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Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant

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Upstairs 30 Donald St | 30 Donald Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 5521
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered a take away on a Saturday night and was told it would be over an hour. 1hr and 10 minutes later I went to get my food to be told it would be another 10 to 15 minutes and to take a seat. I waited another 20-25 minutes until I went to the counter to enquire if my... More 

Thank Kay O
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380 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered a take-away meal from here, so I'm unsure what eating in is like. All meals were delicious, but the sizes were small for the prices. 3x lamb cutlets $16 & were a little tough. Meat mains from $18-$23 & veggie mains for $17. Considering the ingredients for the veggie mains are much cheaper, I was surprised they were... More 

Thank dalton1skiing
Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting with my girlfriend from Sydney and saw their flyer from our resort, so decided to check it out. We ordered the butter chicken, beef curry, rice and garlic naan. While the food was very tasty, the portion sizes were tiny. Considering each small pot of curry was almost $20 each, it was a bit steep, so unless you're willing... More 

1 Thank George C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have only been once but will definitely go again I had the madras chicken and friend butter chicken Both mouth watering

Thank Barbara S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So yummy, a really friendly waitress and the owners are like lovely and always pop out for a chat. Butter chicken was yummy and naan was so soft and fluffy. Highly recommend good value for money!

1 Thank Maddy D
Gosford, Australia
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Having read previous reviews was keen to give this restaurant a go. Battled up 20 stairs with my husband and 5 week old baby in a pram. Restaurant was moderately busy, asked for a table for 2 to be told 'yes we do, but not really because you have a pram' still keen to eat I provided a solution for... More 

2 Thank Kat09kitty
Harvinder S, Owner at Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Kate my apologies on behalf of my waitstaff if she was rude to you . We don't discriminate with people with prams or with wheelchairs. We always try to accommodate everyone. We always try to hire the best people and give them the required training but still there is always a room for more training and improvements. we will... More 

Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017

The food was tasty, fresh and the service good. They also stock Kingfisher beer which was an added bonus.

Thank UncleMG001
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Really great Indian food, this place matches food from India so well. Great river great curries. Good service.

Thank Clark C
Nelson Bay, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Food was lovely and service was absolutely brilliant. Best Indian in the Bay, never disappoints would highly recommend to anyone.

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Thank Kim Q
Harvinder S, Owner at Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

hello maddy thanks for getting the time out to review us. Thank you for the feedback and any more suggestions pls let us know.Hope to see u soon again. harry More 

Tamworth, Australia
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175 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2017

I booked a table for two at 7.45 wanting a lovely night out and wanted to go out dancing after. Because of late booking was not that busy, but .... got menus after awhile, then had to go to counter to ask to take our order at the table please. (This may have been why we were ignored for the... More 

Thank Bernie T
Harvinder S, Owner at Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant, responded to this review

hello bernie, Really sorry for the bad service you received at the restaurant. We were not expecting a busy night on that day but we got busy around 7pm. We got 20-25 people in 15 minutes and we had one waitstaff short on that night. As such there was a little delay in serving the food on time. As for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $17
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upstairs 30 Donald St | 30 Donald Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4981 5521

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