Indian Cuisine


Nairobi is famed for its fantastic Indian cuisine. It has a large, wealthy Indian community and because of this and its British connections (people in the UK prefer Indian food over any other!) It has some of the best Indian food imaginable

There’s a good selection of superb Indian restaurants in Kenya, whether they be high class or budget restaurants. Generally, they all offer great food and a range of traditional Indian dishes such as curries and tandoori. Indian food is a popular cuisine choice for vegetarians due to the extensive menu choices including non-meat and vegan options.

Saffron Restaurant
Saffron Restaurant is situated inside the Yaya Centre and serves Indian cuisine. …

Location:Kilimani
Type:– Indian
Tel:+254 705 868 405

Caribea Bar and Restaurant
Azalea-Caribea is a budget style restaurant located in Kilimani in Nairobi and offers both continental and Indian/Pakistani cuisines.

Location:Kilimani
Type:– Indian
Tel:+254 722 703311

Haveli Indian Restaurant
Haveli is an Indian restaurant located at the Capital Centre on the Mombasa Road in Nairobi.

Location:Mombasa Road
Type:– Indian
Tel:+254 20 231 9134

Maharaja Restaurant
Maharaja is situated opposite M.P. Shah Hospital, Parklands and it serves Indian cuisine. Its a vegeterian restaurant. …

Location:Parklands
Type:– Indian
Tel:+254 20 375 0233

Anghiti (Muthaiga)
Found in the small, bustling Muthaiga Shopping Centre, the Anghiti is famed for providing a delicious range of traditional Indian cuisine.

Location:Muthaiga
Type:– Asian
Tel:+254 20 4040292/ 4053296

Indigo Spice
Indigo Spice is one of Westlands best kept secrets. This wonderful Bar and Restaurant has an interior straight out of an architectural journal. It serves delicious food which is authentic Indian .

Location:Westlands
Type:International
Tel:+254 (0) 722 841929

The Open House Restaurant
This Indian restaurant is a favourite with many, because of it’s fantastic cuisine and low prices. The décor is utilitarian and pleasant enough, but the food… divine! Authentic Indian cuisine.

Location:Westlands
Type:– Asian
Tel:020 3745824

Serena Hotel (Nairobi)
This wonderful 5 star Hotel is a favourite for many visitors. It takes the best of modern design, and combines it with a vast array of beautiful African artwork that appears throughout the hotel.

Location:City Centre
Type : Hotel
The Haandi
This is one of Kenya’s finest Indian restaurants, and reputedy one of the best in Africa. Authentic north Indian cuisine is served from beautiful silver ware, brass pots and delightful clay pots …

Location:Westlands
Type:– Asian
Tel:020 4448294/5/6 or 0733 648294
Benares
Benares is the place to go if you enjoy modern Indian cuisine. With an emphasis on fresh, authentic ingredients, it’s the food and ambience that will gain your loyalty .

Location:Parklands
Type:– Asian
Tel:+254 (0) 20 3747364/88/60

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Indian Cuisine

Chapan Bhog

Chapan Bhog’s Gujurati dhoklas (savoury steamed chickpea cakes), South Indian dosas (fermented crêpes) and thalis are a vegetarian nirvana in a sea of nyama choma (roasted meat). The all-vegetarian menu is extensive, and the restaurant has a prime position on temple-lined Kisutu St.

  • Location: Kisutu St
  • Type: Indian
  • Tel: +0685 401417

Patel Samaj

This large compound is a favourite evening spot for local Indian families, with reasonably priced Indian veg and non-veg meals (thali, chicken biryani and more).

  • Location: off Maktaba St
  • Type: Indian

Delhi Darbar

This upmarket Indian restaurant serves tasty North Indian cuisine featuring rich, creamy curries seasoned with chillies, saffron, yoghurt and nuts alongside some tasty tandoori and kebabs.

  • Location: Magore St
  • Type: Indian
  • Tel: +0784 202111 // +0784 573445

Akberali Tea Room

Enjoy tasty samosas, kebabs, chapati and other snacks plus a delicious cup of chai (tea) with the locals in this classic corner place.

  • Location: cnr Morogoro Rd & Jamhuri St
  • Type: Indian