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Little India

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544 Memorial Avenue | Spitfire Square Complex, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-357 1230
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“vindaloo” (5 reviews)
“naan bread” (5 reviews)
“curries” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
544 Memorial Avenue | Spitfire Square Complex, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate at the Little India in Merrivale on our first night in New Zealand two months ago and were delighted with how tasty everything was. It was one of the best Indian dinners we've ever had. We are about to leave now and saw...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal. The service was very quick and the food excellent. We had a chicken Bhuna which was very nice. This is consistently the best Indian in Christchurch in our view

Thank Praxmeyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We and our friends are occasional but regular visitors to this place. We never had a bad a bad meal yet. Helpful staff, good service. Highly recommend.

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Solo dining picking up from airport. Great little restaurant with friendly service. Had a prawn vindaloo and some pakora - both done very well and the vindaloo was definitely hot !! Naan bread fresh and just the right size . A great little spot if...More

1  Thank Trev_2810
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had lunch at Little India Spitfire Square. I have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant; it was a delicious meal and an enjoyable experience. The restaurant is pleasant and comfortable, the service outstanding (and very quick) and the food was fantastic...More

Thank _adierckx
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Dinner tonight in Christchurch was at Little India, out by the Christchurch airport. Tonight’s service was outstanding and was equally matched by the quality of the food. Vegetable Samosa as an entree and then the main was aloo mutter. The flavours and spice combination were...More

Thank rotowhenua
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were staying at the hotel next door. Not interested in the food they offered and wanted something hot. Well, I ordered Vegetable Samosa to share for starter, then a Vindaloo (lamb) for me, my wife ordered the Aaloo Baingan (eggplant dish). Both hot. Well...More

1  Thank Edward A
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Called in at 7pm to pick up a meal on my way home, was told there was a 20min wait which was fine as they were busy. Meal wasn’t ready at 7.20pm, then I was given somebody else’s takeaway after waiting for 35mins (luckily I...More

Thank MiniForklift
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and what a delight! The veggie thali was delicious, opted for medium-hot and it did not disappoint, packed full of flavours with a wonderfully crispy roti. Good choice of drinks, great service and very reasonable!!

Thank LouiseShawface
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I like a good Indian and have been to little Indian before, have been going to another Indian of late so maybe my expectations are higher? The food was so sweet I felt sick I couldn't finish the meal it was so disappointing.More

1  Thank Ben S
AdvisorNZ1, Owner at Little India, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Ben Quite surprised with your comment. There is only 1 dish in our entire menu which has sweet taste is Mango chicken, it is because of the sweet mango used to make the sauce for the dish, we do not add any sugar even...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Memorial Avenue | Spitfire Square Complex, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-357 1230
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