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Little India

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113 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-579 0909
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Regular diner here and never disappointed by any of the variety of meals I or my wife have chosen. Mild for my wife and medium for myself the meals are truly tasty and cooked to the required heat. My favourite, rogan josh, washed down with a Kingfisher! Good ambience and friendly staff

Thank Mike H
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on a business trip. Good honest indian food. Can't fault the meal and service. Reasonable prices.

Thank Shaun M
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488 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I had the lamb vindaloo and my wife a Roghan. Both very good with small lunchtime six portions and wonderful nan bread. Just the right amount. A beer each and it was $40. Not bad.

1 Thank Coylum
Level Contributor
10 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We always visit this restaurant when in Tauranga. The food is excellent and the service is outstanding

Thank ChetnaPurnmai
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Four of us ordered starter and mains, every item was first class Service was excellent -definitely will return.

1 Thank GordonMW
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stopped for lunch on way back to Auckland. Curries were good though the lamb could have done with a tad more time in the pot to soften it (was a little chewy). Butter chicken and Naan were delicious. Excellent service and pristine clean toilet facilities as always. The interesting pictures on the wall in relation to the family who... More 

1 Thank Skarecrow68
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Mmm great food and friendly helpful staff. Not cheap but worth every cent. Parking within a short walk.

1 Thank martinaud37
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great food - some different options from the usual tandori Indian restaurant. Great staff attention, just right. Dishes all looked gorgeous in the metal serving dishes. Reasonably priced for what we got. Recommended.

1 Thank Jennie_gutry
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Random visit to Little India the evening before Christmas Eve was very enjoyable. Service was excellent and very friendly and the food delicious. Unlike many Indian Restaurants in the U.K. The menu was cooked without large amounts of Ghee so seemed much more healthy while remaining delicious. We had an enjoyable time although the restaurant was unusually quiet, due I... More 

3 Thank Sue N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We travel to Tauranga every 6 or 7 weeks to visit with family. Our family chooses to eat at Little India. The staff are wonderful, we are welcomed as family and the chef greets us. You want to know about the food? The meals are wonderful, well described in the menu and are available in a range of heats to... More 

2 Thank Leonie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-579 0909
We have chosen to present some of the more characteristic, yet legendary dishes from North India, especially the Punjab. Our preparation makes our food beautiful to behold and addictive to the palate.

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