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The Spice Room

43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1133
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (101 reviews)
“butter chicken” (57 reviews)
“naan” (53 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a delicious dinner at The Spice Room in Wanaka. Great authentic food and very attentive service! We highly recommend this place for dinner in Wanaka!

Thank Hendrik S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here previously and always had great food. This visit we ordered the tikka masala chicken and the 10 hr cooked venison curry. The tikka masala was great but the venison was poor- the taste was great but there was a lot of...More

Thank Jmpow2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived into town after a long car journey and fancied an Indian. So pleased we called into this place. Service, food and ambiance were great. Big thumbs up for the chicken tikka marsala which was delicious! Nah bread's we're light and beautifully seasoned and the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal for two, great choice. Enjoyed cocktail of the day & a house wine also. Lovely restaurant, friendly staff great evening, thank you..

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten here a couple of dozen times over the past few years and the food is always good and the service is always top-notch. Last night I had the vindaloo for the first time in a while and it was spot-on, nicely spiced, but...More

Thank Toadguts
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

After a week of eating out (can’t believe I was sick of that!), it was sooo good to have a night in with some great Indian take out after a day on the slopes 🏂 Definitely recommend

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We decided to call in yesterday evening for a curry. Even though the restaurant was very busy we were made very welcome and looked after very well. The curries were lovely and full of flavour.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here and I had palak paneer and my partner had kadai paneer. It was great! The food was so delicious and the lady and man serving us were lovely ! Highly recommend

Thank xoamybabeexo
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

My partner and I ordered take away and were blown away with both the service and taste of their food. Their Indian is the best we’ve had and would love the same restaurant back home in Australia. They gave us extra condiments and enough food...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Went to the Spice Room for dinner for my birthday. Food was great. Very flavoursome. Service was pleasant. We didn’t have a reservation, but they were happy to fit us in if we could wait a few minutes in the lounge. Very busy place, so...More

Thank Madmatty76
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 1133
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The Spice Room is an exciting new Indian Restaurant and Lounge, with a fresh and healthy take on authentic Indian flavours. Warm up next to the big fire in the lounge with eclectic Indian snacks, salads and curries. Or relax and dine in with our affordable wine and cocktail list. The menu has been designed keeping in mind the authentic favors of India along with the diversity of various dishes, there is a lot of emphasis given on home style Indian cooking which is uncomplicated, yet brings out the favors for which Indian cuisine is so popular.With over 25 years of collective experience in the kitchen, you can be rest assured that you are going to be treated to the finest that Indian cuisine has to offer.
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