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Pankawalla

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85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4444
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17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The service at Pankawalla is excellent, it couldn't be faulted! The food was awesome, we had Pankawalla fish for an entree and Pankawalla special for a main and they were both spectacular. I highly recommend this Indian restaurant!

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2 Thank Sonya B
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

As we were staying in New Plymouth overnight, we walked into town to find somewhere to eat, and came across PaNKaWaLLa. The menu had a great choice, and being unable to decide which option, we shared the Banquet for 2. With 12 dishes, all of them as delicious as the next, we were unable to finish them all. The staff... More 

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1 Thank Jayne S
1 review
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Pankawalla was recommended to us by another foodie in town - and his advice was certainly "on the money". The food was brilliant, with the right amount of heat and spice. You have to have the chef's special chicken...and the Mango Lassis are pretty good too. Great staff.

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Thank Andrew Z
New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Best Indian restaurant I have been to in the world!! Food was superb and staff were great, Very friendly, helpful and informative. Thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank samedgington
Auckland, New Zealand
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Being a curry-lover I looked for an Indian Restaurant on my visit to New Plymouth this week. I came across Pankawalla. I certainly wasn't disappointed — it exceeded my expectations, and I say this as one who is very familiar with Indian cuisine. . I chose an Indian-hot Lamb Rogan Josh (they will make it as spicy or as mild... More 

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1 Thank David C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Exceptional food, service and value for money! Such friendly and accomodating staff! Apparently an extended menu is coming in Autumn, will be back!

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1 Thank A8259VKianh
Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We'd an early dinner. Arrived as first guests. We felt welcome. Had a very good meal. Spicy so it should be. The meat and chicken were very tender and the rice and naan were cooked perfect. Maybe some complimantery chutney with the papadum will please the guests. We liked the mint chutney very well.

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1 Thank Nanda C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service, great place. The food is the best indian we've had. We always come here when in town.

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1 Thank Callan N
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

When we wandered in off the street to enquire about making a booking we were advised, sadly, that they were fully booked that evening. However the waiter gave me his cell phone number and asked me to give him a call a little later and he would see what he could do...When I called around 8.30pm he told us to... More 

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Thank Emily B
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were attracted to the restaurant by the wonderful aromas wafting from the open windows. We were certainly not disappointed. Wonderful food in a modern comfortable setting. Recommended if you enjoy Indian food.

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1 Thank Mike C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Asian, Contemporary, Indian, Balti, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
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, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4444

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