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US$3 - US$21
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Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely delicious, one of the best Indian's I've had in New Zealand AND the do peshwari nans which is my ultimate fave! Deffo a recommendation for a takeaway :)

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Nelson for the day & didn’t know where to go. So glad this place was one of the few that opened their doors for dinner a little before 5pm when they saw us lurking around lol. Very welcoming and the service is very fast....Delicious curries, hubby had the lamb korma & I had the mango chicken with rice & garlic naan bread with hot plate entree. Thought our overall bill would be more but very reasonably priced for such delicious food. Would definitely visit if in the area again.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed a lovely meal :) I’m usually scared to go for the hot and settle for medium, tonight I took a bold step and went for the medium-hot 😁 🔥 it was perfect. I’m a happy customer

Date of visit: May 2021
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Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious!!! Very reasonably priced, good service and very quick service. Will definitely go here again, eat in for the best experience. Warm and inviting place.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 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 14 May 2021 via mobile

Wow this was lovely. Superb Lamb Madras, amazing mixed sizzling platter. Super busy restaurant but service and timing were spot on. Will be back.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2021

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

Reviewed 11 May 2021 via mobile

After a couple of very disappointing meals in Nelson, I decided to try Indian Cafe because the reviews were really good. Absolutely loved it and some of the best Indian that I have had in quite a few years. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff and...great food.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2021

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

Reviewed 5 May 2021 via mobile

Honestly the first really good curry I've had in New Zealand. The food was bang on, I had a vegetarian platter as a starter and a Foam fish curry as a main and I couldn't have hoped for better, absolutely delicious. Staff were incredibly polite...and the flow was spot on.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2021

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

Reviewed 3 May 2021

Best Curry in town! Love going here whenever i return back to nelson! Great range of vegetarian options too!!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2021

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

Reviewed 18 April 2021 via mobile

Good quality food and good service, even when it got quite busy. The Chicken Do Pyaza was very nice, very succulent meat. Butter chicken was good but possibly less flavourful then we are used to.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2021

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback about your recent visit with us, its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe' family. Butter Chicken is our best seller and a comment of not enough flavours in it is a big disappointment, we will certainly look...More

Reviewed 5 April 2021

Being Easter Monday there was a 10% surcharge and whilst we normally boycott places that add a surcharge on public holidays we decided the amount would be minimal and there weren’t too many places open. We arrived about 5.30pm and it was reasonably busy. We...were seated inside having been given a choice of indoor or outdoor dining. The menu certainly had plenty of options to choose from. I had the Chicken Nawabi and a Garlic Naan, my partner had the Lamb Vindaloo ordered Indian hot and a Peshwari Naan. It was just over an hour when our meals came out, however they were very busy and it had slowly got busier in the time we’d been waiting. We both enjoyed our meals, the Chicken Nawabi was something completely new I hadn’t tried and my partner said his Lamb Vindaloo was hot without losing the flavour. My Garlic Naan was good, however the Peshwari Naan my partner ordered was rather disappointing. He’s had Peshwari Naans before which have always been full of fruit and nuts - this one was very lacking in fruit and nuts. Certainly worth coming here if you want an enjoyable meal.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe Nelson, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2021

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback about your recent visit with us, its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe' family. Sorry about the peshwari naan, we will certainly look into it.

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Yes, The Indian Cafe Nelson offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Indian Cafe Nelson offers delivery services.

The Indian Cafe Nelson is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4