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Little India

269 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-539 1155
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (12 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
“paneer” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
269 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first meal in Nelson. We wanted something away from the fine dining option. I was in need of a curry fix. Little India looked like a nice restaurant so we tries it. And were glad that we did. We had the Maharajah Banquet. Excellent...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I have not been here for years and came to have family dinner. It was very tasty and service is very friendly. We had some mains and Maharaja banquet to share, it was plenty of food and all dishes were delicious. We will go back...More

1  Thank arepita_rellena
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Realistically there's a couple of options for good curries in Nelson. We've eaten at both, but Little India is the one we go back to time and time again. Their curries reflect the ingredients used, fresh -this isn't a restaurant where everything's made well in...More

2  Thank James B
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Once again you guys are simply the best. This restaurant is so consistently fantastic !!! Keep it up !!!! We love you !!! Especially Mani !!!!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Went here for a quick, spontaneous family meal last night and we were all really pleased with the level of friendly and enthusiastic service and the tasty, tasty food. Our order came out very quickly which was excellent. We had to wait a little longer...More

2  Thank victayl0r
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Little India in Nelson managed to serve our large party of 20+, with great speed and good humour. Everyone was pleased with the dishes and the service. Little India everywhere in NZ do great garlic naan too - crispy and tasty - love it.

1  Thank Mike-JanF
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I love this place! The staff are so lovely every time we go and always make such an effort to make sure everything's ok. We go quite often and they always remember I am vegan and give me extra vegan chutneys etc....More

Thank katyb12345
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This was our second family meal and it was just as good as our last meal there. Celebrated a birthday there and very happy we did. Excellent food was served in a very friendly and efficient manner, we were all in agreement that Little India...More

1  Thank baad2016
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Always a friendly greeting and lovely atmosphere when you walk in. The vegetarian options are endless (try the amazing and generous vegetarian platter if you are dining in) and all delicious. Great paneer and always charming service. Takeaway is consistently high standard and authentic too....More

1  Thank lani77nelson
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food and head waitress always handy when we wanted service Loved the Bhuna chicken and fresh crispy hot naan. Chooza chicken starters along with vegetable samosas so fresh. Others had the lamb sagwala and vegetarian dishes. Easily the best Indian food in Nelson bar...More

2  Thank Giulietta58
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-539 1155
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