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1123 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
07-3484088
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
value for money

I visited lovely india for lunch. no limited options for lunch deal and portion was same. you can dine in or takeaway. curry served with plain nan and rice at just 11 dollar. taste was good and so far my fav in the town!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
kihyun2015
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Rotorua, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I cook a lot of indian food at home, but am up in rotorua for work. Craving an Indian I came to lovely, and should have been concerned at the speed at which the waiter hustled me in from the street. I have not experienced this since I visited Bangkok 5 years ago. Chilli chicken that tasted like sweet and... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I visited lovely india for lunch. no limited options for lunch deal and portion was same. you can dine in or takeaway. curry served with plain nan and rice at just 11 dollar. taste was good and so far my fav in the town!

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Cayo, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is by far my favorite restaurant in all of Rotorua. The service is exceptional, the location is perfect and the food is amazing. The staff was always friendly to my family and I and we really appreciated that they offered takeaway. The restaurant was well updated with a romantic feel. if you're looking for a nice place with a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My wife and I are strict vegetarians. We visited the restaurant three weeks ago when we stayed over in Rotorua. The owner, Naru, sounded very friendly on the phone when I called to inquire whether he could cater for our strict dietary needs. He was not only very accommodating but also provided us with dishes that were not on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

takeaway. Container full of sauce and no meat. promoting the the best butter chicken in town. Tasted weird. Onion baji's where great. $6 for 8. I think we got 28 and .50c for rice the same size as the no meat dish. Hard to rate

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited Lovely India for lunch as well as Dinner. The food was good as well cooked, fresh meal. staff friendly, helpful, and prompt service. Mid sized, warm and well placed restaurant. He claims that has best butter chicken in town, it was good but not great!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Well it was my first visit at lovely India, and know it's always bad for a business to receive bad review from their customers but I have to be honest with other people too. So I just would like to share what I felt there. First of all customer service is too bad, no one is with friendly nature and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Meals were timely and delicious, service was friendly. Lovely warm restaurant and I highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We came here for dinner about 8.30pm last Saturday night as a group of 6 (with no reservation.) We were greeted promptly and seated at a nice table. The restaurant was warm and the heater right by my chair. The waiter offered to move it so I didn't get too hot. We had brought in 5 bottles of wine and... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Staff were very friendly, food was superb, great wine. Must say the best butter chicken and poppadoms I have ever had. Will definitely be back, Highly recommend thank you

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Additional Information about Lovely India

Address: 1123 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07-3484088
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Average Prices: USD 23
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1123 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: 07-3484088

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business

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