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The Taj Indian Kitchen


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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US$8 - US$58
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place had some amazing food and drink. The lamb shank here was out of this world as with everything else

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SpartacusX
Reviewed 3 days ago

Meal was fantastic. Servers were very pleasant, knowledgeable and attentive. We ordered all vegetarian dishes and the amount of heat was just right. Can highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Horizsea
Reviewed 3 days ago

The menu at first sight is perplexing - there are just so many good-looking choices. One of our favourites was the soft-shelled crab. The meals are big & not only delicious but beautifully presented. We can see why this place is so highly recommended. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ZQNJedi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved the food and service this restaurant offered. We called in on a busy evening and they arranged a table for us within 30 minutes. Lovely, friendly people and authentic Indian food. We would go back if we were staying in Queenstown longer.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GilliR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went two days in a row the food was so good, easily the best Indian food I have tasted in NZ, a fantastic fresh selection. We mainly eat vegetarian and had loads to chose from.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DCM220
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this restaurant on New Years eve 2019. We really enjoyed the food and excellent service. Good serving size and delicious food. There was a honest mistake made in charging for the food. When i pointed it out after we had left for Australia...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Krishan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service and tasty food. The menu was letdown by the fact that there was no beef (but this may have been a religious decision). There was also no “staples” such as a saagwala or bhaji. However, what we had was delicious and would definitely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Heartspunk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by the 'shop front' appearance - this place is busy because service and food are equally fine. No bookings - just turn up - and if you have to wait its worth doing so. Extensive menu, interesting house specialties, and genuinely...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant evening with top rate food and service. It could not have been better. A great restaurant which was very busy indicating demand. Great papadoms and splendid murk keema style dishes.👍

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ScotinEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and good service. The 3 of us had dinner at this restaurant and it was perfect. Rich Indian menu with good selection for every taste. Highly recommended

Date of visit: February 2019
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11 December 2018|
Response from SaurabhB515 | Property representative |
Yes Sir the Chicken and Lamb is halal . Thanks .
2 December 2018|
Response from SaurabhB515 | Property representative |
Hi we are open for Christmas lunch but we are not taking any bookings as we are a small Restaurant and it gets really difficult to give tables on a particular time . But you can still walk in and we will try our best to give... More
5 November 2018|
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Response from SaurabhB515 | Property representative |
Hi 54371Laura_M Yes we are open on Christmas Day.
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