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Satya South Indian Restaurant

271 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-377 0007
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“pani puri” (20 reviews)
“dosas” (6 reviews)
“curry” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
271 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I agreed to meet some friends here based on rave reviews and had a terrible experience. Ok I like vegetables and salads but happy to eat meat etc that is not loaded with cheap, nasty oil. There was nothing on the menu (seriously, not 1...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Veronicaque
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This is a funky little place, no sign and you walk through a wall of burlap sacks to get in. Food is quite good, an interesting fusion of various asian cuisines.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mdro2016
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here during our stay in Auckland and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We are always skeptical with Indian as often we are disappointed but this was not the case! It was nothing to look at from the street but once inside...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BecEle
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and cool atmosphere! Tried all the recommended dishes and they were all delicious which had a nice level of spice to each. Would definitely go again!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PNG92
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the curry flower, & kurryage chicken. We also loved the lamb. The bang bang chicken was slightly too hot for us. Would highly recommend it & we’d love to go again. Very friendly staff & the ambience was excellent. We went there because...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AdeB262
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We had an amazing experience at Satya Chai Lounge this week. It is a "snack" based menu (but very filling) and everything sounded amazing, so we decided to ask the owner, Sammy, to send out his favourites to the table. Each dish was better than...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mia A
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Our group of four came here for dinner on Saturday night. We came early (6:30pm) because they don't take bookings. Our friends had been here previously and said it was superb - it most certainly was! The food was stunning, the location is quirky and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MarieFs_6
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Love the South Indian menu as most of our Indian restaurants serve northern indian food. The Dahi Puri starter is an absolute must to begin with and I love their Gongura chicken for main as it is so tasty and different, those with a big...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 0Petal
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and environment. The masala dosas are amazing. We always go back for it and best mango lassi!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KomalN65
Reviewed June 17, 2018

We saw the write up in Dish magazine and decided we had to visit. We were not disappointed and experienced the best food, service and ambiance in years. The music was brilliant too. Thanks Sammy and your lovely staff for a memorable anniversary dinner. We...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank suzi0x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-377 0007
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