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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” (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 671 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2018

We only wanted a little as we'd eaten a snack elsewhere but I wish we'd been a lot hungrier. We ordered a vegetarian korma and the vegetables were totally fresh, the sauce was light. It was possibly the best Indian food I've ever eaten, and...More

Thank Sarah M
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

We are glad that your visit to us was enjoyable and we thank you for your positive feedback. Its highly appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

This was seriously some of the best Indian I have had in NZ. The food was high quality and came out super fast especially considering they were very busy. The naan bread was huge but so exceptional that I just couldn’t leave any! The prices...More

Thank Bewitched11
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

We are so glad that your visit to us was enjoyable and we thank you for your positive feedback. Its highly appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

I recently visited The Indian Cafe with a couple of friends for dinner on a cold rainy night. We were greeted by the friendly staff and promptly shown to our table. I have been to The Indian Cafe ever since I could remember and have...More

Thank Justine T
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

We are so glad that your visit to us was enjoyable and we thank you for your positive feedback. Its highly appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I ate here several nights ago after completing the Abel Tasman walk. We opted for tandoori chicken, lamb korma and a salad (we were craving veggies), naan bread (beware, these are huge) with rice. The food was delicious and very reasonable in price.

Thank Di M
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

We are very glad that your visit to us was enjoyable and thank you for your positive feedback. Its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal here while staying in Nelson. Such a cute venue, lots of atmosphere. Service was fantastic and very helpful (especially with regards to allergies). Food was delicious. We had tandoori prawns for entree. Prawns were very fresh tasting and flavourful. For main...More

Thank laurajb1979
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback and we are glad that your visit to us was enjoyable. Its appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

For curry lovers this $10 pp lunch is fantastic. 4 curries plus rice on segmented platter. Very friendly helpful staff pleasant surroundings, indoor or outdoor so weather no problem

Thank dscltd
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback and we are glad that your visit to us was enjoyable. Its appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. All clean and tidy. Great menu. Good prices. Food is just right every time. Highly recommend the butter chicken and a mango lassi

Thank 546sherrid
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your positive feedback and we are glad that your visit to us was enjoyable. Its appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

delicious chicken korma curry and naan bread. the only place we go to in nelson for indian. super yummy and good value for money. will be back again soon!

Thank Shauns_Travels
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

We are really glad that your visit to us was enjoyable and we thank you for your positive feedback. We also look forward to having you back again soon. Its most appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 29 March 2018

Partner & I popped in for a light meal. Ordered 2 Entrees and a naan - more than generous serves! And excellent value for money. Quality, preparation, flavour - all second to none.

Thank Owen B
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

We are glad that your visit to us was enjoyable and we appreciate your positive feedback. The Indian Cafe family thanks you and looks forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Wow not disappointed at all. Prices are very reasonable as the quality of good is excellent! Wine and drinks reasonably priced too!! Would recommend hands down! Denise is amazing her customer service is second to none! Very attentive and can see what needs to happen:)

Thank suzfitch12
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

We are really glad that your visit to us was enjoyable and we thank you for your positive feedback. Its appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

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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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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