Cuisine: Indian
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $30

Experience a truly magical Indian feast at Master of India, well-known to serve up some of the best curries in the country!

Creating dishes that sing with spice and flavour, the chefs at Master of India use only the freshest produce from growers and farmers in Hawke’s Bay. Combined with imported spices, time-old recipes and traditional Indian cooking methods, Master of India is proud to bring the authentic taste of its country to Napier’s doorstep.

From sizzling curries, feather-light samosas and marinated meats, to a varied vegetarian menu of kormas, aloo gobi and homemade paneer (Indian-style cottage cheese), you’re spoilt for choice here. Be sure to try their signature lamb makhani with butter sauce and dry fruit, or mop up one of their famous curries with a mouthwatering handmade naan bread.

With a delightful variety of dishes available, suiting vegetarians and gluten-free dietary requirements (plus a kids menu), this is the perfect restaurant to please everyone. Enjoy true Indian cuisine and culture at Master of India, found near the Inner Harbour of Napier.

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Master of India
79 Bridge Street
Napier 4110

Open Hours:
Lunch: Wednesday to Sunday 11.30am – 2pm
Dinner: Sun - Thu 5pm to 9.30pm // Fri & Sat 5pm - 10pm

Phone: 06 834 3440
Website: www.masterofindianapier.co.nz/

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Master of India
Location: Napier
Cuisine: Indian
Mains: $15 - $30
Accepts:   Master of India accepts American Express

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Pip Harper

Had a fabulous dinner at Master of India.
The food was delicious, service was fast and friendly. Will definitely be returning again soon.

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Great food. Great service. We will definitely be back.

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Warren Chaplin

This was our first time here and we'll definitely go again. The service was first rate thanks to the attentive and knowledgable staff.

Our meals arrived promptly and were delicious. Would definitely recommend Master of India for an authentic Indian experience.

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Ron Janes

Tucked away on a side street in Ahuriri is this gem of an Indian restaurant. The ceiling was covered in colourful tapestries making you feel like you were dining in an exotic tent. The service was prompt and polite, and the food delicious. We would highly recommend the honey cauliflower as an appetiser; their cheese/garlic naan and mango lassi are the best we’ve had in Hawkes Bay.

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My 13 year old son asked to go to The Master of India for his birthday as we know how awesome the food is. Thank you for another great meal and we'll continue to keep coming back!

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Marion Prettin

Very nice staff and awesome food, thanks so much

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Meredith Marshall

Great service and food, I was with two of my children and they accommodated them beautifully and even bought them a complimentary chocolate naan bread for dessert, thank you we will be back.

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Emiliano Xavier

Absolutely a great experience. The food was great, cooked to perfection. My kids absolutely loved the korma and butter chicken. My partner had the chicken saagwala and it was delicious. I had a chicken Madras, Indian hot, as requested and I was very pleased. The plain naan bread was tasteful and great, one of the best I had, the garlic naan.... delicious. Neeta, the waitress was pleasant and always had a smile on her face. Hope to come back soon and try different dishes. When visiting Napier will certainly come back.

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Angelica Buckwheat

Second time dining in and we were again impressed by the friendliness of the staff and delicious food on offer. We love the authentic decorations that adorn the walls and ceiling. This place is a real treasure and well worth leaving Napier CBD for. The food came promptly and was flavored to our specification (hot/spicey). I felt the naan bread was exceptional (and if you have a sweet tooth the children’s “chocolate naan” is incredibly good!). We ordered butter chicken, Tikka paneer and chicken jal freizi. Good portion size and too much for the 3 of us to eat (leftovers to go). We recommend this restaurant - try it and you wont be disappointed

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Pip Harper

Had a fabulous dinner at Master of India.
The food was delicious, service was fast and friendly. Will definitely be returning again soon.

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Great food. Great service. We will definitely be back.

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Alison Lindstrom

As usual, the food was great and the waiters attentive. We were given complimentary chocolate naan as it was our childrens' birthday. We'll be back.

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Excellent service

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Warren Chaplin

This was our first time here and we'll definitely go again. The service was first rate thanks to the attentive and knowledgable staff.

Our meals arrived promptly and were delicious. Would definitely recommend Master of India for an authentic Indian experience.

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Ron Janes

Tucked away on a side street in Ahuriri is this gem of an Indian restaurant. The ceiling was covered in colourful tapestries making you feel like you were dining in an exotic tent. The service was prompt and polite, and the food delicious. We would highly recommend the honey cauliflower as an appetiser; their cheese/garlic naan and mango lassi are the best we’ve had in Hawkes Bay.

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My 13 year old son asked to go to The Master of India for his birthday as we know how awesome the food is. Thank you for another great meal and we'll continue to keep coming back!

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Been here twice now and the food is always great, and the service is brilliant.

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Marion Prettin

Very nice staff and awesome food, thanks so much

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Meredith Marshall

Great service and food, I was with two of my children and they accommodated them beautifully and even bought them a complimentary chocolate naan bread for dessert, thank you we will be back.

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Pip Dewhirst

Just a wonderful meal all round. Very efficient and friendly service. We felt relaxed and well looked after. Beautifully cooked meals, great atmosphere. A lovely Wednesday evening meal out. Thankyou :)

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Mary Reeve

Very friendly staff and excellent food. Will definitely go back

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Alice Hengst

Great food, really quick service!

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Really enjoyed our family meal at M of I. Everyone loved their curries. Great bhajis and wonderful Nan breads. We have always experienced great service at this restaurant and this was no exception. Definitely recommend.

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Really enjoyed the food, the service was friendly and prompt

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Absolutely amazing food, venue and service - great to spend time sharing a meal with family prior to their international flight starting in Napier.

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Food is always great. Highly recommended.

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Kathryn Delaney

We really enjoyed the food and the lovely service.

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We had our family together for Mothers Day & also my mother , the food and company was awesome , definitely will go back

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Rebecca Tostevin

Absolutely loved the food and the service was awesome too. thank you

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The gorgeous authentic setting, flawless food and wonderful service had us walking away as very satisfied diners. We will be back soon!

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Walter Forman

Great food great company will be back again

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Nice food, good service, recommended.

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We had a great time the food and service was fantastic ...will definitely be going back

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Nancy McCourt

We had a wonderful evening. The staff were so freindly and helpful and the food was amazing. The naan bread was so light with plenty of garlic, the rice was light and fluffy we could have sat there all night. We will definitely be going back for seconds.

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Julisa Wales

Tasty food, lovely staff and good service. We’ll be back.

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Walter Forman

We go here a least twice a month. Never disappointed meals are A1.

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Phil Henderson

Had a great time and a great meal. The Lamb Masala and the Butter Chicken were delicious. We were celebrating a birthday and were given a complimentary chocolate naan bread which was yum! Would definitely go back again. :)

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Wonderful food as usual.

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Great meal and service. Very friendly staff. Highly recommend!

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Really lovely evening at Master of India. Tasty food. Generous portions. Veggie platter for entree was gorgeous and easily served 3. Good local wine selection available.Staff at this restaurant are always friendly and attentive. Recommend.

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Emiliano Xavier

Absolutely a great experience. The food was great, cooked to perfection. My kids absolutely loved the korma and butter chicken. My partner had the chicken saagwala and it was delicious. I had a chicken Madras, Indian hot, as requested and I was very pleased. The plain naan bread was tasteful and great, one of the best I had, the garlic naan.... delicious. Neeta, the waitress was pleasant and always had a smile on her face. Hope to come back soon and try different dishes. When visiting Napier will certainly come back.

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Fantastic food and service.

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Tracey Collins

My partner and enjoyed a delicious meal at Master of India... the service was faultless and the food was scrumptious. Booking made easy with First Table. Thankyou

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Michelle Thomson

Excellent service and atmosphere the food is to die for the best Indian food we've had for a long time .My daughter ordered tika marsala son had butter chicken Ihad a lamb dish and my husband tried the goat all excellent would definitely recommend. First table is great.

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Great meal in lovely surroundings. Chocolate naan bread is the best! Good sized portions and the kids loved their ice cream sundaes.

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Thoroughly recommendable.
Great food.
Quick service.
Tasteful décor.

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Philip Whitehead

Haven't been to this restaurant for some time and had forgotten just how good the food was. The staff are delightful the menu extensive and the food freshly prepared to our liking.
Having rediscovered this place we'll certainly be back again.

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Liana Kelly

Excellent.. tasty.. and quick

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Have been back to Master of India a few times as the food is beautiful and the service great. Will keep going back!

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Jordan Orr

Tasty food and amazing service. The decor is beautiful inside the restaurant and the staff were so friendly and welcoming. Would recommend highly!

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Once again fantastic food and service, has the real authentic Indian setting giving it a great atmosphere.... You won't be disappointed

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Amazing food, great service. Authentic flavours and fantastic for the kids!! We tried some new dishes that were the chefs specialty and weren’t disappointed!!

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A pleasant meal in pleasant surroundings.

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Thanks so much for a lovely meal and great service. We really enjoyed the food. It was a great opportunity for us as a family to encourage our non curry lovers to try a little bit. Really happy with the attentive service too. Thanks.

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Shanae Coon

Great food!, happy and relaxed environment. Good staff .would defintley recommend! :)

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Lovely food and great service.
Also generous portion size,especially starters!
Naan breads yum and also of generous size.
Thanks enjoyable dinner :-)

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Liana Kelly

Definitely going back.. everything was perfect :)

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Sharon Nisbet

very nice mains - starters were average and a little small on size but overall a great dinning experince

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Thank you..such a lovely meal and service on a cold night out!! :)

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