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Indian Affair

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 2295
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (36 reviews)
“curries” (27 reviews)
“naan” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

we had the best indian meal on our trip to Taupo, huge portions and authentic indian food, service was on point. very nice interior i must say very different from all other indian restaurants i have visited in Nz.

Thank LAVI06
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a night!It was such fun!! The place is well lit outside and inside eating is good Staff very attentive and had a sense of humour.Did their waiting well Food delist...just the right amount ..not too big not too little Drinks varied and plentiful Boy...More

Thank MorningEdinburghuk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really good Indian restaurant. Food was excellent and portions generous. For each dish you can specifically order how hot/spicy the food is which means everyone is catered for. Staff & owners were very friendly and concerned all the time to ensure we...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food. Delicious flavours and fabulous service. Highly recommend. If you want Indian food in Taupo this is the place to go

Thank Sian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great veiw from upstairs love the fact they have a lift..the food was really tasty and came out quickly. Was not expensive for what we had.

Thank bopmitch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was there on New Years day with my family the restaurant was packed and people were queuing up for takeaway meals, staff was dealing very well considering how busy they were, There was bit of a wait for the food as you expect on...More

Thank Singer03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were glad to be given a table on new years day but that changed as we waited & waited for the food to arrive. After 50 minutes I asked the waiter when we could expect the meal & he said nonchalantly another 10 minutes!!!...More

1  Thank Reena M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very family friendly. Wonderful food. Friendly waitstaff. Loved it. The kids menu was perfect. Huge servings of naan bread. One serve does two people. Curries were yummy.

Thank Hayley T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at this place is pretty average. We ordered the butter chicken and chicken korma. Both full of cream and a tonne of food colouring. The taste was no different than what you'd expect from your average cheap takeaway, but at twice the price....More

Thank Aakash S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on New Year’s Day so expected it to be busy and there to be a wait for food but it was ridiculous. We ordered our food plus a round of drinks and there was no mention of how long it would take for...More

Thank Triscotty
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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
Average prices
US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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Indian Affair is Taupo’s finest Indian dining experience. They’re easily located on the corner of Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street’s right in the heart of Taupo’s bar and restaurant scene. Indian Affair’s menu combines a diverse mix of traditional and modern Indian cuisine combined with personable and efficient service. Indian Affair is not just any restaurant, their minimalist environment coupled with the vibrancy generated from our busy nature makes Indian Affair a great place to visit with friends and enjoy a wine or traditional Indian beer. Indian Affair’s modern, comfortable and relaxing atmosphere will suit anyone's needs.
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