The east of India & Nepal: Everest Indian Restaurant

Using only the freshest of ingredients, Everest Indian Restaurant provides diners with the delicious and authentic taste of traditional Indian and Nepalese cuisine – with a refreshing modern twist.     The creative flair and high-quality dishes showcase the work of the highly experienced chefs who have worked in five-star kitchens in Delhi and the […]

Focus on flavour: Indian Zaika

True to its name, Indian Zaika – meaning taste – has a strong focus on flavour. Located close to Merivale Mall, the traditional and authentic Indo-Chinese fare keeps customers coming back for more.     New owner Suraj Singh took over the business in August, which he runs with his family. “Indo-Chinese is a combination […]

A taste of India: Coriander’s Indian Restaurant

What do a former Bollywood actor and a chain of Canterbury ethnic restaurants have in common? No, it’s not a trick question. The answer is Amardeep Singh (Amar to his friends), the one-time Bollywood actor and model in India and now the owner of the Coriander’s Indian restaurant chain.     Established in 2006, Corianders’ […]

A majestic menu: The Majestic Indian Bistro & Tandoor

Using the freshest, locally sourced produce combined with authentic north Indian flavours, everything at The Majestic Indian Bistro & Tandoor is made onsite from scratch.     Owner Karandeep Singh took over the Ferrymead business in November last year, providing a full transformation – from the name to the menu. His team of two skilled […]

A permit for fun: The Permit Room

There really is no better place for this special Indian eatery than the beautifully restored former 1920 Isaac House building that overlooks Victoria Square.     Enter Permit Room and prepare to step back in time to 1940s India – the Bombay Prohibitions Act is in full force and citizens are quickly forgetting the flavour […]