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The Spice Room

) #6 of 62 Restaurants in Wanaka $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1133
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (86 reviews)
“malai kofta” (9 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 3, 2015

Unfortunately this place didn't live up to the stellar reviews I had read. It was fine and perfectly nice Indian food but it certainly wasn't the best I have ever had, which I had read was true for a lot of people. Bummer. I probly...More

1  Thank SHunter88
Reviewed October 25, 2015

The only place to eat your favourite curry Great food and service, dine in or take away this will satisfy any traveller with a very good menu and some good ales

1  Thank Arcticmonkey3
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at Spice Room. Great menu with plenty to choose from. Naan bread is excellent, together with goat curry, Dahl makhani and lamb. Great flavours. Staff and service also very good.

1  Thank MrPeters
Reviewed October 19, 2015

eat in or take out its all good. We really enjoy our take out and would have like to gone back and eat in.

1  Thank seabluepearl
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Visited on Christmas Day last year, for alternative Christmas dinner while travelling around NZ. Such good food, I think best Indian I've ever had! We had goat curry and butter chicken. Butter chicken was actually brought to us by mistake (I normally think of it...More

1  Thank Emma T
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Really enjoyed my meal here. Not a great fan of Indian food usually but the food here was very moreish! Recommended

1  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

We were heading somewhere else but the aroma coming from The Spice Room was too good to ignore. And I am pleased to say the food tasted even better than it smelt. I recommend The Spice Room to anyone that enjoys Indian food. You will...More

3  Thank Leon B
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Went here for dinner on the recommendation of the owners of our B&B. We weren't disappointed - great food and friendly service. Will recommend to our friends!

2  Thank Chris B
Reviewed October 4, 2015

As a lover of Indian food - I love the Spice Room. The people that run the restaurant are lovely and the food is just amazing. It's a beautiful restaurant as well. Couldn't say a bad thing about this place.

3  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Really enjoyed the evening; very tasty curries with excellent service ... Plenty of smiles all round! Probably the best curry house I've been to in NZ ...

2  Thank Dr_T_Buds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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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