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Indian Affair

€€ - €€€Indian, Asian,
34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 2295
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“butter chicken” (34 reviews)
“curries” (27 reviews)
“naan” (23 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a visit to Taupo. The food was lovely and everybody had a different meal but without exception the meals were excellent and thoroughly enjoyed by all. The staff were unfailingly polite and the service very good.

Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Please be carefull if, your easily addicted to things, please avoid.. No wonder their Butter Chicken,is Stella award Winning. The flavors are sooo deep it leaves you mouth watering After your meal.. No only that but the portion size is far greater than expected, leaving...More

Thank Karlos F
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Having walked around exploring Taupo for the morning we wanted something different for lunch rather than the usual cafe food. Reviews were good and they had a 2018 service award so we tried it. I was told always go with the chef’s special as they...More

Thank DavidW12936
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We had been traveling for 7 hours and really needed something special for lunch as everyone was tired and hungry. We where given very friendly, fast and efficient service and the meals where delicious. We had all ordered something different and the flavours where fantastic....More

Thank ohgee2
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Delivery was fast and it was easy to order. I had Balti Chicken and Platter of Condiments. All were very tasty and what one would expect from a top class restaurant. The delivery gentleman was very polite. The portions were very generous and beautifully prepared....More

Thank Chrizzy_f
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Loved the food we had. Excellent service. Yet it took little bit time the food to come out. Still worth keep it us

Thank LuckyF50
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

It was really good to been here. Service was really appreciated. I tried number of Indian restaurant in taupo but never had a food like this. I will also recommend this restaurant to my other friends. Thank you team Indian Affair to your services. Keep...More

Thank RannyS41
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Great service. Clean restuarant. Friendly helpful staff. The food is wonderful. We are lovers of Indian food and found this to be the best we have had. Highly reccomend.

Thank MinaC480
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I must say. The second time i visited here i was really impressed. Must must must try the Butter Chicken. I feel they are the best now. TAUPO based anyway

Thank Karlos F
Indian affair T, Manager at Indian Affair, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Hi Karlos Thank you for your great review. it was pleasure to serve you. our team always take pride in providing the food and service to our valuable customers. we look forward to serving you again. Thanks Akashdeep Singh Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Indian Affair based on Trip Advisor ratings. We were impressed with the friendly service, but were blown away with the quality of the food. Great food recommendations which were accommodated with our requests of “Indian Hot spice” Wish this restaurant was based in...More

Thank Adrian C
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21 September 2018|
Response from ohgee2 | Reviewed this property |
No, We where traveling through Taupo when we went there. The food was beautiful.
1 July 2017|
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Response from KanwarS61 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah I believe they do include rice 🍚 with takeaway.cheers
15 October 2015|
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Response from Neil H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Richard they charge $6 best curry house in Taupo so would recommend it speak to Harry top guy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 2295
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Indian Affair is Taupo’s finest Indian dining experience. They’re easily located on the corner of Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street’s right in the heart of Taupo’s bar and restaurant scene. Indian Affair’s menu combines a diverse mix of traditional and modern Indian cuisine combined with personable and efficient service. Indian Affair is not just any restaurant, their minimalist environment coupled with the vibrancy generated from our busy nature makes Indian Affair a great place to visit with friends and enjoy a wine or traditional Indian beer. Indian Affair’s modern, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere will suit anyone's needs.
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