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Indian Star Tandoori Restaurant

1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-343 6222
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan” (61 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

My son and I are in rotorua for 2-3 months working and went out to dinner last night; we weren't looking for exquisite or expensive and ended up on Eat Street where we encountered probably a dozen various Asian restaurants - Thai, Chinese, Korean, Japanese,...More

Thank chimayred
Reviewed June 28, 2016

This place was great with fantastic food, was very busy but the staff were lovely and friendly.... We didnt have to wait to long for our meal... We enjoyed it so much we went back a couple of nights later.. would certainly recommend this place...

Thank Jan B
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Indian food is a favourite of mine and I like to try it in every city I visit. Who knew that one of the best of the best is in Rotorua?! Firstly, Ray (sp?), the owner/manager, is a total gentleman and sets the tone for...More

Thank nzauregionaldirector
Reviewed June 27, 2016

After a tiring sightseeing schedule the delectable dishes here were really able to satisfy not only the hunger but also the taste buds.

Thank Moushumi S
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We went to Indian Star tonight after reading the reviews online. We were not disappointed - the food was delicious with fantastic options for vegetarians also. A huge shout out to the staff who went over and above to make sure my 4 year old...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a meal on a Sunday evening here and it was quite busy, but got served very quickly and the food was delivered fairly quickly too. Nice food and atmosphere. Great garlic naan!

Thank kevola76
Reviewed June 20, 2016

Well prepared food and all staff friendly and attentive. Indoor or outdoor seating. Meals arrived promptly even on a busy night

Thank Phila987
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited whilst staying in rotorua. We are visiting nz from UK. Very impressed with the speed of service the quality and quantity of food. In the UK we would have to order a portion of rice each. However at Indian star one portion was...More

Thank kath1961
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Very enjoyable meal. The service and food was really good and priced well. Did not expect so much naan bread and great value.

Thank rhyssutton
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as a family group of four persons on a Saturday night. It was fortunate that we had booked since this dining venue is clearly popular and we were amazed how busy it was. Staff are smartly attired and cordial. The menu...More

Thank Marque01
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Response from Gopakumark2015 | Reviewed this property |
Also, the bus stops at I-Site. Pl get off the bus, one side street to the left while you face the I Site, there is a cab stand. There are cabs there usually. ( We went thro the same worries when we reached Rotorua, but it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-343 6222
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Rotorua's most awarded restaurant with awesome atmosphere and flawless service.
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