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Ambience Fine Indian Cuisine

1161 Amohau St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
07 3501206
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Ranked #21 of 148 restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $22
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Hawera, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Found that the offer of a meal deal was a good offer and was a little disappointed in the food we received. The starter was generous but had the feel of a shop bought platter. The Samosa's were bland and the Spring rolls were like warm in the middle. Both main courses were of a good size but tasted nothing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

really great food.... real spice of India.... awesome service and really good and enjoyable atmosphere.... just like India

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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Tried most of Indian restaurants around , but find Ambience the best ... I will definitely go back there in future .

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The temple of fine dine indian "curries and naan bread " love to kill my hunger over here everytime..!! Two thumbs up for chef and staff

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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

This restaurant is one of the best restaurant in Rotorua. Speciality of this restaurant is comfort and pleasant environment. Food is too much delicious and the service delievery is awsum. Another excellent point is they work proffessionally and take away system is too much faster.Restaurant is fully hygenic. I love the services and facilties. I am very much intrested to... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The restaurant is one of the best in NZ providing the real taste of India in NZ..... the chef has a excellent knowledge about the cuisines from India and the service department provides a great service experience for the dine-in.....the food is really awesome in taste and affordable in price range. The best one in Rotorua to try in rotoura....... More

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Kolkata
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I visited this restaurant with my friends for our lunch and we really enjoyed their delicious food and friendly behavior of the service staff. Will recommend to my friend and will visit again...

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AlAin UAE
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

A small Restaurant with a small frontage but Excellent food the Chef really Knows how to make a Curry,everything we ordered was cooked to perfection the Nan breads just right and the spicy ness exactly right the price was very Reasonable would recommend

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

The delivery was half an hour late, the delivery man had $3.20 change (which made me laugh). The lamb kebab I ordered was too salty to eat. However the chicken biriyani was lovey and the garlic naan on par to others. I only ordered from Ambience because Indian star's phone line was busy for the fifteen minutes I tried to... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

As someone who's generally very fussy when it comes to trying out new restaurants as I like what I like, Ambience was a pleasant surprise. Great food (onion bhaji entree - MASSIVE!! Couldn't get over it; I was in heaven, generous medium butter chicken mains with a not-too-filling and delicious plain naan), fantastic service, enjoyable experience overall and we left... More

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