Cuisine: Indian
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $25

You’ll feel like royalty at Maharaja.

This Indian restaurant and cocktail bar serves classic dishes in a contemporary setting with traditional accents. The warm ambience, attentive service and delicious food have earned Maharaja a certificate of excellence on Trip Advisor.

Dine on freshly made naan breads, chicken tikka or the Maharaja’s platter for two. Favourite curries include kadai gosht, dahl chah and an exotic prawn Malabari, not forgetting Maharaja’s famous creamy butter chicken. Vegetarians will be spoilt for choice, with a tempting range of vegetable curries. Dishes containing gluten are clearly labelled on the menu.

Finish your meal with traditional Indian desserts like kulfi and gulab jamun. An extensive refreshments menu offering tea, coffee, non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks is available.

Map

Map Loading...

Maharaja Indian Restaurant
452 Papanui Road (opposite bp)
Christchurch 8053

Open Hours:
Everyday 5pm - 10pm

Phone: 03 352 0150
Website: www.maharaja.net.nz

Sample Menu *may not be current

Click on menu to enlarge.

Book a First Table

Maharaja Indian Restaurant
Location: Papanui
Cuisine: Indian
Mains: $15 - $25
Accepts:   Maharaja Indian Restaurant accepts American Express

Reviews

Jessica Batty

Absolutely delicious food, and lovely service. Highly recommend!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Jan van den Berg

We have enjoyed the Maharaj Indian restaurant on many occasions. As always this time too great survive, excellent food and great ambiance.
Will visit again

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Amazing service, very friendly staff. Food was very delish, great selection

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Christine Lee

Great food, great service. Thank you for the awesome night!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Very good

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

DEB MOMO

Simply the best, been before and will go again

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Really tasty good value Indian meal

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Jan van den Berg

Excellent food & good service and atmosphere

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Can't fault the food here absolutely beautiful I have dahl Everytime is gorgeous.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Suzu Akita

We had a dinner at there first time. Food was amazing! Vegetable samosa is very nice and lamb meat in Rogan Josh was tender. Service also excellent. We would love to come back again:)

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Jane Herman

Great food, affordable, nice ambiance and staff

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Diana Shakespeare

Great food and great service

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Gorgeous food and fantastic service! Good-sized portions of yumminess!!! My friend had the Butter Tikka Masala (which combines 2 fave Indian dishes) and I had the Saag Gosht (which was milder than I'd expected). The pistachio kulfi was a refreshing way to cap off our dining experience. And the mango lassi was spicy and not too sweet. Also, we were able to hear each other (a major drawcard when going out for a meal with a friend)! Parking was easy and Baljeet, who served us, was exceptional! In all, a great night out! :-)

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

A really good experience

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

The food was fantastic coupled with equally good service, we highly recommend visiting here.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Great atmosphere, wonderful staff and amazing food, first class!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Excellent service and food, well presented and great value, would highly recommend. P

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

gordon bennett

Great service and fantastic authentic Indian food.
Thankyou.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Amanda Woodfield

A lovely evening at Maharaja. Superb food and friendly service. Best Mango Lassi in town. Will return again soon!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Emma Marie

Great service and delicious food!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Rachel Griffiths

Always great at Maharajah

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Maharaja is one of the best Indian restaurants.
Superb food and service.
Recommended

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Gary Hughes

Would recommend to all.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Great service and delicious food, we will definitely be back.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Molly Thomson

Very disappointed with service. There were 2 couples including us. Waited 23 mins to have our first drink.

Lamb platter was overcooked and dry. Again we were disappointed to wait for a very long time for our mains too. Other customers who came in much later got their meals quite fast

The waitress have no idea about customer service.

This is our fourth dinner there, sadly we will.not be back.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Sophia Kahukura

Great place to dine. Fantastic food, service and the restaurant itself is without fault. Will be back again for sure

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Michelle Orr

The service we recieved was fantastic! We weren't rushed through our meal which I thought we might be. The food was awesome! Lovely flavors and presented beautifully. Mango lassis are to die for. Thanks for a great dining experience will be back again soon!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Great food & excellent service. Highly recommended!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Rachel Griffiths

Always great food and service at Maharaja.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Julie Pettitt

Fantastic menu
Beautifully cooked and presented
Awesome staff.
Just the best.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Alejandro Echeverri

As always very excellent indian food option!!!
I have been there several times and never dissapointed!
Highly recommended!!!!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Marie Schmitt

The food was amazing and the wine list is really great. We had a wonderful time!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Carol Humphreys

Excellent meal at Maharja. Not our first visits as it’s one of our favourite restaurant. Our waitress was friendly & very helpful as I could not decide between a couple of lamb meal. The entree platter was an excellent starter. As usual great meal .

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Great evening with delicious food and good service. If the seating is not too squeezy, it will be better.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

First experience with first table. Great choice of restaurant. Lovely atmosphere and surroundings. Staff family friendly. Great service with very limited wait time for meal.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Holly van Wamel

My favourite Indian restaurant in Christchurch. Atmosphere is beautiful - very chic design and candles lit at the table. Service was also great and food came out promptly. Regarding the food, absolutely delicious. Curries to die for, succulent naan and great drinks. Would recommend the butter tikka masala! Would highly recommend if you want a dining experience above the standard Indian take out.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Samara Hodges

The saag and naan were amazing!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Beautiful Food / Great Service we will be back for sure .

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Dee Morgan

I wanted a special meal for my birthday, so chose Maharaja. I was not disappointed. The Butter Chicken is the best I have ever tasted...my all time favourite dish.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

We have dined here many times and it has always been great and we have always left great reviews. This time I didn’t recognise any of the staff, the starters were Luke warm, We got charged for extra rice after being given one bowl between 4 adults and my sons take out was only half of what he’d left.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Fely Giddens

Second time at Maharaja and never disappoints, great meals, great staff and service! Highly recommend

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Melissa Bateman

The lady we had when we arrived was so lovely to my children made my night more incredible. Thanks

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Jenna Mcneil

Excellent, great service and food.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Set in a renovated older house, the ambiance is great. As a first table we had our pick of tables as well. The food was quite good, though for me I should have ordered a "hot" as the "medium" had no discernible spiciness, but you never know. The sauces/chutneys were particularly tasty, I'd recommend the samosas, we actually kept the sauce to go on our naan later.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Another excellent meal at Maharajah. Food was delicious and service was very good

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Jonathan Tan K L

Great ambience and pleasant service. The food was tasty and the portion was generous. I personally like The Maharajah’s Platter with variety of house entrees to sample but my wife gives credit to the garlic naan. Two thumbs up

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Awesome as always! Thank you so much! I will definitely come again!

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Great food and atmosphere

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Chinda Gounder

The dinner was fabulous. If possible please put a bigger sign its bit hard to see the sign with a bigger traffic on papanui road.

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

sarah livingstone

amazing as allways, best naan bread and currys in chch

Food
Service

- dined at Maharaja Indian Restaurant on

Overview

218 reviews

Food
Service