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The Indian Cafe

94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4089
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food at a great price! Great location in downtown Nelson and across the street from a neat brewery.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Was really good food, friendly staff & a good atmosphere! A lot of delicious food for great value. would visit again next time we're in the area.

Thank SarahTimNZ
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Best Indian restaurant I've been to , very lucKY it's in my home town.the banquet meal was fabulous for us to share as we went for a large family birthday. Everyone got to try their favourite dish and they all enjoyed it even the small...More

Thank jamesdreenagh
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Place was fairly busy for a Monday night, and you can see certificates of previous awards including restaurant of the year - so has good bones. Service was good - food however was about an avg. Gravy had a little too many tomatoes and possibly...More

Thank piyush p
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal here last night. My husband and I had the banquet and it was delicious. Probably the best Indian we have ever had. Highly recommend.

Thank Mcwalker123
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We lived in New Delhi, India for two years. We experienced the true Indian cuisine. It's a special taste, one you either like or can do without. We like it. Now, we're in New Zealand and have gone to The Indian Cafe a number of...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Really enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Yummy samosas, prawns, lamb and chicken. Good value ,would definitely dine here again.

Thank Kkmcrobie
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A spectacular seafood dinner, I ordered the tandoori prawns and they were amazing! Larger than normal portions so was very pleased with my selection. Hubby ordered the chicken Marsala which was tender and delicious also. Prompt and helpful staff

Thank Serena O
Reviewed 6 September 2017

When it comes to birthdays and anniversaries my husband and I always choose The Indian Cafe. It's our favourite place to eat in Nelson.

Thank brendarU3255SV
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We attended the Indian cafe recently as a family after grandads funeral. There was a few big tables of us so can understand a wait but after 1 and a half hours beginning to question where our food was it started to arrive. Orders were...More

Thank Daniel W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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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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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