Written by Marie for Shuttle
South Korea is a stunning country with a very rich history and lots of yummy traditional food. Even though Korean food is delicious, everyone sometimes craves for some good, authentic Indian food. This blog post introduces all the best Indian restaurants in Korea which serve the authentic tastes of India.
Taj Palace (Itaewon)
If you are craving for some authentic Indian dishes prepared by Indian chefs, then Taj Palace in Itaewon is the place to be. The mission of the chef is to introduce real Indian food to the Korean people. Must try dishes are the tandoori, biryani and curries. They serve both vegetarian and meat dishes. See full menu here.
Jyoti literally translates to light of warmth and welcoming, which is exactly what this place is. This Indian and Nepalese restaurant serves some of the finest authentic food at a great price. Their bestselling dish is the Dal Makhani which is a stunning lentil curry. See full menu here.
Not exactly an Indian restaurant, but a Tibetan restaurant. The one and only Tibetan restaurant in the whole of Korea! Potala serves food from the Himalayan part of Nepal and from Northern India. The chef has decades of experience back home and is the master of spices. Their signature dishes are the Tibetan noodle dishes and curries. Halal meat is used at this restaurant and vegetarian or vegan options are available. See full menu here.
New Delhi (Gangnam)
New Delhi in the Gangnam area has a wide variety of dishes available on their menu. From yummy curries to soups and tandoori. Their best selling dish is the Chicken Makhani which is a mild chicken curry prepared with fresh tomato, cream and herbs. See full menu here.
Bombay Grill (Yongsan)
At Bombay Grill every dish has a different flavour and aroma which comes form the spices that have to be prepared each day for each individual dish. Bombay Grill has quite a lot of meat dishes like the beef stews, chicken curries and more. See full menu here.
Bombay Brau (Haeundae)
Bombay Brau has restaurants all over South Korea and is also available through Shuttle in Busan. It is an acclaimed restaurant chain with yummy curries, tandoori and more. See full menu here.
At Chakraa in Yongsan you’ll definitely find something to please every member of your group as they have a huge menu with over 50 different Indian dishes. The different yummy dishes include salads, soups, tandoori, curries, South Indian specials, idly and much more! See full menu here.
Delhi India (Mapo)
Embrace the rich flavours of the yummy curries, biryani, naans and chicken dishes at Delhi India in the Mapo-gu area. Don’t forget to order a traditional Indian Lassi drink to finish off your meal. All ingredients used at Delhi India is Halal certified and naans are freshly homemade. See full menu here.
Moti Mahal (Pyeongtaek)
Moti Mahal is an Indian restaurant in Pyeongtaek. More and more foreign food restaurants are popping up in Pyeongtaek, due to new US Army base and Moti Mahal is one of them. The best dishes to try at the restaurant are the chicken biryani, dal fry, tandoori chicken and mutton tikka masala. See full menu here.
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