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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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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 26 April 2017

After some time away I have recently been back to Kathakali a number of times. As always quality of food, menu selection, beverage selection, staff helpfulness and peaceful ambience were all as good as ever. My son and daughter in law were recently here on...More

2  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Will definitely visit again when in NP :) Had a vegetarian biriani and a duck dish. Both really yummy! And the dosas were great as well.

2  Thank tanjap601
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful decor just beautiful and great smiles very friendly and hospitable. Order was taken straight away a bottle of cold water brought to my table as I sat down. Food came out fast and hot fantastic. Good aromatic flavours if you order mild it will...More

2  Thank Marlaina C
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic and not the standard Indian food you would find in NZ. Perhaps it is more authentic; I can't comment on that but it was delicious!! Really loved eating here and am looking forward to going back!! Staff were lovely, decor was...More

1  Thank tmarie77
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this place to get the taste of Indian cuisine . Host were polite and attentive . Nice food and yummy taste . The fish dish is exceptional, although be particular whether you need it to be spicy . Nice ambience , good music ....More

2  Thank MAILRIQ
Reviewed 5 April 2017

When the Social Kitchen was closed for a private event, we decided to go to Kathakali. The meal and service here were lovely. I enjoyed a vegetarian dosa while my husband had the special, a fish plate. Everything was flavorful and delicious. (Although, the best...More

3  Thank HCr0ss
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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
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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