Indian food in Cambridge

A good quality curry is so delicious and a favourite meal for many of us. I love eating out at a really good Indian restaurant, and in and around Cambridge we are lucky enough to have plenty of choice for quality Indian food. Here are our top choices for the best Indian restaurants in Cambridge.

Indian restaurants in Cambridge:

Navadhanya:

70 Newmarket Rd, Cambridge CB5 8DZ

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Fine dining and Michelin Guide recommended Indian restaurant Navadhanya strive to provide “a Royal Indian dining experience to guests”. Their contemporary menu, cooked by award winning chefs, is exciting and packed with interesting dishes to try. Lots of choice here for vegetarian and vegan diners. Tasting menus available too.

Pipasha:

529C Newmarket Rd, Cambridge CB5 8PA

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Pipasha has a loyal following of locals and for good reason. Tasty, good quality Bengali and Bangladeshi dishes are served here in generous portions. A range of classic crowd-pleasing dishes, and exciting house specialities on the menu.

Taj Tandoori:

64 Cherry Hinton Rd, Cambridge CB1 7AA

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Prepare for some good food and a friendly atmosphere at pan Asian  Taj Tandoori. Tasty authentic Bangladeshi dishes, and Indian fusion dishes meet to create a diverse menu including curries, burgers and plenty more.

Tawa Kitchen:

50-60 Station Road, entrance on Mill Park Road, CB1 2JH

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Tawa Kitchen have an exciting menu of authentic urban Indian dishes to choose from with plenty of choice for vegetarian and vegan diners. A great choice for some tasty Indian food.

Royal Spice:

12B Victoria Ave, Cambridge CB4 1EH

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Royal Spice was awarded ‘best restaurant and takeaway in East Anglia’ by the Asian Curry Awards 2020 for their contemporary Indian classics and Bangladeshi cuisine. An extensive menu with plenty of veggie choice. A relaxed and friendly restaurant in which to enjoy some great food.

The Seven Stars:

One of the oldest pubs in the city is also home to some delicious Indian food at The Seven Stars. Their seasonal menu is really family friendly and has lots of meat, fish, vegan and vegetarian dishes to choose from, in addition to pub grub classics.

Raja:

60 King St, Cambridge CB1 1LN

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Recently refurbished Raja serves home cooked Bangladeshi and Indian dishes, alongside Indo-British curries with a twist. Top quality, seasonal produce is used to create their mouth-watering menu with something to please everyone. Plenty of veggie and vegan choices .

Banana Leaf:

20 Milton Rd, Cambridge CB4 1JY

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For South Indian and Srilankan cuisine, head to the wonderful Banana Leaf. Simply good food and good service. Loads of choice of rice, noodle and curry dishes on the menu, and oodles of meat and meat-free options.

Tiffin Truck:

22 Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1DB

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Have you tried the Tiffin Truck ? Indian street food served fast so perfect for lunch or a quick stop off. Choose from nibbles, starters and mains- all of which offer plenty of choice for meat and vegetarian diners.

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Cam Spice:

2 High St, Great Eversden, Cambridge CB23 1HN

A few miles from the city we find another award winner – Cam Spice. The restaurant sponsors local sports teams, churches, and schools and also serves the community by doubling up as a pub. Importantly, the food is great.  An extensive menu of classic, tasty food and lovely friendly service.

Lalbagh Indian Restaurant:

49 Alms Hill, Bourn, Cambridge CB23 2SH

Another out of city experience can be found at Lalbagh in Bourn. The restaurant is cosy and relaxed and the classic Indian and Bangladeshi dishes are of good quality. The menu offers plenty of choice to suit everyone.

Curry Palace:

215 High St, Cottenham, Cambridge CB24 8QP

Fresh, quality ingredients create the food at Curry Palace in Cottenham. The extensive menu offers a spectrum of dishes including Kashmiri, Bengali, Madrasi and Fusion creations. Popular with locals due to the good food and friendly service.

Montaz Newmarket:

30 Old Station Road,Newmarket,CB8 8DN

You will find Montaz in the Waitrose Good Food Guide (2020) which demonstrates the quality of their food. It might be a trip from the city but it’s worth it! Authentic meets inventive to create some really beautiful modern, award winning food. Why not try a tasting menu? Classic and exciting Indian dishes using the highest quality ingredients.

What is your favourite Indian restaurant in Cambridge?

What a lot of delicious choice Cambridge has to offer for great Indian food. We would love to hear about your favourite Indian restaurants in Cambridge in the comments below! Perhaps you love a Thai curry? See our best Thai restaurants in Cambridge post here.

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