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Indian Affair

34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 2295
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (34 reviews)
“curries” (27 reviews)
“naan” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The meal was perfect. It was lunch but very, very nice. Very good and friendly staff. The meal was just right.

Thank Greta B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never disappoints, best Indian food in Taupo! great opening hours and now with a new online ordering service just makes it so easy to order!

Thank Mandy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the tacky furnitures and decors (sorry but I had to point this out) the food is actually very good. I have been in India multiple times and this restaurant serves genuine Indian dishes. We had the veg banquet and it was...More

Thank Robmav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appreciate the restaurant wasn't full but the service was excellent. We ordered 2 mains and a couple of Naan bread which was more than adequate for the two of us. The level of heat was what we requested. Happy to recommend

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We went here on a visit to Taupo. The food was lovely and everybody had a different meal but without exception the meals were excellent and thoroughly enjoyed by all. The staff were unfailingly polite and the service very good.

Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Please be carefull if, your easily addicted to things, please avoid.. No wonder their Butter Chicken,is Stella award Winning. The flavors are sooo deep it leaves you mouth watering After your meal.. No only that but the portion size is far greater than expected, leaving...More

Thank Karlos F
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Having walked around exploring Taupo for the morning we wanted something different for lunch rather than the usual cafe food. Reviews were good and they had a 2018 service award so we tried it. I was told always go with the chef’s special as they...More

Thank DavidW12936
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had been traveling for 7 hours and really needed something special for lunch as everyone was tired and hungry. We where given very friendly, fast and efficient service and the meals where delicious. We had all ordered something different and the flavours where fantastic....More

Thank ohgee2
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Delivery was fast and it was easy to order. I had Balti Chicken and Platter of Condiments. All were very tasty and what one would expect from a top class restaurant. The delivery gentleman was very polite. The portions were very generous and beautifully prepared....More

Thank Chrizzy_f
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the food we had. Excellent service. Yet it took little bit time the food to come out. Still worth keep it us

Thank LuckyF50
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22 September 2018|
Response from ohgee2 | Reviewed this property |
No, We where traveling through Taupo when we went there. The food was beautiful.
1 July 2017|
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Response from KanwarS61 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah I believe they do include rice 🍚 with takeaway.cheers
16 October 2015|
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Response from Neil H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Richard they charge $6 best curry house in Taupo so would recommend it speak to Harry top guy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 2295
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Indian Affair is Taupo’s finest Indian dining experience. They’re easily located on the corner of Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street’s right in the heart of Taupo’s bar and restaurant scene. Indian Affair’s menu combines a diverse mix of traditional and modern Indian cuisine combined with personable and efficient service. Indian Affair is not just any restaurant, their minimalist environment coupled with the vibrancy generated from our busy nature makes Indian Affair a great place to visit with friends and enjoy a wine or traditional Indian beer. Indian Affair’s modern, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere will suit anyone's needs.
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