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Mantra Arrowtown

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12, The Royal Oak | 50 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-442 0880
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best Indian meal we have ever had, and that's saying something seeing as we've had an Indian meal every Sunday since time began. We we're delighted with the freshness of the herbs and spices, heat and quality of the dishes plus the fabulous fluffy rice. The icing on the cake was the naan bread which was perfect.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finally we made it to Mantra's after all that we have heard about it & We must admit the food by far is really good as compared to the indian restaurants we have eaten in & around Queenstown. However in comparison, we felt that it is a bit overpriced & the quantities are a bit less. We ordered a small... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Mantra - always superb. You cannot go past Mantra for Indian Cuisine. The food is always superb. Tastes and flavours of India tailored to your individual tastes. Excellent service. Great wine selection. A stylish restaurant with a distinguished cuisine. You cannot get better in this area.

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Thank SuLu21
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went to Mantra and my niece who was visiting from overseas summed it up for us when she spoke to the owner.."Mantra is one of my favourite Indian restaurants. It is friendly, relaxed and the food is excellent. I don't live in Arrowtown but my mother does and everytime I visit I insist that we go" I agree with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Lovely restaurant, amazing tasty food! And great friendly and attentive service! Best curry I've eaten in New Zealand!

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2 Thank Kirstylo13
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Ordered takeaway staff was friendly and polite and environment was great. Loved the food and the aroma. Value for money .

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal for two and was not disappointed. The food was fresh, tasty and well prepared. The service was attentive and the host welcoming. Restaurant decor was bright and the place was clean. Highly recommend.

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal. All the dishes were very tasty. Generous portions and well presented. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive. Great food, great service and great location in the heart of the town. Will definitely come back.

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

An excellent Indian restaurant with a good variety of Indian food styles. Good service and moderate prices. You can state the level of spice you require and the chef will match it to your taste. Good sized portions so be careful not to order too much. Really worth a visit if you like Indian food.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Always never disappoint of taste of Indian ala cart. fresh & tasty! Good atmosphere for even couple family & friends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 33
Cuisine
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12, The Royal Oak | 50 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 0880
Description
The moment you step inside Mantra Restaurant you will discover there's a real difference when it comes to enjoying Indian hospitality and dining. Sophisticated Indian cuisine in Arrowtown in a pink, black, almost womb-like interior, emphasizing peace and tranquility. The unique décor is warm and inviting with careful attention to making your visit truly enjoyable and special. Mantra promises an elegant dining experience and is keen to push away from the traditional image of an Indian restaurant. The ambiance is smooth, with slow-moving waiting staff deliberately taking their time to make sure the pace of life in here is suitably sedate. Menu is varied, with an excellent vegetarian selection which has been carefully selected and crafted by Shammi. Portions are generous and very nicely-presented. Complementing the menu Mantra has showcased an excellent wine list.

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