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The Indian Cafe

94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4089
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (53 reviews)
“naans” (34 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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71 - 80 of 555 reviews

Reviewed 27 January 2017

Went to the restaurant with 5 other friends. All meals were incredible- no one had any complaints. Appetizers were great also. Staff was very friendly. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

1  Thank Mark N
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service was exceptional. Highly recommend! Best curry in Nelson. Price was reasonable considering everything tastes fresh. Possibly need to book near the weekend evenings.

1  Thank Janelle N
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Very good Indian dishes, delivered speedily by the excellent wait staff. Plenty of seating options, a good range of dishes, cheerful setting in an old villa.

2  Thank Ross C
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with family and friends. It's in an old villa and has really nice decor. The staff are pretty attentive, and whilst could be more friendly - the main focus here is on the food, which was really delicious. Butter chicken was amazing. If...More

1  Thank vobbi
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and excellent service in a very pleasant setting. I highly recommend this restaurant. Five stars.

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here often and it's consistently great food. If you like Indian food, you'll enjoy your meal here. As you may already know, the 'heat /spice' of dishes varies from place to place. The Indian Cafe is near the higher end of the...More

2  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great food go often with friends for a fun night, great value for money. Highly recommend if your into Indian food this is the best I've had in a long time. Very authentic.

1  Thank Donna W
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great Indian food. Serving sizes are huge. Place is very popular with locals, so do make reservations before you go, especially for dinner. We ended up eating there twice during our visit to Nelson since our 7 year old son absolutely loved the place.

1  Thank ManojD75
Reviewed 14 January 2017

always go here as go to place love it always know what to expect. lunches also are the best. we get tikka chikken as entree size dahl makani raita garlic nans. the rogan gosht is mmmmmm look every single dish is amazing service is top...More

1  Thank beingmaggie
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Very popular restaurant and deservingly. The food was authentically Indian and beautifully cooked and presented.

1  Thank Linda P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
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
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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