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Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant

Upstairs 30 Donald St | 30 Donald Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 5521
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“naan bread” (4 reviews)
“veg curry” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Upstairs 30 Donald St | 30 Donald Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it all really. $18+ bucks for a little bowl of tasteless mush. Mango pickle was utterly revolting. Save your money and go have some chips down by the water instead

Thank parko1983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had planned to go elsewhere When looking at menu we decided there was no way we were paying for a overpriced pub meal with no imagination We walked to this place and I'm so glad we did They managed to fit us in The...More

Thank Whiskawaytours
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We like to visit Taj Tandoori whenever we are jn Nelson Bay. The food is reliable and authentic and the byo wine and Bollywood music add to the ambience. All your Indian favourites are here. Ownsd in same interests as Moonee a d Port Macquarie...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Beautiful Family run restaurant. Perfectly blended spices and all the meals are classic Indian. Highly recommended.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Ordering on a Saturday night expect an hour or so wait time, fair enough its a busy restaurant. The staff were lovely, very efficient, could see they were run off their feet and still very pleasant. (Which is rare to find in this area)! The...More

Thank fiendishlife
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Three of us guys dropped in for a meal. We had three dishes, rice and condiments all meals were very good - butter chicken, prawn vindaloo and lamb norma the naan bread was especially good. Good food and good value for money.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 12, booked early, got harassed (didn't think so at the time) by getting called multiple times to confirm the booking. I guess they were shocked that someone had picked this restaurant Slowest service ever! Food took terribly long to come....More

Thank indydownundy
Harvinder S, Owner at Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

hello sir you should be honest when you review something. everything was good for you until you came to counter to pay the bill. you said you did not want topay for tea as it was not your taste. Rest everything was good. When we...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered a take away on a Saturday night and was told it would be over an hour. 1hr and 10 minutes later I went to get my food to be told it would be another 10 to 15 minutes and to take a seat....More

Thank Kay O
Harvinder S, Owner at Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

hello sir my apologies for the wait for takeaway order on Saturday. We were very busy when your order came in. We had 12-15 orders pending at that time. we always try to serve asap but due to staff unavailability sometimes we get struck. Hope...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

We ordered a take-away meal from here, so I'm unsure what eating in is like. All meals were delicious, but the sizes were small for the prices. 3x lamb cutlets $16 & were a little tough. Meat mains from $18-$23 & veggie mains for $17....More

Thank dalton1skiing
Harvinder S, Owner at Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

thanks for giving a honest review. meals are expensive here compared to Sydney as everything is expensive here. But our quantity is must larger compared to all indian restaurants in Sydney or anywhere else. And we use more herbs in veggie mains which make them...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting with my girlfriend from Sydney and saw their flyer from our resort, so decided to check it out. We ordered the butter chicken, beef curry, rice and garlic naan. While the food was very tasty, the portion sizes were tiny. Considering each small pot...More

1  Thank George C
Harvinder S, Owner at Taj Tandoori Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thanks for the review. everything is expensive here compared to Sydney but our portion sizes are bigger compared to other indian restaurants.

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RodSharon
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Response from Harvinder S | Property representative |
We are fully licensed now and BYO wine only. You can bring your own wine also.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upstairs 30 Donald St | 30 Donald Street, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4981 5521
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