Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Our guide to Sydney’s India

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Where to eat, shop and play Indian style in Sydney

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You know them as doctors, taxi drivers, gas station attendants, IT guys, international students, Parramatta residents… and the nerdy kids at your children’s school who manage to do well at sport as well as public speaking. Jai Hos.

But, how well do you know Sydney’s Indian community?


Photo: Ajay Mathur

Top 20 places to eat Indian food in Sydney:

1.  Urban Tadka – 321 Mona Vale Road, Terrey Hills

2. Abhi’s Indian Restaurant – 163 Concord Rd, North Strathfield

3. Manjit’s Indian Restaurant – 360 Darling St, Balmain

4. Nilgiri’s – 81 Christie Street, St Leonards

5. Maya Tandoori – Level 1/472 Cleveland St, Surry Hills

6. ZaaffraanLevel 2, 10 Darling Drive, Harbourside Centre, Darling Harbour

7. Thousand Spices – 23 The Crescent, Homebush

8. Bijolias – Shop 5/540, Sydney Road (opposite Commonwealth Bank), Seaforth

9. Mantra and Dragon House Indo-Chinese – 1037 Victoria Rd, West Ryde

10. Maharaja’s Haveli14 Douglas Rd, Quakers Hill

11. Castle Taj – 12 / 3-9 Terminus St, Castle Hill

12. Indian Fusion – 114 Yarrara Rd, Pennant Hills

13. Kings Indian – 40 Phillip St, Parramatta

14. Anjappar Chettinad – 104, Church Street, Parramatta

15. Hyderabad House – 21 Hassall St, Parramatta

16. Billu’s – 62 Wigram St, Harris Park

17. Taj – 91 Wigram St, Harris Park

18.  Maya Vegetarian – 470, Cleveland St. Surry Hills

19. Durga Paan & falooda House – 3/14-20 Station St E, Harris Park

20. Manjit’s Concord Function Centre – 138-144 Majors Bay Road, Concord

Why these top 20?



Email win@indianlink.com.au with Urban Tadka in the subject line and your name to be in the draw.

Winner will be announced on our Facebook page on June 12.

Urban Tadka is the winner of Savour Australia – 2013 Award for Excellence, nominated for Chef’s Hat (Australian Good Food and Travel Guide).


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