on the menu. Never disappointed

Thank Lauranute
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Mike J
12 April 2015|
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Response from Rumduol |
Indian Sumner out in Sumner is by far the best Indian that I have tasted if you want Authentic, it was my first Indian restaurant that my Fiancé took me to and he is Indian. And now my expectations is very high!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Williams Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaiapoi
  • Phone Number: +64 3-327 4139
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