Top 6 Indian Restaurants in Hangzhou

In Hangzhou, Indian restaurants are not hard to find. The owners, chefs, and waiters of most Indian restaurants are from India, therefore you can enjoy very authentic Indian cuisine there. For Indians in Hangzhou, they can relieve the homesickness by savoring the food from home country. For others, this is a good way to learn about Indian culture. Below we list six most popular Indian restaurants in Hangzhou for your choice.

No. 1: Chak De

Chinese Name: 查可得印度餐厅 (cha ke de yin du can ting)
Chak De is a two-storey restaurant which has won a high popularity among the Indian expats in Hangzhou. There is an open terrace besides water on the ground floor, providing a relaxing dining environment. The potato salad tastes especially tender, at a cost of only CNY 9 or so. The Panipuri stuffed with mashed carrot, potato, spring onion, yogurt, coriander juice, and sweet and spicy sauce, should not be missed. The Vegetable Curry Stew and Chicken Curry are nice matches with rice, a wonderful choice for dinners.

 Average cost per person: CNY 100 - 150
 Opening hours: 10:30 – 22:00
 Address: No. 202, Xinyifang Commercial Street, Gongshu District

No. 2: Tony’s House

Chinese Name: 托尼家 (tuo ni jia)
Tony’s House is said to be the cheapest Indian restaurant in Hangzhou. This restaurant is small but offers excellent Indian foods. As it’s located in the Zijingang Campus of Zhejiang University, you can see many overseas Indian students dining there. The Tandoori Chicken with crispy skin and tender meat, served together with potato chips and fresh vegetables, is the most favored dish of many diners. Besides, the Murg Masalam and Beef Pizza with Cheese are also worth a try. Apart from Indian food, the restaurant also provides Thai food, Italian food, and western food.

 Average cost per person: CNY 50 - 80
 Opening hours: 16:30 – 21:30 on Monday, 11:30 – 14:00 & 16:30 – 21:30 from Tuesday to Sunday
 Address: 1F, Hongli Food Court, Block 29, Gangwan Jiayuan Community, West Shixiang Road, Xihu District

No. 3: Lalqila The Royal Red Fort

Chinese Name: 红堡印度餐厅 (hong bao yin du can ting)
Lalqila The Royal Red Fort is a large chain Indian restaurant not only found in Hangzhou, but also in Beijing, Xi’an, and Chengdu. You can taste the authentic Indian-flavor food while appreciating the charming Bollywood song and dance performance. The restaurant is elaborately decorated in a pure Indian style so that you may wonder that you are in India. The Curry Chicken with Butter, Curry Lamb, Fried Rice with Pineapple, and Indian Yogurt are the most recommended dishes.

 Average cost per person: CNY 120 – 150
 Opening hours: 11:00 – 21:30
 Address: 4F, Power Long Shopping Mall, the junction of Huoju Avenue and Jiangnan Avenue, Binjiang District

No. 4: Pita's & Tika's 

Chinese Name: Pita’s & Tika’s中东和印度风味餐厅 (Pita’s & Tika’s zhong dong he yin du feng wei can ting)
In recent years, Pita’s and Tika’s became a star on social media, attracting many tourists to Hangzhou. There are altogether seven or eight tables in this Indian restaurant, so it’s not big actually, however, the foods will surely leave you a deep impression. Masala Chai and Samosa, two common street foods in India, are usually ordered as appetizers. After that, you can have a taste of the Chicken Curry with Butter, Naan, and Chicken Tikka. For some guests not familiar with Indian food, the waiters will considerately demonstrate the right way to enjoy the food.

 Average cost per person: CNY 100 – 150

 Bojin Island Branch: No. 217, 2F, Bojin Island Commercial Street, No. 1515, Jianghan Road, Binjiang District
 Opening hours: 10:00 – 14:00 & 16:00 – 22:00

 Xixi Longhu Tianjie Branch: 5F, Longhu Xixi Tianjie, Shuanglong Street, Xihu District
 Opening hours: 10:00 – 14:00 & 16:00 – 21:00

No. 5: XIN DIER India Curry

Chinese Name: 欣帝尔咖喱主题餐厅 (xin di er ga li zhu ti can ting)
The moment you enter the restaurant, you can smell the fragrant scent of curry and see various decorations from India. As its name suggests, this Indian restaurant in Hangzhou specializes in curry. It provides different curries with a mixture of dozens of spices transported from India. Compared with others, the curries there are thicker and smoother, matching rice to the best. Apart from curry, the pizzas are remarkable. The most recommended dishes include Curry Prawn, Cheese Naan, Potato and Beef Curry, and Roast Curry Chicken Wings. The restaurant is only 10-minute walk from the Hangzhou Railway Station, so it’s a good place for travelers to have a meal and take some rest before catching the train or after a long train journey.

 Average cost per person: CNY 100 – 200
 Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00
 Address: No. 215, South Jianguo Road, Shangcheng District

No. 6: Saffron 

Chinese Name: 索菲朗印度餐厅 (suo fei lang yin du can ting)
This Indian restaurant in Hangzhou is spacious and neat, well decorated in a southeast Asian style. Both the business runner and chefs are indigenous Indians, thus you can have a feast of authentic Indian food. Most dishes are a little bit spicy and salty, so bottled mineral water is provided for free. The recommended dishes are the Samosa, Curry Chicken, Butter Chicken, plain Naan, Mango Lassi, and Mutton Rogan Josh.

 Average cost per person: CNY 100 – 200
 Opening hours: 10:30 – 22:30
 Address: No. 868, Dongxin Avenue, Binjiang District (1F, Block 2, Four Points by Sheraton)

- Last updated on Apr. 16, 2020 -
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