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Radio Malabar

633 Devon Road | Taranaki, New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4073
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dosa” (28 reviews)
“butter chicken” (15 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
633 Devon Road | Taranaki, New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Very unassumaing location and much bigger inside than it looks. Food was excellant as well as the service. food arrived quickly and very good serving sizes

1  Thank rob w
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This restaurant serves authentic southern Indian food. The staff are mostly from Kerala & the spices they use in their food are great. We were a group of four so each ordered a different dish to share.everything was fresh & tasty.

Thank Wendy w
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Being from kerala, it is appreciative that the restaurant has been innovative in linking curries to local names of places in kerala. The chicken biriyani with fried chicken in it was a good version.. The fish moiled, appam, porotta was all nice.

Thank dhiluantony
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Greatest Indian food in NZ or any other place for that matter don't miss it have eaten indian all over the globe this is hard to beat

1  Thank Sean K
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Imagine you are in New Plymouth and struck with pangs of desire for authentic Kerala fish and rice - Who do you call ?? ...... Ghostbusters??? But, you’re in luck here, because Radio Malabar sends out signals that draws you to this delightful little restaurant,...More

2  Thank Billytoucan
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Kerala is a southern state of India. They grow spices. Hence expectations are high which were really met. Good fish, parathas and lamb biryanis. Also try chicken chettinadu which has good flavours. Prices are reasonable. Can't wait to revisit.

1  Thank Aspi123
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Congratulations to staff of Rad Mal for consistantly creating good tasty Sth Indian food. We always have very friendly service and extremely helpful when we ordered in. If you are unsure of what to order just call in and the staff will suggest a great...More

1  Thank TimW1961
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Always delicious authentic food and the service is awesome which is why we keep going back. Best in town

1  Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Decided to go to Radio Malabar with my neice from Singapore. The thosai was average, and the chicken dish we ordered was terrible. It was sweet and the chicken must have been several days old, and just defrosted for that meal. No other customers the...More

Thank mpsbr
Radio M, Manager at Radio Malabar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Sorry sir for the bad experience you received. But still we are trying to figure out, what made you give a comment like this coz we are still on a progressive standard on the dishes we serving and never went a downhill. You dined a...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic South east Indian cuisine enjoyed last Sunday. I highly recommend Radio Malabar. Have been 4 time now and has been top quality every time.

1  Thank Simon M
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Kevin R
4 August 2016|
Response from Radio M | Property representative |
Yes BYOW. Always welcome😀😀😀😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 Devon Road | Taranaki, New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4073
  • E-mail
Fine Dinning,Takeaways, South Indian (Kerala) Restaurant, South Indian Vegetarian Sunday Buffets, Open 6 days. Closed on Mondays.
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