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“Brilliant new restaurant sets the standard for New Plymouth”
Review of Radio Malabar

Radio Malabar
Ranked #20 of 173 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$17
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Fine Dinning,Takeaways, South Indian (Kerala) Restaurant, South Indian Vegetarian Sunday Buffets, Open 6 days. Closed on Mondays.
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Don't be fooled by the rather ordinary shop front and off-beat location this is the best Indian restaurant in town and personally my favourite restaurant in New Plymouth full stop. Having visited a few times now with my family and tried a number of different dishes I have been impressed by the variety of dishes on offer including specialty southern Indian cuisine like dosa and other more familiar curries. Great flavourings, good portion sizes and excellent service ... and awesome value too!

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1  Thank David543210
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

Do not judge this restaurant from its exterior. Despite this restaurant being around for a few months, we landed here only by chance recently, as we could not find any other Indian place open at that time.
We ordered Drums of Heaven, Chicken Biryani, Chilli Chicken and Paratha, and were blown away with the amazing food. This place is different and offers a variety of authentic Indian cuisine, which is different from the standard menu offered by other Indian places in town.
The prices are competitive and portion sizes are decent.
We want to go again soon, this time by choice, and try some other food varieties here.

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1  Thank Amrish2014
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Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

I ordered the Kerala fish curry and my husband had a (massive) lamb dosa. The flavors were rich and lovely and the service / environment was great. We'll definitely be dining here again.

1  Thank LadyVasey
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

Amazing food with amazing depth of taste and wonderful flavours. House wine is really good too which helps. Service is really friendly but the strength is in the food. The biryani varieties are so tasty, the stews stunning oh I could go on and on. Don't be put off by the location, Radio Malabar is well worth a visit. Tell them Angie sent you!

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1  Thank Lorrimore139
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

This restaurant should really be ranked much higher on TripAdvisor to do it justice. I'm from Kerala and believe me when I say that the taste is most definitely authentic. Price is also fair, and service is good. Decor isn't the most appealing but should be easy to improve. Overall it's a worthy addition to the collection of good restaurants in New Plymouth and certainly one of the best Indian restaurants in town.

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2  Thank TravellerNZ8888
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