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Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant

355 Gladstone Road | Opposite to Countdown, Gisborne, New Zealand
+64 6-863 2954
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic naan” (10 reviews)
“curries” (13 reviews)
“goat curry” (9 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
355 Gladstone Road | Opposite to Countdown, Gisborne, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Indian restaurant in Gisborne.i tried chicken Korma it was soooooo yummy.i love this place. Definitely will go back with family...

Thank Angel K
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Excellent food, great service. What more can you say. They also have a children’s menu which was great for kids who aren’t a fan of butter chicken. Great value too.

Thank Danzak1
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Love the food on offer, takeaway or eating in, great quick spot for lunch if you are on a time limit. Never leave hungry!

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Friendly service, staffs are always helpful and the food never disappoints. My favorite dish is Saag Lamb having with cheese and garlic naan, yumm

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Thank TaanNZ
Reviewed June 25, 2018

It’s really nice to variety when it comes to food, my family choose a dish each and then placed them in the middle of the table and tried a bit of everything. We ran out of rice and Baljeet’s team quickly came to the rescue...More

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Thank clintmengel
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Bollywood accommodated a group of six without a reservation, the service was flawless and the food on par with many of the meals savored during a six week tour of India. Well done to the staff and Chief. The Venison and Goat dishes were exceptional...More

Thank Teresa N
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Went into the restaurant to order takeaways for the evening and ordered a butter chicken and stuffed naan. Very watery butter chicken that separated on the plate and very few and small pieces of chicken. The stuffed naan was the smallest naan ever received from...More

Thank Corey R
BOLLYWOODGISBORNE, Manager at Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Hi we really sorry about the meal that you had last time. we will definitely workout on all the mentioned things. we are happy to give you replacement of the meal, that you can pick up at any time from the restaurant. thanks

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Didn't have to book looked after from the getgo Great food great service, what more can you say 👍👍

Thank Adrian A
Reviewed April 18, 2018

We had an enjoyable dinner here - Bollywood special lamb, eggplant Marsala and garlic naan. The food was very good and we asked for "Indian hot" which was a very nice level of spice for us. We had a mango kulfi (ice cream) for dessert...More

Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

A nicely presented restaurant with a nice atmosphere. Friendly staff and excellent service. The butter chicken and punjabe chicken were scrumptious. Authentic Indian cuisine.

Thank graeme638
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January 5, 2018|
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Yes rice is supplied.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$7 - $17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Gladstone Road | Opposite to Countdown, Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-863 2954
  • E-mail
Bollywood Stars is a Tandoori Indian restaurant located in Hastings and Gisborne. VOTED BEST BUTTER CHICKEN IN TOWN. The perfect place to dine for delicious Indian curries and a large range of other authentic Indian dishes, with a wide selection of drinks and the facility of bring your own wine as well.Apart from dine-in, most of the food items are available on take-out and delivery. The food specialities of Bollywood Stars, like Butter Chicken and Beef Vindaloo etc are loved by the Kiwis and the restaurants are very popular with all ages.The goal of Bollywood Stars is to create a reputation of quality and consistency that will make them the leader of a new style of dining. The mission of Bollywood Stars is to provide healthy and delicious food for the customers for complete satisfaction.
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