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Tandoori King Indian Restaurant

88a Evans Street | Waimataitai, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 8827
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
18 Sep 2017
“Best curry we've ever had”
26 Feb 2018
“If I was an emoji it would be "maaaaah"”
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88a Evans Street | Waimataitai, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Won't come back in a hurry I've had much better Indian than what this shop offers. The Buttered chicken tasted like Watties condensed soup with a touch of curry powder. Indian food in Timaru is very average to poor anyway, I prefer to go to...More

Thank M T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

As South Africans, we've had a fair share of curries. And this curry is by far the best we've had. I highly recommend the chicken tikka masala, it is a rich thick curry with so much flavour! Portion sizes are generous, and their garlic naan...More

1  Thank Tamzin E
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped by while travelling through Timaru on a Friday evening the place was deserted but may have just caught them on a slow night. We ordered butter chicken (mild), papadums and naan bread. Service was quick and friendly however the naan and papadums were reasonably...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The food was satisfactory. We had biryani, palak paneer, butter naan and one more curry. Staff was friendly.

Thank Noopswondr
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We went there for dinner. The staff was very friendly and fast. The food was great, it had the right mix of spices and was not too hot for us. Really great location.

Thank MikeSB81
Reviewed 15 January 2016

My favourite Indian in Timaru, The curries are amazing and there is a great selection, The service is always warm and friendly. A great place to dine

Thank cozza22
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We wanted a sit down meal within walking distance of our campsite. We were faced with this or the Japanese next door. As we had frequently eaten Asian food over the past month of our holiday and not one Indian meal we decided to eat...More

Thank MarynBenatVC
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The Tandoori King Restuart is in a block of several other other food outlets and opposite two large Fast Food companies - and yet they provided very competetive prices and superb food in quick time. Just the ticket for the passing tourist. Easy parking and...More

Thank 2805John1952
Reviewed 15 November 2015

When I lived in Timaru, my family and I would always choose this Indian place to eat from. It is more commonly known for it's takeaway but would imagine the dining experience would be fairly similar! The food comes in great portions with an authentic...More

3  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 19 June 2015

I dropped in for a meal as restaurant handy to motel. Food of reasonable quality, but the beer I ordered was not chilled. Limited wine selection. Obviously popular for takeaways as a number of customers cane and went while I was in the restaurant.

Thank RonS45
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88a Evans Street | Waimataitai, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 8827
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