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Shahi Tandoor

Certificate of Excellence
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351 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-470 1597
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1. Entree - samosa minimal flavour, sauces not great. Chicken tikka overcooked (dry and chewy) with no flavour. 2. When mains came out waitress said "I don't know what this curry is".... Well, go find out or get to know the menu. 3. Minimal meat in main curry. Again bland flavour. Disappointing.

Thank Robin A
Dunedin, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Fantastic food, great value, great service, highly recommend! Love the chicken tika and the butter chicken. Great place for a family or group or indeed for a couple. Love it.

Thank gourmetincinc10
Shahi T, Manager at Shahi Tandoor, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for your time and review. Our team at Shahi Tandoor is glad to receive such a nice feed back. We will make sure to deliver the best in future too, glad you like Chiken tikka and our award winning Butter Chicken. Thank you, Team Shahi More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Rogan Josh was excellent a long with the Chicken Madras. The service was very good. We really enjoyed the all the food.

Thank Peter M
Shahi T, Manager at Shahi Tandoor, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for your review. Our team is pleased to hear that you like Shahi Tandoor, we will make sure to deleiver the excellent Roganjosh again on your next visit too. Hope you visit again soon. Thanks, Shahi Tandoor More 

new zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant indeed deserves its certificate of excellence 2016 award. The butter chicken is great and the chicken biryani too! Good value for money. Food was served within 15minutes. Great service!

Thank sammie08
Shahi T, Manager at Shahi Tandoor, responded to this review

Hi Sammie, We are glad that you liked Shahi Tandoor, thank you for your time and review. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Shahi Tandoor More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Food never came lazy chefs don't want to work will never recommend to anyone waste of time do not go there ever

Thank Antas S
Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, delicious food, reasonably priced, very friendly and helpful staff. Loved this place, favourite Indian in Dunedin. Can't wait to dine again!!! Thank you 😊

Thank Liz H
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Me & my partner both enjoyed the whole meal, nice flavours & good service throughout the evening. We especially enjoyed our starter which was the shared platter for 2, mixed tandoori items.

Thank Connie_Hopper
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Ideally located on George Street. Nice atmosphere, good selection of beverages. Nice staff, good service. The food is simply amazing! Great flavour, lots of different dishes. In my opinion the best Indian restaurant I have been to on the South Island.

Thank vommi01
Bedford, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

.not expensive pretty ok food. Place looks nice service was good. Had vegetable and chicken dishes, neither were as spicy as expected but still tasty

Thank Ikorel
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Great Indian food, wide variety. Had the Lamb Balti and Chicken Dahiwala. The manager cared about our dining experience.

Thank robertobF6606JM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 15
Indian, Balti, Eastern European, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 George Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-470 1597
Home of traditional Indian Kebabs, Snacks and Curries cooked in charcoal fired Tandoor (clay pot oven). Indian restaurant which can accomodate big events too.

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