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Indian Minar

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300 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
+64 3-308 1076
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10:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:30
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service! Despite us keep changing orders, the waitress (im not sure whats her name but she is Nepalese) did not get annoyed or anything and gladly took our orders. Great food here as well, i would recommend their lamb kebabs and curries (butter chicken and mango). If you're dropping by Ashburton, please do drop by here :))

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Thank Jeryl J
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered by phone but had to pick up due to not meeting minimum $30 order for delivery. Meal was ready when they said it would be. Very nice mango chicken.

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Thank Jackjasa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great food and great service, if you like Indian cuisine this is the place to head to while in Ashburton.

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Thank gberginnz
Ashburton, New Zealand
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134 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Hi, The Indian Minar has new management and a new chef and wow it is good. We have been there three times, since the new chef to make sure it was not a fluke and it is not. Pauneet the new manager is very pleasant Enjoy Frank

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Thank FrankandTonia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had lunch from this restaurant on the way to mt cook. We ordered vegetarian dishes. Everything was delicious and service was also nice. Will surely recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Thank AR2PV
Hamburg, Germany
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Being hungry and looking for a good bite we came across this place. We ordered a seafood curry, lamb spinach curry and vegetarian paneer tika masala. Food was brought promptly, friendly service, naans were delicious. The curries were ok, unfortunately I must say they did not wow me as this was pretty much average and mine seemed to be lacking... More 

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1 Thank Betty V
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Beautiful and I mean BEAUTIFUL food. Reasonably priced. Highly recommend the vegetarian cheese dishes (and I'm not even a vegetarian). The chicken korma is also excellent.

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1 Thank kelly l
Gold Coast
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Have been wanting to try this place for ages, and so glad I finally did. I had the Paneer Tikka Masala which was delicious, and a generous size portion too! Will definitely be returning.

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Thank Travelbugs993
Ashburton, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We had takeaway butter chicken and lamb rogan josh with garlic naan. Was very good, only one point to make was garlic naan wasnt that garlicy.

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Thank Taylor S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

On short notice they were able to seat two people that night. We could see while we were dining that we were lucky to be able to book. It was busy. And for good reason - it was fabulous. You're never sure what to expect when trying somewhere for the first time. The restaurant was comfortable & the tables were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-308 1076

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?