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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shish” (6 reviews)
“pita pocket” (3 reviews)
“rice” (8 reviews)
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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 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

Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed 23 December 2017

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

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!!!

Thank abyan s
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Taste really good!!! Beyond my expectations!!! Juicy lamb and beef also chicken, go with rice and fresh salad, highly recommend the combination one! really big dish!

Thank Jiaxin O
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were a party of 13 and booked in at 6.30 before a large group of 28. Unfortunately the group of 28 needed to leave by 8pm so our orders were delayed. The Manageress came over after a long wait and apologised and gave us...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Myself and a few friends came on Friday the 29th of sept. we were served by a lovely waitress I didn’t catch her name, the food was spectacular however I couldn’t help but notice a lady who I thought to be an owner or possibly...More

Thank janineedmonds
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Persian Kitchen again and had an evening meal. We had the bread and dips as entree. I had an open lamb kebab and tanya had a combination pita pocket. The food was fab. Well priced and very tasty. BYO as well which...More

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Us and another couple visited the Persian Kitchen one recent Saturday night in July. Overall it was a poor dining experience. The food unfortunately underwhelmed with the mains being the big disappointment. We all had either the Chicken or Lamb bursa. The only good comment...More

Thank ChChsurfer
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great selection of foods, helpful staff to aid selection, GF options and very good value for money. The tables were well spaced out and it didn't feel crowded at all. Awesome Turkish Delight!

Thank servicecounts-az
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Dined here for dinner on a Friday night. No booking required. Ordered the Chef's Finest Combination of Dips for two as entree, and a Shesh main each. The food was tasty. However was disappointed at the price, particularly the price of the Shesh ($27). They...More

Thank Kirsty C
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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