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The Indian Cafe Restaurant

94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4089
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • 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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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The food is great and it's a nice environment. However.... the staff seem young and inexperienced. The lady taking the order double checked it was what I requested 3 times while I was in the middle of eating. I was also asked 5 times if...More

1  Thank AndyReviewsYou
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

As good as i have had anywhere. Highly recomend the beef vindaloo, chicken tika masala and butter chivken

1  Thank SouthPacificTravellr
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal every visit, great busy atmosphere. Minimal menu getting a bit old but the food is outstanding. Great friendly service. Eat in or take out food is always good, never had a poor meal here.

1  Thank Hellfire28
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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