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Kaikoura Indian Restaurant&Cafe

17 Beach Road | State Highway-1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 3099
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic naan” (10 reviews)
“curries” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Beach Road | State Highway-1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just really nice Indian food for a fair price... awesome ! Had chicken Mango and chicken Masala... so great!

1  Thank roberttG7843NM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Saturday, probably one of the best places to eat good vegetarian Indian food. Loved the kofta, naan and biryani. Would definitely recommend to everyone. Also, they do different versions of heat: Low, Medium, Hot(which we had) and Very Hot. It was delightful.

1  Thank PadminiA3
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here a few times, always get the banquet, which is a selection of things. Very good tasty food. Cheesy garlic naan is amazing. Nice people there too.

1  Thank 182sheree
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Not bad, nothing outstanding either. The medium was nice and spicy. Service was quick because it wasn't busy at all (Saturday night).

Thank CCNE37
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ordered from here to take away and the curries were delicious my rogan josh was one of the best I’ve ever had! The onion bhajis need a little work and we’re actually pretty un edible but because of the curry being...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food, lovely hosts, good price, family friendly. Licenced. Good vegetarian options, fast and takeaway.

Thank d d
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is a wonderful, small restaurant in a small NZ town! We happened upon it when looking for dinner at the end of a long rainy, day. The food was delicious, the staff kind and attentive. Indian food is quite popular in NZ and this...More

Thank TrvCpl
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We had a very pleasant meal here and were served by a very good waitress. Very tasty food - we had a starter that had a nice variety of items, some Naan bread, and a Madras lamb curry. Great selection of Indian pop music playing...More

Thank jamespjemson
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Its actually your standard Indian restaurant. Plenty of choice also for veggies. Nothing really special about it but it is delicious.

Thank Tijsv54
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We purchased takeaways from here after rèading very postive reviews. Did not enjoy our meals at all and felt yuk which lasted all rest of day. Didn't want tea. Wouldn't go back.

Thank Robyn B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Beach Road | State Highway-1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 3099
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