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Kaikoura Indian Restaurant&Cafe

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17 Beach Road | State Highway-1, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 3099
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“garlic naan” (10 reviews)
“malai kofta” (4 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 1 week ago

My partner and I enjoyed a delicious dinner here of Lamb Rogan Josh, Saag Aloo, Basmati Rice and a Garlic Naan. All were cooked to perfection and very filling! Decor was basic and the service was just ok, but the food was great, so no...More

Thank chick-pea-222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, they had me at “Indian food”. Maybe I’m bias when I say it’s my favourite restaurant in town, because I love Indian food so much...? We’ve thad vegetarian, chicken, fish... it’s always great! I especially love the mango lassi it’s delicious. We go there...More

Thank celinemidavaine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Indian I've had, bar non. If Your in Kaikoura make an effort and go here. Service food and price, really good. we will be back, Thanks.

Thank mowaman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place as it was the #1 in Trip Advisor Still trying to figure out why. Overpriced (40 dollars for a two very very small curry) and dull flavours Quite a disappointing experience! Friendly service is the reason I have this two...More

1  Thank Enrique V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good. The service was excellent, and the waitress was lovely and very helpful. Would eat here again.

Thank NZtourier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Indian food favorites served with a smile and at reasonable prices make this a good choice. An option to BYO wine add to the attraction. Very nice garlic naan.

Thank Pdunchob
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The food here is lovely. We had the banquet and we’re really pleased with the quality of the food. It was unusual for us to be asked how hot we wanted our curries as, in the UK the heat is determined by the type. The...More

Thank AnanB
Reviewed 15 February 2018

When you're up for Indian food, this is a tasty restaurant to try. We had dinner - complete with papadam, their special chicken curry, lamb vindaloo, garlic naan, and my husband couldn't resist a try at the mango ice cream. It's BYO, so we brought...More

Thank retiredconsultant
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Very good Indian cuisine. Chicken tikka and lamb dish plus garlic naan as good as you get. Recommend 👍

Thank Les W
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Ordered a takeout which was butter chicken and kadai chicken. Came with big container of rice. Was quickly cooked within 15 minutes and absolutely delicious when we ate it. Recommend

Thank pip_dman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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