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$7 - $17
Indian, Asian, Balti
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Super tasty curries and naan breads - save yourself the hassle and just order the Aloo Saag, it was perfect. Generous portions and reasonably priced too.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried all indian restaurant in town. the worst by far was Tamarind and the best best is Bolywood. Nice place, good service and a fabulous indian food.chicken tikka or butter are really tasty.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! It was my first time eating in (usually I just get a butter chicken to go) and it was good. There was a singer who set the mood well, we were seated right away, no booking needed, the food was so good, the only...thing was that they forgot part of our order and we had a big order, the server didn’t have a pen and pad to write with so maybe they should start doing that, but other than that, so good. Probably the best butter chicken in GisborneMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 10, 2020 via mobile

Really enjoyed our curries & tasty cheese naan bread.. Quick delivery. Highly recommend. Will be back next time we stay in Gisborne.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 24, 2020

We're visiting Gisborne and asked a local where to eat. They suggested this restaurant so we dropped by. Yes, we got a table for 4 easily. The staff are delightful (love the uniform), the food was prepared and presented well. We all enjoyed our meals....A bonus is being able to see the kitchen staff working (and smiling) though the glass window. So we pass on the recommendation:)More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 20, 2020 via mobile

A table of 10 and we all had fantastic service and food. We tried the new Masala Dosa, it was incredible! I highly recommend you try it. The restaurant was packed as it usually is on a Friday night so booking is well advised however,...we still got served in good time and as a few walk in couples came in to a nearly full restaurant they were still seated and served meals promptly, 5 star service to the Bollywood Gisborne. Thank you Baljeet and staff, will see you soon!More

Date of visit: July 2020
bollywoods, General Manager at Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2020

Thank you so much Lee. we really appreciate your kind words and recommendation. always good to see you guys with your friends and family. Thank you so much for the support.

Reviewed July 19, 2020

Worse Indian food i have ever had the misfortune of buying- it was a takeaway and after i called the establishment to communicate my displeasure with the tangerine colored lifeless curry slop; the manager took no responsibility and disputed my grievance- dreadful

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 10, 2020 via mobile

HUGE menu catering to vegetarians as well as meat eaters. We enjoyed the mixed platter to start but probably ordered too much food however doggy bags are ok. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

I've been there many times and always got the butter chicken, cant say much about the menu. If you are after a butter chicken, that's the place.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 3, 2020

Fabulous venue for large group or couple. Polite, attentive staff offered speedy attention to our table. The food was fabulous, flavoursome and fast. Would highly recommend to locals and visitors alike!

Date of visit: February 2020
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