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Own Masala Tauranga

Indian Restaurant & Takeaway

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Our story

Few words about us

Own Masala is a very convenient and great place for Indian cuisine in Tauranga. Own Masala has already made its mark in the local community. The original Indian ingredients and spices used to garnish our food preparation plays a key role in the popularity of our cuisine. Our team of chefs with more than 23 years of experience prepare the cuisine with passion. All our mouth-watering delicacies are prepared by our experienced chefs using the whole palette of spicy, sour, sweet, hot flavours all at the same time using 20-30 spices which are imported directly from India to create unfamiliar mouth-watering and tongue-tingling flavours and foods.

Every variety of spices which we use has a reason for being there to make food more exciting and traditional, which represent a real treat.

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Curry in Pan



*Excluding Tandoori, Seafood & Goat Curries.


Lunch Pack

Takeaway Only

Curry & Rice


Lunch Combo

Takeaway Only

Curry, Rice & Naan


Lunch Combo

Takeaway Only

Curry, Rice, Naan & Drink


Lunch Special

Dine In Only

Curry, Rice & Naan
*per person


Lunch Combo

Dine In Only

Curry, Rice, Naan & Drink





Play safe. Choose mild for your curries. We bring down the heat not authenticity.



Enjoy the taste and aroma of Indian spices.


NZ Hot

You are still safe in this zone.


Indian Hot

Choose this to experience the heat of India.


Extra Hot

Only for the lionhearted.

Why people choose us

Prepare for first-class service

Fresh Ingredients


At our restaurant, our curry is at the center of everything we do. That is why we only use the freshest ingredients possible in all of our food. That means fresh vegetables and fresh meat to ensure that your taste buds are satisfied every time. Come and visit us today!

Authentic Indian Spices


If you are looking for authentic Indian food, then look no further than us! We use only the highest quality ingredients in all of our food and this includes our authentic mix of Indian spices! With 20 to 30 spices in all of our food, let us take you on a culinary adventure!

Gluten Free


Most of the curries are Gluten Free. If you have an allergy, please let us know so that we can prepare Gluten Free food for you.

Dairy Free


Dairy-Free options are available. Just let us know, and we will make Dairy-Free curries for you.



At Own Masala, we encourage guests to bring their own wine! We only charge $7 for an uncorking fee, which pales in comparison to the competition. Therefore, why not come and enjoy some authentic Indian food with a glass of your favorite wine? We look forward to seeing you!



Place an order online and get your curries delivered to your doorsteps. We charge $5 for delivery—minimum order $40 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. Our Delivery service covers up to 8 Km area in Tauranga.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you take bookings for a birthday party?

Yes, you can book a restaurant for an event such as the Birthday Party, Wedding, Engagement. Please contact management on 022 399 1224 to get more information. You can also drop-off a cake in the morning, and we will keep it safe in our refrigerator for you.

Can we bring our own wine?

Yes, you can bring a bottle of wine. Even though we have a wide range of in-house wine, we will be more than happy to serve you with your favourite wine.

Do you deliver food?

Yes, we do. We charge $5 for delivery—minimum order $40 from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. Our Delivery service covers up to 8 Km area in Tauranga.

Do you do a takeaway service?

Yes, we do. You can place your order online or give us a call on 07 571 8502 and collect your order or get it delivered to your doorsteps.

Do you take group booking?

Yes. And we’re great on special occasions too. Please ask our manager for more information on 022 399 1224 or send us an email at info@ownmasala.co.nz with your requirements. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Do you have gluten-free or dairy-free options?

Yes, Most of our curries are gluten-free, and many curries can be made dairy-free on request. Please let us know about the allergy, and we will cook your food with precaution.

Do you offer catering services?

Yes, we do. Please contact our management on 022 399 1224 or send an email at info@ownmasala.co.nz to get a quote.

Are you open on public holidays?

Yes, we are open on all public holidays except for Christmas day. 10% surcharge is applied.

Can you make Allergen-free food?

Yes, we can. Please let us know, and we will cook your food with extra care.

Opening Hours

Monday To Sunday


11:00 AM
02:00 PM


04:30 PM
10:00 PM
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