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The Spice Room

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Indian, Asian,
43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 1133
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (100 reviews)
“butter chicken” (56 reviews)
“naan” (53 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
43 Helwick Street | Next to Wanaka Pharmacy, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 918 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

We had been in New Zealand for 6 days, and even though the food was good. We needed vegetable spicyness in our lives! The Spicy Room was the perfect fix, after a 5 and a half hour hike on Mt. Isthmus (Simply Breathtaking). We stumbled...More

Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 5 days ago

enjoyed food including chicken tikka masala and palak paneer but a trifle expensive especially compared to Queenstown hotels .also kulfi was below par ,

Thank vickicork
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a night in, at home & had our meal delivered by the local Taxi company. ( which we paid for in the initial telephone food order). Very flavoursome food. Would happily eat in or have home delivery again. Thankyou for a great meal.

Thank Maz H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly exceptional Indian flavours from the spice room. Dahl was exceptional and garlic naan very tasty.

Thank MrPeters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose The Spice Room for dinner because they were advertising a seafood dish that sounded very tasty I ordered the seafood curry dish and my husband ordered the Lamb Biryani My dish consisted of 3 small prawns and 2 small scollops swimming in a...More

Thank bron484
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, too many wonderful dishes to choose from including some gourmet options. The dishes are quite spicy so beware if any of your party can’t manage spicy food, we loved it.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic meal . Food was excellent and service was friendly and efficient. Would highly recommend.

Thank karencookson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I understand this restaurant is here for over 10 years and quite popular among locals. This is interesting as this is located in a small town, Wanaka in South New Zealand. We tried typical Indian cuisine and found it to be quite good. Service is...More

1  Thank Royadip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst a recent takeaway order was just a wee bit too hot, (seafood bonanza)as usual everything was delicious, fresh and of a high quality. Highly recommended and a lovely setting to eat in as well.

Thank T H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travelled from Lake Hawea to Wanaka looking at the timings of this restaurant which clearly stated that it closes at 10 pm. I entered the restaurant at 9:16 pm and I saw two servers who looked at me with a shock!!! So I asked...More

1  Thank Semingslay M
MeetuSaklani, Owner at The Spice Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there None of websites advertise that we are open 10. We try and leave the kitchen open till 10 pm knowing that nothing in Wanaka would be open after 930, so rather being thankful for the offer, you leave us this lovely review without...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$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, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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 9305, 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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