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Curry Pot

88 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
+64 4-389 7575
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“dosa” (12 reviews)
“curries” (8 reviews)
“naan bread” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Awesome delicious curries. The Curry Pot is one of New Zealand's best Indian Restaurants. The Curry Pot chefs are masters at both South Indian and North Indian dishes. The Masala Dosa is exceptionally good and a must try if You have one dish to choose...More

1  Thank MICHAEL J
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Their coated potatoes - just fabulous. Made potatoes taste like something extra special Came back three times while we were staying at Wellington hospital. We were looking for somewhere close by and we were not disappointed. The curries are all freshly made and ever so...More

1  Thank wendyruthemilyh
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had the lunch special curry with rice and Naan & Masala Dosa and it was amazing! Great food, super service and very affordable!

Thank Tatiana B
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The Curry Pot is excellent. Every dish on the menu is delicious and made fresh to order. Not many Indian restaurants in New Zealand offer South Indian food but The Curry Pot makes some of the best South Indian food - full stop. Try the...More

1  Thank MICHAEL J
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Excellent! Delicious and Fresh. The Curry Pot in Newtown is always excellent. Clean and tidy with a friendly, knowledgeable staff. The North Indian curries are exceptionally good, but what makes The Curry Pot stand out as one of the best restaurants in Wellington, is their...More

1  Thank MICHAEL J
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Came here for dinner after working at the Medical School across the road with a reasonably large crowd (20). Service was quick and friendly. I had a Chicken Tikka Masala which had excellent flavours - my only gripe was I didn't feel there was a...More

1  Thank Sebcat14
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I usually go to another joint down the road, but a friend suggested this place so we went and it exceeded my expectations.. The food was amazing and good service too. I usually get the same old thing but we were all sharing so got...More

2  Thank Jacinta C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Great vegetarian range. Overall the menu has a bit extra from the far-too-standardised sanitised "Indian" food, although it has all the standards there if you want them.

1  Thank PeterWellington_12
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I've eaten a few times gere for work lunches. One if our favourite lunch spots close to work. It does my favourite saag curry really well. This restaurant tends to bring a big bowl of communal rice to the table rather than each individual portion...More

1  Thank Matt_and_Mylo
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went here with a friend for lunch. Had the spicy lamb dosa - excellent! For $10 as a lunch special was exceptional value. My friend had the rogan josh which he said was one of the best he has had. Staff friendly and helpful. Newtown...More

1  Thank Rob S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Riddiford Street | Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-389 7575
good south indian food, have been a curry fan for yrs but curry in NZ is usually rubbish NOT HERE the food was good staff friendly and clean, fantastic value 5 of us ate for $169
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