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Indian Star Restaurant

1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 6222
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“butter chicken” (100 reviews)
“curry” (94 reviews)
“naan” (60 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great hosts, amazing food and wonderful atmosphere....with the menu you are spolt for choice, my dsughter had butter chicken as she was breast feeding, I had a lovely prawn dish, nothing was too much trouble would highly recommend..

Thank 855rodneya
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved it. Was able to have the veggies with the Tikka Masala sauce. HOT, and soooo good. This is my new favorite Indian restaurant! I want to go back... right now!

Thank RFA2249
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, although we were the only people in there one lunch time! Nice nanns very average spinach curry, bland and not spicy really. Would maybe try something else.

Thank chapelapple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked into The Indian Star, everything was excellent. The atmosphere, the staff, the service and the FOOD!!!! It is by far the best Indian food we have eaten in a restaurant anywhere in the world and we have eaten at a...More

Thank Suchitra64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome, prefer this stay than any Star hotel. The host is really awesome and the house it wonderful with real Kiwi Environment around the house.

Thank Suresh k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here yesterday and had a butter chicken and chicken tikka masala. Can honestly say this is the best Indian restaurant I have ever been to and could not fault a single thing. Staff were welcoming from the moment we...More

Thank pinksunflowers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed going for a family meal here. The Service was excellent. The Staff were classy and delightful. Thank you to Kunal and The Manager for a memorable time. We loved it.

Thank boydsrus2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I celebrated our anniversary with a lunch at this restaurant, it was an awful day, cold, wet and windy. the restaurant was quiet but it looked friendly and warm. As it happens the service was very good, friendly, polite and quick (OK it...More

Thank chiliwilinz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We avoid Indian restaurants abroad as it simply doesn’t taste like Indian food and was good to be surprised. We tried the recommendation of the goat curry which was tender and marinated well. The biryani and vindaloo could have done better but not bad. The...More

Thank Pata2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for dinner with two friends and we shared butter prawns, chicken korma, basmati rice and peshwari naans. Food was delicious. Will definitely return next time I'm in Rotorua. Prices were very reasonable

Thank Jess R
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Helen B
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Response from Alan L | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Gopakumark2015 | Reviewed this property |
Also, the bus stops at I-Site. Pl get off the bus, one side street to the left while you face the I Site, there is a cab stand. There are cabs there usually. ( We went thro the same worries when we reached Rotorua, but it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-343 6222
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Rotorua's most awarded restaurant with awesome atmosphere and flawless service.
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