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Eating seeds for health

Seeds are a superfood and are known to benefit health. But don’t just take our word for it, here’s what Harvard Medical School has to say on the matter: “Seeds have mostly ...

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5 appetising Indian seafood dishes to try

Perhaps one of the best-known Indian destinations, Goa is an Indian seafood cuisine hub. It’s also much, much more. A stretch of sunny coast on the west coast of India ...

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Your family-friendly Christchurch restaurant

Coriander’s restaurants are perfect for a family night (or lunch) out. We’re proud of our safe and friendly environment, and we’ve got a great selection of kid-pleasing food (the clear ...

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January 2021 specials and deals

Check out these great deals at Coriander’s restaurants to welcome in the new year. Dine free on your birthday Happy birthday! Come to Coriander’s any day in the WEEK of your birthday ...

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15% off food for SuperGold card holders

We are proud to offer a 15% discount for all SuperGold card holders at all Coriander’s restaurants. It doesn’t matter if you’re part of a group or by yourself, you’ll ...

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Coriander’s holiday trading hours

All Coriander’s restaurants will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day so our hard-working team can enjoy a couple of days off with their families. See you on December ...

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It’s summertime and we’ve got falooda!

What is this mysterious icy dessert? It’s a heavenly traditional Indian treat, kind of like a cross between a milkshake and an ice cream sundae. Come try one at Coriander’s ...

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Cityscape: Chicken this out

Cityscape magazine’s summer issue includes this page on awesome chicken dishes around Christchurch – featuring Coriander’s chilli chicken! Get an eyeful of these stunning fried chicken dishes from around Christchurch. Discover ...

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Cityscape: Choice as choices!

In the summer issue of Cityscape magazine you can find this great article about places for vegetarians, vegans, and people who just love a good plant-based meal. They loved our ...

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Summer deals at Coriander’s

Whether you’re swinging by for a curry, grabbing an after-work drink, getting some takeaways or celebrating your birthday, we’ve got a deal for you. Meatless Monday - All special vegan mains ...

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Order in-store, online, by phone, pickup, delivery and Uber Eats

How do I order thee? Let me count the ways. It’s never been easier to get your hands on fresh, authentic Coriander’s food. 1: Dine in With four great locations, there’s bound ...

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The secrets to a perfect curry

There’s a huge difference between an astounding curry and an underwhelming one. Indian food is famous for being full of flavour, and there are a few tricks you can take ...

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4 keys to the perfect summer in Sumner

Sumner is Christchurch’s definitive summer suburb, and after opening our newest restaurant there we’re totally in love with everything about it. The locals are friendly, the sun is warm and ...

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Blues, ballads and boogie: John Sanchez-Lloyd at Coriander's

Multi-talented Christchurch keyboardist John Sanchez-Lloyd will be grooving on the verandah at Coriander’s St Asaph street for four gigs this summer, with his first apprearance this Friday, November 13. John began ...

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Just like your Indian mother makes it

Consider Coriander’s to be your Indian mother. Every day, we’re cooking up traditional Indian curries and other meals with healthy and tasty ingredients to keep you satisfied (because no Indian ...

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Monk Party performing LIVE at Coriander’s

We're hosting mystic music group Monk Party at Coriander's St Asaph Street and Sumner. They're an absolute dream to listen to, playing Indian meditative and world music. Father-and-son musicians Pragunya and ...

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Book your fundraiser at Coriander’s and we’ll give back to you

Book your fundraiser event with Coriander’s and we’ll donate $10 from every ticket sold back to your cause.Host your supporters in style with amazing Indian food; exceptional service; quality wines, ...

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North Indian food – what’s the difference?

Coriander’s restaurants serve excellent North Indian cuisine.There are three main food regions in India: North India, South India and North East India. Each of these regions has many sub-regions. It ...

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Four great locations

You can now enjoy Coriander’s at four great locations around Christchurch. Wherever you choose to eat or order, you can be sure you’ll get the same signature Coriander’s authentic Indian ...

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Announcing Coriander’s Sumner

We are very proud to be taking the reins at Indian Sumner, one of Christchurch's most loved Indian restaurants. As of the start of October, the restaurant will be known ...

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Book your Christmas party in one of Coriander’s event spaces

Planning a Christmas event this party season? Glam it up Bollywood style for your work party in one of Christchurch’s great Coriander’s restaurants. We’ll take care of all the hard parts ...

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Chris Lynch visits Coriander’s St Asaph Street

Meet the new owners of the popular Coriander's Indian restaurants in the first of Chris Lynch’s Out & About series. The Newstalk ZB host and Christchurch personality recently visited Coriander’s ...

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Coriander’s Rolleston celebrates 14th birthday with a renovation

That’s right, it has been 14 years since the original Coriander’s opened its doors in Rolleston back in 2006!We decided to go the extra mile this year and give the ...

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Indian spices and immunity

“A healthy outside starts from the inside,” Robert Urich. Boosting immunity can help your body fight off illness. The great news is that some spices help with immunity as well as ...

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All-new, no-compromise Coriander’s vegan menu

Last week Coriander’s launched its special new vegan menu. This is a specially-designed menu with no compromise on flavour or quality. These dishes aren’t just vegetarian curries with a couple of ...

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Keeping things hot with a tandoor

You may have seen the word “tandoori” on the Coriander’s menu. That means the food is cooked in a tandoor – a traditional Indian clay oven that reaches up to ...

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Whisky in India (and at Coriander’s)

India has a strong relationship with whisky. As a country, it is the biggest consumer of whisky in the world, and the second-largest consumer of Scotch whisky – last year ...

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Top 10% for Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020

Woohoo! A huge thank you to all our awesome diners who have voted with their Tripadvisor reviews to make Coriander's one of the top 10% of restaurants in the world. ...

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Our favourite South Island wineries

At Coriander’s we’re very proud of our unique wine list, and we want to give a big thanks to some amazing wineries for making absolutely fantastic drops.We love to support ...

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Get your vegan meal on at Coriander’s

That’s right, Coriander’s makes vegan meals as well as our vegetarian menu items.Just ask our friendly team or duty manager and we’ll make sure your vegan meal is cooked with ...

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Dine like a movie star with Coriander’s Bollywood dinners

We’ve got glam Bollywood-themed dinners coming up in August and September. Book early to dine like a movie star, with a three-course dinner, an evening of live entertainment, and big-screen Bollywood films and ...

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Metropol: Order the best Indian cuisine online

Like most bachelors I love the convenience of the online fast foods to order, and receive my dinner at the door without accumulating a sink full of dishes or spending ...

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Metropol: Talk of the town

Everybody is talking about the new Coriander's restaurant and bar at 222 St Asaph Street. Driving down the one way street, the striking two storied white building, with its wide ...

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Metropol: Flavourful Fare

Tired of the stress of the all-important Christmas function? Make the easy choice this year by choosing the special Christmas menu at Corianders Ethnic Indian restaurants.Book now at the new ...

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Canterbury Rebuild

St Asaph Street in the city, just in from the corner of Manchester St, the new Coriander’s Indian Restaurant is one of the city’s most striking examples of colonial architecture.But ...

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Coriander's featured in Central Canterbury News

After many years in the Indian restaurant business, Amardeep Singh took the exciting step of opening his own restaurant, Corianders, in early April and he has not slowed down since.Amar ...

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Coriander's Whisky Lounge

Whisky is a pretty big deal in India. At Coriander’s we want to celebrate this drink that is loved the world over with our own whisky lounge.We’ll be serving up ...

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Meet the head chef: Pankaj Kumar

Pankaj gained his knowledge of Indian food from the ground up, working in hotels in India.He started over a decade ago as a commis chef and worked his way up ...

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Indian cooking masterclasses

Master the art of Indian cuisine – then eat your delicious creations.Master the art of Indian cuisine – then eat your delicious creations. Coriander’s Masterclasses give you the opportunity to ...

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Dish of the week: Lamb Do Payaza

Do payaza is a dish originally from Hyderabad in central southern India.It uses an onion gravy, vegetables and sour fruits to give it a little kick. This is the classic ...

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Meet the Chef: Tirtha Mani

Tirtha started his career in 2009 as a chef in Nepal, working in different restaurants including the famous Diyalo Foodland and moving up the star levels. He is a master of ...

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Meet the chef: Dhirendra Bhandari

Dhirendra's culinary career began early on in Uttarakhand, inspired by his parents and their love and respect for quality and tradition, and his skills flourished during an internship under Chef ...

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Dine free on your birthdayActually, the birthday person can eat free up to a value of $25 any day in the week of their birthday when they bring at least ...

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