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1.7 km from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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Mid segment casual dining with redefined pan Indian cuisine using freshest of ingredients made in a state-of-the-art kitchen. With the menu philosophy that works on the principle of reinventing cult Indian dishes, The yellow Chilli provides its guests a feel of travelling across India with all five senses and a plate. Be it the signature Chicken sola, Akabari tikka, Achari paneer tikka. Delicious and innovative is what they are.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner
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Indian, Asian
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Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 17 April 2021

Went there with family on my birthday. Took an unbelievable 1.5 hrs for the food to arrive on the table! They seemed to be knocking out take-away and Uber Eats orders pretty quickly, possibly at the expense of those sitting waiting. We were eventually told...that our order had been forgotten although we had asked before and not been told this. When it did arrive the food was good but we were so hungry by then that it didn't really touch the sides and we just wanted to be out of there.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Rajneesh P, Owner at Yellow Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2021

Hi, thanks for your feedback. I am extremely sorry for this wait, I can understand how frustrated it is to wait that long. No excuses or valid reasons are acceptable. But honestly we always try to serve Customers as soon as possible. I am glad...More

Reviewed 29 March 2021

The food was delicious and they served good portion sizes. Very kind serving staff. Yellow Chilli had such a friendly atmosphere and was the perfect place for a first date!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 26 February 2021

Must say, the food is great at this place, especially the chicken lavabdar prepared by chef Diwakar Dutt. This place has been my constant for every weekend. Really great food and great service. Keep up the good work guys!!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 12 February 2021 via mobile

Searching for great value and amazing food, served in a quaint family friendly environment? Look no further. I was struggling to find somewhere for an enjoyable family evening, but then jumped on Trip Adviser. There nestled in the top 5 of over 700 venues in...Wellington is Yellow Chilli. And now having enjoyed the experience, I can confirm their place so high on this list is well and truely justified. Get there! It’s just great. We left satisfied, but not over full. And the dishes tasted fantastic!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Rajneesh P, Owner at Yellow Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2021

Hi Matt, Thank you so much for your review and hopefully we will get a chance to serve you and your family again in future. Thanks Nelson Tom

Reviewed 5 February 2021

Lovely, authentic Indian food. I have tried so many places in Wellington for Indian food, but this will be my go to place for sure :)

Date of visit: February 2021
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Rajneesh P, Owner at Yellow Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2021

Hi Thanks for the review, Thanks Nelson Tom

Reviewed 2 January 2021

From the outside it doesnt look much. But inside its clean, well decorated and the food is very very good. The toilet is nothing to write home about. The staff are friendly and its not very expensive. We have been twice, both times we had..."Salt and Pepper Prawns: and "Murgh Kali Mirch". Both are highly recommended. We also had "Vegetable Lavabdar on the first occasion and "Palak Paneer" the second time. These were also very good. The cocktail and mocktail were also good. So was the dessert - Gulab Jamun and Mango Kulfi. We will definitely go back when we are in Wellington.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Rajneesh P, Owner at Yellow Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2021

Hi Rohit, Thank you so much for the review and we will see you in future. Thanks Nelson Tom

Reviewed 2 December 2020

I really enjoyed my meal here, it was among the best Indian food I have had outside of India. The service was good, friendly staff. I am looking forward to returning again soon for another delicious curry.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Rajneesh P, Owner at Yellow Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2020

Hi Thank you so much for the review hopefully we will see you in future Thanks Nelson Tom

Reviewed 30 October 2020

The atmosphere in Yellow Chilli is amazing. We were greeted by the chef Diwaker and he took good care of us. We had some Kebabs and really yummy chicken curry along with some naan bread :) During our dinner we felt really welcomed and taken...care of. We will definitely go back for dinner ......More

Date of visit: October 2020
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RajneeshP, Owner at Yellow Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2020

Hi Mayank, Thank you so much for the review and really apricate for the effort for giving us a good review on behalf of chef Diwakar. Thanks Nelson Tom

Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Chose restaurant based on other Trip Advisor reviews and was not disappointed. The service was good, the food was outstanding. We all felt this was some of the best Indian we had had in a very long time. Will be returning!

Date of visit: October 2020
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RajneeshP, Owner at Yellow Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2020

Hi Jscindc, Thank you so much for the review and see you in future. Thanks Nelson Tom

Reviewed 14 September 2020 via mobile

Had Chilly potatoes, Kadhai paneer, Methi murg, Pashawari naan, butter naan. Food was really yum. 5 stars.

Date of visit: September 2020
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RajneeshP, Owner at Yellow Chilli, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2020

Hi Varun, Thanks for giving us 5 stars. Thanks Nelson Tom

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Yes, Yellow Chilli offers takeaway services.

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Yellow Chilli is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5