We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Spice Room

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, Asian,
15 Shotover Street | Opposite Alpine Super market, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5335
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (55 reviews)
“butter chicken” (42 reviews)
“naan” (36 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
15 Shotover Street | Opposite Alpine Super market, Queenstown, New Zealand
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (578)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 567 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have tried the butter chicken at over 50 different Indian restaurants in New Zealand and NOTHING - even award-winning Indigo in Napier compares to this! Its not so sweet and the flavor is so full it pops. First tried in 2015 and now returned...More

Thank Shahn R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is just nothing like the taste of their butter chicken. My husband and I were craving it because its so perfect. Thanks for existing!!

Thank Dhiya R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As we entered the restaurant one of the staff welcomed us and took us to the table for two. They explained the menu so well that it made easier for us to order the food. We had mix tandoori platter as a starter which was...More

1  Thank Barsha T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Being a local I eat here quite often and i’m never dissapointed with this restaurant. Went there last week and had a chicken tikka masala and it was so delicous and full of flavors. The service was excellent with very friendly staff. Can’t wait to...More

Thank tanay1997
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bumped into this place while looking for Indian place. When we walked in we were welcomed warmly by a lady. She was attentive with the orders and answered all our queries. For mains we ordered lamb Briyani and Palak with baby corn with some rotis....More

Thank Sabn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Just happened across it on first day in Queenstown. Opened from 5pm for dinner which was great for us.

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the best Indian food I have had in a very long time. Staff were excellent and very attentive while we were there. Selecting the dishes was made very easy and the staff provided recommendations based on our levels of spice we liked. Meals...More

Thank wilbur183058
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We were about to go to the supermarket across the road and take some food back to our room, then we spotted Spice Room across the road and decided we'd go upstairs for an early dinner of curry. What we ordered was in the pic...More

1  Thank glennomeister
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This place fully lives to my expectations in terms of quality, taste, richness, flavour for Indian-style cooking. I have tried almost everything from this restaurant. Chicken Tikka & Hariyali Kofta are few of my favourites. Quality of service was 5 star from wait staff environment...More

Thank darrenrobertson187
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived and greeted politely by the manager and quickly shown to our table. We had malai kofta, chicken and panner and jalfrezi. The food was outstanding and well presented on table. Front staff are well trained and have a good knowledge about food. Definitely...More

Thank ravneet singh D
Nearby Restaurants
Fat Badgers Pizza Bar
766 reviews
.08 km away
196 reviews
.10 km away
Fishbone Bar & Grill
1,065 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Queenstown i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
249 reviews
.07 km away
Ivan Clarke Gallery
71 reviews
.07 km away
Skippers Canyon Jet
734 reviews
.07 km away
Appellation Wine Tours
308 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lyn R
5 May 2016|
Response from farhan784 | Reviewed this property |
I was told that Chicken items were halal.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 15 Shotover Street | Opposite Alpine Super market, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 5335
  • E-mail
We offer, melt in your mouth authentic Indian cuisine, including fresh salads, delicate kebabs and delicious curries and naan breads. Also soak in the view from our restaurant on the 1st floor, offering the remarkables and Walter peak. Perfect for bigger groups (Large separate dinning area), intimate dinning and takeaways.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing