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Indian Star Tandoori Restaurant

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 6222
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

I am a lover of indian food, so when i saw this restaurant being so highly rated within a 5 min walk from my hotel we thought we would try it. It was very good the service was great and it wasnt too expensive. Overall...More

Thank Pete U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd come back over from England and Ray remembered us and gave me a little present which was touching and also as usual gave me a chocolate bar after my meal. We went for a meal for a family friend's birthday and was lovely as...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was great, there is a reason why it is so busy and the other Indian restaurant was nearly no-one in it. The food was fresh and plenty of it. If you can't handle some "heat" then maybe not ideal. Staff were friendly...More

Thank Glen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Greytown from Martinborough just for a meal here.... well worth the trip. Chefs from Mumbai and Kerala.... staff from Shimla. The full Indian experience. Excellent food beautifully cooked. They even cooked a special side dish for me that wasn't on the menu. Probably...More

Thank Caveman1801
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our team of 5 ate out at Indian Star where the food was as delicious as ever - so tasty and yum!! Some of us weren't able to finish our meals so a member of our team took a doggy bag back to our hotel....More

Thank JayP77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic takeaway meal from Indian Star. Had 2 Medium meals and 1 Hot - and they were exactly that! Great flavours and the lamb and beef dishes were very tender. Plenty for the 3 of us and left overs for lunch the next day. By...More

Thank k2512b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a fleeting visit through Rotorua, it was a delight to sit down to an excellent Indian meal washed down with a cold Kingfisher....not much more required to make it a perfect night. The service was attentitive but not intrusive, the portion size more than...More

Thank Gareth K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Indian I've had in a long time, a table of 4 and everyone was very impressed. Amazing staff who were very knowledgeable.

Thank Tsari P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed. We had the garlic Naan bread and that was simply divine. My partner and I ordered shrimp and lamb coconut curry. Both amazing. The shrimp was a bit sweeter, but interesting flavor.

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Ambience! Awesome location at Eat Streat! Very cool staff, Ambience takes you to a disco era...

Thank Clintcent
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Response from Alan L | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Gopakumark2015 | Reviewed this property |
Also, the bus stops at I-Site. Pl get off the bus, one side street to the left while you face the I Site, there is a cab stand. There are cabs there usually. ( We went thro the same worries when we reached Rotorua, but it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-343 6222
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Rotorua's most awarded restaurant with awesome atmosphere and flawless service.
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