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Little India

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269 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-539 1155
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Today
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food and head waitress always handy when we wanted service Loved the Bhuna chicken and fresh crispy hot naan. Chooza chicken starters along with vegetable samosas so fresh. Others had the lamb sagwala and vegetarian dishes. Easily the best Indian food in Nelson bar none!!

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2 Thank Giulietta58
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and efficient staff very good vegetarian menu food was innovative and tasty. Served with beautiful copper jugs and bowls from the Punjab.

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2 Thank Michael M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dishes all had their individual & subtle flavours . After discussing our order with the waitress we asked for the meals to be medium to hot which is a little hotter than "Kiwi" hot . When they arrived they were superb. This was the best Indian food we had in New Zealand. The service was good and the food... More 

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2 Thank Hilary G
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I visited this place with my family and was very much impressed with the food and service, I have tried other places in the town but this is the best, lot of vegetarian options, which not many Indian restaurants have, meat is very tender,also they have very good selection of wine and beers.Staff is very friendly specially Harman,she is very... More 

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2 Thank mr4185255
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The food was very tasty, perfect heat and excellent service from Mani and Harmon. Rice was superb. Restaurant was clean and tidy with nice indoor / outdoor flow and reasonably priced.

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3 Thank Michelle W
Launceston, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered a lamb achari, a fish tikka starter and poppadoms. The fish tikka was acceptable, the poppadoms looked as though they'd just been put under the grill - and burnt. The lamb achari was more like a thick gloopy stew, lacking in any real taste unless one includes chewing lumps of ginger. As a visitor form the UK I... More 

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Oliver, Canada
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243 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely luncheon there and were pleased with both the quality of the food, positive attitude of the server and the prices.

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2 Thank rahall
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

After watching the number of takeaway orders delivered to customers at the Freehouse the night before we suspected the Little India might be a great local restaurant and it is. We visited on a Saturday night without making a booking. The place was humming and was possibly fully booked but the charming front of house asked us to wait a... More 

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2 Thank Tracey B
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Came here during a visit to Nelson. Food had great flavours and service was prompt. Would definitely come again.

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2 Thank boatwrightp
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The waitress was friendly and very knowledgeable and the meal was fantastic. As a recent vegetarian i was unsure there would be anything iwould like but WOW it was great. Highly recommended!!!

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2 Thank meggy2229

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-539 1155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?