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Arranged Marriage Restaurant

32 B The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-351 6300
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dosas” (32 reviews)
“masala” (10 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 B The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was very happy to find this restaurant, all tucked away, serving South Indian food. I had the masala dosa which was good. I found it a little pricey - the quality of the food doesn't match the cost. Also, not many vegetarian options. Overall,...More

Thank blot17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

loved the name, and the food and service so lived up definitely to its rep....Business lunch, fast tasty and well priced.

1  Thank Loulou0833
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Dined here quite a few times now for both lunch and dinner (also had take out once) and each time I am impressed. The menu is quite different to most Indian restaurants, and it makes for a refreshing change. The one thing that really stood...More

1  Thank andrew p
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I've been here a few times now and really enjoyed the food every single time. Most Indian restaurants in NZ serve more of a northern style (I think) so this is a little different but no less delicious. Each dish I've tried has been excellent,...More

1  Thank Miss_Remi
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I had a lovely time in arranged marriage...had lunch on a Sunday with my family....Devine food...excellent staff...the ambience was very pleasing....never had south indian lunch like this before...I been to many Indian restaurants in new Zealand bt this place is my favourite..would highly recommend this...More

2  Thank Ashiveena
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I had read the menu on their website and was intrigued by some of the dishes, which I had not seen on menus in other Indian restaurants. Their menu concentrated on representing the southern Indian region of Kerala. A friend and I visited for dinner...More

1  Thank Funforgin
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Been there with family and was a busy evening for them. Still a warm welcome with smile on everyone's face. Food was yummy and they anticipate our needs and done it so well. Touch of luxury with a scented warm towels and a fond farewell.......More

1  Thank mira a
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Oh wow! having visited Kerala in September, I was really excited about the menu at Arranged Marriage and booked for a celebrationary night with friends. Incredibly clean and comfortable restaurant, lovely, attentive staff, a fantastic wine selection and absolutely delicious food. It was really authentic...More

1  Thank alphacitrus
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This is our fourth visit and the food never disappoints. The servers could do better but as natives from India they can be forgiven their English. But it is all about the food and it is unbeatable and we'll priced. Totally recommend this place

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Lunch of butter chicken, rice and roti in a beautiful restaurant for $12! A lovely dining venue, great service and great food. Do yourself a favor and check it out.

1  Thank Miriam H
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I'm looking for a gift for my daughter and her 3 flatmates after their flat was robbed. How much would a dinner for 4 people cost approximately?
1 May 2017|
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Response from Sam N | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for the enquiry and the same time sorry to hear what had happened to your daughter and her flat mates. We have special lunch menu available on lunch time from 12 to 2pm Tuesday to Sunday it's only $12 for one... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 B The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-351 6300
  • E-mail
Arranged Marriage Restaurant is the first and only authentic South Indian restaurant in Palmerston North.
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