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“Highly Recommended”
Review of Master of India

Master of India
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Ranked #2 of 137 Restaurants in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $22
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 31 December 2020

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.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 28 December 2020 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?

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 27 December 2020

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 you

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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

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