The Great Chilli

32 reviews


Indian, Vegetarian
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24 Havelock Road
Havelock North 4130


06 877 0321

It's not good, it's great! The brainchild of Gopal Chandra Mandal, Great Chilli is serving up spellbinding Indian food, all thanks to their unstoppable team of expert chefs.

Brought up in a small town called Odissa, Mandal was schooled in the art of tantalising flavour. The restaurant itself totally understands casual dining, making it the ideal spot for an informal bite. And, the team aim to please the tastebuds with every bite – their curries are certain to get tongues wagging... sometimes in need of a cold pint of milk!

The Great Chilli is living up to its mighty name with delicacies from South India, Bombay Indo-Chinese dishes and curries in all shapes and sizes lining the menu. To begin, sample some classic pakoras, samosas and tandoori chicken. Or, why not explore your adventurous side with some Amritsari fish or a mixed platter?

The adventure continues with specialities like the handi goat curry, Mughlai chicken and Bengali fish curry. The sky's the limit when it comes to their more traditional curries; meat lovers, seafood worshippers and vegetarians are perfectly catered for. Alternatively, wrap it up with their range of dosas or a selection of street food classics.

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