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Maharaja Indian Restaurant

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Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-352 0150
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit here a lot either as dine in or takeaway, (we travel 21kms to get a takeaway from here) Definitely the best Indian food in Christchurch. Service and Staff good.

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1 Thank MB16216
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit with friends and we had the plater, chose the dishes we wanted and at 40 dollars a person, great value. More than enough for 4 people, the food was beautiful, great flavours, nan breads just great. Good selection of wine and beers, if you like Indian food you will like The Maharaja. The staff are very helpful and... More 

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1 Thank David Q
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the restaurant to order takeaways on a friend's recommendation. The server was very pleasant and helpful. The order we made was going to take 15-20 minutes but we were offered a seat and served water to drink while we waited. The food was very good, the curry was rich and full of meat, and everything was still... More 

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1 Thank Janelle M
Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff and good food all served in a pleasant environment. Well located on a main road with plenty of off-street parking. No surprises on the menu. Indian isn't my cuisine of choice but this restaurant is one Indian establishment I'm happy to visit. My last visit was somewhat spoiled by having to endure a 90 minute wait to be... More 

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1 Thank Bill1200
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in without booking and although very busy we were given a good table. Helpful staff and excellent food, well worth the wait. Reasonable price also, will def visit again when in Christchurch.

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1 Thank Neil H
Dunedin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fast friendly service and the food was presented nice and hot. Nice and clean atmosphere, easy parking and good location.

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2 Thank barbaraj838
Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Our favourite Indian Restaurant on the South Island!!! A very stylish and beautiful place with a wonderful and calm atmosphere. No noisy tv! The food is excellent with a lot of vegetarian options and they even did an extra dish for us that wasn't on the menu! The staff is very caring friendly and attentive. They are all doing a... More 

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3 Thank Vivian W
Nelson, New Zealand
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Excellent alternative Indian food menu with some interesting spins on some favorite flavours. 8 of us all loved our food choices and the staff were friendly and attentive. Highly recommended.

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クライストチャーチ
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed the Prawn Malabari and Chicken Jalfrezi. We bumped into some friends at the restaurant and enjoyed meeting with them and catching up with their lovely young baby. We didnt order enough rice and very kindly they brought out more complimentary rice and so we also ordered some garlic naan bread to finish off the generous portions of curry.... More 

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2 Thank クレイグ
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We were travelling from Wellington and wanted to visit the suburbs for our evening meal. What a lovely little restaurant. The service was spot on and the food was just lovely. Was a Tuesday night and it was really busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 0150

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?