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Indian Star Restaurant & Bar

20 Alma Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-834 3122
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Indian, Balti, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
20 Alma Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 30, 2016

Had our dinner at this place, good Indian food, the servings in bucket shaped utensils was unique and chicken and vegetarian foods tasted authentic India, though a litte westernised.

Thank Prasanna J
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Based on previous trip advisor advice chose restaurant to eat at tonight. Beautiful food matched with great service. Lamb nawabi best lamb dish in Indian restaurant I ave ever had. Thanks macdonalds from Napier

1  Thank Wazzamac
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We been there for family dinner this time. We ordered 3 dishes all were exellent food and service is fabulous. So keep it up guys see you again

Thank kashb93
Reviewed January 3, 2016

the service is always amiable and competent and the kitchen hasn't let us down. They even put together a particular dish for us one night without being asked.

Thank gnomnz
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

I love indian food but could not even finish my korma because of how sweet it was! Thought it might have been an accident until I tried my friends makhani and found it was also sickly sweet. Other friends got the madras and the balti...More

3  Thank Terri C
Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Best Indian restaurant in Hamilton i have been to. The service was excellent, very friendly and attentive, and the food was amazing. Everyone in our group loved their meals. We will be back

Thank Comet111TDK
Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic service. So friendly, with fairly attentive wait staff! Servings were massive! Had the Tandoori mixed platter to start with - tasted beautiful.

1  Thank Reema D
Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Every time we go the meals are amazing, the service in fast and friendly. We have eaten at a lot of different Indian restaurant and this is the best

Thank lindmur
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We found Indian Star on trip advisor after hubby decided on Indian. It was a bit hard to find. Service and food where great, staff lovely and attentive. It's hard to beat Memories of India in Darwin, but this was still very good.

Thank Marnie S
Reviewed October 16, 2015

We had dinner at Indian Star last night. Four of us; Entree and mains. I ordered a couple of samosa and a chicken korma. Samosas were amazing! Korma arrived shortly after we finished our entrees. There is only one thing that I hate more than...More

1  Thank CKNZ
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Response from Tobys1 | Reviewed this property |
All curries are gluten free but the naan bread is'nt.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Alma Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-834 3122
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Been open approx 4 months. Visited last night and the meal was great - service was awesome too. Would love to review this to help get people eating here! Phone is 078343122 I believe the one in Rotorua is highly recommended too.
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