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Master of India

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47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 0041
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“balti” (36 reviews)
“butter chicken” (63 reviews)
“naan” (50 reviews)
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Balti, Nepalese, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great food, friendly staff
"Very good authentic North Indian food"
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2. Vegan curry heaven
"the vegan 'chefs special' Eggplant curry which was a stand out"
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3. Traditional Decoration
"The interior is absolutely authentic!!! The staff is attentive"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great chat with Tanka. He’s a nice guy from Nepal who runs the place. Food was amazing. Butter chicken especially. Lamb Balti curry was really good, too. Loved the atmosphere. We like people watching and spotted two couples on the verge of divorce,...More

Thank Rhys M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This was our second time visiting Master of India, and we were so happy we returned!! They were almost fully occupied. We were immediately greeted with a smile and seated promptly, order taken without hesitation. There was a reasonable wait for the food to come...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given the number of Indian restaurants in Taupo, and this is a more recent one, I doubt I'd go back to any of the other Indian Restaurants here. The service is excellent, the care and attention to customer response is excellent.

Thank Kris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The great reviews don’t lie! SOO good that we are going back tomorrow. We got the cheese and garlic naan bread, butter naan, butter chicken, tikka Marsala, mango chicken, and chili chicken and it all was AMAZING!

Thank caames14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chole punjabi was hard to digest. After lunch it didn't sit well in my stomach. Too fatty and sweet. The Tarka Dal was very good and well spiced.

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The décor was simply magnificent, and the staff were very helpful, The meal was perfect, very tasty and a true delight to the taste buds,

Thank Hevnkev K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our local go-to for Indian food, both dine in and take away. We always have great food and brilliant service, we are never disappointed. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Solarpowered_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by this restaurant on a Sunday night about 7:30PM. There were plenty of customers but plenty of available tables. We originally ordered butter chicken and wanted a spice level of 3 out of 5. The waiter suggested that if we really liked spicy,...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Very good service for your dinner, our meals were very tasty and colourful, we had a lovely night out......

Thank Merv-Taupo
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We took take away from the Master of India. They served us a very tasty vegetarian food! Also we didn't have to wait a long time.

Thank kaeppland
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Questions & Answers
Hardik S
12 February 2018|
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Response from Om P | Property representative |
thank you very much for your question. We are more then happy to book your table at noon. i can't suggestion to drive a way from Taupo in same day. Better to stop over night and go to Hahei next day.
Dean W
30 January 2018|
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Response from Om P | Property representative |
Thank you very much for your quarry. Yes we do have OUTDOOR sitting.Thank you.
7 July 2017|
Response from Om P | Property representative |
Yes we do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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: 47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 0041
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