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Persian Kitchen

325 Stanmore Road | (Corner of Avalon& Stanmore Rd), Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-389 0400
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb shish” (6 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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Turkish, Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
325 Stanmore Road | (Corner of Avalon& Stanmore Rd), Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my partner. Had an amazing meal, we spent about $60 between 2 of us for mains 2 entrees and 2 drinks. The service was great and the decide is very quaint and traditional. We both thoroughly enjoyed our meals and will definitely...More

Thank nurseylu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to dine in as wanted to use the entertainment voucher.we ordered chefs finest combination of dips for 4 which had pita bread and 5 dips.For Maine we ordered 1 vegetarian combination which had 1 carrot,1 zuzzini kuku and falafel served over bed of rice...More

1  Thank kwaisunyee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had our first dinner here just recently and loved it. This time we just got some takeaway and it was even better than our first amazing experience. I'm so glad we live just around the corner because we are going to make This restaurant...More

1  Thank susandM5430IK
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Being Persian myself, I had high expectations for this restaurant. It was decent, but I wouldn't call it authentic Persian. There wasn't any khoresht (curry) or rice dishes that I saw pictures of online, the music was too loud and the decor was too intense...More

Thank Elnaz B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Visited here recently with friends. Great atmosphere, good food and good service. will definitely be back.

2  Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This restaurant is tucked away in Richmond and is a bit hard to find, but it's worth it. The staff and owners were very friendly and the service was excellent. There is a choice of indoor or outdoor dining. The menu has a range of...More

4  Thank blueduck49
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We went with a big group and there was also another big table of guests. The restaurant had a great atmosphere with the 'waiting staff' very friendly and helpful (taking photos of our group outside in the courtyard). The cuisine was something I hadn't tried...More

3  Thank jaybe
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had 2 drinks, 2 starters and 2 mains and it was less that $60. Amazing value and i was stuffed to busting. They offer 1 or 2 kebabs per main but you only need 1 and its $17 per main and about $8-10 for...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant decoration is very cosy, friendly staff and delicious food. There is Persian bear and outdoor tables.

2  Thank alzira33
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

At entrance you get a feeling that we have entered a authentic world of cuisine , and as expected even the food is amazinging. Servcie was wondering and very well taken care off . Just dont understand there concept behind BYO, when we requested one...More

2  Thank WTraveller563
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Stanmore Road | (Corner of Avalon& Stanmore Rd), Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-389 0400
At the Persian Kitchen, we welcome all cultures to come dine in and experience our take on Turkish and Persian culture. We are situated off Stanmore road on Avalon street. As you walk through the doors of the Persian Kitchen, you can begin to imagine you’re walking into a Persian or Turkish home. Let their our staff take you through your night as you were dining in Persia or Turkey! We offer a traditional dining experience with a great range of fresh food and flavours for all tastes. The restaurant offers a relaxed and friendly environment, with a cosy Turkish and Persian interior. Dine in, Take away or Book your next function.
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