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“The Real Thing (almost!)”
Review of Aroma India

Aroma India
Ranked #4 of 19 Restaurants in Greytown
Certificate of Excellence
Description: We sell Indian and Indo-Chinese food suited to meat-lovers, vegetarians and vegans. We are happy to discuss any dietary requirement you may have.
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Description: We sell Indian and Indo-Chinese food suited to meat-lovers, vegetarians and vegans. We are happy to discuss any dietary requirement you may have.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us called in on a Sunday night, everything else was closed or crowded out. The menu is very impressive, as extensive as anything you would find in Delhi. The chef is apparently from Kolkata, though the staff appear to be mostly Punjabis and the menu has a distinctively northern India look. We had Rogan Josh (lamb of course, a "beef" rogan josh is offered but I doubt such a dish is ever served in India, even now), Fish Madras, (boneless fish stewed with coconut cream and desiccated coconut) and Paneer Tika. We had plain rice and plain naan to accompany and raita, this last dish being the only disappointment. In response to local tastes raita is made in a sweetened version, even tho the menu say it is the traditional plain yogurt/grated cucumber/carrots/spices etc. If you know and like a traditional cooling raita with spicy food, make your wishes known, I am sure the very friendly and charming staff will oblige. The naan were excellent, and there was plenty of food for three. The desert menu featured Gulab Jamun and Mango Kulfi, but we were too full to indulge. A truly delicious and authentic offering of good India food in Greytown, the locals are fortunate to have such a good Indian restaurant.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Graytown on a Sunday evening and searched for a place still open. Most places were closed so we had little choice and went to Aroma India. What a pleasant surprise. The food was absolutely superb. Two in our party had lived in India and said the food there is no better, in fact they said it was one of the best Indian meals ever. We had the Lamb Rogan Josh and Fish Madras, as well as an appetizer of Paneer Tikka and Naan. All were superb. Our only suggestion for improvement was the Raita. Instead of the usual cooling yogurt with cucumber, theirs was sweetened. When we told the server he said this is how Kiwis like their Raita, that's why they do it this way. Other than that, no complaint. Compliments to the chef.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

A real surprise to find such an exceptionally good Indian restaurant in Greytown. Generous portions, vast naan, superb Chicken Madras. Fully tummies and happy faces all around in our party of four.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, beautiful food cooked with love. Great service. Would definitely recommend, probably the best Indian I have been to in NZ

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

A Thursday night - dinner sort of planned, but life things got in the way and we didn't want to cook. So we got curry delivered and in the ordering of it -some people in the house have fairly standard
favourites), spoke to a lovely person and ended up getting the most delicious spinach/chicken dish (which I hadn't planned on ordering). Thanks team Aroma, it was truly delicious, hot, tender, aromatic. The rest of the order was good too, but chicken/spinach was outstanding. Just saying always good but sometimes outstanding and surprising. Thanks from us at Wood St

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Aroma India R, Public Relations Manager at Aroma India, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meals. Sometimes it's good to try something different isn't it?

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