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Indian Affair

34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 2295
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (35 reviews)
“curries” (26 reviews)
“naan” (22 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Indian Affair - we stop there everytime we go through Taupo as the food is amasing! The staff are friendly and the service is quick.

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Indian Affair a few times now and I can honestly say that it is not only the best indian cuisine in Taupo, but it's the best I've ever tasted. Every time I've visited the staff have greeted me at the door....More

Thank StephanieAnna
Reviewed 1 week ago

We smelt this restaurant as soon as we got out of the car and the food tasted as good as it smelt....delicious.

Thank Sharryn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the walk around of town and this place was chosen because it smelt delicious. The staff were friendly from the moment we arrived until the moment we left. The food was the best Indian cuisine we have ever had anywhere.

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While holidaying in Taupo, we came across this Indian Restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed the food variety here and the taste and quality was also good. We were a group of 8 friends and we were served hot and fresh food straight from the kitchen, in...More

Thank krazikams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I had no booking but just walked on in and were greeted immediately by the staff...then shown a great table for two then yes we were treated to the greatest service that we have ever experienced and the food was ....yes 100%...More

Thank kcbk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Taupo and eat at Indian affair regularly, we have tried most of the other Indian restaurants and while the others are also really good we always go back to Indian affair, staff always very friendly and the food is YUM! We ate...More

Thank Francis E
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We just arrived in Taupo and couldn't decide what to eat fortunely we parked in front of Indian Affair. It was not busy which was even a bonus for us because we were hungry. The waiter was awesome so friendly and really informative about what...More

Thank Samisoni T
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently dined here with First Table and had a very good experience. I have worked in an Indian restaurant and can easily say that their food is excellent! We would recommend the Goat Nawabi and the Chicken Karahi The staff were...More

1  Thank Langles91
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were walking nearby when my husband got a nice smell from this restaurant, this is how we literary picked to eat here. The portions look small but as soon as you start eating you will enjoy the well-cooked, tender meat, amazing non-sticky rice; Everything...More

Thank Silocaina
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Questions & Answers
1 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 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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