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Best Indian Restaurants in Melbourne

Looking to find the Best Indian Restaurants in Melbourne? Well, Melbourne features hundreds of Indian restaurants serving awesome Indian Cuisine food. Below are some of the best Indian cuisine restaurants we have reviewed, If you would like to contribute to the list, feel free to contact us today!

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What to know when dining at an Indian Restaurant?

Well, if you are quite new to dining at Indian restaurants or the Indian cuisine, we will give you few pro foodie tips that might save you time, money and have a great Indian food dining experience.

Generally, Indian food is popular to be a little too spicy, however, nice restaurants offer you with entry line of  “How spicy do you want the food to be?” Which is a great sign! And if they forget to ask you, don’t simply wait for that to happen, tell them :).

Secondly, most popular Indian cuisine food include rice, flavoured rice (like biryani, pulao etc.), breads like (naan, roti etc.) and loads of flavourful vegetarian and  non-vegetarian “curries”.  Most popular Rice dishes are Biryani, Kebabs, Dosa, Tandoori chicken, Beef Rogan Josh, Dosa (mainly for brekky)

How we choose the best Indian Restaurants (Melbourne)

Firstly, this is not a robot or restaurant owner generated list. It’s authentic, well researched and crafted to benefit real Indian food lovers by Indian food lovers. The list is evolving and improving based on feedbacks, restaurant food persona and we also love getting in newer restaurants added. The main aspects considered to compile the best list of Indian restaurants are: Quality of food, dining experience, online persona and vibe, our dine in experience and user recommendations. There are many restaurants listed but we recommend the ones in the yellow box and this magic “best list box” keeps evolving to only feature the really nice restaurants in Melbourne. Quick tip: check out our beginner Guide to trying Indian Food

Best Indian Restaurants Melbourne Wide

Curry Vault Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Curry Vault Indian Restaurant Melbourne

This week, we had a chance to visit the Curry Vault Indian Restaurant located right in the heart of Melbourne City, in the CBD and must say the overall dining experience was a splendid! The restaurant is celebrated for the fine dining experience for Indian food lovers. Curry Vault also features an exquisite wine bar for fine wine lovers and is for sure a great combination with authentic [Click here to read more...]
Aangan Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Aangan Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Aangan Indian restaurant is one of the most popular (especially among Indian foodies in Melbourne) Indian restaurant in Victoria. They are located at two locations with the Derrimut restaurant a little more spacious but the Footscray one closer to the city. Aangan can be pointed out as one of the best Indian restaurants in Melbourne's western suburbs serving authentic Indian favourite di[Click here to read more...]
Tandoori Den Indian Restaurant Camberwel

Tandoori Den Indian Restaurant Camberwel

One of the most popular and oldest Indian restaurants in Melbourne. Tandoori Den Indian restaurant is located at Camberwell, Melbourne and offers great and tasty Indian cuisine food. From our visit to many Indian restaurants, I can assure you that this is one of the top 3 (at least) best Indian Restaurants in Melbourne considering various aspects like, ambivalence, food and service. They[Click here to read more...]
Two Fat Indians Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Two Fat Indians Indian Restaurant Melbourne

One of the best indian restaurant in Melbourne. The food perfectly matches the authentic indian cuisine and the restaurant is highly recommend from our experience. Two Fat Indians is located very close to the heart of the city at the Wellington Parade, East Melbourne. The staff is very friendly and the ambience of the restaurant is also superb! A nice little restaurant to spend some qual[Click here to read more...]
Jai ho indian restaurant Richmond

Jai ho indian restaurant Richmond

One of our recent favourite find, Jai Ho Indian restaurant at Richmond exceeded all expectations and the food was excellent. The fine dine Indian restaurant offers authentic Indian cuisine and is one of the best Indian restaurants in the Richmond area. Find more awesome Indian restaurants in Melbourne here. [Click here to read more...]

Other Popular Indian Restaurants in Melbourne

That’s not it! Even though the below restaurants have not made it to our ♥ Best List, they made it to our compilation! Below are some more popular Indian restaurants in Melbourne. If you have been to any of the below restaurants and feel they should be in the best list, do add a review and let us know! More the restaurant is loved the sooner they get featured.

Gold Indian Restaurant Glen Huntly

Gold Indian Restaurant Glen Huntly

We recently stumbled upon this awesome Indian vegetarian restaurant located in the Glen Huntly suburb of Melbourne, Victoria. What's Best here? Well, the thali meals and the Mumbai street food delicacies were our favourite. Quite a recommend Indian vegetarian restaurant in this area. [Click here to read more...]
Biryani Mahal Mount Waverley, Melbourne

Biryani Mahal Mount Waverley, Melbourne

One of our recent favourite place to find authentic, awesome Hyderabadi Dum Biryani served with yoghurt and Mirchi ka salan - was just awesome! Recently discovered this little-hidden gem boutique restaurant in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The restaurant is most popular for their authentic, yummy Biryani and other Hyderabadi delicacies. Highly recommended for their biryani and friend[Click here to read more...]
Saravanaa Bhavan Wantirna Melbourne

Saravanaa Bhavan Wantirna Melbourne

One of the biggest and most popular name in the Indian culinary scene across the globe is these chain of Indian pure vegetarian restaurants. Recently they have opened up in Wantirna (south eastern suburb), Melbourne - Victoria. The place does stand up to the quality standards expected from Saravana Bhavan, they have a friendly team, great food, and ample parking. If you love authentic So[Click here to read more...]
Biryani House Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Biryani House Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Biryani is one of the MOST popular Indian rice main course delicacy and yes, you can find the same authenticity in Melbourne. Biryani House is one  of the most popular Biryani places in western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. Location: 343 King Street, West Melbourne VIC 3003[Click here to read more...]
Sankalp South Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Sankalp South Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Sankalp south indian restaurant is located at the High street,  Armadale suburb of Melbourne. They are popular for their authentic South Indian traditional delicacies like dosas, idlies and uttappas served with a bit of modern twist! With over 130 branches all over the world, Sankalp has recorded a Guinness book record of 53 feet longest dosa in the world.The restaurant has a unique way [Click here to read more...]
Ameer Tandoori Restaurant Essendon

Ameer Tandoori Restaurant Essendon

Ameer Indian restaurant located at the Leake St in Essendon is one of the best Indian restaurants in the north-western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. The restaurant on this quiet street of Essendon is definitely worth a try for the quality of food and service it has to offer. The restaurant dining area is visibily quite small but has a vibrant atmosphere. The food is quite good and so i[Click here to read more...]
Daawat Indian Restaurant Richmond

Daawat Indian Restaurant Richmond

Little but nice place located conveniently on the main road at Richmond is the Daawat Indian Restaurant. This restaurant with a humble median ambience offers some good Indian food! This BYO restaurant is also popular for its indo Chinese exquisite variant of Indian cuisine. Find more awesome Indian restaurants in Melbourne here. [Click here to read more...]
Masala Craft Indian Restaurant Thonbury

Masala Craft Indian Restaurant Thonbury

Masala Craft is yet another fast becoming popular  Indian restaurant in Melbourne. They offer north, south and Indo Chinese cuisine dishes.  We were quite happy with our visit to the restaurant however would love to hear from our readers to how they liked it. Below are some photos from inside of the restaurant and one of the indo Chinese dish we tried.  [Click here to read more...]
Crown Of India Restaurant Werribee

Crown Of India Restaurant Werribee

Yet another popular restaurant located in Werribee, Melbourne. This Popular Indian restaurant in the western suburb of Melbourne is a fine dine restaurant offering various Indian delicacies. The best part about this restaurant that stands out is the classy ambience with dark toned walls and golden elements. We found this restaurant quite good but was priced a bit on the upper side. Recom[Click here to read more...]
Hyderabad Inn Indian Restaurant Footscray

Hyderabad Inn Indian Restaurant Footscray

One of the best Indian restaurants in Melbourne serving awesome, authentic Indian Biryani (freshly seasoned cooked rice, spices, tender meat and lots of flavours. The spacious restaurant with a huge dining area, large bar counter and golden wallpaper decorated with paintings is also complemented with good service. Our dining experience here During our visit to taste the bir[Click here to read more...]
Madras Banyan Tree Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Madras Banyan Tree Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Madras Banyan Tree is yet another very popular South Indian restaurant in Melbourne, Victoria. One of the most celebrated restaurants if you are after South Indian delicacies like different variants of Dosa, Vada or any other popular Indian cuisine dishes. MBT’s mainly focusses on the ever growing Indian origin food lovers and their craving for good south Indian fare in suburban Victo[Click here to read more...]
Sampoorna Vegetarian Surprise Indian Restaurant

Sampoorna Vegetarian Surprise Indian Restaurant

Sampoorna Vegetarian Surprise is humble little nice Indian Restaurant located at Mount Waverley in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The biggest two highlights of this awesome simple restaurant is that this is a 100% pure vegetarian restaurant and family owned business. The staff here is very welcoming and located just opposite to a serene park and the food is delicious too. If you ar[Click here to read more...]
OM vegetarian Indian Restaurant

OM vegetarian Indian Restaurant

OM vegetarian is a buffet vegetarian Indian restaurant in Melbourne offering pure vegetarian Indian cuisine at a reasonable all you can eat price menu of 6.50 AUD. Below are some photos from the restaurant and let us know your experience if you have been here. [Click here to read more...]
Crossways Vegetarian Indian restaurant Melbourne

Crossways Vegetarian Indian restaurant Melbourne

Crossways is a popular vegetarian Indian restaurant often celebrated for their all you can eat themed Vegan Indian buffet along with vegan salads. The restaurant is located on the Swanston street, first floor in the Melbourne CBD.   [Click here to read more...]
Gopals vegetarian restaurant Melbourne

Gopals vegetarian restaurant Melbourne

Gopals Indian Vegetarian restaurant located on the Swanston St, in Melbourne CBD is a popular destination for pure vegetarian Indian food and fresh salads. The budget dining restaurant offers a buffet model dine in experience with different combinations to choose from. [Click here to read more...]
Machan Indian Restaurant Eltham, Melbourne

Machan Indian Restaurant Eltham, Melbourne

Yet another new Indian restaurant we visited last week in Melbourne. We did enjoy the ambience and awesome service but have to visit few more times to comment on the food. If you've been here, feel free to email us or let us know if the restaurant deserves to be on this best list of Indian restaurants.  [Click here to read more...]
Curry Hut Indian restaurant Melbourne CBD

Curry Hut Indian restaurant Melbourne CBD

Curry hut is yet another Indian restaurant located right in the heart of the Melbourne Central Business Distict. The restaurant has an indoor and outdoor sitting area. A decent restaurant If you are badly craving for Indian food and near Collins street, Melbourne CBD.[Click here to read more...]
Food Sutra Indian Restaurant Melbourne CBD

Food Sutra Indian Restaurant Melbourne CBD

Recently got a chance to visit the Food Sutra Indian restaurant located right in the heart of Melbourne City at the CBD. The first thing you will notice about this restaurant is the awesome ambiance. Check out few photos from the restaurant. The dim lighted fine dine restaurant offers variety of Indian cuisine. Even though the restaurant has a great location and ambiance, honestly we [Click here to read more...]
Rich Mahal Indian Restaurant Vermont South

Rich Mahal Indian Restaurant Vermont South

Rich Mahal is a small but popular Indian Restaurant also serving Malaysian cuisine food in Vermont South, Melbourne. The restaurant is a popular foodie spot especially in the eastern Melbourne suburbs close to the Deakin University and Vermont South Tram Stop on the Burwood Highway.  The main highlight of this small restaurant is that they feature a curry point ( where you can take away [Click here to read more...]
Swadesh Indian Restaurant Glenhuntley

Swadesh Indian Restaurant Glenhuntley

Swadesh is one of the most popular Indian restaurants in the Glen Huntley area. A small, no-frills Indian restaurant, but quite popular for its Hyderabadi Biryani and Indo-Chinese cuisine food. If you've been here let us know how you loved the food! Not a fine-dine kind of restaurant but more of a simple, small casual dining place. The staff appeared to be friendly on our visit and the f[Click here to read more...]
Gujjubhai Vegetarian Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Gujjubhai Vegetarian Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Popular Indian vegetarian restaurant in Hawthorn specialising in authentic Indian Vegetarian cuisine. At the Guyjjubhai Indian restaurant be sure to try  family packs to serve 3-4 people. If you've been here before do share your experience and how you enjoyed the delicious Indian delicacies. Note: Some of our readers have reported this restaurant is closed now. If business owner, [Click here to read more...]
Malabar Hut Kerala Indian Restaurant

Malabar Hut Kerala Indian Restaurant

Malabar Hut is yet another awesome Kerala Restaurant (South Indian Cuisine) located in Melbourne, Australia. If you are from Kerala or enjoy South Indian cuisine, this is certainly one recommended Kerala restaurant in Melbourne. Featuring Malabar and Kerala authentic food makes it a speciality for Indian food lovers. Below is the location and contact information. Let us know how you enjo[Click here to read more...]
Dana Pani Indian Restaurant Wyndham Vale

Dana Pani Indian Restaurant Wyndham Vale

Dana Pani is a fairly new yet quite popular Indian restaurant located in the south western suburb of Victoria. Dana Pani is popular for the variety of halal, authentic Indian delicacies. The restaurant has a fine ambiance managed by a friendly team of Indian culinary experts. The popular entree options to begin with at Dana Pani are the favorite Samosa or Onion Bhaji followed by an ar[Click here to read more...]
Tantra Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Tantra Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Tantra Indian Restaurant also known as the Exotic Tantra Indian restaurant is a popular Indian authentic cuisine fine dine restaurant in Melbourne. The restaurant is located in Doncaster east, Melbourne - Victoria. The restaurant is popular for its friendly staff and management, the fine dine ambience and yummy Indian food. We enjoyed the food here from our visit and certai[Click here to read more...]
Dosa Plaza Vegetarian Restaurant Melbourne

Dosa Plaza Vegetarian Restaurant Melbourne

Dosa Plaza - the name and fame for this Dosa Franchise has been fast growing especially in Australia. The pure vegetarian Indian food chain of restaurants often celebrated for the wide range of Dosas, fresh salad and continental menu. An interesting aspect that we observed about Dosa Plaza is their Dosa menu. They have carefully crafted so many different varieties of the popular Dosa to [Click here to read more...]
Dosa plaza point cook, Melbourne

Dosa plaza point cook, Melbourne

Yet another popular dosa and South Indian vegetarian restaurant in the western suburbs of Melbourne. The restaurant has a nice fine dine ambience offering several  South Indian delicacies with a classic western and Chinese twist. The restaurant is conveniently located near ample parking space and also is managed by friendly staff. If you've been here let us know your experience! [Click here to read more...]
Angeethi Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Angeethi Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Recently we visited the Angeethi Indian Restaurant at Ringwood, Melbourne - Victoria. The restaurant is located at Ringwood East and has ample of parking and is situated at a quite, nice place. The first aspect of the restaurant that will grab your attention is the ambience. The small restaurant space is exceptionally well organised and certainly has the vibe and mood for some great Indi[Click here to read more...]
Anshumann Da Dhaba Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Anshumann Da Dhaba Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Anshumann Da Dhaba Indian Restaurant Melbourne is one of the most popular restaurant located in Clayton, Melbourne. There are two Anshumann Da Dhaba restaurants located on either sides of the location in Clayton close to Sarawan Spices grocery store. The restaurant offers authentic Indian cuisine food at a very reasonable pricing, this aspect makes it quite a favorite Indian restaurant i[Click here to read more...]
Desi Vibez Indian Restaurant Clayton Melbourne

Desi Vibez Indian Restaurant Clayton Melbourne

Desi Vibez is a popular Indian Restaurant located in Clayton, Melbourne. The restaurant is located on the busy street of Clayton Road and is easily accessible! The Indian restaurant has a seemingly pleasing and appealing ambiance. Painted and branded in yellow, the atmosphere and ambiance of the restaurant is certainly amazing! Our team haven't yet been here for food but we would [Click here to read more...]
Ghazal Indian Restaurant Werribee Werribee

Ghazal Indian Restaurant Werribee Werribee

Recently we made it to Melbourne's recent popular Indian All you can eat buffet bar. The restaurant does have a nice ambience, ample parking space and really pleasing service. [Click here to read more...]
Fusion Flavours Kerala Restaurant Springvale

Fusion Flavours Kerala Restaurant Springvale

Fusion Flavours is one of the newest authentic Kerala cuisine ( South Indian) restaurant in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. This a boutique small family owned restaurant offering varieties of classic Kerala dishes and delicacies. The menu is great, friendly service and simple ambience all makes it worth a visit. We recommend this Kerala restaurant for the quality and authenticity[Click here to read more...]
Palms Restaurant Mount Waverley Melbourne

Palms Restaurant Mount Waverley Melbourne

A popular multi Cuisine restaurant featuring Chinese, South and North Indian and Malaysian cuisine food located in Mount Waverley, victoria.  The restaurant established in 1996 offers speciality delicacies like Dosa, appam, fried rice etc. The restaurant features various different counters for the different cuisine and also has a live kitchen featuring authentic Sri Lankan, Malaysian and[Click here to read more...]
Pandus Indo Chinese Restaurant Melbourne

Pandus Indo Chinese Restaurant Melbourne

Pandus is a popular Indo-Chinese restaurant in the Footscray suburb of Melbourne, Victoria. The BYO restaurant offers both dine in and take away options for your favourite Indian dishes. Pandus specialise in Indo-Chinese cuisine dishes like chicken manchuria, veg manchurian, schezwan noodles,  chilli chicken, fried rice etc. They also offer other indian delicacies like dosa, idly, vad[Click here to read more...]
Tandoori Flames Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Tandoori Flames Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Tandoori Flames is a popular Indian restaurant in South Kingsville, Melbourne and offers authentic Indian food for food lovers in Melbourne, Australia. If you are after an exquisite dine-in experience, visit the South Kingsville Restaurant and should be a great experience. Tandoori Flames also offer Indian Food take away as well at the restaurant in addition to the catering service.  The[Click here to read more...]
The Spice Dine Indian Restaurant Docklands

The Spice Dine Indian Restaurant Docklands

The Spice Dine Indian restaurant located right in the Melbourne CBD at Docklands Close to the southern cross train station is worth mentioning. This fine dine Indian restaurant also offers an all you can eat lunch buffet. What we loved about the restaurant is its nice location, friendly staff and value for money. Let us know how you loved this restaurant if you have been here or we recom[Click here to read more...]
Spirit of India Restaurant Melbourne

Spirit of India Restaurant Melbourne

A popular Indian restaurant located at Preston is also a favourite location for family parties as a party venue. Spirit of India offers a restaurant as well as a large party venue space often hosting indian themed parties. They also offer catering for the parties they host at the venue. If you have been here, please share your experience with us![Click here to read more...]
Dosa Bite Indian Restaurant Sanctuary Lakes Melbourne

Dosa Bite Indian Restaurant Sanctuary Lakes Melbourne

Sanctuary Lakes is a relatively new part of Melbourne close to Point Cook in western side of Melbourne. This is undoubtedly becoming hugely popular and buzzing with shopping centers, utilities, restaurants, and townships. Dosa Bite is a fairly new South Indian restaurant in Melbourne and is situated inside the Sanctuary Lakes Shopping Center. It is close to the main entrance and is quite[Click here to read more...]
Mint Leaf Indian Restaurant

Mint Leaf Indian Restaurant

Mint Leaf is yet another, one of the many Indian Restaurants in Heidelberg. The Mint leaf restaurant is located at an easily accessible location from Heidelberg and offers authentic Indian cuisine for the Curry lovers! The Mint Leaf Restaurant has been serving good Indian food for nearly 14 years and is one Indian restaurant you should try. If you have already been there, please do share[Click here to read more...]
Mighty Boy Eatery Kerala Restaurant

Mighty Boy Eatery Kerala Restaurant

Mighty Boy Eatery is a eatery and restaurant located at the Food and Drinks headquarters of Melbourne - Fitzroy! The eatery features a modern concept Kerala restaurant called "Kerala" Conveniently located also offers great variety of Kerala cuisine (Indian restaurant) for you to relish and enjoy. Below are the address and contact information, if you experience the food - do let us know! [Click here to read more...]
Chilly Bowl Restaurant Dandenong

Chilly Bowl Restaurant Dandenong

Chilly Bowl is a fairly new restaurant located in Dandenong, Melbourne. The restaurant offers popular Indian cuisine dishes, Indo-Chinese dishes and predominantly Kerala (South Indian) cuisine dishes. The restaurant has average ambience, friendly staff, great location and is worth a visit with their pocket-friendly menu. [Click here to read more...]
Mehek indian Restaurant

Mehek indian Restaurant

Mehek is an Indian restaurant located at Main Street, Greensborough, Melbourne. This is a very small boutique restaurant serving pure indian cuisine dishes. Below are some photos from the restaurant. 8 Main St, Greensborough Melbourne, VIC[Click here to read more...]
Dosa Hut Indian Restaurant Tarneit

Dosa Hut Indian Restaurant Tarneit

Dosa Hut is undoubtedly one of the most popular Indian restaurants in  the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. The Indian restaurant specialises in South Indian delicacy - Dosa. Especially on weekends, this small place is buzzing with people trying to get their bite of the dosa or biryani. The restaurant is not one of the fine dining indian restaurants but offers great food including[Click here to read more...]
Mirch Masala Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Mirch Masala Indian Restaurant Melbourne

Mirch Masala is undoubtedly one of the best Indian restaurants in Melbourne for sure. The elegant restaurant at Mount Waverley has a calm and serene ambience with courteous staff. Most importantly they serve one of the best Indian cuisine and is for sure one of the best of its kind in the city of Melbourne. The Food was really Yummy and Tasty! The Food tasted close to how Indi[Click here to read more...]
Cochin Durbar Kerala Indian Restaurant

Cochin Durbar Kerala Indian Restaurant

Cochin Durbar is a Kerala Cuisine (South Indian) restaurant located in Richmond, Melbourne. The restaurant has been around for couple of years and if you love spicy and mild spicy tasty Indian food, probably you want to try them. If you have been to the restaurant and want to let us know your experience, do add a review. Below is the address and contact details for the restaurant in Melb[Click here to read more...]