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Little India Restaurant

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269 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-539 1155
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was superb. Lots of really nice large chunks of lamb in the Rogan Josh. Asked for it to be made "spicy" and this was just right for UK tastes. Spicy but not mouth numbingly hot. Staff were really friendly and helpful.

2 Thank William H
Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Monday night in Nelson is very quiet. We lucked out completely with this place! We've eaten Indian food all around the world and can say the food was excellent!

1 Thank Sarah K
Wellington, New Zealand
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Little India serves a good variety of very nice Indian food and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal there. There is also a wide selection of beers, wines, and spirits. The decor does not seem quite right, though; it's more reminiscent of an American diner than an Indian restaurant!

1 Thank Traveller5662
Auckland, New Zealand
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118 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Ordered Dahl, Chicken Biryani and Nan Bread. Delivered fresh and quickly. Standard Indian fare and pretty good for takeaways. Would re order. NZD$50.00 including delivery and 2 cans Diet Coke. Both dishes delivered with rice.

1 Thank Harry7264
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Always feel welcome here and the curries are so delicious! Not to mention that the cater for allergies too

1 Thank jenmlgrant
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Felt like curry this night. I was greeted by lovely staff and service was fast. I was very disappointed with my meal though! My mango chicken was extremely watery, there was no flavour to it and my naan was burnt! Annoyed as i had found something nice along the way.

Thank Zealand K
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff and beautifully presented good value dishes..warm and inviting..defiantly go back again...by amount of takeout going thru door would say they are popular with locals as well.

2 Thank Janmarie F
Christchurch, New Zealand
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I think it must be my fault for having wanted to eat on Queen's Birthday Monday and to be fair to Little India a lot of restaurants in Nelson were closed. Which meant they were very busy and seemed incapable of coping with the rush of both takeaways and to a lesser extent diners. So the service was slow and... More 

Thank booky78
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

The food is delicious, best Indian I've ever had. Whenever my family wants to go out for dinner we always go here. The food is ready quickly, the people are lovely.

1 Thank Isabella L
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We looked for a restaurant that delivered.. Founded this and it was amazing. We enjoy our curry and these guys did not disappoint. Delivery was on time, food was hot and hot. Won't be disappointed if you like spicy, they will make spicy.

1 Thank DeoSan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?