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Star of India

242A Gloucester Street | Taradale, Napier 4112, New Zealand
+64 6-844 6719
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (8 reviews)
“vindaloo” (4 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
242A Gloucester Street | Taradale, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted immediately and shown to our table. Within a few minutes the menus appeared along with the drinks list. There were so many entrees and main dishes to choose from but settled on mains only. We were going to order rice but our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank goldie1232015
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks Goldie for the lovely compliment!!! Really appreciate it!!! Looking forward to see you again:)

Reviewed 4 November 2018

We had a $12 lunch here whilst passing through Taradale one day; it included a curry, rice and a naan bread. The food and service was superb and we'll definitely eat here again when we visit the area in the future. The waiter and we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JanandToe
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks Jan and Toe for the lovely compliment!!! Really appreciate it!!! see you again:)

Reviewed 18 August 2018

We have been here 2 or 3 times now and each time we have had some lovely tasty food. We have had different curries each time and they have all been very good. The service is good and it has a nice atmosphere. My only...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Louise R
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Went there today with two friends and we each had a different main after one starter between us. In retrospect we would have been better to have just had the main as that was more than ample. The service was very good although the main...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

5 of us went for a nice lunch on Saturday. The special was $10 each incl. curry, protein, rice and naan bread. My Grandma had been there a few times and the server recognized her straight away and offered her, her regular which she accepted....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank julianjbristow
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We moved back to Havelock North to live after spending 17 years on the North Shore in Auckland. Star of India in Gloucester Street,Taradale,Napier is by far and away the best Indian food we have EVER HAD. Not only is the food of a very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank llanorekale
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thankyou so much for your comment We ll wait for you again to enjoy our authentic indian food Thanks wince again

Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had a wonderful dinning experience at the Star of India restaurant in Taradale. Great service, very friendly staff and amazing food. We will certainly return and recommend this restaurant to our friends.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank thefarmstay
bihariraturi, Manager at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thankyou so much for your comment We ll wait for you again to enjoy our authentic indian food Thanks wince again

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Have always had takeaways from here and consistently excellent - had a family dinner with my brother visiting from the UK and were all blown away by the amazing service and beautiful food. From someone who has been to a lot of Indian restaurants in...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank stelly2018
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thanks Stella for your review

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This is our local Indian restaurant and we couldn’t ask for better. Fabulous service always with a smile and the food is great. Tonight it was our wedding anniversary and they went over and beyond to ensure it was a meal to remember, the dessert...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kathie D
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Thanks Kathie D

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We went for dinner on a Saturday night without a reservation and were met with a smile. The service was great, the food superb. We eat Indian food regularly and this was as good as the best we have had. Rice was part of the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Robyn C
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you Robyn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242A Gloucester Street | Taradale, Napier 4112, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-844 6719
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