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“Hit and miss on dishes”
Review of The Spice Room

The Spice Room
Ranked #12 of 91 Restaurants in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 oil- I expected this was used to keep a lean cut like venison tender. However the meat was tough due to tendons not breaking down (some pieces ok others tough). This is surprising for a 10 hour stew. If the meat was tender it would have been a good dish. Hopefully just a one-off bad night. Flavours in both dishes were great!

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Reviewed 28 October 2018 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 rice perfect! So pleased we swung by. Go here you will not be disappointed. Big shout out to Isha too for her excellent service.

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Reviewed 21 October 2018 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
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

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 the flavour wasn't overpowered by the heat. My usuals are the lamb biryani and the chicken jalfrezi, which are always wonderful. I highly recommend The Spice Room.

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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
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