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Persian Kitchen

325 Stanmore Road | (Corner of Avalon& Stanmore Rd), Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-389 0400
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (9 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
“lamb dish” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
325 Stanmore Road | (Corner of Avalon& Stanmore Rd), Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

There was a party of 6. The staff were very friendly, helpful and cheerful, in fact a delight to talk to and deal with. The food was tasteful, delicious and plentiful. We started of with a platter consisting of warm pita bread and dips. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The place itself it's very nice but the food is a complete fusion with kiwi kitchen full of dressing and sauces. It is not bad, it's just not persian. Portion are also small. You may like it but for someone who really wants Persian there...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rambling z
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I guess visitors may find this a little out of the way, but it's 10 minutes from town. The atmosphere is very pleasant and the staff friendly. 4 of us had different dishes, (Mine lamb Shish) and everyone was complementary. Servings were generous and it...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NZMike57
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We had the couple's dip for two. The bread was amazing as were the dips. For mains the Pita Pockets were fantastic. Much bigger than expected and a bargain at under $15. A nice spice with really fresh tasting ingredients. We'll be back!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BrettnRach
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have been here for dinner, and it did not disappoint. The atmosphere is very welcoming and there is so much to look at! The food is so scrumptious and authentic. I would highly recommend the Persian Kitchen to anyone...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jo-elle A
Reviewed 31 March 2018

My husband, his sister and her husband and I enjoyed an evening here. Service was good, food was delicious and filling and good value for money. Atmosphere was nice with lots of Persian art on the walls and hanging from the ceiling. Definitely recommend for...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Rachaell_Fox
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Saturday night out and managed to find a table"outside" which was still warm enough and sheltered from the wind -in a big tent really. Nice eastern lanterns, lighting and music created an original ambience. The children around the restaurant added to the family oriented atmosphere-so...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Trippytrekker
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I recently celebrated my birthday with family and grandchildren and had the most delicious meal. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very family orientated and nothing was too much for the hostess. After I blew the candles out on my birthday cake, Persian music was...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Found my favorite place to get a flavorful wrap. The decoration makes this establishment a wonderful experience.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Foodiechch889
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I did not expect to find such high quality food in NZ and specifically in Chch, I recommend it STRONGLY. sincere hospitality, clean place, yummy food and very good value for money. Lucky Christchurchers!!!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank abyans3
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Stanmore Road | (Corner of Avalon& Stanmore Rd), Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-389 0400
At the Persian Kitchen, we welcome all cultures to come dine in and experience our take on Turkish and Persian culture. We are situated off Stanmore road on Avalon street. As you walk through the doors of the Persian Kitchen, you can begin to imagine you’re walking into a Persian or Turkish home. Let their our staff take you through your night as you were dining in Persia or Turkey! We offer a traditional dining experience with a great range of fresh food and flavours for all tastes. The restaurant offers a relaxed and friendly environment, with a cosy Turkish and Persian interior. Dine in, Take away or Book your next function.
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