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Indian Affair is Taupo’s Award winning Indian dining experience. We’re easily located on the corner of Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street’s right in the heart of Taupo’s bar and restaurant scene. Indian Affair’s menu combines a diverse mix of traditional and modern Indian cuisine combined with personable and efficient service.Indian Affair is not just any restaurant, our minimalist environment coupled with the vibrancy generated from our busy nature makes Indian Affair a great place to visit with friends and enjoy a wine or traditional Indian beer.

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Renowned Indian chefs with the knowledge of North-Indian and South-Indian cuisine take pride in creating magical dishes. you will find the fluffiest Kulchas and naans teamed up with fragnant mutton korma,Saag Paneer or tantalizing Butter Chicken from the north. Spicy Chicken biryani or aromatic Pilavs to coconut infused Fish curries from the south. Every dish at the Indian Affair speaks volumes of each region of origin and a culinary journey to savor. The Indian Affair an award winning restaurant.

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We are proudly offering an extensive beverage collection in Taupō Indian Restaurants. Join us at the Corner of Tuwharetoa st and Ruapehu st to relax, catch up with friends,chat and have a excellent selection with nibbles. Pop in after work or Pre-dinner Drinks with Pre- Entrees.

Select your favourite drink from over 250 different. Wines available for you to chose from by bottle and many by glass. Local beers, beers on tap or by bottles, Pitcher and tower. Vodka, Gin,Rum, Brandy and Many Single Malt whiskys you can try over time. Dessert and muscat wines from all over the world, cocktails and mocktail list is mixture of traditional Indian and mordern sassy.



Since day one Indian Affair has generated quite a stir and has a myriad of customers making a bee-line to savor the scrumptious Indian Cuisine. This has even resulted in the Indian Affair getting the accolade from Stella Awards in the year 2018 for Excellent Customer Experience.Proving only the point that by allowing every diner journey through the mastery of delicious Indian dishes- One truly has The Indian Affair!
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Why not treat someone you care about to a gift voucher so they can experience Indian Affair's fantastic hospitality? It’s an ideal gift that will provide them with an experience they’ll long remember.



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Opening hours:
Mon – Sun: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm