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Indian Affair

34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 2295
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“curries” (28 reviews)
“saag paneer” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were pleased with the food: mango chicken, prawn biryani, naan -- all good. The service was perhaps a little over-attentive, but some will like that. Overall, a very pleasant meal.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered 3 butter chickens and 3 garlic nan, along with a side. It cost $101 dollars. You have to be kidding, 18.90 for each butter chicken. Being from Auckland we pay usually about 10 to 12 dollars for the same thing. What a rip....More

Thank garyj462
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The food and service is to die for. We went with our toddler son who devoured the most delicious butter chicken i have ever tasted. The butter scallops were perfectly cooked and the naan bread was melt in your mouth. This is a must visit...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We dined here by chance on a quiet tuesday night and I have to say it was one of the best meals I've ever eaten. We had wonderful, friendly service and my cocktail (we were on holiday), was fabulous. The meals arrived quickly and tasted...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It was a busy night and they forgot our drinks order. However the food was good authentic Indian and when we asked for the air conditioning to be turned down (it was at boiling hot!) they were happy to which shows they want their diners...More

Thank tysontrip
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I was taken here by my wife for a birthday dinner, unbeknownst to me she had prearranged with the staff to make sure we had a window table and a desert with candle. I was extremely pleased with service and the quality of food was...More

Thank Rahu P
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The food was good but we were sort of deceived by the waiter onto buying to much food. Otherwise the food was good. Also the room was cold.

Thank SamuelCase
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We come here every time we pass through Taupo. Have never been disappointed . Fantastic curry last night.

Thank sue w
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Wandered in looking for a nice indian and found out it's a locals haunt. Always a good sign. Staff were really friendly, portions were ever-so big and value was there too. Would recommend

Thank kjm105
Reviewed 11 April 2017

we were in Taupo for a 60th and we needed a little time away from all the family so ducked into town for dinner, it was a lengthy wait, but was worth it. I think the problem was all of the takeaway orders, the whole...More

Thank SteveandAngeM
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1 July 2017|
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Response from Kanwar S | Reviewed this property |
Yeah I believe they do include rice 🍚 with takeaway.cheers
15 October 2015|
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Response from Neil H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Richard they charge $6 best curry house in Taupo so would recommend it speak to Harry top guy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 2295
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