Indian Restaurants In Manchester

From the traditional venues of the suburbs to contemporary street food diners in the city centre, this city is home to some of the finest eateries. Whether you're on the hunt for small plates with a side of slick cocktails or just a place to tuck into a curry alongside craft beers, get take a look at our selection of the best Indian restaurants in Manchester.

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Last updated on 2nd November 2023


Serving Indian and Pakistani food, the Zouk menu makes it a great pick for a curry in Manchester city centre. But that's not all, as the beaut spot is known for everything from twists on Sunday roasts to lunchtime tiffin, biriyani and even lobster.


A staple when it comes to South Asian cuisine, Akbars is a restaurant known for providing amazing food in locations all across the North - and our Manchester venue is no exception. Tuck into your favourites, all washed down with Cobra and scooped up by fluffy naan.


This Peter Street destination needs no introduction. While there are no Michelin star Indian restaurants in Manchester, this place comes as close as you can get. Inspired by iconic singer Asha Bhosle, Asha's is a gilded palace of treats that include gosht dum biryani, Kodi curry and an 'Emperor's Platter' heaving with different dishes.

Indian Tiffin Room

A former food truck turned bricks-and-mortar eatery on First Street, Indian Tiffin Room has more than made a name for itself serving up some top-notch food. From the delicious puris to juicy kebabs and even a unique take on Chinese cooking, it's an impressive South Indian restaurant in Manchester.


For the best curry in Manchester Curry Mile, Rusholme's Mughli restaurant brings you stunning soul food every night of the week. With a focus on charcoal pit grilled meats and tasty small plates, the restaurant also whips up some unique cocktails to sip on, including a Punjabi pornstar and tamarind margarita.

Dishoom Manchester

After causing round-the-block queues at its various London locations, Dishoom has taken its brand of classic Bombay-style and cuisine north to Bridge Street. Offering a stunning selection of small plates and larger traditional dishes as a Manchester curry restaurant, it also has the added bonus of bringing the breakfast goods with Indian-style eggs and an excellent naan roll.


Specialising in Indian street food and craft beer, Bundobust is a vegetarian Indian restaurant in Manchester championing Gujurat flavours. Pair your pocket-friendly eats, from bhajis and puris to tasty curries, with a beer from the extensive selection.


This authentic Indian restaurant in Manchester is all about street food, promising everything from Indo-Chinese chilli paneer to masala dosa and railway lamb to boot. Plus, Hungamaa has fun interiors of elephant wall murals and pops of colour.