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Taj Curry House & Bar

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620A Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
16:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 10:30 - 14:00
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2,471 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

What an incredible meal! We were well served, the decor is ambient and the food was the best curry we've had in New Zealand. Well presented, I highly recommend the korma.

Thank KarolaRS
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Hi Guys we Did party in this restaurant all was good like service food Becouse this restaurant all most changed Like owner management all things chneged I just reconmended all guys visit this retaurant I hope you will enjoye 100%

Thank 540deepakc
New Zealand
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

We have eaten at the Taj on a number of times over the last couple of years. At times the meals have been as good as they get, served in style and we have had an excellent experience. Too often however the dishes are no better than we could make at home, spice levels vary randomly rather than as ordered,... More 

Thank Matatoki
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Eaten here often over the previous two years and it's always been of a high standard. Great flavours and reasonable prices. Recommend trying the tawa varieties, haven't encountered these anywhere else. Good friendly service.

Thank Kev C
Hamilton, New Zealand
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Amazing food, had a great time, first time visit here. the guy was great, good customer service skills, explained what the foods were etc opened especially for our staff celebration.

2 Thank AaronNZW
New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

We enjoyed a very enjoyable meal. Helpful friendly attentive waiter. Generous sized meals. Multiple types of naan on offer. Finished with a generous mango lassi.

Thank hauraki47
Bend, Oregon
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

They get a point for being open on a Monday evening, and for our meals being spiced correctly (we asked for medium), but after that the food was below average. We've eaten A LOT of Indian food during our 2 months in NZ and unfortunately this place falls to the bottom of the list. Also my kettle of hot regular... More 

Thank kmeehancoop
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

I got a spicy Lamb vindaloo and they didn't hold back. It was spicy and good. My friend got a milder korma which was tasty as well. The service was good and inside decor nice. 1 criticism is prices posted outside are old prices and real prices are a few dollars higher. To be fair the host pointed this out... More 

Thank Robert C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Wow, a first class Indian restaurant in "time warp" Thames. A good choice of meals cooked exactly to your taste. BYO wine, friendly service and great value for money

Thank Doug&Sharon
Thames, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

I read thru the previous views yesterday and on the recommendation of the previous 4 we took the plunge. It was worth it. My wife ordered Lamb Kulma with medium chili power. It was simply delicious. Lots of flavours and chili was just right. I ordered Goat Curry with hot Chili. Again delicious, although something was missing in the curry... More 

Thank TastiCamel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indian, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620A Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: +6478688122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?