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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
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CUISINES
Indian, 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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21 - 30 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2018

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 10 October 2018

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

Reviewed 5 October 2018 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 10 October 2018

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

Reviewed 3 October 2018 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 3 October 2018 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 30 September 2018

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
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I reviewed this restaurant in 2014 and said I would revisit when back in Nelson again because we were very happy with our meal. This time around not so much. The atmosphere and the staff were still great, however our meal just wasn't as good....More

1  Thank loopylady
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We have eaten at The Indian Cafe many times and have never been disappointed. The staff are friendly and helpful, the food is some of the best i have ever tasted.

Thank tvee2016
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

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

Reviewed 21 September 2018

Great food, wonderful flavours, great staff, good quality food, I have never had any complaints and I have eaten there often :) If you like India food, this place is the best and if you have not tried it, go for it :)

Thank Rose22Nelson
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

We thank you very much for your wonderful feedback, its really appreciated from The Indian cafe family.

Reviewed 20 September 2018

The service was first rate, table service and delivery of dishes was really good, didn't have to wait long. The food was delicious and as was described.

Thank dltb2018
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

We thank you very much for your wonderful feedback on your recent visit to us, its really appreciated from The Indian cafe family.

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We received absolutely amazing service from a new staff member Sophia, 10/10! You’re a credit to your workplace! Keep being awesome!

Thank Venture815340
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

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

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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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