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Arjee Bhajee

13 c Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 6633
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bhajee” (32 reviews)
“curries” (33 reviews)
“garlic naan” (18 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
13 c Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

Visited with my g adventures tour group. Great food and menu choice. Service very slow. Starters and mains came out together, drinks too ages. Nice decor and atmosphere. Location good.

Thank Elephantemg
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We're english, so we like a curry, and this one is well worth a visit. The vegetarian options are good, and the meat was tender and fresh.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This is a very good indy restaurant. Prices are medium and the service is good The quality of the food is very good. You could also have a ready take away food A place to go if yiu could

Thank triper69
Reviewed 18 November 2015

The Cranford Street restaurant is a hidden gem. With a gentle demeanor and overflowing gentleness an excellent private escape. I wonder what they are cooking in their kitchen as I am greeted with a pleasing aroma. I chose the Chicken Makhani a soft creamy infusion...More

Thank Michael_FoodisLife
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We ate at this restaurant the other night and it was atrocious. The Kashmiri Chicken was like a creamy stew with no flavour. The Dhal was full of what looked like Black Eyed Peas but tasted terrible. The Naan bread lacked salt. The worst Indian...More

1  Thank Trevor G
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We decided to stop in for a curry after walking past on our evening in Christchurch as the restaurant looked busy. We went for the famous onion bhaji's for starters, which were nice for what they were. We were disappointed with our mains, the Lamb...More

Thank Olly-Lucy20
Snehil B, Manager at Arjee Bhajee, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2015

Hi Olly-Lucy Thank you for your feedback about your experience at Arjee Bhajee. Reading through the feedback I understand where you are coming from in regards to the taste and flavours of the dishes, as here in New Zealand the dishes are toned down in...More

Reviewed 5 November 2015

The Cranford Street restaurant is beautifully decorated and has such a great,chill out vibe. The mains were very good, especially the saag (spinach) lamb. Unfortunately, the eponymous bhajees were poor, under-cooked and doughy. Maybe they should serve these flat so they get crispy and cooked...More

Thank ZuluGigi
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

So again I reach out to TA for advice when staying in Riccarton Christchurch - if you've read my review of Trevinos - I'm not going back ever! - I had the venison curry it was superb and the Onion Bhajees (called Argy bargies in...More

Thank Edgy69
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I really like the curries here, not too much cream and sweeteners which you can get at other Indian eateries. I also enjoy the service here and I like the takeout options which are great value for money.

1  Thank MarionFromChch
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Good food, convenient location and good service. Authentic Indian food and very friendly staff. Not very expensive.

1  Thank Mahesh_Ayyagari
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 c Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 6633
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