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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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“lamb dish” (7 reviews)
“pita pocket” (3 reviews)
“rice” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
325 Stanmore Road | (Corner of Avalon& Stanmore Rd), Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We had our first dinner here just recently and loved it. This time we just got some takeaway and it was even better than our first amazing experience. I'm so glad we live just around the corner because we are going to make This restaurant...More

1  Thank susandM5430IK
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Being Persian myself, I had high expectations for this restaurant. It was decent, but I wouldn't call it authentic Persian. There wasn't any khoresht (curry) or rice dishes that I saw pictures of online, the music was too loud and the decor was too intense...More

Thank ElnazB22
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Visited here recently with friends. Great atmosphere, good food and good service. will definitely be back.

2  Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant is tucked away in Richmond and is a bit hard to find, but it's worth it. The staff and owners were very friendly and the service was excellent. There is a choice of indoor or outdoor dining. The menu has a range of...More

4  Thank blueduck49
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We went with a big group and there was also another big table of guests. The restaurant had a great atmosphere with the 'waiting staff' very friendly and helpful (taking photos of our group outside in the courtyard). The cuisine was something I hadn't tried...More

3  Thank jaybe
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had 2 drinks, 2 starters and 2 mains and it was less that $60. Amazing value and i was stuffed to busting. They offer 1 or 2 kebabs per main but you only need 1 and its $17 per main and about $8-10 for...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant decoration is very cosy, friendly staff and delicious food. There is Persian bear and outdoor tables.

2  Thank alzira33
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

At entrance you get a feeling that we have entered a authentic world of cuisine , and as expected even the food is amazinging. Servcie was wondering and very well taken care off . Just dont understand there concept behind BYO, when we requested one...More

2  Thank WTraveller563
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had a large group eating at the restaurant and the food was very good. They catered well to a large group and the service was excellent. The breads and dips were marvelous and the mains filling and full of fresh and tasty ingredients.

2  Thank OtagoKen
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this place! Great food and great atmosphere! The waiters are polite, humorous and very attentive.

2  Thank JacindaR19
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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
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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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