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The Indian Cafe

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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” (48 reviews)
“curries” (49 reviews)
“naan” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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21 - 30 of 657 reviews

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Very popular restaurant and we were accompanied by local regular patrons who had pre-booked, which seemed essential. Food choices were suited to individual tastes for spices etc, and the food was authentic and well prepared. We chose shared dishes that were mainly vegetarian plus butter...More

1  Thank Peter A
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback and we are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable meal mainly from the vegetarian menu choices ( of which there were plenty). The welcome was warm and the service excellent Good sized portions snd great value

Thank Stella W
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback and we are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 6 March 2018

This has to have been the best Indian restaurant I have ever been fed in! The flavours were amazing. Nothing synthetic in any way. My husband had a lamb dish and it was obvious that the meat had absorbed the wonderful fresh spices that the...More

1  Thank trixiefindlay
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback and we are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

One of our favourite restaurants in Nelson and richmond. Always good quality and value. This last visit there was 8 of us. We all enjoyed our curries. You won't be dissapointed.

Thank William R
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback which is highly appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Indian food totally authentic highly recommended and for dinner👍🏻 Central Nelson great parking behind the restaurant. Fantastic staff who are very helpful. Our family has dined here on and off for past 10 years.

Thank Springbok67
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback which is highly appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is an excellent Indian cafe , lovely ambience and excellent menu of top quality Indian food. Excellent service, very welcoming. Great place for families.

Thank pam4967
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback which is highly appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

I live in the Middle East where Indian and spicy food prevails. The Indian Cafe measures up to some of the best Indian food I have had. The spices and flavours haven't been diluted for western tastes! Their chefs are from Lebanon apparently (where there...More

Thank Nlunn
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The decor looked sad and quite dated. The lunch menu does not have much choice as the dinner menu. We ordered the Kashmiri kebab as a starter which was great and for the mains chicken cheese naan which was ok but the combo that we...More

Thank Ambica A
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We heard about this resto from our B&B host in Nelson. We were there for 3 nights, so decided to try it on the first evening. We stopped in and were told by the very sympathetic host that there was a wait time of 40...More

Thank carmenJ1214NM
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback which is highly appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 2 March 2018

Been going to the Indian cafe for over 10years...always excellent food and great service...hard to choose a favourite

Thank Jacqui W
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks for your positive feedback which is highly appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
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
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
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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