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The Best Indian Restaurants in Milan

Sunday, April 24th, 2011

For those of you who consider Indian cuisine as a determining factor as to where you are planning an international vacation outside of India, you should consider the numerous establishments that Milan, Italy has to offer.  You might be surprised to know this, but there are not many major international cities that you can travel to on any of the 7 continents of the world where you won’t find an Indian restaurant that offers traditional Indian cuisine at very affordable pricing.

Vegetarian Restaurants MilanPhoto by pengrim

Interestingly enough and despite the fact that two of the primary reasons that people visit Italy is the cuisine and the wines of various regions, there are a handful of Indian restaurants in the city of Milan that are well worth experiencing if you are planning an international holiday to that city.  The cuisine of India is characterized by the sophisticated yet subtle use of a variety of herbs, spices, vegetables, and even some of the fruits that are grown and harvested in that country.

It is also recognized for how widely practiced the vegan and vegetarian lifestyle is practiced throughout numerous sections of the country.  We have listed our top 3 picks for Indian restaurants in Milan, Italy so you know where you can find this type of cuisine when visiting a country that is widely recognized and revered for their own culinary dishes.

Tandur – a true display of cooking that comes straight from the heart.  Established over 10 years ago, two ladies from India who had been living in Milan for years and they invited India’s most renowned chef, Sanjay Sahai, to help them realize their dream.  That dream was having the best and most popular Indian restaurant in the city of Milan.  It is located near the heart of the city near the Duomo and is the perfect location for a formal dining venue complimented by a comforting ambience.  Friday and Saturday nights, the primary feature is a dance show complimented by the music of India.

Himalaya’s Kashmir – situated in a comfortable and warm setting, you will be able to enjoy the best that India and Pakistan have to offer at this dining establishment.  All of the recipes are prepared in traditional fashion so you can be assured that you are going to be sampling the real thing with any dish that you order off the menu.  The aroma and flavors are those of Northern India comprised of Mughlai and Tandoori entrées.

Rangoli – for over 20 years, this restaurant has been operating in the heart of Milan and has been distinguished by its authentic and high quality Indian cuisine.  Everything is Indian from the clothing to the staff that wears it.  The service is always cordial and warm, and the food is always done in the true spirit of Indian culture.

Starhotels Business Palace Room MilanStarhotels Business Palace
Average Price: € 64
Guest Rating: 8.6

Romana Residence Room MilanRomana Residence
Average Price: € 81
Guest Rating: 8.1

Hotel Carrobbio Room Milan Hotel Carrobbio
Average Price: € 86
Guest Rating: 7.6

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Venere Travel Blog writer anita choudhary

Anita Choudhary is a freelance writer and travel blogger based in New Delhi, India. She loves to travel and has traveled extensively in India. Exploring new places, reading and writing are her hobbies.

7 responses to “The Best Indian Restaurants in Milan”

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  1. Susanna Dolceamaro says via Facebook:
    April 24th, 2011 at 17:11

    ogni tanto indian …

  2. Paul Hastie says via Facebook:
    April 24th, 2011 at 17:11


  3. Tuija Ollila says via Facebook:
    April 24th, 2011 at 17:20

    I love Indian!

  4. Arlene W Eisenhower says via Facebook:
    April 24th, 2011 at 17:32

    Thai. I enjoy the complexity of the dishes.along with the variety of flavorings.

  5. Carla Pezzuoli says via Facebook:
    April 24th, 2011 at 17:45


  6. Lisa Soledad Renard says via Facebook:
    April 24th, 2011 at 18:33


  7. Grazia Romei says via Facebook:
    April 24th, 2011 at 18:52

    Cucina indiana è gustosa e saporita

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