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Kathakali

39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 8848
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“masala dosa” (26 reviews)
“curry” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Don't be put up by the little doorway with just a sign, head upstairs to Kathakali and you'll have a fantastic Indian meal. The food is delicious and good value. Good service too. Highly recommend it.

2  Thank garryandjanet
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended and it didn't disappoint. From the ambience through to the service through to the actual food - just fantastic. I have no hesitation to recommend this place to curry aficionados.

2  Thank nzrckstr
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The food was impeccable and the service was second to none. The staff were attentive and went out of their way to get to know us. I especially enjoyed my experience as I got to know the stories of the staff.

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Not a Tikka Masala insight - although there was a butter chicken but why would you? Best curry I have had since being in India. I have lived in the UK for several years and love my indian food - if you like a curry...More

2  Thank Rod C
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had a great meal at Kathakali - my wife is still talking about the saag gosht (lamb and spinach). The restaurant was unexpectedly busy on a Sunday night but service was prompt and friendly. Based on our experience, Kathakali deserves its good reviews.

1  Thank RWMIndianapolis
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

After searching the good Indian restaurant in town we found great one!we love the best food and friendly service here!highly recommended.

1  Thank Varghese M
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

On an unexpectedly rainy evening we came across this delightful Indian Restaurant in the centre of New Plymouth, and went upstairs to a very friendly reception and a really lovely authentic meal from Karola ( the region in Southern India from where the name comes...More

1  Thank neil2015
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Two couples quite experienced with Indian food - we decided to give Kathakali a try for an evening meal instead of the lunches we normally have had there. Quite a step up in the variety of food available, and four very different, all excellent meals...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Really enjoyed our meal at Kathakali. My husband, son and I all had a starter, main and dessert and all of the courses were really tasty and delicious. Flavours were just right! Will recommend to friends.

Thank JKobza2015
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This seems to be a general issue in New Plymouth: service (for us and for diners we observed while waiting 30 min for takeout) was *very* slow. I called, placed a takeout order, they said 30 minutes, we show up 40 minutes later and food...More

Thank elena9687
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goldy319
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
New restaurant
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