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The Spice Room Restaurant

) #6 of 62 Restaurants in Wanaka $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1133
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (86 reviews)
“naan” (45 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved dining here in Wanaka. The staff were super friendly and prompt. I had a mango lassi and my husband had a cocktail that was pretty good. We really enjoyed the papdi chaat starter. We shared two vegetarian dishes with naan and rice and...More

Thank nachty
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

great great great food and lovely ambience... Had a fab time at this place and looking forward to going back there again.. Have been going there for years, each time we visit wanaka and the food just keeps getting better and better.. n i strongly...More

Thank holly0506
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved loved lovedddd the food at spiceroom!!! Being vegetarians its difficult to get good veg food when you are travelling but spiceroom had the most amazing selection of veg food comprising of palak paneer, veg biryani, paneer makhni and all i can say is that...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Salankis, the management, seem to have no good culture or manners. They treat customers as they wish and depending on their mood. Would you like to patronize a restaurant that treats customers rudely, behaves high-handedly while at fault, and won't even have the manners...More

1  Thank Kandravi
MeetuSaklani, Owner at The Spice Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You are clearly pretty toxic (Please read other reviews) , we are looking forward not to host you again. Meetu Saklani

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, wonderful service and a brilliant atmosphere..... EVERY time we visit! A must do for anyone visiting Wanaka

1  Thank Ard B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately I found the food here bland (No spice at all..I found out afterwards that you have to ask them to add more spice) and my chicken curry was quite fatty! I had heard good reviews so maybe it's hit and miss but the lady...More

1  Thank Esther C
MeetuSaklani, Owner at The Spice Room, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi We trust our our explanations about each dish on the menu is sufficient, also you could have asked for more spices when you were checked about your meal. I agree there are a lot of places to eat in Wanaka, We have a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I were very much looking forward to some delicious Indian cuisine, considering we had perused Trip Advisor of the local eateries and The Spice Room was the best-rated. On arrival, we were greeted by a woman, who indicated it would 5-7 minutes...More

1  Thank Shaquille C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to have a curry special night. Service was fast & welcoming. Food was as good as we have had in any curry house. 2 dishes more than enough for 3.

Thank Grant F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good understanding of gluten free requirements great advice great takeaway spoiled by tomato dominating the butter chicken. Good value meal

1  Thank Rodger A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spice Room has so many options to choose from, all of them delicious and filling. Highly recommend multiple visits so you get to try a bit of everything. The Naan bread is to die for, crisp and soft it is perfect. The curries are varied...More

1  Thank kirstinkane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, 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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