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The Spice Room

43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, New Zealand
03-443 1133
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Ranked #6 of 61 Restaurants in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Our B&B hosts recommended this place to us and we're so glad we went. Everything was delicious with perfectly simmered sauces that brought our tastebuds to life. The service was also outstanding - we felt well looked-after and enjoyed the warm ambiance of the double-sided fireplace.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

There's everything to love about Spice Room, and nothing to not like. The curries are awesome, made with attention and love; your hosts, Avishek and his beautiful wife, they attend to you and are always available when you are spoilt for choices. Great place for group do's, and intimate enough for a date night.

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Napier, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I had the best curry lamb in New Zealand. It was original Indian food which is cooked very slowly. The service was also great and the owners were very friendly. I would highly recommend this Indian restaurant to anyone staying in Wanaka.

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Cairns, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We had an excellent meal and were very impressed with he level of personal service. This was particularly pleasing given that there were a large number of important local customers also being served whilst we were there. We also went on to try the sister restaurant in Queenstown and were again very impressed

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Falls Church
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you like Indian food you will love this place. Had the Lamb Chop smoke in the tandoor. Wonderful. Staff is excellent

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Excellent setting, warm & inviting, great menu and particularly good choices for vegetarians. Authentic and subtle flavours, thanks Meetu for a wonderful evening and our best dinner in Wanaka. Excellent wine list!

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The food here was perfect and the service friendly and attentive. The gas see-through fire gave the restaurant a really cosy atmosphere and the booths were really comfy. I particularly loved the mango chicken.

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New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Food was great, as was service, we went in one evening in the school holidays, explained my allergy to Gluten, and although I am aware the bread is not gluten free, they explained that, and confirmed the rest of the meal was suitable. Highly recommend the place

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The food was great totally faultless and I have eaten a lot of indian food as I am working my way round all of the Indian restaurant in Christchurch and the food was right up there with the best.... But we have a couple of food allergies and we explained them to the waiter and asked what my son could... More

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Abhishek S, Owner at The Spice Room, responded to this review

Hello Mr Andrew Thanks for visiting us during holidays. I really apologize that things did not go smoothly regarding your kids allergies. For us this is one of the most important things as we pride ourselves for being a local destination for families. Your comment has bee taken on board and relevant training and changes are in progress. I am... More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very good food and service. Prices are comparable to other restaurants in the area. Good wine list as well.

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Abhishek S, Owner at The Spice Room, responded to this review

Hi There Thank you for your kind words. Cheers Meetu More

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Additional Information about The Spice Room

Address: 43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03-443 1133
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Indian

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