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US$7 - US$18
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 April 2021

We can’t speak highly enough about the food at Turmeric. Delicious and especially good value for money. On a short family holiday in Whangarei we sampled a number of different restaurants around town. All were over priced and under quality. In contrast the food at...Turmeric was all excellent - particularly the Beef Saag. I won’t be leaving any TripAdvisor reviews for any of the others, but it is a pleasure to recommend the food at Turmeric.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 11 January 2021

This food was cooked with love and care and was authentic and delicious! Best meal we had during our time in Whangarei.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 6 November 2020

Food is always delicious! Best ever. Lots of options from the usual suspects to something a bit different.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020

We went to whangarei on early October for my kids school holidays. Once we arrived Cameron street for lunch, we saw Indian restaurants, we was so excited cause we loved Indian food so much, and they doing lunch special. So we decided had lunch there....I got 2 kids which they are not a big eater, so we only ordered 2 lunch. When the lunch arrived, we asked for 2 little plates for the kids, but the staff said she can’t give us spare plates because we ordered special lunch, not allowed to share. OMG! That’s the first time in my life asked for space plate and staff said “NO”. I was No word to say to her. Not very good dining experience.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 July 2020

We absolutely love the food always well prepared and the staff is very friendly. We find the food is affordable yet still large potions sizes and high-quality products, unlike other restaurants in town. The naan bread is a must-have.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 14 June 2020

We are so hooked, we eat in or have a take away probably once a week. Favourites are Palak Paneer, Lamb Bhuna and the Butter Chicken.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 10 June 2020 via mobile

Best butter chicken going! Friendly waitress and outstanding service, and great prices. will definitely be returning to try other dishes. Recommend highly! :) Thanks very much!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 31 May 2020

Best Indian ever!!!!!!!! Seriously. Two adults, one kid. One vegan. We all agree this was the best in New Zealand by far. Great atmosphere. Good wine. Thanks to the friendly lady who served us and the absolute BEST veg pakora ever! Prawn malabari and veg...korma. Will visit again.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 31 May 2020

Fantastic and persnal service, would recommend you eat here. The quality of the food is the best Indian meal i have had.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 21 May 2020 via mobile

Went here for dinner a few nights ago and man was it a good decision! Wasn't really sure which dish to order so we asked the staff for help and she was very helpful in describing flavours and how our choices differed. We had the...vege samosa, lamb madras, daal makhani, and garlic naan. The mains came with rice so no need to order it on the side. All of the dishes were really really good, heat was enough even if one was ordered hot. But if you're not good with heat, let the staff know and they'll adjust it to your preference ☺️ Not a big fan of lamb but I ate a lot of it, because it was cooked very well and the flavours were just awesome. They have an extensive menu which might be a bit confusing if you're not familiar with indian food but they have a short description wih each dish so that helps. Otherwise, ask for help. Overall was a really good experience, really good food (best daal and garlic naan we've ever had), and price is definitely worth it! You guys should open a branch in Auckland 😝 Don't miss them if you're in Whangarei.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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19 June 2019|
Response from Deborah K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe they do non vegetarian halal meals.
7 June 2019|
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Response from PragatiThorat | Property representative |
Hello, yes we do vegetarian $66 for two people and non vegetarian $70 banquets. You can check our menu online on our website
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Yes, Turmeric Indian Whangarei offers takeaway services.

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Turmeric Indian Whangarei is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5