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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 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2010

I agree with the other reviewer who said if you eat out anywhere in Nelson it has to be here. We arrived without a booking at 6:30pm on a Friday night not expecting it to be busy and it was completely crowded. However, they found us a table and advised us we would have to wait between 35 and 40... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2009

Recommended by the owner of our motel, this was definitely the best meal we had on our visit to NZ. The banquet was the best value and a totally excellent meal.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2009

This place is fairly basic. The atmosphere is not romantic or intimate. It can be noisy. But let me assure you the place is usually full of serious Indian food fans. The food is absolutely delicious. It is up there with the very best food I've had in an Indian restaurant anywhere in the world ( apart from India obviously)... More 

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Reviewed 3 July 2008

Missed...The Best Butter Chicken...

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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$4 - 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?