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The Taj Indian Kitchen

75 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5270
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (29 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience at The Taj Indian Kitchen! The food was absolutely amazing, with a pretty extensive menu. The staff were extremely friendly an attentive. If you are in Queenstown and looking for a great meal, I would definitely recommend The Taj :)

1  Thank JacquelynS1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across the restaurant by chance What a find Food was fantastic with taste that lingered I had prawns Malabari Jhinga presented as great as it tasted Service was well and truly excellent with great advice and very pleasant you man. If you love...More

1  Thank Russiemac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent meal, well worth the 30 minute wait. We had the lamb shank and a prawn dish, each of which came with a slightly different rice, and cucumber salad. Both were delicious. Service was attentive and friendly, and the wine list had lots of good...More

1  Thank CZS97
Reviewed 1 week ago

Followed trip advisor ratings and were not disappointed. The meal was excellent and menu definitely not 'run of the mill'. The staff were also excellent and very helpful. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceptional food & service. You can't reserve - but it's worth the risk of a table, as the food is fabulous, plus it's a good location near the lake.

1  Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited after reading reviews on Trip Advisor, we were not disappointed. We did have to wait 30 minutes for a table, but it was so worth it. The highlight of the experience was the staff and service. Whenever meals arrived, they...More

1  Thank hbthetraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a selection of items from the starter and mains menus and we absolutely loved all of the food we had. The food was to DIE for and we also had a nice bottle of wine with our meal. We would love to return...More

1  Thank AvidGlobeHopper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had two dishes - the house specialty nilgiri murg (chicken in a mint-coriander curry) and the subz diwani handi - a spectacular vegetable curry. Both were very well prepared, with great flavors. Even a detail as small as the cucumber salad actually was excellent...More

1  Thank E7228JIpedro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for a celebratory dinner after getting engaged in Queenstown. The food was incredible and the service excellent. We're both big fans of indian cooking and this was without doubt the best meal we have had. The chef's Special Chicken was divine. Highly...More

1  Thank Nick V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I read Trip Advisor a lot for our restaurant selections. After all, life is too short to eat bad food or drink bad wine! We loved this restaurant so much we came for a lunch one day and then dinner again another...More

1  Thank tntgigi
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Questions & Answers
November 4, 2018|
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Response from SaurabhB515 | Property representative |
Hi 54371Laura_M Yes we are open on Christmas Day.
Barbara Kertman K
April 3, 2018|
Response from SaurabhB515 | Property representative |
Hi Barbara We do not take any bookings / reservations. You would have to walk-in to check if we have any seats available. Usually the Prime / busy time for our restaurant is 06:30PM-08:30 PM
Carrie T
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Yogi1KNobi | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge & experience when ate at the restaurant, however best to clarify this when you book a table there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 5270
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