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Punjabi Dhaba

Blenheim Road | Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good0%
  • Average33%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
26 Mar 2016
“Tawa and Tandoori, the best around ”
14 Feb 2015
“pretty average Indian food”
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Blenheim Road | Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

My dad and I are here on Easter Saturday and I can safely say that's it's some of the best Indian food we have had in Christchurch...and being Indian, we have a pretty decent idea of good Indian food. The Chicken Sholay Kebab was moist,...More

Thank Benjamin A
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We bought takeaways from here as it was very near our motel. The food was OK but nothing sensational. It was reasonably priced. The portions were generous and free rice comes with the mains which is pretty usual. The samosas were nice and the butter...More

3  Thank AKBNZ
Reviewed 16 May 2014

The food here was of a high standard, the flavours were great, the naan bread awesome. (Another restaurant where the rice cost extra.) The service on the other hand was clumsy and amateurish. Although quick the waiter just didn't seem to have a clue on...More

5  Thank Mark O
Reviewed 4 November 2013

I have eaten here 3 times and every time it has been excellent! The tandoori chicken entree is the best I have ever tried! Great service!

Thank stereoequipment
Reviewed 2 November 2012

Very very expensive to what we got the food for. Mango lassi $7.50 per glass. Very expensive, doesn't even feel like a fine dining. Not highly reccomended! We paid $140 for four people with three mains, 4 mango lassi and one mixed platter. I was...More

2  Thank Surprised1Chch
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We had decided to pop to Blenheim Road Tavern for lunch - but didn't feel like bar snacks at the time. The bar girl directed us to Punjabi Dhaba right next door. We are glad that we gave it a go. Though it is part...More

1  Thank JuliaTheKiwi2012
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: Blenheim Road | Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
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