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Pankawalla

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85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4444
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17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here for dinner and had some nice, different Indian food. Minted scallops as entree, really delicious. The naan breads were good too. Very attentive staff and not too long a wait for the meals. I would definitely eat here again next time I am in New Plymouth.

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Thank SuenAndy1983
Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is very, very nice! The staff is very gentle, the food absolute delicious The room looks very clearly and beautifully. The price is fair

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1 Thank Gerlinde B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicest, classiest Indian restaurant in New Plymouth with excellent service and excellent food. Staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful with their food recommendations and ensure your dining experience is fantastic.

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1 Thank Carey S
New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I eat here often as a very flash establishment but also very well priced. And I had a gluten free naan bread. Epic

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1 Thank healthyguy2014
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They took us at really late notice and served the best food with impeccable service ***** I would highly recommend to all.

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1 Thank Sascha H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food with great service. The quality of the food was excellent the server was very attentive

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Thank U3640SArichardr
Melbourne
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165 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$49 for two house wines (or drinks) two main meals with rice and nan bread for two. Was great food, friendly staff. No complaints

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Thank Amy W
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was just delicious. Very friendly waiter. Offers a various choice of vegetarian food. Nice decoration with sayings of Indian and international celebrities.

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Thank huelsensack
Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I visit New Plymouth I always dine out at Pankanwalla. It is the best Indian restaurant I have ever found and that Includes large cities like Christchurch and Auckland. New Plymouth should be proud to have a restaurant of such calibre. The menu includes an extensive choice of curries with an equally good choice of beverages from beers, wines,... More 

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1 Thank DavidChapple1937
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can honestly say this was the BEST Indian food I have tasted for a long time! Likewise, the environment was amazing with modern, inspirational decor that captivated us from the moment we walked in. Definitely recommend it! Only trouble is, it has spoiled us for anywhere else, and we live in the UK!!

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3 Thank Susan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 28
Cuisine
Asian, Contemporary, Indian, Balti, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Devon St West | Central New Plymouth, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?