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Koi Spice Craft & Whisky

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, , Indian
85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4444
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Contemporary, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Wanted an Indian treat on a blustery winter evening. Chose butter scallops and plain naan. Six big fat scallops beautifully cooked with a creamy rich tomato sauce. Rice light and fluffy. Naan smokey and hot. Happiness for $25.00. Cool looking restaurant so looking forward to...More

1  Thank VicnJen67
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I had the butter chicken, mild, and was the best I've had in New Zealand, and I've had a few. Also really nicely designed and decorated restaurant will on street parking

Thank Jonathon E
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I ate here many years ago, when the decor was a little more basic, and I was struck by how carefully the food had been cooked, even for a lunchtime cheapy special. We went back here, and it's a bit more swept up, but in...More

2  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

It's a big call but - it's the best I've had. Scollops in mint and coconut was delicious. The waitress was very attentive and the barman had great banter. Thank you guys

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Food was lovely. Make sure that if you want Indian strength heat in your food, that you say so. The contemporary atmosphere is great with quotes from Rudyard Kipling and Mark Twain, among many others, on their thoughts of India. The variety on the menu...More

1  Thank kiwi0003
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Liked the updated decor. However, staff wandering through diners with what appeared to be rubbish, is a bit off putting. We arrived first at our table for 4 and had to ask for 2 extra wine glasses. These did not come until we asked a...More

Thank Magics70A
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We all enjoyed our meal here, although found the food a bit oily. The restaurant was pretty empty, and the service was fine, but not particularly friendly. I would probably give it 3 and a half stars if I could!

Thank denise224
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Beautiful food and fantastic service - this restaurant was a family favourite on our recent trip to New Plymouth. The decor is very cool. Good options for coeliacs.

Thank karensmith2017
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We went there last night. We are a couple of vacationers. We are passing by chance; This lovely restaurant attracted our attention. We love the beautiful tables, beautiful white towels. I really like the apron of the waiter, who gives a bar a cocktail atmosphere...More

1  Thank Prescillia R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were only in New Plymouth for one night and came across this little gem by accident trying to find another restaurant. But what great service and excellent food. We had the mixed starter between the 3 of us followed by Butter Chicken, Mango Chicken...More

2  Thank Stefan Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand (Formerly PaNKaWaLLa)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4444
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Contemporary upmarket authentic Indian Malay restaurant with a point of difference. We also specialise in craft beer and good selection of single malt/ blended whisky. Please ask about the upcoming tasting nights. Private whisky lockers are also available.
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