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Taaj Indian Restaurant & Cafe

140 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-548 5480
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (8 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“rogan josh” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
LOCATION
140 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first curry of the trip and it's fair to say we ordered a little bit too much. We started with poppadums, then starters of salmon tikka - four large pieces - and honey roasted cauliflower - a whole bowlful ! They were both good...More

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

We stayed at a motel close by, and found the food so tasty, we ate here twice during our stay. The service was fine, and the food was fresh, hot and generous servings. Great value, highly recommend. Not a "flash" ambience, but comfortable and enjoyable.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gaddyboy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Taaj offers authentic Indian dishes with plenty of meat and a variety of tasty sauces. The service is great and even though the restaurant can seat a lot of people, it has been designed to give separate areas for smaller groups to dine. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bryce W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were holidaying in Nelson and this restaurant was a short walk from where we were staying. When we visited it wasn't hugely busy but the staff were really friendly. We basically had every special on the menu in hot and it was a good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank famadven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered heaps of mains and everything tasted amazing. Their sauces are so creamy and spicy. The fish curry was phenomenal as was the mango chicken. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RyanC5736
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

We bought some staff here whilst setting up a new store in Nelson, I like it hot, I was not disappointed. The rest of the staff were also very impressed with the depth of flavour in their curry as we find a lot of variation...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Brentustools
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at the Taaj. Spices are fresh and meals are very tasty. The location is great, and not far from Tahuna Beach. We like the atmosphere in the restaurant, it is much more comfortable, less cramped and less noisy than most...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ingridh173
Arun K, Owner at Taaj Indian Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you from the Taaj's entire team. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Just down the road from my place is just one Indian on the main road, and good it is there because the food is yum! Good selection of the all kind of starters and a great selection of main, Make sure you know your tongue...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rubovski88
Arun K, Owner at Taaj Indian Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you from the Taaj's lovely team.Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Food was good. A nice clean restaurant with helpful staff. This restaurant was licensed. We were all happy with our meals and the price was good.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful tasty Indian dishes. Authentic fresh taste. Good sized servings a lots of tender meat. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank charliedavey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 5480
  • E-mail
Description
Taaj Indian Restaurant & Cafe offers an authentic Indian cuisine with lovely atmosphere and friendly staff.
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