Canberra Gets Curried Away

Canberra Gets Curried Away

What’s the best Indian restaurant in the ACT? Where should you get your next takeaway curry? We turned to your Menulog reviews to find the top 10 Indian restaurants in Canberra!

Masala Hut, Weston

Top dish: Palak Paneer. Home made cottage cheese cooked in a puree of spinach with choicest spices.

Top review: “The food was delicious. Good sized portions. Loved being able to specify time to collect our takeaway order. Menulog was easy to use. Happy polite staff. We’ll order again.”

Read more Masala Hut reviews here.

Delhi 6, Canberra City

Top dish: Velvet Butter Chicken. Chicken tikka simmered in cumin-scented butter, cooked in a tomato-based sauce enriched with ground cashews. A north Indian all-time favourite.

Top review: “As a visitor to Canberra and needing a late night delivery this place was great. Food delicious delivery fast. First class!”

Read more Delhi 6 reviews here.


Mirchi, Ngunnawal 

Top dish: Vegetable Samosas. Pastry parcels of spiced potato and peas.

Top review: “I have been ordering through Mirchi for nearly a year now. I am really impressed with their services and quality. Last two times, we were offered complimentary items too. We loved it. The naan is superb too. Thank you for looking after us so well :-)”

Read more Mirchi reviews here.

Chalisa Indian Restaurant, Greenway

Top dish: Lamb Rogan Josh. Lean lamb cooked in tomatoes, ginger, garlic and spices make this dish deliciously unique from North India.

Top review: “Chalisa is the best Indian Restaurant in Canberra. We have been going there since they opened their original store and the food has always been fantastic. Reddy and the staff are always very warm, friendly and welcoming. Ten our of ten every time :)” 

Read more Chalisa Indian Restaurant reviews here.

Punjabi Junction, Belconnen

Top dish: Mutter Ka Pulao. Basmati rice cooked with green peas and garnished with golden fried onions.

Top review: “Holy crap they do a good curry! Their Vindaloo actually makes your mouth burn when you ask for it hot. Absolutely delicious.”

Read more Punjabi Junction reviews here.


Indian Pantry, Florey

Top dish: Chicken Tikka Masala. Marinated boneless chicken pieces, cooked in tandoor, finished with tomatoes, capsicum, onion, fresh coriander and masala sauce.

Top review: “Indian Pantry at Florey is our new favourite. Best Butter Chicken we’ve had. Good food, cheap delivery and an excellent online ordering system.”

Read more Indian Pantry reviews here.

Blu Ginger, Canberra City

Top dish: Dal Makhani. Black lentils cooked with tomatoes and dry fenugreek leaves.

Top review: “Very delicious meal delivered promptly. I think this is a cut above the other Indian food delivered in Canberra. I’ll definitely order from Blu Ginger again.  

Read more Blu Ginger reviews here.

Jehangir Indian Restaurant, Swinger Hill

Top dish: Chicken Korma. Lean chicken cooked with milk and herbs in a creamy cashew nut gravy.

Top review: “Very tasty. Friendly delivery. Two flavours and two rice with Pappadums a hearty tasty meal for three”

Read more Jehangir Indian Restaurant reviews here.


The Hungry Buddha, Curtin

Top dish: Vegetable Kottu. Fresh vegetables cooked in lentils and coconut, a delicacy of South India.

Top review: “This was the first time we’d ordered from The Hungry Buddha and we’d do it again. The delivery was on time and to our door in around 45 minutes. The food was good; interesting flavours and a bit different to the regular curries we eat. The meats were very tender and we’re looking forward to trying different things on the menu next time.”

Read more The Hungry Buddha reviews here.

Cafe Tandoor, Scullin

Top dish: Aloo Tikki Chaat. Mashed potato and peas patty, garnished with yoghurt, tomato sauce and thinly chopped onion, tomato and fresh coriander.

Top review: “Extremely quick delivery. The food tasted great, both the Indian and Lunch menu items. Will definitely be ordering again soon.”

Read more Cafe Tandoor reviews here.

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