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Indian Star Tandoori Restaurant

1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 6222
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“butter chicken” (98 reviews)
“curry” (89 reviews)
“naan” (63 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

If you want a decent curry with friendly efficient service, then this is the place for you. It is very popular, so if you want to be sure of a table or eat indoors, you will need to book ahead. Try the korma (hot) ......More

Thank Dr_T_Buds
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with a colleague and really enjoyed the curry I had here. There was plenty of food with good flavours (I asked for spicy and it was), and the drinks menu has several well-priced options. Staff were attentive and respectful, and the bathrooms were very...More

Thank MoolooSwampy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We decided to go to this place because by reading all the comments, most were truly amazing. Except for some guy complaining about corkage. We all had a great laugh about that guy. Anyway, we were treated great. Amazing service, quick and oh my gosh...More

Thank michelle l
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Some of the best Indian food ever. The staff was fantastic and we got our food quickly. After we had our food we were asked if the spices were to our liking. The vegetarian options were fantastic. Highly recommend! Lots of food, could share

Thank Shelbie T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The covered patio seating provides an open, colorful and casual environment. Servers were friendly and helpful. The food met my expectations for typical Indian fare. It seems like it’s a good idea to get reservations for a table on Eat Street especially if you want...More

Thank Ross D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had heard about how horrible their service is but it really is the worst we have ever witnessed across all the country’s we have ever traveled, we were asked to pay corkage for the wine bottle and all we did was ask them in...More

Thank hiren k
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What great service & advice on the quantity of dishes (we had over ordered!). The food was excellent- we all chose goat curry which was a variation on the lamb balti & veg korma, tender with very tasty sauces. Service was great, would definitely recommend.

Thank H4171BMjanetw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good restaurant, friendly staff and perfect chicken Tika massala, samosas excellent as well. I highly recommend.

Thank cmoi88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love love love!!! Always fast and friendly service work a gorgeous setting...highly recommend!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating. The menu is extensive and you get a choice of spice heat with all your dishes and there are plenty of dishes to choose from. The dishes are delicious with the right amount of spice and...More

Thank limeclaw
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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$11 - US$24
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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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