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Spice 'n' Life

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77 Williams Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
+64 3-327 4139
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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, tasty butter chicken, a great lamb saag wala and a lamb madras with a bit... More 

Thank Lee_A_B_1976
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 my local but is well worth the extra mileage to get a take away. Food... More 

Thank Janie550
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Our favourite Indian local, the food is always excellent (we especially love the mango chicken and mango lassi's) and the service is just brilliant. Highly recommend.

Thank Marie
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We have had numerous takeaways here, from Mango Chicken, Butter Chicken, and lamb dishes. We have never been disappointed. Good value for money.

Thank Lynne B
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Fabulous food every time, I can recommend the Chicken Korma and the Samosa Chaats are addictive:) The sauces are just beautiful and the restaurant is well set out too:)

Thank Cheryl Burton
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Come here every Friday for takeaways. Sometimes diners in. Excellent food, helpful staff and great price. Try the Samosa Chaat, only discovered this last week. Beautiful. Love the medium Butter Chicken and Garlic Naan, both are the best in Kaiapoi or Rangiora.

Thank Duncan W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Always love the friendly service from Raj and the team:) awesome as takeaways or sit in:) small, cozy restaurant but not open Monday's so need to remember that:)

Thank katiemac79
Brisbane, Australia
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208 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

While spending time in Kaiapoi, (just outside Christchurch, New Zealand), I went with my family to the Spice 'n Life Indian restaurant, for a dinner. I am not a lover of Indian food as a rule, but the food at this establishment has changed my opinion! All 6 of us ordered a different dish, accompanied by some side dishes, and... More 

Thank ShirleydK39
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

We regularly eat here, if busy we grab a takeaway. Always have the Prawns Fry! Everything is always excellent: Family favourites: Vegetable Jalpuri Chicken Biryani Saag dishes and the naans are always good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?