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$6 - $16
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Indian, Asian, Balti
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed July 4, 2022

Great food, service and cleanness. The food smell as soon as you enter the place you just want to sitdown and have some. Spotless place friendly but professional staff. Great value meal, great menu prices. Cater for vegetarians and some options good for vegans. Please...visit you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 19, 2022 via mobile

Stunning food as always thanks Baljeet! We had the lunch menu and we found the portion size good. Nice to see they support local wine producers too

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 3, 2022

we come here everytime we visit Gisborne. The food is always delicious. Staff very efficient but not as friendly as usual. I booked on line, received an email confirmation, then a reminder on the day before, where I had to confirm or cancel. I clicked...confirm. I received a reminder on the day but when we arrived on time at the restaurant they had no knowledge of our booking! Luckily they could still give us a table.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 20, 2022

The food was delicious as usual. Something for the whole family. Very quick and fresh. However, we booked online and the website said we would receive a text or email confirming the booking but didn’t receive either. Just turned up at the restaurant hoping there...would be room.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed February 27, 2022 via mobile

For me, most importantly are their good customer service. They have a great good customer service and also great food too. I like their Butter Chicken! The best Butter Chicken I had so far in New Zealand! Way better than in Auckland! I will be...back again.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed January 25, 2022

Great food, real Indian taste. Great dish cleaning guy. Great service and nice reception. People were nice

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 24, 2022

Great customer service amazing food and cocktails!! 10/10 great experience for dinner out 😊 Best butter chicken in town 🤤

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed January 24, 2022 via mobile

Awesome food, compliments to the chef and great customer service. Cocktails were amazing. Best Palak Paneer in New Zealand.🙂

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed December 6, 2021

You were happy to take our money for the past few years then the first time we order after the traffic light system we were treated rudely like lepers. Disgusting treatment. Won’t be coming back after being supporters for yearsMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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bollywood s, Owner at Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2021

We are Very Sorry to hear this. we are trying our best to deal with this new traffic light system and unfortunately it has been hard to follow all the new guidelines. Please give us a call on 0210727020 to discuss this or let us...More

Reviewed October 30, 2021 via mobile

Went Saturday night with 2 friends. The food was outstanding. We a selection of entree and a selection of mains and shared the dishes between 4 of us. All dishes were awsum.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed August 11, 2021 via mobile

Great customer service, The food is amazing looks and taste like it should. Delivery times are great. Friendly staff Highly Recommend!!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 22, 2021 via mobile

We eat at Bollywood nearly every week. The food is excellent and the service is great. Best Indian in town without a doubt. Recommend.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 19, 2021 via mobile

The starter menu is quite stunning. Big shout out to chef for the Tandoori Platter and the Onion Bhajis. So very tasty. We’re trying to think of when we can come back. 10/10

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 23, 2021 via mobile

Lovely ambience, delicious food and generous helpings. Staff very good, background music lovely! Clean restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 17, 2021

The masala dosa was delicious, crisp with great accompaniments. My husband liked the butter chicken (chicken was delicious) but the curry was too sweet for me to really enjoy it. Drinks were very reasonably priced and the service was pleasant. Would happily return for the...dosa.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant

Yes, Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant offers takeout services.

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Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5