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Lovely India

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1123 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Paris, France
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We picked this place randomly. We were hungry and did not want to loose time searching. We took one of their platters to share for two. Came quick - but we were very disappointed with the quality, consistency and taste of the meat compared to many other Indians we had eaten at. Then I ordered a vegetarian meal that was... More 

Thank Gisela R
Rajkot, India
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132 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the group lunch here and was like a normal avg Indian food. Did not find it so very exciting. There are some more options in the near by areas. The service was not very friendly and had to be requested regularly for few things like refills etc.

Thank prashdolls
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Enjoyed lunch and came back for dinne on the same day. We tried their variety and were impressed with the quantity and quality. Totally worth the dollars we paid for them.

Thank ciemas22
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Last week we went to this restaurant as we saw their special board outside for lunch. Ask them are you open And welcome by the manager,i belive.Were given dinner menu when we ask why,They Told lunch time is finish,however they let us in when we ask. Charged for dinner price while on lunch time. When i ask why u let... More 

Thank packy574
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Butter chicken was good. Plain Naan and malai kofta was below avg and needs improvement . it's a bit overpriced place.

Thank Gary0085
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Had a nice dinner here. We caught it on a quiet night so service was great and the food came quickly. The Malai Kofta is delicious!

Thank Sarshy
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Went with a group on a Sunday night. Was initially apprehensive as we were the only customers while other nearby restaurants were busy. Need not have worried as the food was good. Started with the vegetarian and non-vegetarian entree platters for the whole group. Was almost like a main meal, plenty of food and tasted good. Had the Lamb Do... More 

Thank Rob S
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We arrived around 2.06 pm asked for lunch special. And given dinner menu. Dinner menu all curries 16.90 but they charges us full price. No information given on price. While we eating they switch off the lights. Curries comes with rice and also got charge for it. Pretty disgusting. When we said why u not charging us the price been... More 

Thank Ajay S
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

This one is an apology of a restaurant. I had gone after reading good reviews on the web but the moment I entered, I could see most of the tables with left out dishes which no one bothered to clear till the next 1 hour duration when I was in the restaurant. The food is highly priced which can attribute... More 

Thank acute_traveller_39
Auckland, New Zealand
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Great food enjoyed by all four in my group. Good selection and staff great fun and attentive and beer good!

Thank Phila987

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: 07-3484088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?