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Village India

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17 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 5000
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17:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I were in town on Labour Day, so not much was open aside from this place and Pizza Hut. But wow, this was delicious! We'd actually gotten it mixed up with reviews for a different Indian restaurant that said the food was mild so order hotter. We ordered hot thinking it would be medium... but no, it... More 

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Thank Barbara J
Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've been here quite a few times, for family dinner/lunches, for a dinner date or two with my partner, and takeaways too, I just can't get enough! The staff are absolutely lovely and the food is amazing, has to be the best Indian restaurant I've been too, and there's 3 of them here!

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Thank Amelia H
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I found this restaurant by chance since it wasn't far from my hotel. Situated in the centre of Blenheim it is not difficult to find. For those used to Indian restaurants in the UK this will be a familiar experience with all the usual favourites on the menu. I visited on a weekday evening so it wasn't too busy. Welcome... More 

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Thank bjasavage
Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a great little restaurant in the heart of Blenheim. Roger - the owner also runs cooking classes and you can buy ingredients in a small store inside. Great for take aways too if you are visiting.

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Thank FionaFen
Hawera, New Zealand
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Warm, inviting and very nice and that's just the staff. Had a great night in neat surroundings with a plentiful and tasty meal.

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Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

My husband and I went out for a quick meal and enjoyed everything we ate. A few interesting variations on the menu (I loved the butter prawns). We didn't bring our son on this occasion but the kids menu looked pretty good. Only flaw was that our meals were put in the same box separated by the rice. Even though... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I have been eating here for several years now. The food is awesome. I am vegetarian and have tried every veg dish on the menu. They are all yum. The food here is always superb and served with a smile. I have eaten Indian overseas in quite a few different places but this is my number 1. Also you must... More 

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Thank Jo W
Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

The food was fantastic but the service was very slow. We were early so think some wait staff weren't there but when we sat down we were then left so long we went to the bar to order drinks. We never got the chance to order a second drink.

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Berlin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Located right in the middle of Blenheim, hard to miss. Nice atmosphere and good selection of beverages. More important though is the selection of authentic Indian dishes. Full of flavour, great quality for money. Will go back there as often as possible.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

The food was the highlight for me; the very best Sag Paneer I have ever tasted, and good naan to go with, and quality craft beers too. The service was a bit hit-and-miss, there weren't enough staff front of house when we first arrived and we were given a rather peremptory greeting, plus were were told to sit at a... More 

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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
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 5000

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