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The Indian Cafe

94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4089
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (43 reviews)
“butter chicken” (43 reviews)
“naan” (29 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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71 - 80 of 584 reviews

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Only place we order Indian from takeaways and sit in, never had a bad meal. Caters to you tastes - definately worth a visit

Thank 19mw10
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is my favourite Indian restaurant in Nelson. The food is perfect for my taste, the staff and very friendly and I frequent this at least once a week.

Thank whispering-soles
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My second visit to this little gem. I came last year and it was good. Returned this week looking forward to some more delicious food and was not disappointed. We opted for the Banquet for 2. 4/5 different curries with beautiful light and fluffy rice....More

Thank teddybear2009
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Recommended by our accommodation hosts and we was not disappointed. We visit twice the food is very tasty and service and value was very good. We would certainly recommend.

1  Thank gm2872016
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The food is great and it's a nice environment. However.... the staff seem young and inexperienced. The lady taking the order double checked it was what I requested 3 times while I was in the middle of eating. I was also asked 5 times if...More

1  Thank AndyReviewsYou
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

As good as i have had anywhere. Highly recomend the beef vindaloo, chicken tika masala and butter chivken

1  Thank SouthPacificTravellr
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal every visit, great busy atmosphere. Minimal menu getting a bit old but the food is outstanding. Great friendly service. Eat in or take out food is always good, never had a poor meal here.

1  Thank Hellfire28
Reviewed 28 February 2017

the cafe was very busy as they also do takeaways, but we did not have to wait too long for service. the food was delicious, we shared a vegetarian entree which was really good and plenty for2. we each had different mains and we both...More

1  Thank eliereps
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We liked the look of this restaurant and the delicious smell of food as we walked past. It was very busy and we ordered the food was very disappointing and salty. The staff were good and attentive but it was not up to scratch.

1  Thank RPRedman
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Took the family there for dinner, fantastic food full of flavour, really pleasant staff. Would go back again and again.

1  Thank Phoebe D
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 4089
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Come and visit us for the most authentic taste of Indian cuisine !! Situated right in the heart of the Nelson CBD, our warm and homely surroundings will add to your whole dining experience.
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