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Maharaja Indian Restaurant

Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-352 0150
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (29 reviews)
“gosht” (3 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great end to our trip on the South Island. We shared a mixed plate to start with veggie samosas (which were amazing and fresh), and a variety of small meat dishes. For the main we shared the Lamb Bhuna (asked for it "kiwi hot" was...More

2  Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Maharaja after it was recommended by family. Indian is our favourite cuisine and the restaurant certainly lived up to its reputation. Great service, easygoing environment and above all brilliant food. Everything was delicious, but some dishes were exceptional. We will be back.

1  Thank giffboot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant based in a cute, old style, house. The service was a little slow and inattentive but the food was incredibly tasty and well presented!

1  Thank Tori S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed ordered from the menu based on the prices written but when the bill came different higher prices appeared when asked what is going on the guy said I'm sorry our prices went up but we haven't printed new menus yet however we were...More

3  Thank talk2lenny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went there tonight for dinner for two, and had a great meal, Butter Chicken and I had the chicken masala. both of which were great, Naan's also the best I've had here in Chch. parking out back, so thats easy too.

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Enjoyed the excellent food and service of this restaurant for the first time. Best garlic Naan we have ever had in Christchurch, and we have been to quite a few Indian restaurants in our time here. The Beef Madras was divine. Happy to recommend.

3  Thank PBANZ
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We just had dinner here and it was amazing. Entree, main and dessert were all so delicious! Highly recommend 👌🏼

3  Thank K6028VXjuliab
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant several times and never disappointed. Lovely food and accommodating for the the set menus, mixing a vegetarian and meat dishes to suit. Well done

3  Thank Herbie15
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit and it didn't disappoint. Lovely atmosphere, attentive wait staff and best of all stunning food that is very good value. Will be a regular.

3  Thank greenfamily12
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I came last Sunday with my partner. The restaurant is romantic and calm. We ordered a dhal chah and butter masala chicken. It was excellent. I am used to spicy authentic Indian and it has amazing flavours. Great service and spicy pickles! I cook a...More

3  Thank sunshine23099
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Papanui Rd | 452 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 0150
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