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Little India

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113 The Strand, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
+64 7-579 0909
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food with possibly the best service in town. The staff are super friendly and always take care of you. I keep going back because you eat like a king and it doesn't cost a royal sum! Do try it!

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Thank coryjon
Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a party of 10 and the food and service was amazing. would go there again and again. Amazing staff and the chefs knows us now.

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Thank shane660
Tauranga, New Zealand
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a meal here as a family of five. Unbelievably nice flavours. Generous portion sizes and friendly wait staff.

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1 Thank Helen W
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Reasonable, you get what you pay for. Most dishes whether be vegetarian or otherwise had the same base, like most Indian restaurants. That said, the service was good.

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1 Thank Hasita
Tauranga
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Several years ago, we had a favourite Indian restaurant/chef in town, but he moved away. Over a year ago we found Little India, having almost given up on Indian dining locally. Now we have a favourite again, and thoroughly enjoy each visit. All service is top notch, with one or two checks during dining and a friendly chat. I love... More 

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1 Thank TaurangaKaren
Tauranga
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The staff of Little India are always friendly and helpful. The food is the best Indian in town in my opinion. The Korma (lamb) is just the perfect balance in a curry - a must try! The Sagwala is the best I have ever had. The Vindaloo, Roganjosh, etc are all great. The Naan is just right, and you must... More 

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1 Thank Pete_VTauranga
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Went in a group of 4 and everyone was very happy with their choices, two people in the group had never eaten Indian food before and the staff were very helpful and attentive

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1 Thank Sassysuze
Launceston, Australia
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406 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had main course and dessert (rogan josh and the mango khulfi icecream) - both delicious, as was the roti bread. Rice cooked the best ever. Very good staff, and from where we were sitting, we could see into the kitchen. It was spotless.

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1 Thank Ranipuss
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Dined with another couple and two toddlers and a baby in total. Was told seating out the back was available but at around 10degrees we ended up lighting the heaters ourselves as was very cold. Not shown to a table or helped at all. Requested 1 starter as a main for 1 of our toddlers as she was very hungry... More 

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Thank Jason255114
Christchurch, New Zealand
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Maybe this is a Kiwi Indian experience but the meals ordered bore no resemblance to their names. Dhansak without lentils? Bhuna with no vegetable sauce, just a powerful taste of uncooked garam masala? Disappointing.

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1 Thank ZuluGigi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 The Strand, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-579 0909
Description
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?