Cuisine: Indian
Price Point: Mains from $20 - $35+
Ranked: #2 of 14 restaurants in Hawke's Bay

Bringing to life the magic of Indian cuisine, Rasoi restaurant serves up a tantalising array of traditional and contemporary dishes.

Rasoi, which means kitchen, specialises in pan-Indian cuisine, and uses a variety of artisan ingredients and imported spices for their recipes. Inspired by traditional cooking methods, their skilled chefs add their own creative twist, resulting in an innovative and authentic Indian menu.

Enjoy all your favourites, from spicy curries, aromatic daals and tasty tandoori, to the more modern biryanis, kebabs and kormas. Try their signature north Indian butter chicken curry, or choose a mouth-watering vegetarian dish from their veggie menu.

Preparing everything on site and from scratch, their kitchen is proud to serve fresh Indian cuisine of the finest quality. Paired with their warm hospitality, enjoy an exceptional dining experience at Rasoi.

Map

Map Loading...

Rasoi Cuisines of India
125 Marine parade
Napier City 4110

Open Hours:
Everyday 11am - 10pm

Phone: 06 835 4494
Website: Www.therasoi.co.nz

Sample Menu *may not be current

Click on menu to enlarge.

Book a First Table

Rasoi Cuisines of India
Location: Napier
Cuisine: Indian
Mains: $20 - $35+

Reviews

We were greeted with a friendly courteous approaching the service was excellent right throughout.
And now to the food. WELL!!!!!! I have eaten this cuisine on a number of trips to India. My Eat Pray Love journeys.
Rasois modern authentic menu created by owner Kamlesh and his very talented headchef Vipin, is nothing less than creative, inspiring and totally delicious.
The best Pan Indian Cuisine have tasted. The Restaurant is booked out most evenings due to a reputation they acquired soon after opening about a year ago, a reputation well deserved, we will definitely return over and over again

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Words may not do justice to the experience of the taste buds and the eyes. Rasoi is hands down the finest of Indian cuisine I have experienced in NZ. The staff are only too happy to help navigate their extensive menu and the effort they put in to making our visit pleasurable is always noted. Every plate put on our table of four was Devine! I can’t wait to return here and experience some more delights from the menu, and even our two children now tell me “that’s my favourite”. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Merrylyn Pryce

We had an outstanding night. We were greeted with a very warm welcome. The service was flawless. Front of house could not have been more helpful and contributed significantly to our overall enjoyment. The menu offered an extensive range and we enjoyed both courses that we had, notably the salmon, the scallops and worthy of special mention - the soft shell crab. The presentation of each dish was superb. A wide choice of wines were offered and we were able to try a small taste of two before we made our choice. Owner / Chef Kamlesh came to our table, expanded on the dishes and checked that we were happy with the food offered - a lovely touch. He clearly takes a lot of pride in his restaurant and justifiably so, we felt. He also gave advice on a whisky to finish off the meal and his recommendation was excellent - loved it so much that I will treat myself to a bottle. ( An Indian, single malt - Amrut Cask Mate ). We must make special mention of two unique features. The first is a dining bib - wonderful, I did not have any spills onto my shirt. The second is the serving of chilled water into copper chalices filled from a beaten copper jug. Somehow this cleanses the water and removes any taint - I want one for home. Overall an excellent dining experience, thank you to all involved.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Kim Marie Bernados

The 4 of us all went to food heaven. It was absolutely delicious!
Coupled with impeccable service from the staff -- we were all given the choices from their Chef's selection according to what we preferred (which didn't in any way disappoint!), short waiting time for the meals to be served, amazing array of drinks to go with the amazing food.
Will definitely be back! Thanks to firsttable for the ultimate dining experience :)

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

We were a group of four dining at Rasoi and were very impressed with the food and service. Would highly recommend the Rasoi sampling platter (meat) - we got two between four of us and they were absolutely delicious. Can also recommend the tikka masala and saagwala curries. Their special naan breads were also really good. There was an extensive drinks list, with lots of local wine choices which was great to see.

Inside the restaurant is really modern with nice decor. They have beautiful copper dishes / water jugs / cutlery etc. They even provided us with little aprons in case of any spillages!

Would definitely go again, there were so many appetising meals on their menu that leave me wanting to come back for more.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Rebecca Tostevin

First time here but WOW the appetizers were amazing! Huge menu we had so much to choose from. Awesome service, delicious food. Definitely be back

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

We really enjoyed the food, the service and had a great night, Warm and cosy as it was bitter night outside.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Holly Martin

The food here was really really good I would highly reccomend usually an indian menu is fairly predictable but these guys had all the classics and some really great modern fusion Indian cuisine as well. Thanks I will definitley be back!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Never liked Indian food before I tried Ra Soi..now I try to go once a month to get my fix!. The food is absolutely amazing and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. I recommend Ra Soi to everybody!. if you haven’t been here, book now!. Very happy customer who will keep coming back!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

The variety of food was amazing and so delicious, compliments to the chef! The staff were professional and nothing was too much trouble! We will be back. Thankyou for a lovely evening!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Meera Eswaran

Excellent food and great service. I have already recommended the place to my friends who have moved to Napier recently. Might drive up front palmy for another meal. Best Indian I have ever had .

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

From the arrival welcome.to assistance in meal selection, until account settlement we would find it difficult to find anything to cause complaint.All factors A1 A most enjoyable celebration of an 83rd birthday
Will return sometime soon

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Was a great dining experience, the food was brilliant and tasty, a great selective menu, the staff very polite and obliging, the restaurant has very nice decor making for very pleasant dining. Definetly be back

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Shaz Buczynski

This was our first time at Rasoi, and we were very impressed. The food was absolutely delicious and the staff were great. We will definitely return.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Maurice Ziebe

Beautiful little restaurant food in sensational have to go back to sample more of the chefs creations

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Sue Wheatley

Excellent food and service will be returning very soon.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

This was not our first time at Rasoi, it is our first choice when going out for dinner. The prices are great for superb kai, so ‘first table’ or not it is a great place to go. :)

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Davey Jones

Always good food and great service.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Never fails to deliver in every way. Fantastic food, service and staff are always so welcoming and friendly. They know us now as its the only Indian Restaurant we go to now

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Daniela Ramos Castillejos

Great service and beautiful food. The best Indian food in Hawkes Bay.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

We had a fantastic meal at Rasoi- they create such tasty, interesting and delicious food that is very impressive. The flavours are amazing. The restaurant and service is also excellent. Would recommend them to lovers of Indian food. It was our first experience of First Table and we will definitely do it again.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

David Franklin-Ross

Wonderful atmosphere and variety of flavours.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Matthew Delmarter

We had a special evening celebrating our 18th wedding anniversary with family. The overall experience at Rasoi is a class act with amazing Indian flavours, beautifully presented food and great service.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Jenn McKenzie

There’s no surprise this restaurant is so busy! The food is excellent and the service perfect. A wonderful evening thank you!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

The best Indian food we’ve had, beautifully presented with interesting drink options

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Poppy Victoria

Amazing! Food was so yummy and staff we43 great.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Greg Primrose

Great service and ambience. Kai outstanding and generous servings.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Tarnz Jordan

Great foid great service, reccommend for sure

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Yummy food with plenty of flavours. Great wine menu too.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Unrivaled and amazing quality and flavors. Absolutely the best Indian food ever. An experience not to be missed.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Ron Janes

Excellent experience would go again

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Pania Ujdur

Rated above. Excellent food and service. Happy to pay full price for the quality of their food.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Divine. First time and certainly wont be the last!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Lovely polite ladies who looked after us so well the food was amazing the best curry we have ever tasted with a huge diverse range of food to suit everyone's taste. Fantastic ladies night out. Thank you Rasoi we will be back !!!!!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Great staff great dining for Indian cusine

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Janice Byford-Jones

Simply one of the best curry houses I have ever experienced (& theres been a few

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Without a doubt the best Indian cuisine we have had since arriving in NZ 12 years ago. Highly recommend.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Amazing food and service have been a few times

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Gareth Kelly

Awesome food and friendly staff. Definitely recommend ordering from the specials menu. The Roquefort Kulcha and Wasabi Tikka were a highlight.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

liz yarwood

We loved our experience of dining here, the service was fantastic and the food the best i have eaten outside india!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Great service and amazing food. Best Indian restaurant in NZ!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

We were greeted with a friendly courteous approaching the service was excellent right throughout.
And now to the food. WELL!!!!!! I have eaten this cuisine on a number of trips to India. My Eat Pray Love journeys.
Rasois modern authentic menu created by owner Kamlesh and his very talented headchef Vipin, is nothing less than creative, inspiring and totally delicious.
The best Pan Indian Cuisine have tasted. The Restaurant is booked out most evenings due to a reputation they acquired soon after opening about a year ago, a reputation well deserved, we will definitely return over and over again

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Very friendly staff and great food.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Simply fabulous food and service
.
Our eyes were bigger than our bellies (as usual) so we came home with a very embarrassing brown paper bag so we can enjoy the deliciousness all over again at home tonight - watching last nights recorded 'married at first sight'

Can't fault it. I feel more of this coming on soon...

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Food was absolutely delicious, service was friendly and fast- we would happily go back again and pay full price. Thanks so much for a lovely meal!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Denise Atkins

Very consistent food and service loved it would recommend

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Tineka Ferguson

Ohmygosh this has to be our new fave restaurant. The food is amazing and the service was fabulous too. The servings are really generous and the kids meals were really good value. The atmosphere was lovely, just a little crammed, I think they are going to need more space once word gets out how fab Rasoi is! :)

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

David Franklin-Ross

Exceptional flavoursome food and a huge variety to choose from, I can not wait to go back to sample more off the menu.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Unfortunately the menu was so tempting we over ordered. So we were a weee bit full. But of course we will be back to sample a very tasty meal.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Meredith Marshall

Amazing food thank you so much for a wonderful evening

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Absolutely amazing food - truly delicious!! And the waiting staff unobtrusive, gentle and well versed in the menu dishes. We’ll be back!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Food was tasty, the best dish was the butter chicken. Thanks for a lovely evening.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Sundeia Lomberg

Rasoi was excellent.. Huge menu, plenty of options for vegan and gluten free, friendly staff with good knowledge of which foods had allergens in them. We even got a vegan gluten free Indian dessert! Would dine again.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Claire Mills

I have eaten here many times and have never had a bad experience. My daughter was unsure if she would like a dish, so before we confirmed our order they gave her a small sample to try. Nothing is too much for them. I will be returning very soon.

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Daniela Ramos Castillejos

I love it!

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

A must try! It's our new favorite Indian restaurant

Food
Service

- dined at Rasoi Cuisines of India on

Overview

140 reviews

Food
Service