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Kathakali

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39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 8848
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12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, great selection of Southern Indian food.Good quality and reasonable price, will visit again

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1 Thank Hoddy37
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two weeks ago we went out to Kathakali with another couple, we have eaten here a number of times and it is always consistent, very nice and relaxed. We had a lovely bottle of Rose' with our meal. We ordered another of mains and had a great time, very satisfied.

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1 Thank Sirjack_10
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent tasty, spicy just delish large servings full of meat and vegetables. Breads beautifully cooked. Staff attentive and helpful. Would definitely recommend this place and will be back again, Indian food at its very best.

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1 Thank Artisticexpressions
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food & great drinks. Nice atmosphere and great service.I tried drums of heaven and Indian donut as a starter and pork masala,lamb mappas with paratha as main course.Really enjoyed a lot Would definitely recommend

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1 Thank Alex M
Auckland, New Zealand
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184 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know you are on to a good thing when the dishes that you have ordered are distinctive and cooked to perfection, and not a range of meat choices covered in a barely modified sauce common to all. The vegetarian dishes we had for starters were also distinctive and tasty. The service was friendly and efficient. The tables of large... More 

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1 Thank John_MtEden
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always enjoy the atmosphere at Kathakali & they offer nice, well priced wine. Even though they offer different meals from other Indian restaurants I am yet to order something that I find amazing.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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194 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The reviews on Trip Advisor were the reason we visited this restaurant and we were not disappointed. This place must be one of the best Indian restaurants I have ever visited. The place is very centrally located, which was a convenient walk away from our motel, and although it only has a door at street level, it is definitely a... More 

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2 Thank SWGH123
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

we dined here with family wh were visiting New Plymouth and had a great meal and the service was excellent.

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1 Thank kandeb2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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189 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We checked trip advisor for what to eat while travelling to New Plymouth and this showed on top of the list for Indian food. No doubt it is on top. The food is amazing and so is the service. We just made it at the close time. The manager still got us in rather than turning us back. We ordered... More 

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1 Thank Kiran K
New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had an awesome spontaneous dinner at Kathakali tonight, hosted by Varghese who made us very welcome. He helped us choose our meals with some delicious recommendations. I actually suspect anything on the menu would have tasted good. Service was good and although the restaurant wasn't buzzing (it was a Tuesday after all) it was good to see a steady flow... 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?