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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%
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“curry” (97 reviews)
“butter chicken” (56 reviews)
“naan” (52 reviews)
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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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1 - 10 of 897 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great service, nice atmosphere and price is a good value. My vegetarian dish was perfect and the mango chicken had a perfect amount of spice. Great fragrant rice and the naan was tasty too! Definitely recommend if you love Indian food.

Thank lifeisforfun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from a most delicious and satisfying meal at this fine restaurant. The service is very professional, the waiters and waitresses discreetly friendly and the food delicious, as four of us agree.

Thank buranbill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had read reviews and this restaurant was also highly recommended by our Kiwi hosts and it sure didn't disappoint. The owner Mitu is very professional and polite and since we didn't have a table reservation offered to lay out table for us at the entrance.However,after...More

Thank deepalidas2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a Brit living in Australia I’m used to disappointing Indian food. However The Spice Room was anything but disappointing. I’d recommend booking for dinner as it seems to be packed every night. The staff are super friendly and our service was slick despite how...More

Thank thegooddoctor2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service good, curries made with appropriate base curry sauces. Mango Lassies were very good. Garlic narn to die for

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was busy and service took a long time although all waiting staff were very nice friendly. Poppadoms were cold as if they had just come out of a fridge, and a bit stale. Not freshly made at all. Not much chutney came with...More

Thank gabby m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed one of the best curries I have ever eaten in this restaurant it was simply superb. It was seafood based although I have forgotten the actual name. It was so good I thought I had to write a review!

Thank David T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was craving some Indian food after a long day of travelling and after reading a bunch of reviews online decided to try the spice room . Ordered takeaway and thankfully it’s open late unlike most places here.The food was perfectly seasoned, the dal in particular...More

Thank Abhishek C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting from the UK, and we have pretty good curries there. But the curry I had here tonight was fantastic, don't hesitate - go today!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came in for a quick meal but were inticed to linger for desert. The name of the dish was something to conjour with. Hot Chocolate Naan. A taste that will remain.

Thank James M
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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