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Best Indian Restaurants in Vietnam for Flavorsome Food

July 11, 2023 - 2532 views

For every Indian travelling to Vietnam, you definitely shouldn’t neglect the taste of Vietnamese foodie exploration. However, if you have a craving for the Indian scents then try our suggested Indian restaurants in Vietnam, ranging from family-run serving authentic home-cooked dishes to a fancy franchise offering a wide range of Indian foods.

Vietnam is famous for its superb local cuisine, but it also involves a bluster of excellent Indian restaurants serving both North and South Indian food.

Indian restaurants in Hanoi

Khazaana Restaurant

  • Address: 34 Duong Thanh, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm 
  • Contact: (+84) 98 912 9440

Established in 1992, Khazaana is the most age-old Vietnam’s Indian restaurant that has gained the Best Indian Restaurant Award by Vietnam Economics Times and the Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor for multiple years.

This restaurant's full name is Khazaana Indian Halal Restaurant, which gives priority to Halal food with cosy and private dining area. The real Indian flavour is made by five Indian Chefs who have truly perfected the art of cooking by transforming the simplest dishes into appetizing delicacies.

With the sentiments, you will be treated to an enjoyable experience with authentic Indian food, including a diversity of North and South dishes and vegetarian Indian food and Halal food. All the dishes will leave you addicted to every lingering taste. Still, it’s highly recommended to try Tandoori chicken, Desi Indian or Mughlai cuisine, which brings you a truly homey taste. Especially, the restaurant offers Jhinga Koliwada with delicious scallops used in North type and mouthwatering Pakeezah with vegetables accompanied by a special sauce.

Pakeezah with vegetables and special sauce - Vietnam’s Best Indian Restaurants

Pakeezah with vegetables and special sauce

Namaste Hanoi Restaurant

  • Address: 46 Tho Nhuom, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: Lunchtime, 11 am – 2:30 pm. Dinner time, 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm 
  • Contact: (+84) 24 3935 2401

Namaste offers the most wide-ranging and inclusive menus in comparison with other Indian restaurants in Hanoi. The chefs are well-trained to fulfil the art of arousing the taste buds of patrons. More uniquely, Namaste strictly uses the genuine Indian clay tandoor oven to maintain the flawless authentic taste. The restaurant also has a portable tandoor oven for outdoor catering parties and events.

You will be offered various dishes from the fancy curries in the North to the Southern spicy dishes, from the rich Mughlai cuisine of Hyderabad to Gujarat's sweets. Nevertheless, you shouldn’t miss only Halal meat, Naan bread, and Dosa cake, making a mesmerizing taste with curry.

Naan bread, flavored with garlic and fresh coriander - Vietnam’s Best Indian Restaurants

Naan bread, flavoured with garlic and fresh coriander

Beyond the quality of dishes, what makes Namaste highly rated must be great services and attentiveness with the motto “Atithi Devo Bhav”, which means “The guest is God”. Additionally, the elegant décor based on India's rich cultural aspects will give you a nice ambience and cosy yet stirring dining atmosphere.

 

Places to find Indian Food in Halong Bay

Srirembau Restaurant

  • Address: 179 Cai Lan, Bai Chay, Halong Bay
  • Opening hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Contact: (+84) 93 685 5918

Srirembau is the only authentic restaurant serving Halal and Indian food in Halong Bay. Established in 2017, the restaurant has gained the official certification of Halal Vietnam. The restaurant has been recommended by many Muslim tourists thanks to the cosy atmosphere, decent flavour and enthusiastic staff.

You will possibly keen on a wide range of Indian foods popularly including paratha, paneer masala tea, mixed vegetable cutlet, chicken curry and rice. Especially, there is a prayer room and Hindi background songs, which perfectly suit Muslim.

Indian chicken curry with rice - Vietnam’s Best Indian Restaurants

Indian chicken curry with rice

Indian Restaurant in Da Nang

Mumtaz Indian Restaurant

  • Address: 1 km from the beach, 69 Hoai Thanh, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang
  • Opening hours: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
  • Contact: (+84) 236 383 9888

Mumtaz is a harmony of Indian style from the decoration, space, music background to the savour of specialities and service style. Once walking into Mumtaz, you will immerse into the real Indian style with natural tones, wooden furniture and utensils.

The extremely famous dish is curry, which is made with a uniquely satisfying flavour. Besides, several traditional dishes such as tandoori, chicken, lamb are worth giving a taste. The restaurant offers an equal share of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, including the veggie and non-veggie thali set lunches.

If you’re on vacation in Danang, don’t miss Mumtaz to indulge in the homey atmosphere while sipping a cup of tea after meal.

Tandoori chicken marinated in yoghurt and spices  -Vietnam’s Best Indian Restaurants

Tandoori chicken marinated in yoghurt and spices.

Family Indian Restaurant

  • Address: 231 Ho Nghinh, Son Tra, Da Nang or K231/39 Nguyen Cong Tru, Son Tra, Da Nang
  • Opening hours: vary from 9:00 am or 10:00 am to 10 pm (call to confirm)
  • Contact: (+84) 94 260 5254

Founded in two different restaurants in Da Nang, Family Indian Restaurant brings you various uniquely homemade food from different regions of India. All foods are made by talented chefs who have several years of working experience in India and highly innovative in preparing various fresh ingredients. To preserve the authenticity of classic Indian food, the restaurant caters to seasoned food lovers who appreciate delicious bold flavours.

In a pleasant and elegant open space, you will be taken on a culinary journey with various beverages such as Kadai chicken, masala papadam, chicken tikka. The staff here offer exceptional and friendly services; some front-end staff are excellent in English communication.

Grilled chicken tikka skewers - Vietnam’s Best Indian Restaurants

Grilled chicken tikka skewers

Explore Indian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh

Baba’s Kitchen

  • Address: 274 Bui Vien, District 1, Ho Chi Minh
  • Opening hours: 11:00 am – 10:30 pm
  • Contact: (+84) 28 3838 6661

Ranked as the first recommended Indian restaurant in Ho Chi Minh by TripAdvisor, Baba’s Kitchen is favoured by local and foreign travellers. Despite not having a fancy look, the cosiness and the quality have made Baba’s Kitchen outstanding among other competitors.

You’ll be treated generously in Baba’s Kitchen, which always includes freebies like a side dish or a sweet, offering the guests the over-deliver concept. Aside from flavorful tandoors, samosas, aromas and spices of India, you’ll be impressed by friendly and laid-back atmosphere with the private tables protected from the elements by canvas marquees.

With reasonable prices, you’ll be rewarded with plenty of iconic Indian dishes like butter chicken, palak paneer, dahl fry, chicken tandoori, garlic naan and other more. However, the must-try should be the Aloo Gobi, which is believed to be the best in the city with less curry-fried and more spice-heavy than other restaurants.

Aloo Gobi, the most popular choice in Baba's kitche - Vietnam’s Best Indian Restaurantsn

Aloo Gobi, the most popular choice in Baba's kitchen

Tandoor Indian Restaurant

  • Address: 39 Ngo Duc Ke, District 1, Ho Chi Minh
  • Opening hours: Lunchtime, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. Dinner time, 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Contact: (+84) 28 3930 4839

One of the successes of Tandoor is that its brand has maintained uniformity in the flavour and quality in its branches. Tandoor serves both North and South Indian specialities along with veg and non-veg favourites. It would be best if you treated your palate to tasty slices of bread, delicious curries, succulent kebabs, captivating barbecue and tons of mouthwatering dishes. Remember to go on a culinary adventure to discover the huge, little-explored world of non-bread-and-curry Indian food. Don’t miss out on the Goan fish curry, a delightful harmony of spicy, rich and creamy savour giving you the taste of home.

Indian culinary adventure at Tandoor restaurant - Vietnam’s Best Indian Restaurants

Indian culinary adventure at Tandoor restaurant

For those in pursuit of an elegantly luxury Indian restaurant for special occasions, Tandoor is well-deserved to be as pricey as its fancy. Despite high pay, you’ll be rewarded with top-notch food, professional service, splendid space and a satisfying experience. If you want a superb experience, you’ll be an addict to the candle-lit and romantic moment at dinner or the involvement in an exciting part or outdoor catering.

Tandoor's splendid space for formal occasions - Vietnam’s Best Indian Restaurants

Tandoor's splendid space for formal occasions 

To sum up, here are our suggestions for choosing an appropriate Indian restaurant in some main destinations of Vietnam. Let’s consider this below list to get an enjoyable experience on your Vietnam Tour. Please feel free to contact us if you need help.

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21/12/2022

Any Indian good restaurant in sapa Vietnam

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22/12/2022

@Abhishek: Hi there, unfortunately, some best Indian Restaurants in Sapa are permanantly closed after Covid. You can try Pi's Kitchen or other restaurants with vegan menu (many options). Besides, if you can eat fish, sturgeon is a specialty in Sapa, you can ask the hotel's receptionist to find a good local restaurant serve it. 

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