Food Guide

Best Indian Restaurants In Seoul

August 1, 2019

Written by Marie for Shuttle

Seoul has an exciting and rapidly evolving foreign food scene, with restaurants from all over the world. Among the many foreign restaurants there are quite a lot of Indian restaurants, not only in Seoul but also beyond. Listed below are some of the best Indian restaurants, also available on Shuttle.

Delhi India (Mapo)

This cosy restaurant located in Mapo-Gu serves traditional authentic Indian dishes. Embrace the rich flavours of the yummy curries, biryani, naans and chicken dishes. Don’t forget to order a traditional Lassi drink to finish off your meal. All meat used at Delhi India is Halal certified and naans are freshly homemade. See full menu here.

Potala (Jongno)

Not a typical Indian restaurant, but the one and only Tibtan restaurant in Korea owned by native Tibetan. The restaurant serves food from Northern India and the Himalayan part of Nepal. 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.

Indian grill (Mapo)

Indian Grill is run by chefs with over 15 years of experience in cooking at Indian Restaurants. If you are in the mood for meaty curries, then Indian Grill is a great option. They offer honest Indian taste, quality ingredients at a great price. See full menu here.

Taj palace (Itaewon)

Taj Palace in Itaewon serves authentic Indian dishes prepared by Indian chefs. The restaurant was named after the Taj Mahal and the chef's mission is to introduce real Indian Food to the Korean people. The most popular dishes are the tandoori and biryani but they also have a wide array of curries both for meat lovers and vegetarians. See full menu here.

Khan Indian (Hongdae)

If you love curries, then Khan Indian will be like heaven. This restaurant located in Hongdae mainly focus on serving all kinds of curries, but also have some other dishes like mouthwatering Indian bbq and salads. The best selling curries are chicken masala, chicken korma and the vegetarian palak paneer. See full menu here.

Chakraa (Yongsan)

Chakraa in Yongsan has a huge menu with over 50 different Indian dishes, so you’ll definitely find something to please every member of your group. The different yummy dishes include salads, soups, tandoori, curries, South Indian specials, idly and much more! See full menu here.

Jyoti (Sinchon)

This Indian and Nepalese restaurants serves some of the finest authentic food at a great price. Jyoti translates to a light of warmth and welcoming, which is exactly what this restaurant is. Every dish is freshly made and is suitable for all Indian food lovers, including vegetarians and meat lovers. Make sure to try the Dal Makhani, which is a stunning lentil curry. See full menu here.

BONUS: Moti Mahal (Pyeongtaek)

Not a restaurant in Seoul, but in Pyeongtaek, which is the new foreigner hub of Korea. 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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