Cuisine: Indian, Kerala, South Indian
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $25

At Ammu South Indian Restaurant in Upper Hutt, their philosophy is simple: spectacular food and great service.

Specialising in southern Indian cuisine and authentic flavours, chefs at Ammu love to add their own twist on traditional recipes. Using only the freshest ingredients, they offer a range of popular Indian dishes, and prepare as much as possible on site to guarantee that home-made Indian taste. Enjoy classic starters, such as onion bhajis, vegetable samosas or chicken tikka, before a dinner of exotic curries, kormas and paneer. Make sure to scoop up every last morsel with their legendary range of naan breads!

Ammu is proud to create many delicious Indian dishes which are naturally vegetarian and gluten-free, and as this is a family-friendly restaurant, there is also a tasty kids menu. For a real an authentic Indian dining experience that’ll please the whole table, head to Ammu South Indian Restaurant in Upper Hutt!

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Ammu South Indian Restaurant
2 Main Street
Upper Hutt 5018

Open Hours:
Everyday
11:30am - 2:30pm // 4:30pm - 9:30pm

Phone: 04 527 4290
Website: www.ammu.co.nz

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Ammu South Indian Restaurant
Location: Upper Hutt
Cuisine: Indian, Kerala, South Indian
Mains: $15 - $25

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Sharon Blake

We love going to Ammu. The staff are lovely and the food never disappoints. I also like the fact that it's spacious and comfortable.

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Wow! What a great restaurant! Food so full of flavour and really great service! Would definitely come back here and would definitely recommend to anyone!

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Lorraine Shindler

The food at Ammu is delicious. All the meat curries are melt-in-the-mouth tender. Tasty spicey food and generous size servings. Highly rated.

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Best Indian Food in Upper Hutt - flavours are amazing

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Good food with service to match.

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Wendy Wharton

The staff were welcoming and friendly. The aroma of the food made your mouth water and the spices were a culinary delight .. bringing the odd tear or two to your eye. Well worth the experience.

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Rachel Stevenson

Great service and a very nice menu too. Our meals were all yummy. Highly recommend.

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My husband and I came here with two other Malyalee friends (South Indians).

What an evening and what a culinary experience. Excellent dining .

We shared Chettinadu Chicken, Goat Curry Masala with Bone, Mangalore Fish Curry and Prawns Malabari. Each dish was prepared to perfection and had its own unique texture/gravy and spices blend. The garlic naans were some of the best naans we have had in Wellington and a perfect accompaniment to the main courses. The servings were generous and we struggled to finish the rich mango kulfis (we ordered 2 and shared).

All of us were stunned to discover a restaurant of this calibre quietly occupying a street in Upper Hutt. Ammu deserves to be patronised by all gourmet food enthusiasts. My husband and I dine out all the time. This chef was right up there amongst the best Wellington has to offer. We will be back with our big group. Well done Ammu.

Ambience: Was very cosy next to the fireplace.
Service: Was good.

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Lorraine Shindler

Still the very best Indian dining experience we've had and the crowded restaurant was testament to it's excellent food and service

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michelle priest

Fantastic food. Fantastic service. Highly recommended.

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Maryke Struwig

Service was great! Friendly staff, and good food!

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Mary Wilson

Warm, prompt and friendly service, and delicious food. Great value for money. We'll go back.

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I would go back to this place. Very friendly staff. Food was certainly good for the very reasonable price you pay.

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Claire Booth

Fantastic meal, we will defiantly be back.

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Great dining experience food was authentic tasted great very quick service did not wait long between starter and mains, kids loved the butter chicken
Staff very friendly and accommodating
Will definitely return for a meal

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Sharon Blake

Love going here. It's the perfect place for my husband and I to catch up. The ambiance is perfect.

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Simon Zenzen

Very Nice service ! Smile and Delicious !

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Emma Sharkey

We very much enjoyed our meal here at Ammu last night. Staff were very attentive to us, and our 2 small children. The food was amazing, and portion sizes were huge! My only regret is that we were unable to finish it all.

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Our waitress was very friendly and I enjoyed the décor,Butter chicken was delicious :-)

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Stacey New

I have recently moved from Auckland to Wellington and have been searching for the perfect butter chicken And I have found it !!! Highly recommend this restaurant, we will definitely be back whether it be takeaway or dine in you have got yourself a loyal customer ! 10/10 in every way

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Erin Chamley

Great food, atmosphere and service. Always love it there!

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Bex Morris

Ammu had some of the best Indian food I have tasted. Very authentic flavours. The staff there were very friendly and welcoming they had a change table and room for me to change my baby and brought out a drawing chalkboard to keep them entertained.
Fantastic food would recommend to anyone and would definetly go there again.

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Tylah Kirtikar

Wonderful food and quick service.

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Rochelle Mann

The food and service was brilliant, we will definitely be back.

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Lovely staff and very yummy food, will go again and will recommend to friends.

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Food was amazing, great service. Took awhile for main to arrive, only negative.

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Peter Stern

Nice and roomy restaurant. Staff friendly and attentive. Food Good and probably over ordered a
little. Started with a shared mixed platter all good.

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Lana Donnelly

We had a great time at Ammu last night. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was delicious!!

We shared the non vegetarian platter and onion bhaji to start as with a curry and garlic naan foe the main.

The portions were generous and we were stuffed full by the end of our meal.

Highly reccomend!

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Rosie Mary

We highly recommend this restaurant. We all loved our food and the staff were very accommodating to us. A lovely ambience here and toys for the kids.

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Jo Boykett

We now have a new favourite Indian restaurant. We got the sampler platter to start which was generous and had great flavor and variety. Almost full after that, we dived into the mains. Such great flavor at the perfect heat and a generous amount of naan bread, we had to take away the leftovers to enjoy the next day which was just as good. The service was fast and we were asked after every course if the food was ok. The staff were very friendly and generally passionate about delivering great food. Great place and food.

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Food was excellent staff were very helpful. Would certainly go back.

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Suzanne Modd

First visit there and some if the best Indian food I've had in a ong time. Lovely staff and lots of space in the restaurant. Will definitely go back again

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Melanie Kapp

We weren't sure about dining here, but we will definitely be back! The service was incredible, they were always available but not pestering us.

The food itself is to die for, so full of flavour and decent portion sizes.

We will definitely be back again and have already recommended them to a friend in the area.

There is not one single complaint I have!

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First time dining at Ammu and we were not disappointed.
Food was super tasty and service was excellent!!!

Would recommend to all.

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Kirsty Swan

Excellent dining experience. Awesome food and very polite staff. Definitely recommend.

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Excellent vege platter followed by Manchurian chicken and pepper lamb. Both mains were ordered kiwi hot so were an enjoyable challenge for myself and Thai partner. All dishes were cooked very well and not oily at all. Rice was perfect. Ordered garlic cheese naans which arrived piping hot and were also fluffy and soft. Look forward to our next meal in the near future.

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Another great meal at Ammu :)

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Paul Sylvester

Mains were really tasty.

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Lorraine Shindler

This was the best Indian dining I have experienced outside of India. The restaurant advertises itself as South Indian food but actually has so much more From Afghani in the north to Kerala in the south the food selection was great.

The wonderful flavours and spices used demonstrate a competent experienced chef. I particularly enjoyed the exotic Kerala fish curry although I would have preferred a denser, firmer choice of fish. The Paneer Dosa was a delight bringing back memories of the food stalls on Chowpatty Beach, Mumbai.

The menu selection is extensive and the dining portions are substantial so go hungry. I'll definitely return to try all the other options.

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Great food, atmosphere and service. Will definitely be back.

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Nice food. I would go there again.

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One of the best indian meals we have had.
Service was friendly and attentive. Will definitely return.

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Vivianne Wride

A really lovely meal at Ammu Southern Indian. There were lots of new and different dishes to try and they make the best samosas ever. The service was good, very pleasant and attentive waiting staff. We would definitely dine there again.

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