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Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 18 January 2024

Dreadful customer service, ordered online, no acknowledgement when arrived at all. Kitchen staff sneezing as cooking food. Poor comparison to the fabulous Nelson branch, will not make the trip across town again and will go local.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 24 August 2023

I went to Little India Merivale for lunch. Actually, I checked the review on google, and the photo of meal looked delicious. The friendly staff Deepanshu provided me an exellent customer service. He explaind about Thali. I ordered mixed Thali which two dishes come with...a rice, nunn, salad and yougrut. The vegetable dishes (potato and Green bean) was a nice flavor and good! C hicken curry was good, too. I couldn't finish all which was substantial portion. He brought me the plastic box for the take away. I really enjoyed a nice lunch with a relaxing atmosphere! Lunch price is reasonable, highly recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 13 May 2023 via mobile

We ordered takeout, two naan breads and two curries, it wasn’t ready to pick up when we arrived and that was okay as we were early. We live 3 minutes away by car so we were surprised that our food was only just warm when...we opened it. The naan breads were black charcoaled burnt on parts and like the curries were only just warm. The taste of the Murg Mumtaz curry was okay but the Saagwala was terrible, we threw what we didn’t dish up, out! Don’t waste your money!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 25 April 2023

Overpriced & underwhelming. Booked in advance as a single person, but no acknowledgement of that in reservation. Food tasty, but seriously overpriced. Staff pleasant, but my impression was of indifferent management to customers who don’t count. Could not recommend.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 27 January 2023 via mobile

Varied menu but nothing too special. Typical NZ curry items on the menu. Good portion sizes. Modern spacious restaurant. Great nearby pubs. Free parking.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2022 via mobile

Waited a very long time for food to be delivered. Most of it was good, but some burnt and some no longer hot. We have been before and not had these problems.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 9 November 2022 via mobile

I only got takeaways but it was so wonderful! The food is always delicious as I have been here a few times but today the service from the dark hearted gal in the glasses was extra great! She is so welcoming and even while waiting...for takeaways checked back in to offer water. Great food combined with cheerful welcoming service was well worth a review!More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 14 August 2021

June 2020 - The easing of the two months COVID lockdown restrictions in time for the RCCC’s 5th anniversary celebration triggered an impressive turnout. The night kicked off with table service pre-drinks at Aikmans was actually very nice, with that feeling of being looked after....It awesome to get some real face time with the esteemed RCCC members this month. At Little India, there were mixed experiences. Staff service was hit and miss. The banquet option ordered by some members was average at best, but the non-banquet orders were good and tasty, much improved from the previous visitation five years ago.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 24 July 2021

Saw this place while visiting the Merivale Mall, and am so glad I did. It's a very unpretentious place and lacks a bit of atmosphere but you will soon overlook that when the food arrives! Great service, very friendly family style place with truly the...best Indian food in Christchurch.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 March 2021

Have been enjoying the delicious curries here for more than 10 years. I come regularly and often have the same curry ,its so good.T.he staff are so friendly and always make me feel very welcome. the wine list is interesting and thoughtful. The cauliflower rice...is great. I highly recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 7 February 2021

I’m sorry to have to write this but this would have to be the worst curry I have had and we eat curry regularly whoever was in the kitchen cooking on Sunday 7 feb 2021 should be ashamed of himself we Ordered a takeaway which...was tasteless and oily if you continue to serve this awful curry your business will suffer it’s a shame because we have had some decent curries from you in the past but this current chef needs a lesson in how to cook curry we will not be back !!!!!!!!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

Not the friendliest service and they mucked up a couple of orders but the food still tasted good.must say we were a group.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

Ordered a takeaway at 6.15pm and told 30 mins for pickup. Husband got there to pickup and paid for the meal. Told 15 mins later meal won't be long to discover they had given our order to someone else. Really bad customer service.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020

Highly recommend this restaurant, the food is amazing, owner and waitors very friendly! The owner even showed us the Kitchen to see the tandor and preparation of Naans, amazing!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 27 February 2020

Went to do take aways last night and I haven’t been this happy since I moved to Christchurch... One of the best Indian food in town... Def gonna go back... Thank you Little India

Date of visit: February 2020
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LITTLE INDIA, Christchurch - 150 Aikmans Rd - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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Little India is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4