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All 157 Rotorua Restaurants

Ambience Fine Indian Cuisine

1161 Amohau St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
07 3501206
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Ranked #23 of 157 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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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
Rotorua, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We found this restaurant to be pretty average and there are others we would prefer before going back to this. The parking is just about non existence which also is annoying. I must say the Naan Bread was amazing, probably the best we have had overall not our favourite.

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New England
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had been driving, it was raining, and we found Ambience's menu in our motel room offering delivery. Perfect! We had several very good Indian meals during our time in New Zealand, but Ambience was the best of all. The food was delicious, delivery was prompt and portions were generous. We had garlic prawns, onion bhaji (outstanding!), lamb rogan josh... More 

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Skelmorlie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We purchased a meal deal on the "Grab one" website and travelled up from Taupo just for this meal...and we are certainly glad we did.. The staff are friendly and attentive and the food was brilliant. Very tasty. Sometimes when you buy a meal deal you can get a limited menu and get smaller portions but not here, and the... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This restaurant had the best butter chicken and naan bread! Not only was the food delicious but the service was amazing. They were efficient and soooooooo friendly. Would highly recommend to anyone who loves Indian food.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I had a great curry from them, with a generous sized naan. It was very yummy. Do not order the onion salad unless you just want a container filled with onions.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We discovered Ambience 2 years ago when I was in Rotorua for a conference. The curries were amazing and still are today. Highly recommend. We x will try not to leave it 2 years next time.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We first discovered ambience 2 years ago when I was in Rotorua for a conference. I was totally blown away by the curries. We re visited today on our way the Auckland. Still amazing and still the best. Highly recommend to all curry lovers.

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Napier, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

food was plentiful and tasty! great price and amazing friendly service. really impressed with Ambience! naan bread was the best I've ever had

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

One of the best food ever tried in rotorua.better than indian star where we used to go on every trip to rotorua.good value for money and excellent staff.highly recommended for indian food lover.

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Florence, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We discovered this restourant casually, and we had a delicious dinner. Quiet place, kind service, good and abundant food. For me, the best indian cousine in Rotorua.

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Additional Information about Ambience Fine Indian Cuisine

Address: 1161 Amohau St, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 3501206
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 19
Cuisine: Indian

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