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Master of India

$$ - $$$, , Indian
47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 0041
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“balti” (32 reviews)
“butter chicken” (61 reviews)
“naan” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Balti, Nepalese, Indian, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Master of India
1. Great food, friendly staff
"Very good authentic North Indian food"
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2. Vegan curry heaven
"the vegan 'chefs special' Eggplant curry which was a stand out"
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3. Traditional Decoration
"The interior is absolutely authentic!!! The staff is attentive"
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1 - 10 of 927 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome indian food, friendly staff and lovely decoration. We came to have lunch as we tried some curry in a friend’s house before and we loved it. Nice vegetarian options. Totally recommended. We’ll be back for sure.

Thank María Luján A
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Ate a delicious lunch here by myself a few days ago. While most spots were closed at the time I arrived (early afternoon), they were open and welcomed me in warmly. When I first walked in I noticed the decor. It was authentic without being...More

1  Thank KaraJ72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are on holiday in NZ and fancied a change from pub food, so came to Master of India for some curry. After seeing all the 5 star review here on Trip Advisor we had high expectations, and it did not disappoint! The front of...More

Thank christrox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time at an Indian restaurant because we have simple tastes and aren't into spicy painful food to eat, but so glad we went outside our comfort zone! Master of India was exceptional. Such a surprise to have beautiful tasty (but not too spicy!)...More

Thank Jenzellie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a quick takeaway meal and really fancied a curry. This restaurant was recommended on TripAdvisor. Great service. I wanted a curry that was not on the menu which they made for me. Would definately recommend this as a takeaway meal. Lovely waiting area...More

Thank hausfrau841
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the butter chicken and it was delicious - incredibly succulent chicken. The best I have ever tasted. The roti was very nice but nothing special however the naan was so light and fluffy. Perfect! Chicken Korma was also amazing. Would absolutely recommend this...More

Thank NJH1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered butter chicken and lamb vindaloo, both were delicious! And their Indian hot is HOT high we loved !l

Thank Tsxxz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eggplant & mushroom is lit! So good with hot rice. Staff are friendly, Om & Tanka are doing very good!

Thank tsy33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a real gem. The restaurant is beautifully decorated, the menu very vegan friendly, and the service was excellent!

Thank Kathy Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had food delivered as it was late at night. Tasty fresh food. The server was very patient in taking our order.

Thank Kanika D
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Questions & Answers
Hardik S
13 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Om P | Property representative |
thank you very much for your question. We are more then happy to book your table at noon. i can't suggestion to drive a way from Taupo in same day. Better to stop over night and go to Hahei next day.
Dean W
30 January 2018|
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Response from Om P | Property representative |
Thank you very much for your quarry. Yes we do have OUTDOOR sitting.Thank you.
7 July 2017|
Response from Om P | Property representative |
Yes we do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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: 47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 0041
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