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The Spice Room Restaurant

) #7 of 64 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” (88 reviews)
“malai kofta” (9 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 yesterday

We only did Take-away thinking we would have no chance of getting a table without a booking - rocking up to collect my food I was not mistaken - packed to the rafters - a very very busy Indian restaurant in Wanaka. Food was great...More

1  Thank wongbo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Spice Room certainly satisfied our Indian food craving. We ordered a variety of starters and curries and we were all-round very happy!

Thank Christina G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really great selection of fan favorites that were perfect for winter in Wanaka. Service was very quick and we walked in without a reservation (although the place definitely filled up). Good wine selection as well (maude pinot noir we had was one of our favorites...More

1  Thank rivenbup
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious curry! The best either of us have had in a very long time. Lovely and fresh naan, and Brewski on tap (a sight for sore eyes after a day up the mountain). They have a huge fire place which provides great ambience, and friendly...More

1  Thank CassKinghan24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked and were seated by the fire. There were plenty of gluten-free options. Food arrived promptly and was very tasty. Friendly efficient service

1  Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food. Not like the usual Indian places you find in NZ. This has a real chef working in the kitchen. Waiters are very friendly and have good suggestions.I had chicken biryani. This is the dish I would die for!! Such a great balance of...More

2  Thank tats985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious Indian food, great service and a lovely atmosphere with an open fire in the middle of the restaurant.

4  Thank verzaro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Spice room was recommended by locals we hired ski gear from. As it was freezing out, nothing like a good curry to warm up. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was lovely with a fire going, service was great, food delicious and, best of...More

2  Thank 81jfm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came again during our annual skiing trip. Two families with kids aged 8-11. The staff are superb the food is very good and it was a great relaxed evening. Butter Chicken went down a treat with all small and big people. Thanks again.

2  Thank Glenda D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to Wanaka twice and eaten here both times!! Food was amazing, and you definitely get your moneys worth!! Big servings and full of flavour. Hard to actually choose from the extensive menu! Great service too!

2  Thank Michael S
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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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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