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The Indian Cafe

94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4089
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (49 reviews)
“curries” (50 reviews)
“naan” (30 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 701 reviews

Reviewed today

We were surprised at the quality of food served at the Indian Cafe, having been to some great Indian restaurants around the world. Completely unexpected in a relatively small town in New Zealand. The serving staff was very pleasant and efficient, with our orders delivered...More

Thank KSR153
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Indian Cafe is a delightful surprise. The food is delicious and inexpensive. The glass of Malbec was acceptable. The restaurant is conveniently located in town. The service is friendly. One fish tikka entree, three main meals, rice, pickles, yoghurt and three glasses of wine...More

Thank TravellerFaye
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your wonderful positive feedback, its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family

Reviewed 3 days ago

Centrally located, great atmosphere with helpful and fast service. My meal was excellent, nice and spicy and not loaded with sugar like so many other Indian restaurants do.

Thank Angela O
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful positive feedback, its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the best curry restaurant in nelson by far, I've never been let down! the staff are lovely and there is never a long wait for dinner!!

Thank TrailBlazer823201
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback about your recent visit with us, its really appreciated from The Indian cafe family.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with a group of 30. Service was quick. Food was delicious. The Tandoori Platter was amazing and great value. Will definitely visit again!

Thank rahulk336
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback about your recent visit to us, its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We average once a week with our visits to The Indian Cafe. Always excellent service both for takeaway and dine in. Denise and her staff are great, the food is just amazing and the atmosphere is lovely. Favourite meal? Tandoori chops to start, then a...More

Thank Roam822725
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback, it is really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch and were amazed at how quick our food arrived and the size of the paratha! We have told all our friends and can’t wait to go back

Thank xoamybabeexo
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback, it is really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Serving all your favorites no one does Indian dishes faster or more fun than the Indian Cafe. Eat in or take away you cant go wrong with this friendly family run restaurant.

Thank Simone H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Indian food and had heard that The Indian Cafe was a must try . Well it did not disappoint. We had a really friendly server whom was on it and recommended a few items. The restaurant itself is an absolutely adorable cottage ....More

Thank Dootsien
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read all the previous reviews and they were spot on. Great service and food. We were early to arrive ar 5.30pm but by the time we had ordered and started our drinks the food was served. It was a maximum of 5 minutes. It...More

Thank Kevin C
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johannd551
4 August 2018|
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Response from Paul L | Property representative |
Sorry, no, we are not BYO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 4089
  • E-mail
Description
Come and visit us for the most authentic taste of Indian cuisine !! Situated right in the heart of the Nelson CBD, our warm and homely surroundings will add to your whole dining experience.
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