With its rich range of spices and aromatic flavours, Indian cuisine has found a loving home in Brisbane. Here are some must-try Indian restaurants around the city.
Whether you’re a meat lover or a plant-based enthusiast, Curryville is sure to have something to satiate your cravings for Indian. Their menu is brimming with an extensive selection of curries and fresh naan.
One must-try dish is the divine onion and potato bhajis, the restaurant’s rendition of a classic Indian snack that is both sweet and savoury.
To end your meal on a sweet note, indulge in their homemade kulfi. This traditional Indian ice cream is a velvety blend of creamy goodness and refreshing flavours, ranging from pistachio to mango.
📍6/629 Wynnum Rd, Morningside
The Klay Oven is a culinary haven for lovers of Indian cuisine. Treat your taste buds to the fiery chicken madras or the rich and velvety white butter chicken. The succulent chicken in these dishes is a delight, bursting with flavour and tenderness. Vegetarians will also be spoiled for choice with an array of mouthwatering options.
And let’s not forget about the heavenly naan bread, perfectly fluffy with a satisfying crispness. With generous portions and attentive staff, the Klay Oven is a perfect spot for a mean Indian meal.
📍5/110 Macquarie St, Teneriffe
Set on the picturesque riverfront of Portside Wharf, Aamaya is an Indian restaurant that pairs scenic views with epic eats. The menu boasts an impressive spread of curries, including tandoori specialties and plenty of seafood and vegetarian options.
Whether you have a penchant for Punjab cuisine or simply crave a decent dining experience, Aamaya is an establishment worth savouring.
📍11/39 Hercules St, Hamilton
Whether you’re looking for vegetarian delights or meaty decadence, there are plentiful options to satisfy your taste buds at this vibrant Indian restaurant.
Snack on moreish pakoras and samosas to start, then tuck into classic dishes such as butter chicken and lamb korma. There aren’t any meals over $20, so you won’t break the bank at Sultans Kitchen.
📍163 Given Terrace, Paddington
Eden Garden is a haven for vegans and vegetarians alike. Their menu boasts a delish array of plant-based options, including vegan tikka masala, delectable roti, naan and paratha variations that will take you (mentally) to the streets of India. The generous portion sizes will leave you feeling satisfied too.
Immerse yourself in the casual ambiance of the restaurant with its plain tables, chairs, and Indian music videos playing on the television. The walls adorned with cricket balls and notes of appreciation also add a touch of authenticity.
For the meat eaters, the lamb rogan josh is a must-try, as is the divine butter chicken with spinach, complemented of course with garlic naan and coconut rice.
📍2/193 Melbourne St, South Brisbane
With its lengthy range of delectable dishes, from plant-based and vegetarian alternatives to gluten-free indulgences, this eatery promises an authentic taste of India in Paddington.
Savour their mouthwatering mushroom spinach curry accompanied by an array of vegan naan in flavours like garlic and vegan cheese. And don’t miss out on their divine vegan brownie, which is the perfect sweet finish.
📍284 Given Terrace, Paddington
Punjabi Palace plates up plenty of scrumptious Indian classics, but you can’t look past the dal makhani, which is a creamy lentil curry bursting with flavour. Served alongside pillow-soft naan, each bite of this popular dish is a pure delight
Be sure to check out the intricate artwork adorning the walls, which’ll have you feeling like you’ve just stepped inside a Rajasthan palace.
📍135 Melbourne St, South Brisbane
Punjabi Rasoi is known for its extensive range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian curries, which ensure there’s something for everyone. Indulge in the tantalising flavours of spicy butter chicken or taste the richness of their flavorful vegetable curries.
The deep-fried potato patties are also a popular choice for a starter, as are the samosas and spring rolls.
📍401 Edward St, Spring Hill
9. Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is all about generously portioned meals that will leave you full and satisfied. Explore an extensive menu offering an selection of authentic dishes, beverages and cocktails.
Whether you’re craving butter chicken, saag gosht, or lamb vindaloo, Taj Mahal has an exquisite range to satisfy your curry desires. The warm, inviting ambiance of this family-operated establishment further enhances the overall experience.
📍710 Brunswick St, New Farm
Next time you want to spice up a night out, let one of these stellar restaurants take you on a trip full of delectable curries, aromatic biryanis and mouthwatering street food delights.