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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” (52 reviews)
“curry” (66 reviews)
“naan” (34 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 737 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The Indian Cafe is always consistantly of high quality good value food. The staff are excellent, friendly and fast service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jimmac2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Three of us ate dinner at the Indian Cafe. The food was delicious and plentiful and the service helpful and unobtrusive. We all found something we wanted to drink on the drinks menu. There was only one guaranteed vegan dish, lentils, which seems a bit...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pam H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only Indian restaurant I have been too with non Indian staff. Which indicates to me that the staff are employed on merit and paid the going rate. The food is consistently high quality and all the staff are friendly, polite, professional (they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nortsoz
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days 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

I love eating in this restaurant. The service is outstanding and friendly. Every time I go there I order chicken from the tandoor and it’s magnificent. The nan bread is good but never comes crispy hot from the tandoor which is a pity. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Declan O
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days 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

The food and service at The Indian Cafe is superb, so good we have been twice this week. Denise is a lovely lady and looks after her customers really well making sure they enjoy their evening and all the waitstaff are very professional. Thank you.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank silverhead2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this charming restaurant tonight and were delighted to be greeted by friendly waitstaff and to be served a delicious meal which we enjoyed while sitting on the patio. Not only was there a wide selection of menu items but also a nice selection...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RWCrockett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a regular, repeat customer at the Indian Cafe. This past visit I enjoyed a taste of two mains: chicken tikka masala and lamb rogan josh. The flavours were fantastic! Very moreish, not too rich, certainly among the best curries I've had in Nelson (or...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mcwarrington66
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always go to the Indian Cafe if we want to eat Indian food in Nelson. The food is great. Staff is lovely and the atmosphere is very nice. It’s an old villa.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Superhilde
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Indian Cafe is so good we are now regulars! Grab a takeaway curry and go over the road to the pub or eat in the lovely old Villa Restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Climbtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love how friendly the staff are and how good the food is!! So many vegan and vegetarian options too

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank casey4567
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johannd551
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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
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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