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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (48 reviews)
“curries” (49 reviews)
“naan” (32 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We are locals and this is by far the best Indian radiant in the Nelson area, service is impeccable, staff are efficient and they deliver to our house when we need it and they also have a extensive range of vegetarian options! We honestly can't...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We really look forward to arriving in Nelson and ALWAYS get take away from here. It is truly excellent food, great value and the staff are friendly and communicative.

Thank Outdoor_liv
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Came here on a Friday night at the recommendation of a former local. I am somewhat an Indian food fanatic and living in Wellington am usually spoiled for choice. However, The Indian cafe is the BEST Indian food I have ever eaten. The Naan bread...More

1  Thank 784nadiah
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Probably the best Indian meal I've had in my years in NZ, The Indian Cafe in Nelson was a wonderful surprise

1  Thank Rajorshi C
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I go here everytime I visit Nelson and always enjoy it the food is tasty and portions are a good size ..

Thank MisterMichael6
Reviewed 25 January 2018

this place has exception service and food, the curries are to die for. so much flavour and the lunch specials are great. way cheaper than little india where the service is terrible also. Try The Indian Cafe out today!

1  Thank jesjesjes
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

A nice place both for indoor and outside sitting. Fast serving. Ok prices. Not too spicy food. Vines are not the best.

Thank Erik A
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Anytime I want a good meal out without breaking the bank I go here. Takeaway is a good option too. Just really great food! Good for groups.

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We were a large party of 9 and the staff did a great job meeting our varied needs. They even let us move tables after a table became free closer to the open French doors. Food was amazing! Plenty to share. Highly recommend.

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Dinner on a Monday. Very busy. Possible 45 minute wait reduced to 15 min. Excellent food, wine and service. Shared tandoori chops, Dingri prawns for me. Chicken mushroom marsala for her. Same as last time. Great.

Thank Neil C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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