Indian food is objectively one of the best forms of cuisine on planet earth. It’s just fact. And, for many of us, Indian curry nights have become a regular occurrence, whether it’s ordered in or out at a restaurant. Here in Auckland, there’s some pleasant top restaurants to grab Indian food to put you into a food coma.
With rave reviews, this modern Indian restaurant does not disappoint. Think healthy Indian fusion food with a twist. Menu highlights include chicken korma, Fiji style vegetable rice, platters like chicken tikka, to name a few. Order via Uber Eats now.
📍31 Ponsonby Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
2. Oh Calcutta
Oh Calcutta has served authentic Indian food to Auckland customers for decades. It’s a well-priced, atmospheric restaurant and will satisfy any customer, with or without the taste for spicy dishes. Dishes come freshly prepared with care and precision. Course, you need to try this for yourself.
📍 151 Parnell Road, Parnell, 1052
Another delightful Indian restaurant loved by Auckland foodies. For over 10 years, they’ve served divine Indian grub. Whether you’re after a tandoori fish dish, a hot roasted carrot vindaloo, beef short ribs or a classic chicken bhuna…Cassia is a spot guaranteeing you plates of the finest quality.
📍 5 Fort Lane, Auckland CBD, 1010
A top rated authentic Indian feast in Auckland paired with an array of cocktails. Indeed, gorge on some Malai Kofta or Chicken Saag with garlic naan before knocking back a few colourful drinks as you enjoy a merry night out. There really is nothing better!
📍 9/309 Botany Road, Golflands, 2013
These folks pride themselves on catering age-old traditional recipes and dishes for Aucklanders to indulge on. Think wholesome shared platters, starters like onion bhaji, mains such as seafood and meats, your choice of curry, the list is endless. Indeed, you must pair your traditional feast with some carefully-made cocktails.
📍 501 New North Road, Kingsland, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
6. Khana Indian
This Indian food chain, takes influence from North India. Excitingly, start off with some exquisite bites in the form of veg koftas, samosas and more. Then, tuck into a terrific goat or prawn curry, unless you’d like to sizzle your face off with their spicy vindaloo. Khana Indian For Food also boasts a full vegan menu, so everyone can enjoy the beautiful dishes.
📍 Various Locations
This wonderful Indian food comes from the roots of Chettinad, an Indian region comprising of 75 villages. And, alongside the classic dishes, the menu features an entire authentic section on Chettinad. You’ll find uniquely spiced dishes, including egg plant curry, chicken Chettinad, spinach scrambled egg curry, goat pepper fry, and much more. Head down to Sahana South Indian Restaurant to surf through this menu until you can eat no more.
📍 305 Remuera Road, Remuera, 1050.
Tiffin Indian Cuisine gives you authentic settings and plates. It boasts a wonderful four-person banquet that’s perfect for dining out in groups. This gives you a Tiffin platter to start; butter chicken, beef vindaloo, lamb rogan josh, navrattan korma, naan and dips; before ending with some pistchio kulfi to finish. Reckon you could take it on?
📍 598 New North Road, Kingsland, 1021
Edited by Megan Zara Walsh.