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Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant

) #2 of 62 Restaurants in Gisborne $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
355 Gladstone Road | Opposite to Countdown, Gisborne, New Zealand
+64 6-863 2954
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (13 reviews)
“goat curry” (8 reviews)
“garlic naan” (8 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
355 Gladstone Road | Opposite to Countdown, Gisborne, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a big fan of Indian food and culture. The Bollywood Star is one of the very best Indian restaurants I have been to. The food was nothing short of exquisite. The gentleman who attended us was polite and the service was outstanding by...More

Thank Ralph W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our third visit to this restaurant and we were again very satisfied. Friendly service and extensive menu. Peshwari naan - excellent, do try it! Palak paneer is tops. Beer perfectly chilled. Good value. Bollywood a real star!

Thank jacquiaroha
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The best Curries in town! Always lovely rich sauces/gravy, lots of meat and fresh veges, generous servings, and the best cheesy garlic naan! And the sauces aren't sweet like some places. The service is awesome, we have become regulars and the guys running it always...More

Thank 650meganb
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Awesome customer service, Best Naan bread in town. I personally love their vegetarian dishes they are always delicious and consistently the same taste every time. Lunch deal is so reasonable we always leave satisfied. Now my favorite restaurant in town 2017.

Thank Kristen D
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The staff were friendly, welcoming and attentive. The food was fresh, nutritious and inexpensive. As vegans we appreciated the selection on the menu.

1  Thank catmegs
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We have been there so many times. Service, food , Hospitality are all the same. Only one word to describe them is Awesome. Well done team Bollywood.

Thank 786pushpinderkumar
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I love the food here, their specials are very good value and worth a look. If you have time try it. the service is good and the staff are friendly nd happy to give advice, if you are vegan not a problem for them.

Thank patrickcK7612QN
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Although the food does taste good here i find the quality of service poor. I tried this restaurant, for the first time, a few years back with my family. There were 5 of us and after waiting over an hour 3 meals were brought out....More

Thank Jodie S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nice to have the restaurant separated form the takeway area. The service was fast and friendly. We tried the goat curry, butter chicken and chicken tiki masala, all were excellent. Highly recommended. The food is very reasonably priced and a good selection of favourite curry's...More

Thank kaweraukid
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Excellent experience, we loved the place because they had a varied choice on the menu and very prompt service. We loved the food, the most recommendable the Nan Chese Garlic Delicuous

Thank Soraya M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Gladstone Road | Opposite to Countdown, Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-863 2954
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Bollywood Stars is a Tandoori Indian restaurant located in Hastings and Gisborne. VOTED BEST BUTTER CHICKEN IN TOWN. The perfect place to dine for delicious Indian curries and a large range of other authentic Indian dishes, with a wide selection of drinks and the facility of bring your own wine as well.Apart from dine-in, most of the food items are available on take-out and delivery. The food specialities of Bollywood Stars, like Butter Chicken and Beef Vindaloo etc are loved by the Kiwis and the restaurants are very popular with all ages.The goal of Bollywood Stars is to create a reputation of quality and consistency that will make them the leader of a new style of dining. The mission of Bollywood Stars is to provide healthy and delicious food for the customers for complete satisfaction.
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