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Spice 'n' Life

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77 Williams Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
+64 3-327 4139
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice indian meal very quick with the meals .nicest indian that we have had would visit again .and friendly staff

Thank 285diane285
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The family enjoy Indian takeaways from here. The breads and curries are good. We prefer chicken dishes and can say butter chicken is a favourite along with kadai curry.

Thank Arky23
Christchurch, New Zealand
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106 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We've been complaining lots about the lack of a good curry since leaving the UK so our friends brought us here. Loved it!! The Lahori kebabs to start with were very tasty with a nice amount of spice. We then shared a beautiful chicken Bhuna, tasty butter chicken, a great lamb saag wala and a lamb madras with a bit... More 

Thank Lee_A_B_1976
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

When we first moved to NZ from the UK, I used to mourn for the lack of decent Indian take away restaurants here, as it was my Friday night treat. Then I found Saj and his team of chefs at Spice n Life. It's not my local but is well worth the extra mileage to get a take away. Food... More 

Thank Jane C
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Love this place and have been coming here for years. Food is consistently good and have tried almost everything on the menu. Never disappointed

Thank Lauranute
1 review
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Our favourite Indian local, the food is always excellent (we especially love the mango chicken and mango lassi's) and the service is just brilliant. Highly recommend.

Thank Marie
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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114 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We have had numerous takeaways here, from Mango Chicken, Butter Chicken, and lamb dishes. We have never been disappointed. Good value for money.

Thank Lynne B
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Fabulous food every time, I can recommend the Chicken Korma and the Samosa Chaats are addictive:) The sauces are just beautiful and the restaurant is well set out too:)

Thank Cheryl Burton
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Come here every Friday for takeaways. Sometimes diners in. Excellent food, helpful staff and great price. Try the Samosa Chaat, only discovered this last week. Beautiful. Love the medium Butter Chicken and Garlic Naan, both are the best in Kaiapoi or Rangiora.

Thank Duncan W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Always love the friendly service from Raj and the team:) awesome as takeaways or sit in:) small, cozy restaurant but not open Monday's so need to remember that:)

Thank katiemac79

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Williams Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaiapoi
  • Phone Number: +64 3-327 4139

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?