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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
Atmosphere
LOCATION
94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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31 - 40 of 662 reviews

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.

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Been to many Indian restaurants but the meal here was by far the best I have had. I had chicken tikka and hubby had lamb rogan josh. Both were excellent. Real friendly service too.

1  Thank Carol B
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I had the butter chicken and it was excellent. It wasn’t the best I had ever had, so I didn’t give them 5 stars, but it was very delicious and I would definitely go back. I would also recommend it to anyone that wants good...More

1  Thank nrodrigu
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent tasting, authentic Indian food! Severs were very kind and attentive. Will definitely go back!!

1  Thank cj312
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you for your positive response and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. Its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 27 February 2018

We did not book but they found a table for us even though they were so busy. We had chcken tikka masala and lamb korma with naan. All good. Great fast service too

2  Thank I4618GNrichard
Paul L, Owner at The Indian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you for your positive response and we are glad that you enjoyed your visit with us. Its really appreciated from The Indian Cafe family.

Reviewed 22 February 2018

We eat here or get takeaways on a fairly regular basis. It is our go to place if we don't feel like cooking at home. The food is consistently excellent as is the service. The kids always find something on the menu they like. Butter...More

Thank Hard-stars
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, 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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