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This Property Is Temporary Closed 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
US$5 - US$20
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian, Grill
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 11 January 2022

Website took online booking and an email confirmed it. Rocked up and restaurant closed ! Not ideal, particularly as previous reviews (on which we based our choice) seemed very positive.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 26 September 2021 via mobile

We’ve been back 3 times in a few weeks now. Genuinely delicious curries and great drinks - including our favourite mango lassi. The staff are hugely welcoming and make the meal even better. We recommend it to anyone who asks.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 13 September 2021 via mobile

These guys rock! Beautiful fire, lovely cosy restaurant. And the food… is AMAZING!!! Several vegetarian options, which the chef is very happy to adapt to vegan. So, all in all, fantastic experience. Will definitely come back! Rox x

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 30 July 2021

We love the Spice Room, we eat there nearly every week! We have never had a bad experience and the staff are lovely. Definitely recommend this place for dinner.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2021

We are from the UK and miss good well spiced Indian takeaways...Spice Room is probably the best and most authentic curries we’ve had in NZ. Had the chicken vindaloo (still not as hot as a normal madras) and a chicken tikka masala which was fairly...good, certainly the best we’ve have in NZMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 28 June 2021 via mobile

Indian for a change after visiting several Thai restaurants. I would recommend the Malai kofta dumplings for something different. Attentive staff and food was quick to arrive

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 21 June 2021

Enjoyed sitting by the fireplace and chatting with the lovely Charlotte, acting Duty Manager. That alone was enough to make for a great evening, but compliments due to the Chef for the best Butter chicken, tender and spicy slow cooked Venison and the Onion Naan....Delicious and filling. Nice glass of house wine too. Very good value, would visit again for sure.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 19 June 2021 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous! The garlic and cheese naan was the best we’ve ever had, the service was beyond sublime, and the gas fireplace was exactly what we needed. Everything in the building smelled amazing, I don’t think you can go wrong.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 May 2021

Every time we visit The Spice Room we get the best Indian food and by far the best butter chicken we've ever tasted, really good chunks of good quality chicken. Fresh and delicious flavours and great friendly service too. You cant beat it in Wanaka.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 28 April 2021 via mobile

A local recommended this place when we were visiting and agree one of the best Indian meals I had in a while. Not too oily, fresh and flavoursome. Log fire made it cosy in autumn.

Date of visit: April 2021
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There is a website wanafeed co nz that seems to do delivery from here.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Spice Room

Yes, The Spice Room offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Spice Room offers delivery services.

The Spice Room is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5