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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Great food, friendly staff
1. Great food, friendly staff
"Very good authentic North Indian food"
BhupiJain
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2. Vegan curry heaven
2. Vegan curry heaven
"the vegan 'chefs special' Eggplant curry which was a stand out"
VolcanoCondo
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3. Traditional Decoration
3. Traditional Decoration
"The interior is absolutely authentic!!! The staff is attentive"
Jana B
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PRICE RANGE
US$2 - US$16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Balti, Nepalese, Indian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the Uk, enjoy your hot Balti? This is the place to go. Chef can make a dish thats not on the menu, I recommend the lamb Balti, Indian hot if you love the heat. It can get busy, recommend booking during peak dining hours....Friendly staff and quick turnaround on meals.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Panner tikka masala is my favourite. I have tried from so many places but I can say without any doubt that this is the best one. I asked for medium to hot and that was perfect spicy for me. Really enjoyable with roti. I will...definitely come back and recommend to anyone who loves real authentic food.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Taupo on Christmas Day and were not sure if there would be any restaurants open for dinner before spotting Master of India was open, so we decided to go in and we were so happy we did We were most impressed with...their extensive menu, so it was difficult to choose. We settled on Chicken Madras and Chicken Korma with Naan bread to be begin with. We shared our meals and both were delicious. We also had a glass of red wine at $9 each which was quite reasonable. After a short wait, the service was excellent considering it was so busy. I loved the authenticity of the restaurant which is beautifully decorated. As it was a warm evening, it was very much appreciated that the room was kept cool with fans which makes such a big difference to the comfort of the diner. We would certainly visit again next time we travel to Taupo.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the Lamb Rogan Josh and Lamb Vindaloo which was excellent. Wonderful flavours. Best I've had in a while. Biggest let down was service. 50 minutes for mains. It was busy however we were never approached in the interim with apologies or offers of...drinks. Hence the 3 stars. I won't be going back. Pity. Food was great?More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an incredible menu. I haven’t had an Indian meal this good since living in the UK. For our evening meal we had vegetable balti (divine) and chicken tikka masala (which is much more like the version you have in the uk restaurants - sweeter...and creamier). Plus peas pilau rice - lovely. It was so good I just came back for a chicken dhansak - first time I have seen this dish in a menu in Nz. Lovely staff and amazing service. Top class restaurant - will definitely come again on my next trip to Taupo! Thank youMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 27 November 2020 via mobile

Hands down one of the best indian food i have had in New Zealand. Real authentic taste and a service with a smile. As you enter you are greated with a big heartly welcome, all the staff involved in serving us were amazing. They earned...3 stars right away. The food is to die for. I live in Rotorua and have no business in Taupo but i will drive there a 100 times just for the food and service. Keep up the good work and i will make sure i spread the word and also keep coming back. Thank you for the amazing service and delicious food.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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66omp, Owner at Master of India, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2020

Greetings Thank You so much for taking your time to give us a wonderful review. We always try our best to provide best food in a friendly atmosphere. We are glad that we are successful in our efforts. Look forward to host you again.

Reviewed 23 November 2020

Master of India rules! They have the absolutely best and most authentic Indian cuisine in Taupo. I love spicy food, and lived in India as an expat for 3 years. If you love Indian food, this is the place to go! Rogan Josh, Biryani, Dal,...and pretty much everything else is fantastic. The staff are super friendly and professional. The decorations and atmosphere also feel great. Highly recommended for groups of any size.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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66omp, Owner at Master of India, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2020

Greetings Thank You so much for such a wonderful review. We always try our best to provide best food and service as well. We’re glad that we are successful in our efforts that reflected in your visit. Look forward to host you again

Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

Great food & ambience. Also the staff is very polite with great customer service & knowledge of food. Manu was great host too. Will be back Soon

Date of visit: November 2020
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66omp, Owner at Master of India, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2020

Greetings Mr. Harpreet Thank You so much for such a nice review. We always try our best to provide best food and service as well. We are glad that we are successful in our efforts. Look forward to host you again.

Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

We are locals and regulars to Master of India and we bought our neighbours here for the first time and they loved it. Simply Great Indian Food! Highly recommended for the food and service! Thanks again, see you next time!

Date of visit: November 2020
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66omp, Owner at Master of India, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2020

Greetings Andrew Thank You so much for such a nice review. We always try our best to provide best food in a friendly atmosphere and we are successful in our efforts that reflected in your visit. Look forward to host you again

Reviewed 5 November 2020

We are visitors to Taupo and were greeted by the owner whilst looking at the menu. She was so delightful that we had dinner there the next night. It is the full package. Incredibly gracious owners/staff, beautiful tasteful decor and amazing food. This is the...best India Restaurant we have ever been to.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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66omp, Owner at Master of India, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Greetings Thank You so much for such a wonderful review. We are glad that you came to try our food and feel satisfied with the taste and service. We always try our best to provide best food in a friendly atmosphere and we are successful...More

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hardikss
13 February 2018|
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Response from 678omp | 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.
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Dean W
30 January 2018|
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Response from 678omp | Property representative |
Thank you very much for your quarry. Yes we do have OUTDOOR sitting.Thank you.
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markO4894FI
7 July 2017|
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Yes we do
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