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Star of India

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242A Gloucester Street | Taradale, Napier 4112, New Zealand
+64 6-844 6719
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (8 reviews)
“naan breads” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
242A Gloucester Street | Taradale, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank stelly2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Having moved to Napier last year, the one thing I really miss about Auckland is all of the excellent ethnic food eateries in the big city....and there is no cuisine I love more than Indian. I've tried most of the Indian eateries in Napier and...More

Thank Stickman B
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks stickman

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Kathie D
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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

Thank you Robyn

Reviewed 12 February 2018

We went for dinner on Saturday night with no reservation, but still got a table for 2 at 8pm. From start to finish, this place was pretty much faultless. Greeted immediately with friendly faces, drinks orders taken and delivered promptly. We ordered naan bread, lamb...More

Thank mjbush007
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

i come here almost every week and it is without a doubt the best indian in hawke’s bay. amazing food, and great service. will never stop coming here

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 13 January 2018

For my Father's birthday we went there and the manager was away so they didn't open the dine in but they were kind enough to let us in and sit and eat. Super nice and friendly service and the people were very nice. They even...More

Thank Ethan Y
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thanks Ethan

Reviewed 24 December 2017

This evening we ordered two curries with garlic naan and samosas. Samosas were bit oily but edible and the garlic naan were good, but the disaster starts here. Both curries ( Methi mutter malai and shahi paneer) we're inedible. I've never had curries like this...More

Thank rock_040
bihariraturi, Owner at Star of India, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank You so much for the review, we appreciate you giving us your feedback, but what you have portrayed the situation to be is not what exactly happened. When you ordered your meals the waitress had clearly warned you that the curry you ordered is...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is our Friday night local takeaway as it's just so amazing. The staff are very friendly and the food is seriously amazing. I highly recommend for everyone to pop in and try! Thanks guys!

Thank Caitlin H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The food is delicious authentic Indian. The staff are always friendly, they are helpful with suggestions and willing to adjust the food heat to your liking. The price is reasonable. The lunch special is the best value. The service is excellent. The food is excellent...More

1  Thank Karena L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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