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Spice Guru - CLOSED

75 The Strand | Cnr George St and the Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-307 2135
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
8 Feb 2016
“Delish, delish, delish”
12 Jul 2015
“nice food, slow service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75 The Strand | Cnr George St and the Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

It is a must if visiting Whakatane, superb service, stunning food, fantastic atmosphere with beautiful interior design and sparkling clean.

2  Thank gavnrob2015
Reviewed 13 July 2015

While the restaurant was reasonably busy, it may have been understaffed in terms of wait staff. WHile a little pricey, the food was very nice but its the longest we've ever had to wait for courses at an Indian restaurant. Though having said that, sometimes...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Fantastic food, everyone at our table enjoyed it very much. We all had different meals, nice atmosphere, and very accommodating with take home leftovers

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We had a takeaway but it was really nice. Pleasant guy served me and the restaurant looked really well appointed. Good value.

Thank 172leighr
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Dined here with friends before a show; all gave it thumbs up for food, atmosphere and service. This positive experience induced me to recommend this place to B&B guests looking for a nice place to eat, and every time the feedback has been excellent. Recently...More

Thank bev-fothergill
Reviewed 3 February 2015

A delightful restaurant well laid out and pleasant decor. The service and food were excellent, authentic cuisine and we were asked our preference as to how spicy we wished our choices to be. The food was a delight tasty and well cooked. Service was charming...More

2  Thank ihammie
Reviewed 30 January 2015

The food was very good, one of the two best Indian restaurants we have been to. The best in Whakatane. The service was a bit slow and disjointed; however that had only been opened for a week so we forgave quickly. Good value for money.

Thank Garry L
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Friendly pleasant service and excellent food. So lucky to have an Indian Restaurant of this calibre in the Sunshine Capital. Everyone we have introduced it to have been impressed. Managed to fit in dessert last night and it was a perfect portion to finish the...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 26 December 2014

When travel you need to eat every day, on Xmas this was the only open place - Thanks. The food was good and service great. Palak paneer was full of flavour (medium) bread, rice korma chicken all cooked well. Very resonable prices and nice setting.

Thank smallfish42
Reviewed 13 December 2014

The food had a good presentation, however in my opinion I can only give the overall standard as average. The Bombay Aloo ( spiced potatoes) were delicious, as was the nan bread. The rice was cooked well. Most party members enjoyed the sauces. Unfortunately my...More

Thank bulwell13
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  • Address: 75 The Strand | Cnr George St and the Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-307 2135
Seems to be a branch of Spice Guru from Wanganui.
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