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Pankawalla

85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4444
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted an Indian treat on a blustery winter evening. Chose butter scallops and plain naan. Six big fat scallops beautifully cooked with a creamy rich tomato sauce. Rice light and fluffy. Naan smokey and hot. Happiness for $25.00. Cool looking restaurant so looking forward to...More

1  Thank VicnJen67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the butter chicken, mild, and was the best I've had in New Zealand, and I've had a few. Also really nicely designed and decorated restaurant will on street parking

Thank Jonathon E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here many years ago, when the decor was a little more basic, and I was struck by how carefully the food had been cooked, even for a lunchtime cheapy special. We went back here, and it's a bit more swept up, but in...More

2  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's a big call but - it's the best I've had. Scollops in mint and coconut was delicious. The waitress was very attentive and the barman had great banter. Thank you guys

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Food was lovely. Make sure that if you want Indian strength heat in your food, that you say so. The contemporary atmosphere is great with quotes from Rudyard Kipling and Mark Twain, among many others, on their thoughts of India. The variety on the menu...More

1  Thank kiwi0003
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Liked the updated decor. However, staff wandering through diners with what appeared to be rubbish, is a bit off putting. We arrived first at our table for 4 and had to ask for 2 extra wine glasses. These did not come until we asked a...More

Thank Magics70A
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We all enjoyed our meal here, although found the food a bit oily. The restaurant was pretty empty, and the service was fine, but not particularly friendly. I would probably give it 3 and a half stars if I could!

Thank denise224
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Beautiful food and fantastic service - this restaurant was a family favourite on our recent trip to New Plymouth. The decor is very cool. Good options for coeliacs.

Thank karensmith2017
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We went there last night. We are a couple of vacationers. We are passing by chance; This lovely restaurant attracted our attention. We love the beautiful tables, beautiful white towels. I really like the apron of the waiter, who gives a bar a cocktail atmosphere...More

1  Thank Prescillia R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were only in New Plymouth for one night and came across this little gem by accident trying to find another restaurant. But what great service and excellent food. We had the mixed starter between the 3 of us followed by Butter Chicken, Mango Chicken...More

2  Thank Stefan Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4444
  • E-mail
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