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The Spice Room

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15 Shotover Street | Opposite Alpine Super market, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5335
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife were craving some Indian food (well, me more so) and we stumbled across spice room in queens town. the menu was fantastic and the staff were very flexible around my dietary requirements. The quality of the food was excellent really authentic, topped off with a great view

1 Thank Vikas S
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 19, 2015

The service was very good We had a pleasant chat with the waiter ]He explained the trypes of spices in our meal Excellent, meal Nice ambience of the restaurant too

1 Thank Margaret H
Charlotte, NC
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

The owner really seems to care about his business and his customers. We were checked on several times to ensure everything was just right. The food was very tasty - had the daal and butter chicken - both excellent. Garlic naan was nice and crispy and not sopping wet as we've had at many other Indian restaurants. Recommended and certainly... More 

1 Thank IrieJames
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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357 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2015

We went to this restaurant as we wanted something spicy and this restaurant has good reviews on tripadvisor. We weren't disappointed with all of us enjoying our meals and wine. Service was great with very pleasant staff. We would go again if in Queenstown.

1 Thank KiwiCzech
Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2015

I had been to this place before and this time when we went, the place was fully booked. Spoke with staff if they could accommodate us, but we were left with no option but to leave that night. Made reservations for next night. Had great time. The kids loved the food and we all enjoyed a great night!

1 Thank AnkyB007
Rozelle, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2015

Enjoyed dinner here, it was nice to have a curry in the cold weather. Food was honest and plentiful. The curry gravy some of the best I have ever eaten

1 Thank CathrineMcVeigh
Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

After hearing nothing but amazing reviews about the Spice Room I had to try it out for myself. Well It defiantly didn't disappoint, service was amazing, staff were supper friendly and helpful with all the questions I had to asked. Food was incredible and service was really quick for a busy restaurant. I would seriously recommend it to everyone.

1 Thank claudiahigg
Traverse City
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164 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2015

Got takeaway after arriving in town and looking for something to take back to the hotel. Reviews seemed good so we tried it. It was ready on time, and staff were pleasant – it just wasn’t particularly good. Not 1 star “bad”, just “meh” – didn’t eat it all and not because we were full. Perhaps you’d have better luck... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2015

We just had dinner at the Spice Room and wow, it was terrific! The depth and flavour of the dishes was really impressive. I just kept saying yum, yum, yum with every bite. We've been in the South Island for 9 weeks now and this is definitely the best Indian food we have had. The staff were also friendly and... More 

1 Thank TennisAddict1
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2015

I'm down for the week from Auckland for a sightseeing holiday, I am plain and boring and always order Butter Chicken.and have done in many many restaurants in Auckland. Was very happy with The Spice Room. Good service (helping the tourists out with best places to visit) and fantastic food! Will be back next time we come and visit!

Thank Karl M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $20
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Shotover Street | Opposite Alpine Super market, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 5335
We offer, melt in your mouth authentic Indian cuisine, including fresh salads, delicate kebabs and delicious curries and naan breads. Also soak in the view from our restaurant on the 1st floor, offering the remarkables and Walter peak. Perfect for bigger groups (Large separate dinning area), intimate dinning and takeaways.

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