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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%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (100 reviews)
“butter chicken” (56 reviews)
“naan” (52 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had reserved a table for a week day dinner to take business partners since all they wanted was Indian Food. We ordered the saagwaala chicken and tikka masala. The serving portion was generous and food tasted like home. So for all the Indians who would...More

Thank gunjan m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best meal I had in NZ. The banquet consisted of 3 different types of curries and entrees and desserts.

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Highly recommend the lamb dishes and chili garlic naan. Left very happy and satisfied!!!

Thank Anand G
Reviewed 15 July 2018

A little hard to find as on some of the advertising material the address in incorrect. Food was absolutely delicious.

Thank HollyFan
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Winter school holidays in NZ at the ski fields usually means busy restaurants, stressed staff, exorbitant prices and generally average food. Not so at The Spice Room. We received friendly service (that we didn’t receive at the local Italian restaurant the night before), well priced...More

2  Thank Greg E
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Great food in a very nice setting. Menu selection is extensive and the wine list great. Wonderful service!!

Thank Lindy C
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited so many ind restaurants in NZ but this one is my favourite now. Staff was amazing, helpful and was serving with brilliant smile on their face. Highly recommended

Thank manjeet b
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Not often do you find the staff, ambience, and food all top class but The Spice Room has it all together. Well done!

Thank Gavin D
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This place was excellent! It was the only Indian restaurant that didn't ask for a spice level and thus cooked as the chef thought it should be! The food was tasty; you could taste the individual spices and the jalfrezi had a slight tingle, as...More

Thank amcs1983
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

In the heart of Wanaka. Delicious masala, naan and cinnamon tea. Recommanded to all Indian food lover.

Thank michygaro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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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