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Little India

269 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-539 1155
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (11 reviews)
“naan bread” (8 reviews)
“palak paneer” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
269 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly and efficient staff very good vegetarian menu food was innovative and tasty. Served with beautiful copper jugs and bowls from the Punjab.

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The dishes all had their individual & subtle flavours . After discussing our order with the waitress we asked for the meals to be medium to hot which is a little hotter than "Kiwi" hot . When they arrived they were superb. This was the...More

2  Thank Hilary G
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I visited this place with my family and was very much impressed with the food and service, I have tried other places in the town but this is the best, lot of vegetarian options, which not many Indian restaurants have, meat is very tender,also they...More

2  Thank mr4185255
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

The food was very tasty, perfect heat and excellent service from Mani and Harmon. Rice was superb. Restaurant was clean and tidy with nice indoor / outdoor flow and reasonably priced.

3  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered a lamb achari, a fish tikka starter and poppadoms. The fish tikka was acceptable, the poppadoms looked as though they'd just been put under the grill - and burnt. The lamb achari was more like a thick gloopy stew, lacking in any real...More

Thank Ferris H
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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 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 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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