Let yourself be seduced by Indian gastronomy
Indian cuisine has always had a strong following in every corner of the world. It is a very tasty food, spicy or sweet, spicy and sophisticated. Exotic dishes full of smells, shapes and flavours. The sauces are the jewel in the crown, a weakness for everyone
Basmati rice, dhai, paneer, samosa, pakora… these are concepts that we will delve deeper into as we try the delicious recipes. This type of cuisine has been making its way into today’s gastronomic offerings, and Palma is a clear example of this.
In Palma we have a wide variety of Indian food establishments where you can have lunch or dinner in a relaxed atmosphere
This type of cuisine offers very healthy dishes. It is made with patience, dedication and care, it avoids fast food and leaves the diner perfectly satiated.
Here are 10 good Indian restaurants in Palma
A compilation to let yourself go and indulge in a different, unique, exotic and innovative tribute
High quality and tranquillity at Basmati Indian
Located at number 7 Caro Street, this traditional and quiet Indian restaurant is where you can have lunch or dinner in a warm, peaceful and select atmosphere. It is a beautiful, charming place, well decorated with the mythology of India
Ideal for couples or small groups. You can choose from a variety of Indian menus that change weekly. The restaurant staff always explain the dishes to diners; there are well-priced menus with generous portions including wine, water, dessert and tea or coffee. For the more sensitive diners, it should be noted that the dishes are gluten and dairy free. They assure that in Bastami they take care of their customers “as if they were their own”. A place to keep in mind.
Taste of India, the name says it all
At Taste Of India you can eat on the large terrace or inside, decorated in bright colours in the purest Indian style. The menu is divided between vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, salads and fish
The Agra Special and the Punjabi Korma are two of their best creations. They are a must try. There are special menus for children. To drink they have beer imported from India (the legendary Cobra) and a good selection of wines. Dishes are professionally and carefully presented, usually served in small casseroles. Vegan and gluten-free options are available.
Taj Mahal in Blanquerna, a restaurant that never fails
Over time it has become one of the most visited Indian restaurants in Palma. As its name suggests, we can find it in Blanquerna street, located in a central area with a great atmosphere
One of its specialities is the Agra Special (a boneless breast marinated in masala sauce with herbs), a dish that was distinguished as winner of the Chef of the Year award. It is a recommendation that stands out among a very varied menu, also served in small casseroles, which explores the details to find the flavour of India. They pay attention to detail. They assure to maintain a great fidelity to the Hindu tradition. You can eat either inside or on the outside terrace; both are spacious and comfortable.
Darbar Tandoori Indian Restaurant, authentic and functional
If you’re looking for a functional, fast option with quick service, Darbar Tandoori Indian Restaurant is an excellent choice. Located at Carrer de Bartomeu Fons, 2, in Cala Major, you can eat both in its practical interior (combining white and traditional wood) and on its large terrace
It has an interesting menu with more than 50 dishes at very competitive prices. It also offers a delivery service and is open every day. It is an option that you know will not let you down, that is always there.
Cosy, family-friendly Jonny’s Dhaba with home cooking
If we walk along Carrer de Sant Magí, 66, we can drop by Jonny’s Dhaba, run by the well-known Jonny and his partner Suhka, who have been offering a quiet place to eat homemade food from the Punjabi region (South Asia) since 2014
It is a small, cosy restaurant with a couple of tables on the terrace. The menu offers delicious mixed dishes with chicken, turkey, lamb, pork or prawns to suit the diner’s taste, with the option of vegetarian dishes: okra, aubergine, spinach, potato or cauliflower, among other ingredients. You can order several wines (red, white and rosé) and also have a long drink. All very familiar and with a remarkable quality-price ratio.
Sophisticated and modern Agra Tandoori Indian Restaurant
On the seafront we can find the coolest Indian restaurant in the area, the Agra Tandoori. Decorated in a pristine mix of black, white and red, this restaurant offers tranquillity, exclusivity and a good atmosphere
With a menu with several specialities: the special agra, the lamb kashmiri or the agra kash are among its indispensable creations. The dishes are presented in an exquisite, neat way; it is an Indian restaurant for special occasions, to order a good wine from their menu and enjoy their best recipes. There you can enjoy beautiful views of the outside. Highly recommended.
India House, the real Indian cuisine in Mallorca
This is how the tandoori restaurant India House, located at Carretera de l’Arenal, number 3, advertises itself. Decorated in classic red, wood and white, this is a very traditional restaurant that demonstrates its skill in blending spices, meats, flavours and aromatic plants
Taste is in the balance, they say in their kitchen. It has an extensive menu with 100 varieties that can also be ordered in “take away” format. From its premises you can see the sea, in a really pleasant setting where, after finishing your meal, you can take a relaxing stroll along the beach.
Haveli Indian Restaurant, Indian food on the seafront
At number 8 of the beautiful Passeig Portitxol you will find this elegant Indian restaurant where you can eat Indian specialities with the aroma of the sea close by. It is certainly an economical option
It has a huge terrace with about fifteen tables and several cushioned sofas, a comfortable setting, ideal for dining on days when the weather is nice, which is almost always. The menu is modest but traditional, with just enough Indian flair. A plus point: you can see and hear the sea from the tables.
Jaipur Tandoori, quality Indian cuisine in the heart of Palma
The most daring and curious palates will appreciate discovering this Indian restaurant located at Carrer de la Fàbrica, 5, in the heart of the city centre. An authentic journey to India through its menu
You can taste such succulent specialities as the Tandoori Tikka, the Jaipur Variety, the Alu Tiki, the Vegetable Pakora or the Pasanda variety. The diversity of recipes is overwhelming and the ambience very welcoming. You can eat outside or in a beautifully decorated wooden indoor dining room with Indian décor. Reservations can also be made online.
Taste of India, perfect for a feast
On Avenida de Joan Miró, 282, there is another Indian restaurant in Palma to consider, the pleasant “Sabor a India”. A very peculiar place, which also relies on the symbolism of India, capturing it in its decoration with all its strength and colour
Rice, spicy food, legumes, sauces everywhere, meat in different varieties and vegetables make up its exotic menu. If you crave an intense experience of strong and spicy flavours that will raise your temperature, this is the place for you.
This selection of Indian restaurants in Palma is designed to meet the expectations of those diners who want to immerse themselves in the gastronomy of India
It is a different kind of cuisine, with a good mix of spicy, sweet and savoury dishes, which has crossed borders and has become highly demanded all over Europe. A good Indian restaurant is a bet that never fails and in Palma there are great options to choose from and let yourself be carried away.