Where to get the best Indian cuisine in Durban

Where to get the best Indian cuisine in Durban

Enjoy the rich and spicy flavours of Indian food by visiting these restaurants in and around Durban.

Paneer biryani / iStock
Paneer biryani / iStock

Indian cuisine comprises of a wide variety of traditional Indian cooking styles and dishes.

Whether you are a fan of Indian curry, roti or popular beverages such as Chaach or Lassi, Indian foods never disappoint. 

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If you are in KwaZulu-Natal and are looking for a place that offers delicious Indian meals, look no further.

Below is a list of six KZN restaurants that offer mouth-watering Indian dishes.

The Little India Restaurant

Visit The Little Indian restaurant for a nice family dinner or a romantic night out and enjoy a yummy Indian dish.

The restaurant features a variety of meals and has vegetarian and vegan options.

Some of their dishes include Lamb korma, fish tikka masala, and Reshmi kebaab.

Mali's Indian Restaurant

If you are looking for one of the best curries in Durban, then Mali's Indian Restaurant is a must.

It offers the best Indian food in Morningside, Durban. The family restaurant serves dishes that are influenced by both Northern and Southern India.


Panaji restaurant and Take Away located in Durban North serves a tantalising range of authentic Indian foods.

It includes a range of Kormas, Kadai’s, Vindaloos, and vegetarian options.

The atmosphere is cosy and good for kids.

Thava Indian & Continental Ballito

Enjoy a view of the sea while indulging in a delicious Indian dish at Thava Indian & Continental Ballito.

The food is exceptional, and the menu is accommodative to children and vegetarians.

New Gate of India

For some great Indian food, head to the New Gate of India in Gillitts.

The restaurant offers mouth-watering Indian food, beverages, and desserts.

It is a great place to take your family out for dinner.

Indian Summer

Founded by Anand Panchology, who grew up in India and mastered the art of cooking Indian cuisine before coming to South Africa, Indian Summer serves authentic Indian food.

It focuses on Northern and Southern Indian dishes at an affordable price.

You can enjoy a variety of meals such as bunny chows and Breyani.

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