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Village India

17 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 5000
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“naan bread” (8 reviews)
“curry” (13 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:30 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
17 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us visited Village India - we had heard good reports. We ordered a selection of dishes, all vegetarian. They come mildly spiced but you can ask for medium or hot and they will make to your taste. As one Kiwi and two Brits,...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just came back from dinner at Village India we had a selection of meals all with different spicy flavours, butter chicken was creamy and with a rich tomato buttery sauce. Lamb Passanda and beef Korma equally as delicious 😋 the garlic nann bread was light...More

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Tired decor, staff who could not understand us due to being British. The food was average at best, I like a curry that contains fresh spices and vegetables which this did not.More

Thank Susan H
VVemula, Owner at Village India, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Hi there, It was great to hear you, Yes it was old decor, There is no question of not understanding British English,My staff and myself spoken you to for more than 10 minutes with you at the table, and it was great experience.... and when...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner after reading the reviews. So sorry I did .Ordered 1 whole tandoori chicken. So sorry for the chicken's in NZ they only come with one leg ,not something you count but Hubby and I love the leg portion of the chicken,...More

Thank Suebo2013
Reviewed 2 August 2017

there were 11 of us waiting at the dinner table. I called village india to order. Within 20 mins our big feed was ready for pickup. All of us enjoyed tasty Indian meals. Special thanks to chef Dhan Singh...

Thank Mandeep B
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great service, food was out quickly, nice environment and beautiful fresh flavours. Will be back. Loved the serving method

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The best Indian in town. Authentic recipes, amazing flavour. The staff are always very pleasant and appreciative.

Thank Elliott R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Good ambience in this restaurant. Quick, pleasant, unobtrusive service. Good choice of meals for vegetarians, good size portions

Thank HKinsey
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Went there for the first time on my birthday, on my own in Blenheim at the moment. The owner took my order, asked me if I wanted a naan bread which I declined as I was on a budget. He said that I could have...More

Thank Gronz3
Reviewed 11 May 2017

There was a large group of us so we ordered 8 mains and a pile of naan bread. The best thing was that each main was individual and did not feel like just a variation of a core sauce (which does happen in some Indian...More

Thank CantabRob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 5000
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