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The Spice Room

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43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1133
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wanaka was crowded - but most people missed a treat. We had a great time - the service was good, but unobtrusive, each of our dishes was as we expected, tasted as it should, and was different from the others. Perhaps the spice on the venison kebabs overpowered the venison a little. The popadoms were good, but I have had... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is always top notch with amazing service. one of the top Indian restaurants in Wanaka!

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Thank beckyhO716AB
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had been to a movie, didn't book and just walked in. Great service and excellent flavored food. As we will be moving to the area soon, this will be a regular. I did look on the menu for a Goat dish, but couldn't see anything.

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Thank Russell W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate at the Spice Room this evening. I had the butter chicken and he had the venison curry. Both meals were delicious. We also had the chutney, garlic naan and the garlic and cheese naan which was amazing! We would definitely eat here again.

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Thank Leslie D
Gerringong, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered takeaway here. Mango chicken curry was delish. All dishes served with rice so very reasonably priced.

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Thank Neet W
Alstonville, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is beautiful authentic Indian and the setting is casual and rowdy. It is a popular restaurant and it seems that bookings are essential (we booked) as the tables were full all of the time. They also do takeaway was was also very busy. The service is quite good for the number of people they are serving and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good meal from here. Due to it being busy at the time we had a little wait but we had seating and magazines to look at.

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Thank Richard W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, friendly competent service, lovely decor. Recommend, especially, the onion bhaji and chicken tikka masala, but everything is good and there is always a lovely crowd.

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Thank MyrtleMcTavish
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros and Cons of the Place: Pros: - Food is really nice. We tried Bhuna Gosht( Lamb) and Madras Chicken and Both of them cooked to perfection. May be Best Bhuna Ghost i ever had. - All Waiters were really friendly. - As soon as we got the table, staff gave my 5 yr old some colors and painting paper... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent but found the dishes pretty average. We are Indian lovers and have eaten at many great restaurants, perhaps we are a bit fussy. The best dishes got was their house Dahl. Will try somewhere else next time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 1133
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.

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