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Heerlijk Indiaas eten in Rotterdam doe je bij Tandoor16. Curry’s, biryani, naan, rijst, en ga zo maar door!

10 Amazing Indian restaurants in Rotterdam

By Lisanne van Beurden
October 30, 2019

In this article you can find 10 Indian restaurants in Rotterdam that serve amazing Indian dishes. The Indian cuisine is very diverse, with many vegetarian options. Various types of rice, potatoes, vegetables, spices and herbs are used. In addition to the world-famous Indian curries, there are many more delicious Indian dishes to try. From biryani to tandoori and from samosas to pakoras. Of course you can find many good Indian restaurants in our multicultural city. Since Indian food is one of my favourite things in the world – you really make me happy with a creamy paneer butter masala – it was time to put together a great list of great Indian restaurants in Rotterdam!

Don’t feel like leaving your house? These restaurants also offer takeaway and delivery.

Be sure to also check out these amazing restaurants in Rotterdam!


1. 91Spices

At 91Spices you can order dishes from all over India: from the north to the south. That makes 91Spices the perfect restaurant to try traditional Indian dishes. There are also plenty of vegetarian options.

The spacious restaurant has a great interior. You can visit 91Spices for all kinds of occasions: a romantic dinner, catching up with a few friends or having a night out with family. There is also enough space for large groups, since 91Spices has several large lounge sofas with large round tables. Highly recommended!


Gelderseplein 46, 3011 WZ Rotterdam


2. Tandoor16

Tandoor16 is an unusual Indian kitchen and bar that offers the best India-inspired cuisine with a large selection of vegetarian (streetfood-) dishes and Tandoor-oven signature dishes. Next to the amazing Indian food, you can also enjoy something from their big drinks menu, including lots of beers, (natural) wines, cocktails and homemade lemonades.


1e Middellandstraat 16B, 3014 BD Rotterdam


3. What’s Up India

What’s Up India has an extensive menu full of fresh dishes. For example, choose a vegetarian samosa or paneer pakora as a starter. For main course you can choose from all kinds of Indian curries, kebabs and biryani’s. Cool off with a tasty cocktail or Lassi!

The restaurant is kitsch decorated with an eye for detail. What’s Up India in Rotterdam is definitely worth a visit!


Eendrachtsweg 27b-be, 3012 LB Rotterdam


4. Atithi Indian Restaurant

The Atithi menu features dishes from every corner of India. The restaurant is located in the center of Rotterdam, close to the Erasmus Bridge. Indian dishes are prepared in the traditional way. For instance, they make the naan and tandoori dishes in a real charcoal tandoor, which gives the dishes the original smoky flavour.


Vasteland 5a, 3011 BJ Rotterdam


5. Curry’s

Biryani, samosa, kebab, tandoori, dhansak … You can eat all these amazig dishes at Curry’s on the Oudedijk in Kralingen! It is one of the better known Indian restaurants in Rotterdam, so definitely worth a try.


Oudedijk 152, 3061 AP Rotterdam


6. Taj Mahal

Just like Curry’s, the Taj Mahal is an Indian restaurant that is well-known among the people of Rotterdam. You can also find lots of amazing food on their extensive menu. In addition to a la carte dishes, you can also go for a menu to try different Indian dishes.


Mariniersweg 18, 3011 NN Rotterdam


7. India Paradise

At India Paradise they serve traditional Indian specialties. Chicken tikka masala, lamb tikka, king prawn vindalu or a vegetarian biryani… everything is possible! It is also possible to order complete menus, with a starter, curry, vegetables, rice and naan. Great for those that have a big appetite!


Admiraal de Ruyterweg 20a, 3031 AC Rotterdam


8.  The Pepper Trail

This modern Indian restaurant has a great atmosphere. The food is beautifully served and you can tell that the chef has an eye for detail. The Pepper Trail is a great restaurant for a romantic night out!


Kruiskade 78, 3012 EH Rotterdam


9. Sangam Tandoori

Sangam Tandoori is an Indian, Pakistani restaurant in Rotterdam West. At this restaurant you can try delicious tandoori and curry dishes as they are made in India and Pakistan.


Vierambachtsstraat 9B, 3022 AA Rotterdam


10. Zainab Roshni Mahal

Zainab Roshni Mahal has a kitsch interior. As soon as you step foot in this restaurant, it feels as if you’re in India. The food is also excellent. Order something from the menu or opt for their buffet, which is a great way to try out a lot of different Indian dishes!


Nieuwe Binnenweg 317, 3021 GH Rotterdam


And that are 10 amazing Indian restaurants in Rotterdam! Enjoy your meal :). Is your favourite restaurant for traditional Indian cuisine not included in this list? Respond below and I will definitely check it out!

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  • we take pride in serving authentic Indian food in Rotterdam and Danhaag, Netherlands As Atithi Restaurant . Please feel free to visit our website at

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