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Reviewed 20 December 2023

I'm not a stranger to Indian food, and i felt that this place really lacked an edge. I felt the complimentary popadom was stale (not really crisp and left a somewhat bitter after taste). I had the Saag paneer, which was not horrible but the...ratio of gravy to cottage cheese, heavily favoured the gravy. Indian food when its good can blow your socks off, but this mean left my socks at knee height.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 24 July 2023

I had never seen this kind of standard in other Indian restaurant . Very tidy restaurant and staff were in good discipline and dishes were delicious and good presentable . Specially the girls working in the restaurant are good in job knowledge . Feeling homely...atmosphere away from home . Definitely recommend to my friendsMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 14 November 2022

Service was second to none and the meal was perfect. Also the duty manager, Gurleen Kaur, was great with a great sense of humour to match our own especially my husbands'. We don't live in Whakatane as we have moved around the country a bit...but it is our go to Indian restaurant when we are in Whakatane visiting family.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 5 October 2022 via mobile

I entered Spice Junction due to their good reviews and was happy. This restaurant has style. I believe they also do takeaways, but their tables are nice, napkins are real, served dishes are designed by final touches from the chef. Of course the food was...very tasty as well.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 9 April 2022

Had a bad dinner a few years ago with waiting for food and poor service went back last night give them another go - waited 1hr 20 min for our entrees I could have cooked a roast dinner in that time - restaurant was half...full there excuse was they were very busyMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 22 September 2021 via mobile

Awesome vegetarian and vegan options- amazing food. We’ve moved to this area and have this place a try. We’re really impressed with the selection of offerings and the quality of the meals- top class. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 28 August 2021 via mobile

Nice Indian restaurant located in Central Whakatane. The stuffed mushrooms were a great entree. Nice curries and friendly service.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 14 July 2021

We went here when in town, lovely service, nice atmosphere and well situated in the heart of town. Very good Indian

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 4 July 2021

This was just the best Indian cuisine we have experienced for a long time. Very nice menu, good service and more importantly the food was delicious. We would highly recommend Spice junction as an Indian restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 21 June 2021

Since Spice Junction has opened, me and my family and friends frequent this lovely restaurant at least once a week and sometimes more xxxx We also have deliveries when we can't make it. The whole experience is just fantastic and what a lovely family and...staff. The food is fantastic, never had a bad dish. We would definitely recommend. xxxMore

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 20 June 2021

Plenty of bars and restaurants in the town centre but we chose Spice Junction and we weren't disappointed. Good food with the right amount of spice and friendly service - reasonable prices. With a visit.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 21 April 2021 via mobile

I lived in malaysia for more than 20 years so had my fair share of Malay, Chinese, and Indian cuisine (both north and South India). So I was pleasantly surprised at how good our dinner was. I had Malai kofta, the others were, chicken tikka...Masala, prawn malabari, and lamb afgani. Excellent. The cheese and garlic naan was also noteworthy. Highly recommended here.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 23 March 2021

Great service, nice ambience, great food with lots of flavour. I will consider dining again next time we visit Whakatane. Nothing more to say.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 11 June 2020

Big venue but nice atmosphere and very gracious courteous staff. Food served quickly and VERY delicious. Especially Tawa lamb. Mangoe chicken good too but perhaps a bit sweet.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 18 March 2020

This restaurant had excellent vegetarian choices! My meal had so much flavor, and my husband enjoyed his as well!

Date of visit: February 2020
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SPICE JUNCTION, Whakatane - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Spice Junction offers takeaway services.

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Spice Junction is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5