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“Hidden gem of innovative cuisine! ”
Review of Permit Room

Permit Room
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Ranked #11 of 1,213 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$31
Description: Permit Room located ground floor 1920s historic building . Colonial fitout look, ties in with building. Restaurant and bar theme on prohibition India, with south Indian cuisine
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Description: Permit Room located ground floor 1920s historic building . Colonial fitout look, ties in with building. Restaurant and bar theme on prohibition India, with south Indian cuisine
Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

This elegant gem is hidden behind the convention centre but everything from the exterior building to the menu to the dishes on your table tells a story. This is not to be mistaken to be Indian cuisine. Its Indian inspired, but the level of innovation and creativity is to die for. Must trys: banana kale bhajiya, and curried potato and cauliflower, trust me you will not regret it.
This place though is all about the drinks so you wont go wrong by picking any of the extensive list of cocktails.

On my visit the place was buzzing with birthday celebrations, girls night out and couples on date night. It is a perfect spot to treat yourself and your loved ones.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank veidehip2017
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Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

Amazing place! Service was excellent and the food was delicious. Cannot reccomened enough! Will definitely be back

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sarahsezz
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Reviewed 2 May 2019 via mobile

Beautiful decor inside a well restored building. Staff provide great friendly service and the place had a really nice atmosphere.

Went for two small plates - tasty madras lamb chops and the wonderful gunpowder cauliflower and potatoes! Had a bit of a kick to them but I never go hotter than medium so that may be why.

Tried my friends coconut butter chicken which was very nice indeed! Topped it all off with an ok cardamom spiced donut which came with vanilla ice cream.

Definitely worth a visit and to us, sharing small plates was the better option.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lee_A_B_1976
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Reviewed 26 April 2019 via mobile

We went as a small group of friends and shared a selection of starters for dinner - the service was great, all the food really good, and a relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Kelly L
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Reviewed 25 April 2019

Could not fault a thing. Beautiful decor, delicious food and great service! Will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lorensz18
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