Spice Star is Indian restaurant and takeaway in South Auckland. It was Initially started in Manurewa in 2010 by Surendra Bhandari with intentions of serving healthy and delicious food to New Zealanders. It has been consistently rated very good with the focus being on good quality, value for money and variety of food. Recently, Spice Star has opened a new branch in Papatoetoe with the love and support from locals.

Our team in kitchen is lead by Mr. Bhandari who has over 20 years of experience working in various hotels and restaurants across India and New Zealand. His taste and style of cooking is very similar to the cooks of traditional India which helps us to pass the feeling of authenticity in our food. To get to that level we use fresh herbs, vegetables and secret ingredient called love.

Our diverse and mouth-watering menu draws inspiration from many sources in Indian subcontinent and China offering our customers variety of food for all times of day. We assure you that our friendly service and quality food will make your day and you will have experience that will make you come back to us.


  • Dawn Tetauru
    Don’t let the appearance put you off! The chicken kadrahi is super delicious, portions are big and the meals very cheap. I am yet to try other curries here so for now I give them a 5.
    Dawn Tetauru


Our promise to provide a great authentic and traditional food with high quality service.