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Taaj Indian Restaurant & Cafe

140 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-548 5480
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (6 reviews)
“rogan josh” (2 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
140 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank ingridh173
Arun K, Owner at Taaj Indian Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank rubovski88
Arun K, Owner at Taaj Indian Restaurant & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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.

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.

1  Thank charliedavey
Reviewed 6 August 2018

What a hidden gem this place is. Sensational Indian food I have ever tasted,remind me back time of India a decade ago .definitely recommendation.

1  Thank MikeW5786
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good almond chicken the butter chicken tasted to much like tamatoes so wasnt a huge fan of it great service

Thank wrightjessie
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Have eaten here a few times now and every time the food is amazing. The honey cauliflower is delish!! and awesome service too :)

Thank kiwi_OE
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Have been to this amazing place several times. Every time excellent food with exceptional customer service.

Thank MELISSAR4164
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Went on a hot Saturday night with an early booking, Was showed a table near an open door out to a wooden deck. There didn't seem to be any formal tables set up out there, Although it was breezy the heat pump wasn't on. Became...More

Thank Annette T
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A change of meal type led us to the Taaj Indian Restaurant where we had an excellent meal for less than $30. The service was great. We will certainly be back.

Thank Denis W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
Taaj Indian Restaurant & Cafe offers an authentic Indian cuisine with lovely atmosphere and friendly staff.
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