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The Indian Cafe Restaurant

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94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4089
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Went to the restaurant with 5 other friends. All meals were incredible- no one had any complaints. Appetizers were great also. Staff was very friendly. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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1 Thank Mark N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service was exceptional. Highly recommend! Best curry in Nelson. Price was reasonable considering everything tastes fresh. Possibly need to book near the weekend evenings.

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1 Thank Janelle N
Richmond, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Very good Indian dishes, delivered speedily by the excellent wait staff. Plenty of seating options, a good range of dishes, cheerful setting in an old villa.

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2 Thank Ross C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with family and friends. It's in an old villa and has really nice decor. The staff are pretty attentive, and whilst could be more friendly - the main focus here is on the food, which was really delicious. Butter chicken was amazing. If you want a moderately cheap night out with good atmosphere, this is the place. No... More 

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1 Thank vobbi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and excellent service in a very pleasant setting. I highly recommend this restaurant. Five stars.

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1 Thank Paul W
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here often and it's consistently great food. If you like Indian food, you'll enjoy your meal here. As you may already know, the 'heat /spice' of dishes varies from place to place. The Indian Cafe is near the higher end of the scale, so select medium or mild if you don't want it too hot. The Beef... More 

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2 Thank Graham S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great food go often with friends for a fun night, great value for money. Highly recommend if your into Indian food this is the best I've had in a long time. Very authentic.

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1 Thank Donna W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great Indian food. Serving sizes are huge. Place is very popular with locals, so do make reservations before you go, especially for dinner. We ended up eating there twice during our visit to Nelson since our 7 year old son absolutely loved the place.

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1 Thank ManojD75
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017

always go here as go to place love it always know what to expect. lunches also are the best. we get tikka chikken as entree size dahl makani raita garlic nans. the rogan gosht is mmmmmm look every single dish is amazing service is top of the line and affordable to . what more could one ask for i just... More 

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1 Thank beingmaggie
Mandurah, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Very popular restaurant and deservingly. The food was authentically Indian and beautifully cooked and presented.

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1 Thank Linda P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?