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Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant

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355 Gladstone Road | Opposite to Countdown, Gisborne, New Zealand
+64 6-863 2954
10:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were friendly, welcoming and attentive. The food was fresh, nutritious and inexpensive. As vegans we appreciated the selection on the menu.

Thank catmegs
Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have been there so many times. Service, food , Hospitality are all the same. Only one word to describe them is Awesome. Well done team Bollywood.

Thank 786pushpinderkumar
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the food here, their specials are very good value and worth a look. If you have time try it. the service is good and the staff are friendly nd happy to give advice, if you are vegan not a problem for them.

Thank patrickcK7612QN
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Although the food does taste good here i find the quality of service poor. I tried this restaurant, for the first time, a few years back with my family. There were 5 of us and after waiting over an hour 3 meals were brought out. We asked about the other 2 and they were forgotten about. After waiting a little... More 

Thank Jodie S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nice to have the restaurant separated form the takeway area. The service was fast and friendly. We tried the goat curry, butter chicken and chicken tiki masala, all were excellent. Highly recommended. The food is very reasonably priced and a good selection of favourite curry's to choose from. We will definitely be back.

Thank kaweraukid
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Excellent experience, we loved the place because they had a varied choice on the menu and very prompt service. We loved the food, the most recommendable the Nan Chese Garlic Delicuous

Thank Soraya M
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter loves Indian food and given that I didn't feel like cooking at the campsite I was happy to go along with her suggestion that we eat here for dinner. The food was absolutely delicious and there was a great selection of beers and soft drinks. The service was quick and friendly.

Thank yanski1976
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

If your from Britain then you know what real indian restaurant style food tastes like and this place will not disappoint. In every town/city in NZ, we always visit as many indian restaurants as we can, in a quest to satisfy our British palates. Bollywood Stars Gisborne delivered those fantastic flavours that many NZ indian restaurants fail to do. Everytime... More 

Thank Lee T
BOLLYWOODGISBORNE, Manager at Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankx for your lovely feedback lee. we are happy to see you again More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

If you went by the decor alone then you wouldn't stay and eat here as its really dated and didn't look that clean. That said the food was good although it's a first to order onion Bhaji and actually get onion rings but hey they tasted good. The menu has a good choice of food and the staff are very... More 

Thank jacqui p
Gisborne, New Zealand
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times. Food is always good wether we takeaway or eat in. Service is good too.

Thank gibby99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Gladstone Road | Opposite to Countdown, Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-863 2954
Bollywood Stars is a Tandoori Indian restaurant located in Hastings and Gisborne. VOTED BEST BUTTER CHICKEN IN TOWN. The perfect place to dine for delicious Indian curries and a large range of other authentic Indian dishes, with a wide selection of drinks and the facility of bring your own wine as well.Apart from dine-in, most of the food items are available on take-out and delivery. The food specialities of Bollywood Stars, like Butter Chicken and Beef Vindaloo etc are loved by the Kiwis and the restaurants are very popular with all ages.The goal of Bollywood Stars is to create a reputation of quality and consistency that will make them the leader of a new style of dining. The mission of Bollywood Stars is to provide healthy and delicious food for the customers for complete satisfaction.

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