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The Indian Cafe Restaurant

94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4089
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • 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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Reviewed 1 March 2017

the cafe was very busy as they also do takeaways, but we did not have to wait too long for service. the food was delicious, we shared a vegetarian entree which was really good and plenty for2. we each had different mains and we both...More

1  Thank eliereps
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We liked the look of this restaurant and the delicious smell of food as we walked past. It was very busy and we ordered the food was very disappointing and salty. The staff were good and attentive but it was not up to scratch.

1  Thank RPRedman
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Took the family there for dinner, fantastic food full of flavour, really pleasant staff. Would go back again and again.

1  Thank Phoebe D
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Very good food, great service, a little expensive but good value and does takeaway. In the centre of Nelson and not far from Trailways hotel.

Thank glenslot
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Meals are of a very high standard and the best value Indian food available in Nelson. The restaurant is quite central and adjacent to a large car park.

1  Thank Robin T
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had traveling to Golden bay area on the way back to my town our group decided to stop over at Nelson for dinner so we decided to have dinner here all of us is a fan of Indian food the food here is above...More

1  Thank Supachok S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Just returned from dinner here and have to say the service was excellent. We did find the food a little bland so if you are used to "British" Indian food you may want to ask for spicy, not mild or medium. Having said that the...More

1  Thank Nile-The-Adventurer
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We were very pleased with our visit to The Indian Cafe. Nice atmosphere , good spicy Indien food and friendly service. Leslie

1  Thank lesswes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is excellent Indian...we had lamb sagh and rogan josh and difficult to pick a favourite. Gets busy.

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

What delicious food is served here, they really know how to cook. Service quick and busy, price very good. Seems a lot of the locals come here always a good sign. Best Indian I've eaten in a long long time. Highly recommend

1  Thank Jill M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
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
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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