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17 Beach Road | State Highway-1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 3099
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner and were so glad we did. The food was wonderful and the service even better. The waitstaff were obviously total professionals and service was on par with some of the best. Super friendly and prompt and they paid attention to every detail. The food was awesome as well - exactly what I was hoping for.... More 

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Thank Sage A
AlAin UAE
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting for lunch with my son was a very enjoyable experience.There were reasonably priced dishes to suit all tastes,curries were tasty and cooked to perfection,The rice and Nan bread were perfect the meal was so good we ordered extra for takeaway.A must for a visit for any curry lovers visiting Kaikoura.The friendly staff make everybody feel welcome.

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Thank ShellyAlain
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tired and hungry we walked the streets of Kiakoura after a long days travel, many eateries were closed and the few that were open either 'fast food' or offering pub grub. Don't be deceived from the exterior or even the lack of atmosphere when entering this restaurant because the food is excellent, yes I can verify fresh spices, really tasty... More 

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Thank Anne F
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The appearance is unprepossessing but it is well located on the main street and the food was very good.

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Thank jeff600
Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here before the earthquakes and it was really good but wanted to revisit now. Not disappointed. The food was very nice and the staff/owners were great. A lovely restaurant with really good food at a reasonable price. We will be back.

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Thank GruntaNZ
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant. I had the chicken tikka masala and he had the madras chicken. Both dishes were flavorful and delicious. We also had the garlic naan and tandoori roti and finished our meal with gulab jamun for dessert. I would definitely eat here again!

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Thank Leslie D
Blenheim, New Zealand
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went here the other night, it was not to busy so got a table easily. We all had something different and were all very happy with what we had. Were surprised at how reasonable the meals were and the drinks very good. Looked to be very busy with takeaways there was a constant flow of traffic for them, understandable... More 

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Thank turtle63
Cheshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We called in here on a Saturday evening for a meal and had no trouble getting a table. The staff are very friendly and the service excellent. Most importantly though the food is superb. Delicious flavours, quality ingredients and generous portions. This is a really good Indian restaurant and a nice change from crayfish, pies and fish and chips.

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Thank phil100652
Christchurch, New Zealand
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Had dinner at Kaikoura Indian Restaurant recently. Very nice meal, Mango Chicken and Lamb Korma. Would happily eat here again. Quick friendly service.

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Thank Elaine J
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A great Indian restaurant within easy walking distance of Kaikoura's town centre. All the food was very flavourful (try the bhajis) and the service was excellent from the hard-working staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$21
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?