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$14 - $30
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Indian, Balti
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well done Tamarind the food was absolutely amazing and the food was on point. It was absolutely delicious and on point. Thanks for such a fantastic place to eat tonight. 😋😋

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional Indian cuisine at reasonable prices. The friendly service added to the delightful dining experience. Highly recommended for delicious food that won't break the bank.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024

This place is so good. I come to Gisborne 3 times since August 2023 for work and stayed 4 nights. All 4 nights I have eaten here. This is some full flavoured food. The Coastal Chicken Madras is excellent and the Tikka Chicken is sizzling...and delicious. Service is great. Food comes out fast. So good.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 December 2023

Super yumbo. Clean and comfortable premises. Friendly staff gave you enough time to decide what to order.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 November 2023

I’m staying overnight for work and Tamarind was close by. I had absolutely the best Beef Saagwala I’ve ever had, topped off with quick excellent service. Perfect 👌🏽

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 7 October 2023

We thoroughly enjoyed our meals last night - Butter Chicken for me and Chicken Tikka Masala for hubby. Wonderful, tasty meals and very friendly service.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 6 October 2023

Had a lovely evening meal. Waitress very attentive serving up a delicious full bodied and tasty beef coastie curry. Really enjoyed the entire meal and will be dining here again.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 28 September 2023

Great food. Had one mixed starter , one main curry and nan bread, more than enough food for two. Best wines served at the cheapest prices in town . Friendly, efficient service. After many disappointing meals in Gisborne this was a delight, great value and...service.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 21 September 2023 via mobile

Casual restaurant! Generous serving’s authentic Indian food! I would recommend for a casual out!. Thoroughly enjoyed chicken korma, garlic narn and wine. Lovely warmed plates. Will return!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 1 September 2023

Wanted something easy after a massive day so I went to Tamarind because it was very close to my motel and I was pleasantly surprised. Spacious and tidy restaurant. Fast and friendly service and the food was very nice. I had a medium Coastal Chicken...Madras - it was full of flavour, the heat was perfect and the Naan was as good as I've ever had. My only hang-up was the beer selection. But I'm a bit of a beer snob and most people would likely be happy with what was avaliable. Thanks for delicious, low cost and easy dinner option.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 15 August 2023

Amazing food, Amazing service. We had good time and we all were happy and full. Naan bread was amazing and Butter chicken was so delicious.Be back again soon!!!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 11 August 2023

Tamarind is best rastaurant in Gisborne. I regularly going for dinner. I like paneer Tikka masala & garlic naan. The taste is awesome. nice ambiance, friendly staff. Must visit tamarind for authentic Indian food

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 10 August 2023

Warm welcome, very accomodating and great food on a cold winters night. Not to mention good service will be sure to go again soon. Thank you very much, Glenys

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 August 2023

Tamarind is my fave Indian restaurant, the service is awesome the spicy aromas a tease, the food is delightful (lamb nawabi is the 💣)...mmmmmm.. and you definitely get full on the large gizi to go......u pay for greatness and they deliver

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 August 2023

Absolutely 💯, beautiful meals, tasty, value for money, warm, friendly and willing to meet customers needs., Recommend to all. My daughter ordered the mild buttered chicken with cheese Naan. I had tried a curry (prince). , intry different curries every time I go there,.

Date of visit: August 2023
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TAMARIND, Gisborne - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Tamarind is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4