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Maharaja Indian Restaurant

Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-352 0150
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (20 reviews)
“curry” (28 reviews)
“samosas” (7 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

8 of us had a wide range of tastes food under DJ's recommendation. Delicious food with India decoration, including a small burning candle. Waiters are helpful with good manner. Quality food/meat, reasonable quantity, good value for money!

Thank nzyqz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre-booked a family group of 20 for an immediate post-funeral celebration for a loved husband, father and grandfather. The occasion needed to be managed carefully, as the funeral had been long and very emotional - this was outlined to the manager when we arrived....More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a total suprise for me. It had amazing variety and had very tasty food. I went with my family and enjoyed every bit of it. Getting such authentic Indian food in the middle of new Zealand is something unexpected. I had my...More

1  Thank Gautam G
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Very good attentive staff.food was delicious. Price average for type of restaurant. Easy to find.plenty of parking. Great night out

1  Thank Genevieve S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Super fast service! Water and drinks were offered immediately, entree and mains came out really quick even though they did look relatively busy. Their staff were really friendly and made sure you were taken care of. Great Indian food, and super decent pricing! $17.50 for...More

1  Thank makaelaw2017
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Service is great, staff sre very friendly! Husband and I come here alot and are always remembered by the staff, even remembering our orders each time! Food is just as good!

1  Thank rleigh2016
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We have travelled a lot and lived in several locations, and have enjoyed a superb Indian restaurant in.....Lagos, Nigeria. It was our mission to find a good Indian restaurant in Christchurch. Our previous experience had been spoiled by dishes that were swilling in oil and...More

1  Thank Robert G
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 dined here during our holiday. Premises is a old house which was well decked out leaving plenty of space and privacy. Staff were very helpful. We initially enquired about their $40 pp banquet which sounded like value for money if you...More

1  Thank Andrew Q
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Dined here with the family just recently and couldn’t fault it. The service was great, from the warm welcoming we received through to the table service. A fantastic variety of Indian cuisine to choose from. I have been to a few Indian restaurants around the...More

1  Thank taksiphone1
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great end to our trip on the South Island. We shared a mixed plate to start with veggie samosas (which were amazing and fresh), and a variety of small meat dishes. For the main we shared the Lamb Bhuna (asked for it "kiwi hot" was...More

3  Thank James W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 0150
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