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39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 8848
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“masala dosa” (26 reviews)
“curry” (21 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I ended up in New Plymouth mid-week looking for some Indian food and stumbled upon this South Indian restaurant. Not knowing what to order I asked what their specialty dish was. They recommended the Fish Pollichathu with rice and Paratha on the side. There was...More

1  Thank Tommy_Jones_NZ
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with friends. Two of us vegans two of us eat anything. Delicious Indian food with excellent service. We had a variety of different choices on the table and every thing was eaten at the end of the meal.

1  Thank izzipop
Reviewed 5 days ago

Kathakali is providing Taranaki with a taste of the south-western Indian region of Kerala. Instead of naan, you'll find paratha made with wheat flour or fermented rice, and coconut milk batter kallapam pancakes. Instead of chicken tikka, there's coconut-based chicken istoo, and rather than beef...More

1  Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

South Indian food of great quality. We started with some Vada lentil doughnuts and spiced cauliflower, that even our 14-year old son could approve of (who isn't too keen on veggies). For main, we had a butter chicken with peratha bread, a chicken dosa, and...More

1  Thank Guitaravaganza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's three years since I first 'discovered' this jewel of New Plymouth dining. So often disappointed when returning to an eatery, this time I was delighted to find the standard had not dropped one iota, especially since I was taking a friend along this time....More

1  Thank Carol O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived as they opened for the evening. The authentic decor and ethnic music provided a pleasure backdrop. I ordered my favorite dish, Masala Dosa. This is a dish that's hard to find anywhere north of San Francisco, where l hail from. It was literally...More

2  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Found this lovely little gem during a recent visit. It was wonderful to taste authentic South Indian food again. It took us back to our times visiting South India. We were impressed with the waiters; they explained each dish as they brought it to our...More

1  Thank Freda S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Great dining experience.Great menu,excellent service. Menu very authentic and cooked perfectly . thank you, we will be back !!

1  Thank rubyzreddress
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting menu, wonderful meal, perfectly served!! The food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation.. Very pleasing!! A good hangout too... A very good experience to the drinks as well. All in all, a perfect restaurant!!

2  Thank Betsy S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This place is my go to for Indian food in New Plymouth, would have it at least once a month. Authentic Indian food at a great price, good value for money. Restaurant also able to accomodate a good number of guests. Only downside is that...More

3  Thank lai l
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Hi there is a BYO? Tx
11 July 2016|
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Response from Sam N | Property representative |
We do BYO just for wine only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 8848
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