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The Indian Cafe

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94 Collingwood St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
(03) 548 4089
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
First visit

Sunday night cafe busy always a good sign, rapid service and varied choice of curry on offer, reasonable price. Bit dark in the corner where we were seated till they turned the lights up.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Nelson, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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Nelson, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Sunday night cafe busy always a good sign, rapid service and varied choice of curry on offer, reasonable price. Bit dark in the corner where we were seated till they turned the lights up.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Indian cafe serves some of the freshest and yummiest Indian food in Nelson. And the service is great too. We will certainly be back for more.

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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We loved the food we got from here, very hospitable staff and very attentive. We got the banquet which was more than enough, we left feeling way too full!

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

The food at the Indian cafe is seriously good! I don't remember having better Indian outside of India. The only problem was the naan came sooo long after the food that the food was getting cold (I don't eat rice so was waiting on it to eat). Corkage at $10 I thought was a bit steep.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Wonderful curry and staff definitely recommend. The staff are happy to accommodate any pallet. I love hot curries and they will adapt the butter chicken into a very hot spicy dish.+++ The lunchtime special is also good value for $$$.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Beautiful curries each and every time we go. Both dine in and takeaway options are very good. Well priced beers which is great when eating curry. Sometimes quite long waiting times when takeaway but is always worth it

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

I got Indian takeaway from here whilst in Nelson on my own to avoid dining alone, great prompt attentive service, food was as good as any Indian I've had anywhere else, if you're looking for Indian in Nelson I can recommend this place! Value, Service, And Quality here.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Previous visits for lunch and takeaways have been excellent and this was no different. We had takeaway dinner for 6 people and it was very pleasant. Only slight issue was that they currently (May 2015) have a limited menu, with only three options. That was a bit disappointing but the choices we got were very tasty and there was masses... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Every visit to this location meets and exceeds our expectations. The food is always consistent in excellent quality with authentic flavours. Great food, good service and top-rated customer service. Highly recommended.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

You simply cannot go past this excellent Indian restaurant, fantastic fresh flavours, awesome service!

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Address: 94 Collingwood St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 548 4089
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 94 Collingwood St, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: (03) 548 4089

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients

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