Voted the Curry Capital of Britain in 2007, Leicester has an enviably high standard of Indian restaurants and plenty of choice for curry fans. With so many to choose from though it can be hard to decide – how do you know whether you will end up in a traditional curry house or a modern fine dining establishment serving contemporary fusion food with a twist.
To help you on the way to finding the Indian cuisine that your taste buds crave, we’ve picked some of the best Indian restaurants in Leicester. There are plenty more besides these, but hopefully this will be a great starting point to your exploration of Leicester’s fantastic Indian food.
A great place to find Indian food is on Belgrave Road to the north of Leicester city centre. Two great restaurants offer fine Indian menus at very reasonable prices.
Curry Fever has been serving top quality Indian food for 30 years and has an impressive array of awards for its authentic and delicious cuisine. The decor is warm and traditional, full of red and gold, and gives vibrant atmosphere to any evening out. Long tables are perfect for larger groups.
Bobby’s Restaurant has brought a new level of excellence to vegetarian Indian cuisine, serving authentic Gujarati cuisine and making the most of the huge variety of traditional vegetarian dishes in the Indian repertoire. A light and airy ambience with clean modern lines welcome diners and promise a great evening for all, vegetarian or carnivore, for these dishes are so tasty that no-one will be missing the meat.
In Leicester City Centre, Memsaab has to be the top choice for the fine dining end of Indian cuisine. Traditional Punjabi dishes and cooked with exquisite skill and care using the freshest of ingredients and spices. Contemporary decor on minimalist lines adds a pleasing sense of style and the piano lounge and champagne bar add to the atmosphere. For a really special dining experience the chef’s table can be booked for an eight course tasting menu, allowing you to savour the best of this fantastic Indian cuisine.
You don’t have to stay in the city to enjoy great Indian food. Heading out to the beautiful Rutland countryside and the picturesque town of Oakham, you’ll find another fantastic Indian restaurant at The Voujon. Authentic Bengali dishes by highly trained chefs from Bangladesh promise wonderful tastes to savour in the stylish comfort of this classy restaurant.
So if you’re all ready to start on a taste journey of the Indian sub-continent around Leicester, check out GoDine for any special offers that will make your meal even more affordable.