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The Taj Indian Kitchen is centrally located & overlooks the heart of Queenstown "Lake Wakatipu". Serving popular Indian street food during lunches & an exquisite dinner dining experience.The menu is a celebration of top class Indian cuisine equally matched with excellent drinks list. An unmatched journey to taste the best of Indian Cuisine awaits you at The Taj Indian Kitchen, Queenstown. "The Taj" - Boutique Indian Restaurant.
PRICE RANGE
AU$13 - AU$48
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing food and great hospitality and service by the manager Mr. Sajjad Ahmed. Truly enjoyed our time! Would highly recommend this place to all Indian food lovers ♥️

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed yesterday

Foods are authentic Indian taste, very friendly staff. Good environment and located in prime location. Chefs are from India and we got pure taste of Indian food. Went twice for lunch and dinner

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Taj Indian Kitchen have great ambience, food simply delicious, one of the best in fact, excellent service, I would highly recommend them.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed dining at this lovely restaurant. The meals were deliciously authentic and the staff very attentive and friendly. We're looking forward to our next visit.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding, food is amazing so many different choices on the menu you need to go back. Service is great and we apologise for being loud as were a group of 8 out celebrating

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tasty food. Value for money. Excellent friendly service. I recommend this place to anyone who is looking for good Indian food.

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious Indian food. Would definitely recommend! We had been recommend to come here by a friend who had visited NZ before and it did not disappoint!

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 18 April 2024 via mobile

Very delighted by this little eatery. Very friendly and welcoming. Attentive staff. Food was fantastic . It was a step above Indian food for westerners but it was totally for Indian only diners . Excellent all round

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 11 April 2024

After a rainy day we ended up in this restaurant. Great curry’s, real friendly people and you should try the Indian ice cream!!

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 29 March 2024

Top authentic quality Indian food. Great location, friendly staff and look out for Rahul, he's a winner if you get served by him. DrÐv

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 29 March 2024

The food and the services are great. Rahul assisted and he was very helpful. The meat was well cook and very tender just melt on the tongue.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 21 February 2024

Great food and nice reception. Comfortable atmosphere, recommend main course lamp shank and break, gin and tonic pink blossom.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 14 February 2024 via mobile

So my Indian restaurant journey continues This place is located in an alley to 2 other Indian themed establishments I’m not sure if they are all one business Anyway moving on Because I was solo I was sat outside in the alley which is not...ideal as it’s the entrance for the other 2 establishments & the toilet so there’s a fair bit of traffic This was I guess due to the tables inside catering for 2 plus Outside was a tad cold so necessitated donning one’s coat ! Anyway the food The menu is not your usual fare but very imaginative I let my server ( who was new recommend & she did a great job 3 way chicken was amazing Lamb balls were divine Cost was top end of the spectrum considering I had less than I normally do & because of this & the seating I score a 4 this timeMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 29 January 2024

We had a great meal here, starting with a tasty stuffed mushroom appetizer. I had the ambala lamb curry and my wife had the tandoori grilled chicken which were both very delicious. We finished with Indian ice cream. Service was good. We recommend if you...like Indian.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 20 January 2024

Not to be missed Indian restaurant. The food was so magnificent that we went for a second meal two days later. The Murg Chettinad (South Indian Style Chicken) was a unique experience and all the other dishes were delightful. We leave New Zealand in the...morning but Taj is among our many memories.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Hi, Unfortunately, we closed due to staff shortage. But we will open soon. For updates please follow us on Instagram or Facebook. Thanks
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Response from Thetajqueenstown | Property representative |
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Hi Kathryn We are fully licensed but unfortunately not byo. Thanks
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Yes, The Taj Indian Kitchen offers takeaway services.

The Taj Indian Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5