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Indian, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 September 2023

Good ambience and food. The staff were friendly and food was good. The taste and spices were also balanced

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 27 August 2023

Three of us celebrated my birthday in style with very tasty food. The local fire brigade were also in there, getting their dinner and they recommended it too. Very tasty dishes were presented promptly. Starter for two was enough for all three of us. Cumin...rice was great! Lots of leftovers to take home too. Service was good and discreet. Good value for money.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 29 June 2023

I recently tried Indian Ocean and it was fantastic! The food was incredibly flavorful, with authentic Indian dishes that satisfied my taste buds. The staff was friendly and provided great service. If you're looking for delicious Indian cuisine in Christchurch, I highly recommend Indian Ocean!

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 9 January 2022

Early on a Saturday night the restaurant was not busy, we had the pick of seats. Plenty of starters to choose from, the onion bhaji, kasthuri kebab and prawns were all delicious and nicely spiced. The garlic naan was slightly sweet but the kashmiri just...as it should be. We tried 2 curries, dahl makhani was really good but the chicken curry again was sweet. Drinks were well priced and the service was great.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 18 January 2021 via mobile

Ex cement food and service. Very friendly. Prawn Masala delicious great venue and very friendly snd helpful staff

Date of visit: January 2021
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Birendra C, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2021

Thank you Easonae

Reviewed 12 June 2020 via mobile

Great restaurant and great food spiced perfectly to the dinners request. Great atmosphere and service has

Date of visit: June 2020
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BirendraC12, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

Thanks, Alex for Rating us. What beautiful comments.

Reviewed 3 June 2020

Have had endless fliers from here so decided to give it a try. Was told on entering that the two for one Wednesday night offer was applicable. Then when we paid were told that if we hadn't booked then the offer doesn't apply. Had to...send the rice back as it was cold. Sorry but we won't be back no matter how many fliers you send.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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BirendraC12, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

“Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are very sorry that you were disappointed with your recent meal. We take customer feedback like this very seriously and your comments have been passed on to the kitchen to be addressed. If...More

Reviewed 16 November 2019

An unexpected find, the food was amazing and the service second to none, they made me and my kids feel so welcome, a great selection on vegetarian food too.

Date of visit: November 2019
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BirendraC12, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

Thank you Sally. Just to let you know we also have a separate vegan menu.

Reviewed 22 October 2019 via mobile

Husband and I went one evening and enjoyed a night out. Food was amazing full of flavour and more than enough for us both to share our meals. service was good with the owner checking on how everything was and the waitress keeping our drinks...topped up etc I would highly recommend this to those who love Indian food will be backMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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BirendraC12, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

Thank you. Justine, We have been working hard to make our place better and better.....many thanks for your kind words... love to see you again...

Reviewed 19 October 2019

We turned up with 7 people, with no booking. We ordered some specials as was recommended to us. Food was extremely yummy, I would go so far to say it's the best curry I've had in a while in Christchurch. My only recommendation is that...the portion sizes could be a bit bigger. Even though we ordered poppadums, 2x starters, 4 curry dishes and 3 naan breads, there wasn't quite enough. There was, however, plenty of riceMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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BirendraC12, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

Many thanks. Lisa

Reviewed 24 September 2019

Four of us including two vegetarians enjoyed an excellent meal. Good selection of starters and superb mains including our personal favorite Palak Panneer. Good service and very ambient surroundings. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2019
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BirendraC12, Manager at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2019

Many thanks

Reviewed 10 September 2019

Very good food spiced to our liking with friendly service. We had buttered prawns and lamb jalzrezi Good access to the restaurant and reasonably priced

Date of visit: September 2019
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BirendraC12, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

Wow... thanks Alex. We are a local favorite Indian...Serving ferrymead since 2006

Reviewed 16 August 2019

I have been there to have dinner with my friend this evening for dinner for the first time nice ambience beautiful art deco and craft ,excellent customer service with tasty mouth watering food..We had a great experience..Will come back again and again..for sure..Cheers to Indian...Ocean team...Thank you for having us...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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BirendraC12, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2020

Thank you .... Rashmi

Reviewed 18 May 2019 via mobile

The food is awesome. We went there for dinner for the two nights that we were in Christchurch. It’s one of the best Indian restaurant for food I have been to. The food is totally awesome. The service needs to improve. My message to the...team is to greet your customer with a smile and engage more. Your food is amazing. By providing a little more effort to your customer experience I am sure you will have many more customers returning. I will definitely be back. I highly recommend this place for the food. ( I hope you do not get put off about the customer experience comments because the food is totally awesome). I am hopeful the team reads my comments and work on the delivery of a pleasant customer experience. My comments are not to discourage anyone from eating here but for the team to match their amazing food with amazing service as well.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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BirendraC12, Owner at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

Thanks for your comments, it's a blessing comment, definitely, I will work hard to make it perfect experience both food and the service. many thanks

Reviewed 25 January 2019

Amazing Biryani! Excellent Service! Love this place!! I come here time and again and I am happy as always!

Date of visit: January 2019
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BirendraC12, Manager at Indian Ocean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2019

Many thanks.

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INDIAN OCEAN RESTAURANT, Christchurch - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Indian Ocean Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5