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The Indian Cafe

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94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 4089
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good food, great service, a little expensive but good value and does takeaway. In the centre of Nelson and not far from Trailways hotel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Meals are of a very high standard and the best value Indian food available in Nelson. The restaurant is quite central and adjacent to a large car park.

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1 Thank Robin T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had traveling to Golden bay area on the way back to my town our group decided to stop over at Nelson for dinner so we decided to have dinner here all of us is a fan of Indian food the food here is above the average also with very friendly staff and the price is great if I have... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from dinner here and have to say the service was excellent. We did find the food a little bland so if you are used to "British" Indian food you may want to ask for spicy, not mild or medium. Having said that the waiting staff did all they could to make us happy, serving hot sauce to spice... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very pleased with our visit to The Indian Cafe. Nice atmosphere , good spicy Indien food and friendly service. Leslie

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is excellent Indian...we had lamb sagh and rogan josh and difficult to pick a favourite. Gets busy.

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1 Thank Chris H
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What delicious food is served here, they really know how to cook. Service quick and busy, price very good. Seems a lot of the locals come here always a good sign. Best Indian I've eaten in a long long time. Highly recommend

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1 Thank Jill M
Tasman, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, drink and service. A delicious and authentic Indian meal with great atmosphere and easy parking. Good value too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the meal deal ($27.99) & we thought that you choose 1 of each course but it turns out you get all 4 so you can have a portion of each. Turns out there was plenty for 3 of us & left feeling very full & happy. Nice staff & the food came out fast & hot. A nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 22
Cuisine
Indian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, 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: 94 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 4089
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?