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$16 - $25
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 29 May 2023

Ordered a takeaway from this restaurant and it was great. My partners a ex chef which makes eating out painful, she rated the chicken korma the best she ever eaten. I had the meat for 2 and a Piru bakta. Both were great. Very underrated...restaurant had to write a review , definitely going back considering they're only a K or so down the road, my 1st review lolMore

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 25 September 2022 via mobile

A deceiving appearance from outside so you must enter to reveal the real layout. Food was great, service was very attentive with a nice ambience.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 3 April 2022

We were told of this restaurant a while ago and decided to finally dine here. We were happy dining here. The decor inside was certainly different to the shop frontage.It was colourful inside . The food was very tasty and service excellent. They explained the...dishes we enquired of. Overall I would recommend Maharaja's Restaurant for an authentic taste.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 9 January 2022 via mobile

Absolutely tip top.. visiting from taranaki with my family (2 young kids) the service was impeccable and the recommendation I received was on point .. everyone at the table loved all of their dishes .. if we were local, we would be regulars.. 10/10.. excuse...me whilst I sleep off my endorphinsMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 21 June 2021

We've eaten here several times by ourselves and with family. The range of drinks and food on offer is always very good. They prepare a good Vindaloo here and also have goat on the menu, a real must have. Overall I like this restaurant -...the friendliness of staff, the food, the atmosphere. The staff are always willing to stop and talk to you.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 22 January 2021

Staying over in Lower Hutt ready for the ferry we searched Tripadvisor for a place to eat. Maharajas had good reviews so off we went. It was really tasty. Authentic flavours and well spiced. Service was great. There is large window into the kitchen by...the Tandoor and you can see the Naans being made. Certainly go again if we were in the area.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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TamarindChutney, Owner at Maharajas Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2021

Thanks for popping in Andy, we are please you enjoyed your meal and service! Thanks for your kind words and hope to see you when you are back in town :)

Reviewed 12 July 2020

Best curry I've had for a long time, , highly recommend. Staff were friendly, welcoming and service was great.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 18 December 2019 via mobile

Best curry (love the butter chicken and sagwala) in Wellington. Service is amazing here. Thought I better review since we visit here at least once a month. Thank you

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 14 December 2019

We have been visiting Maharajas Indian Restaurant for more than 15 years. Always for takeaways (we live very close by). We would rate this place as arguably the best Indian restaurant in the greater Wellington region. This family run restaurant has provided consistently good food...for the whole period of time that we have been visiting for our takeaways. Not once have we ever found a tough, chewy or gristly piece of meat in one of their curries. Sure, you can find a cheaper Indian restaurant but we have always found that quality is directly related to price. Every dish is delicious and service is always with a smile. We always looks forward to a visit.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 27 November 2019 via mobile

I called in here for a quick dinner my myself while in Petone for work. I was welcomed by friendly and attentive staff and they brought the meal I ordered out quickly. Restaurant has a nice atmosphere even though it was a quiet nice. (Came...here a bit 19 years ago).More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 31 August 2019

Quite impressed with this restaurant. The setting and service are very good. And the food is excellent. Try the very varied Indian breads, each of the choices are quite unique and well done. The manager made good recommendations and we were quite happy with the...options. The biryani was good. So was the veg kadai and veg miloni. All in all, a very good experience.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 10 August 2019

Excellent curries and fantastic range. We had vegetarian, lamb and chicken and couldn't pick our favourite! Absolutely delicious

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

Have had about 10 curries from here so far - all consistently tasty and well proportioned. Also love that they stay hot as a takeaway. Good value. Only downside is if eating in it lacks atmosphere and is very dark. But easy to collect takeaway...and eat st the beach or at the petone sprig and fernMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 11 July 2019 via mobile

My husband and I love this place, the food is always excellent and the staff are so welcoming. We have been a couple of times and will continue to do so when we want a really yummy curry!!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 24 May 2019 via mobile

Great food! Service even better - couldn’t fault it. They were busy but this didn’t hamper their friendly attentive service. Peanut naan was a real highlight- yum!! Will certainly be back.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Cigar0
24 July 2020|
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Response from TamarindChutney | Property representative |
Hello Cigar0, Yes we are BYO wine and fully licensed. Hope to see you soon. Maharajas :)
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Philadelphia J
17 October 2018|
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Response from TamarindChutney | Property representative |
Hi Philadelphia Yes most of our vegetarian dishes can be made dairy free apart from the ones containing Paneer. Our restaurant is very child friendly, we have 2 high chairs and a change table available and have many... More
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lesleyw478
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Response from TamarindChutney | Property representative |
Hi lesleyw478, Thank you for your question, most of our starters are gluten free and all of our curries are gluten free. We also have alternative options to replace the breads. Many of our customers require gluten free... More
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MAHARAJAS INDIAN RESTAURANT, Petone - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions about Maharajas Indian Restaurant

Yes, Maharajas Indian Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Yes, Maharajas Indian Restaurant offers delivery services.

Maharajas Indian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4