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Maharaja Indian Restaurant

Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-352 0150
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (28 reviews)
“butter chicken” (20 reviews)
“samosas” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us dined , had shared entrees, a main and 2 drinks each for $195. Good value. The service was very good, staff attentive and friendly, food arrived promptly. We all enjoyed our meals and look forward to returning.

Thank gilandbrenda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once again a great night our with delicious food and friendly service. Well done team you always deliver!

Thank Vwbaby2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An Indian friend who knows good food,( from Hyderabad ) mentioned this restaurant and said it was well worth going to. I am not a great fan of Indian food but a friend staying with me is, so we went. We asked for mild curries...More

Thank joyandpoppy
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Been here a few times now. Great food. Great service. Reasonably price. Great environment. Everyone should try.

Thank James C
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Popped in here the other night, first timers. The food was average, nothing special and the drinks took an age to be delivered to us. Although the butter tikka masala sounds good, it was very average. I probably wouldn’t bother heading back. Service was pretty...More

Thank ypup
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The food was very tasty and came out in good time, the waiters were friendly and courteous but going to the bathroom was a bad idea as were the walls of the restaurant them selves. Door handles, walls, sinks, taps, toilets and floors all were...More

Thank 366taniaa
Reviewed 2 January 2018

First time ever at Maharaja, and OH what a thrill it was! We ordered the banquet for two and the starters were so tasty I began to get excited about my main dish! The Butter Tikka Chicken dish is to die for!!! And I don't...More

Thank SkyeWanderer777
Reviewed 6 December 2017

8 of us had a wide range of tastes food under DJ's recommendation. Delicious food with India decoration, including a small burning candle. Waiters are helpful with good manner. Quality food/meat, reasonable quantity, good value for money!

Thank nzyqz
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We pre-booked a family group of 20 for an immediate post-funeral celebration for a loved husband, father and grandfather. The occasion needed to be managed carefully, as the funeral had been long and very emotional - this was outlined to the manager when we arrived....More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This place was a total suprise for me. It had amazing variety and had very tasty food. I went with my family and enjoyed every bit of it. Getting such authentic Indian food in the middle of new Zealand is something unexpected. I had my...More

1  Thank Gautam G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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