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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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“curries” (42 reviews)
“poppadoms” (13 reviews)
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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 4 April 2012

It was on Valentines Day and we were warned about the wait, but when it came the food was very good. All went well until paying the bill- with electronic waitressing a main course had been recorded twice, although we clearly only received it once....More

Thank ochlophobic
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Wet Sunday night, weloming host, quick and attentive service. Terrific Indian tuned to food allergies with good wines made for wonderful welcome to Nelson.

Thank Chewinggum32
Reviewed 30 March 2012

The service can be a little slow at times, but hey, there the best Indian in town, it's to be expected. The mango chicken is one of my favourites. Decent sized meals, decent amount of meat and lassi is always amazing (especially accommdating when we...More

Thank NelsonGibbygirl
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Great value. Prepare to wait, but once your food comes, it's delicious.

Thank MTbkrgrl
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Lunches are good value and food lovely. Good food for dollars

Thank MicheleNelson
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Ate here one three occasions (so far) whilst visiting, 2 dinners, 1 lunch. Service was friendly, good and quick but a little slower when busy on a Friday night. Food was excellent, good portions and variety. Can order mild, medium or hot for each dish....More

1  Thank Chris5458
Reviewed 2 March 2012

We were recommended to try this place from the owner of the guest house we were staying at. Food was served pretty quickly, about the length you'd expect to wait. Deffinetly more of a cafe than a restaurant, but the food was still nice, and...More

1  Thank xsimx
Reviewed 26 February 2012

After a las minute decision to have dinner after long day at the work place, it was wonderful idea. Amazing food and wonderful service, it was worth every penny.

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We love this place, make it nearly every week. The food is great and there is a good variety of dishes. Service can be slow, but it is a busy place.

Thank Speakerguru
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Good curries- wish they used less oil but great place to take the kids when you cant be bothered cooking

1  Thank FionnaH_12
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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
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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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