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“Delicious food with good service”
Review of Elaichi - CLOSED

Elaichi
Price range: US$12 - US$21
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
1 review
“Delicious food with good service”
Reviewed 27 November 2012

I come from India for holidays and we book over dinner in elaichi and there food was good and have best service staff was really friendly with customer next year my friends are coming to NZ for holidays I will Recommend them to come in elaichi and have dinner

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Thank Ch1rag
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English first
Whakatane
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Needs a serious clean”
Reviewed 8 November 2012

The poor rating is based around the state of the general cleanliness of the restaurant.
The floor around the table we were sat down at was covered in food "bits" and we were the first sitting of the day (lunch). No excuses for not vacuuming the floor.
We requested a move to another table and that was not much better. Dirty table cloths, my wife had to fold it over to hide the food stains and there was also food splatters on the curtain next to the table.
We were then worried about what we were then going to get to eat as signs weren't looking good. It was almost like an inconvenience we were there (we were on a grabone deal). The food however was okay.
Key concern is hygiene, if the state of the dining area is anything to go by then I would have grave fears that a potential risk is lurking in the kitchen.
Won't be returning. By far the dirtiest restaurant we have been in.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank MarkusWhakatane
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Delicious food, good service”
Reviewed 3 November 2012

We stayed 3 days in Queenstown and we had our 4 meals at this restaurant. They have got nice ambiance, delicious food and most importantly great service with a smile (which is usually lacking in Indian restaurants). We'd definitely go there again.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Sachisha
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed 24 October 2012

My partner & I visited this resturant after purchasing a great deal on Grabone. When we walked in the front entrance we actually weren't sure if it was open or closed. there were a bunch of people standing around talking, they seemed like famly members of the owners maybe? It wasnt welcoming at all. There were no staff in sight, one of the people standing in the resturant called out to the kitchen and a lady came out and took us to our table.

From here on the service did get better, we chose our meal and it came out in a reasonable time frame. We ordered the Chicken Korma which was very nice. The lady came and checked on us three times to make sure our food was all ok and made conversation with us and showed a genuine interest in our trip and what we were getting up to while in Queenstown.

Overall I think they need to improve on welsoming guests into their resturant but it wasn't too too bad. Wouldn't visit again though.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Bjsmum22
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Wellington, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Top quality food”
Reviewed 4 October 2012

We stumbled across this restaurant by accident and were pleasantly surprised. We had takeaways and because we were there before 7pm got a special deal. The dishes were tasty and fresh.

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Thank jlwnz
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