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35A Riccarton Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-348 4660
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our quick and stress free meal after a long day... it was our first NZ experience of Nando's and be warned Brits it is different to back home! No 'Macho Peas'... HORROR!!! But all was good exactly what we needed and quick friendly service...

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1 Thank Francesca C
Southern California
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142 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We discovered Nando's while in Australia, so when we decided to travel to NZ, looked up locations so we could go again. Ate at three different Nando's during our trip, but this was the best overall. Nice design of the eating area with fun outdoor seating and of course, fantastic spicy chicken!

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1 Thank TwoByTwo
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

11 year old birthday request to go to Nandos. Friendly team. Chicken very moist, cooked perfectly. All levels of spice from herbs to very hot. Very limited deserts - prepackaged, the kids liked them at least. A good meal for a reasonable price.

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Thank Gscan
Bengaluru, India
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92 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

You get barbecue chicken with a variety of sauce with herbal to extremely hot , use to your taste. Add vinegar if you desire so. There are some dishes and rice for vegetarians too

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Thank Ushasivadas
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Wanted a place for a quick bite to eat that would suit the adults the kids and the gluten free members with us. It had a good choice, good food, good service and pleasant family atmosphere. Overall it was very good.

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Thank David V
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Ok. I know this chain is all over the world but this was a virginal visit. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the menu (though reasonably limited ) had a good selection of options. I went for the chicken paella and also the HOT sauce option. I am used to hotter Indian and Thai food and this was... More 

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Thank Roger F
Vancouver, Canada
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293 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Pros: Friendly and efficient service, Unique taste (typically Nandos no matter where you have it). Cons: Expensive for the portions that are served.(again typically Nandos no matter where you go). We ordered the Family Feast and unless your family comprises of 2 people you will go hungry. It comes as a full chicken, 2 large sides. The size of the... More 

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Thank Jpart
Christchurch
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Nandos on Saturday night. The service was amazing... Fast and friendly and we all loved the food. 2 of us had the half chicken with sides and 2 of us had burgers. We all really loved the food and I will definitely go back. My only suggestion would be for them to put whether the food is... More 

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Thank Dionne B
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2016

My whole chicken was very dry ,it's look like yesterday chicken that been reheated,coleslaw smells funny.Never bother to go there again prices also expensive.

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Thank jerrycrusader
Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

They make all kind of very nice Portuguese style chicken dishes. All dishes are cooked to order and are fresh. The staff is always friendly and helpful. This is a budget with a meal deal for under $20 for one, including a drink. We go to Nandos regularly when we are in Riccarton. So nice food, good portions and friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35A Riccarton Road | Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 4660

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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?