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“Lovely Lamb Chops”
Review of The Indian Cafe

The Indian Cafe
Ranked #5 of 179 Restaurants in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$22
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
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.
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
256 reviews
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“Lovely Lamb Chops”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Lovely Lamb Chops, they were top notch, the medium Butter chicken was very tender and a mild flavour, large portion too. Da Miss had veggie curry and the veggies were slightly crunchie where we would normally expect them to be softer.

We would come again

  • Visited April 2014
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“Best Indian”
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Best indian I've ever had and the atmosphere im the place was great. Highly recommended. Would definately go back

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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“Best Indian this side of ... well, India”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Forget London's Brick Lane, this is the best Indian I have had, and what are the chances it would be in my home town? Great staff, great location, full menu, proper Indian beers - all adds up to an authentic dining experience, right down to the Indian after meal freshener. Staff are genuinely pleased to see you, food is to die for, and as a local I would not go anywhere else.

For the beer snobs out there (its a good thing) the Indian Cafe happens to be across the road from the Free House, which is likely the best non-affiliated pub in the South Island. Its like some sort of social engineering experiment to have fine craft beer and perfect indian so closely located.

The Indian Cafe is always a pleasure to take friends and visitors as it is reliably better than most (all?) other Indian restaurant options in town, or around NZ. The only real surprise are the extremely reasonable prices.

You will not be disappointed.

  • Visited April 2014
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Levin
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“Outstanding Value - Excellent Curry”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Have to agree with other reviews. Really tasty and great value. Friendly courteous staff. Would definitely recommend if you want an excellent curry with excellent value you won't be disappointed.

  • Visited April 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“The fattest Indian”
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Well thats how I felt after my meal! It was our last meal on our stay of 2 weeks on the South Island. And we went all out! Not to be disappointed we had a great selection of things from the tandoor. Go on give it a go!

Visited March 2014
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