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44 Restaurants in Essex: Indian

Discover the diverse Indian restaurants of Essex

Since the 1970s, enjoying a meal in Indian restaurants has been a key aspect of an Essex night out. The vibrant spices and distinctive flavours of this delicious cuisine have found a loyal following among Essexdiners. Although Indian dishes had been available in Britain since the early 20th century, the influx of Bangladeshi immigrants in the 1970s led to the establishment of thousands of new restaurants across the country. Essex diners quickly found Indian restaurants to their liking, and the cuisine remains one of the most popular dining options in the region.

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Manjal Indian Restaurant - Loughton

Loughton
Indian££££
5.2/628
Manjal Indian Restaurant - Loughton

Balti House Brentwood

Town Centre
Indian££££
5.4/622
Balti House Brentwood

Merchant Spice

Town Centre
Indian££££
4.4/610
Merchant Spice
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Se7en Elephants

Town Centre
Indian££££
5.1/67
Se7en Elephants

Taj Mahal - Braintree

Abridge
Indian££££
4.9/624
Taj Mahal - Braintree

The Raj - Brentwood

Town Centre
Indian££££
5.7/614
The Raj - Brentwood

Spice King

Town Centre
Indian££££
5.3/63
Spice King

Zaafran Indian

Gallows Corner
Indian££££
5.4/610
Zaafran Indian

India Grill

Loughton
Indian££££
5.5/623
India Grill

Mustard Indian Kitchen

Hornchurch
Indian££££
5.0/62
Mustard Indian Kitchen

Basil Spice

Gardiners Way
Indian££££
5.2/612
Basil Spice
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Jodhpur Indian Kitchen

Town Centre
Indian££££
Jodhpur Indian Kitchen

Amala Indian Restaurant

Town Centre
Indian££££
6.0/61
Amala Indian Restaurant

Live Dosa

Town Centre
Indian££££
Live Dosa

Tandoori Parlour

Thundersley
Indian££££
6.0/61
Tandoori Parlour

Desi Indian Dining Club

Town Centre
Indian££££
6.0/63
Desi Indian Dining Club

Spice of India - Grays

Town Centre
Indian££££
6.0/62
Spice of India - Grays

Cafe Bengal

Loughton
Indian££££
5.3/66
Cafe Bengal

Juboraj Tandoori

Town Centre
Indian££££
5.0/61
Juboraj Tandoori

Tales Of India

Town Centre
Indian££££
6.0/62
Tales Of India
  1. 1.

    Try fresh Indian flavours in Essex restaurants

    Bangladeshi restaurateurs gave us the menus that have become familiar over the years, creating tried and tested dishes like bhuna, dhansak, and pasanda, by adapting their own Bengali recipes. The favourite tikka masala creation combined a tandoori chicken recipe with a sauce designed to appeal to British tastes. Culinary fashions develop though, and some diners are now looking for authentic regional recipes, and for lighter, more health-conscious alternatives to the classics. These days it is possible to find Essex restaurantsoffering southern Indian, Goan, or Nepali cuisine.
  2. 2.

    Experience contemporary Indian cuisine in Essex restaurants

    There is still a place for the traditional decor Indian restaurant, and the familiar rituals of poppadoms with pickles, bhajis, and naan bread. In Essex though an Indian meal has broadened its meaning to include casual cafes serving dhal with breads, or modern venues offering street food dishes like pav bhajis, bhel puris, or vegetable momos. The local fondness for very spicy vindaloo or phal curries is gradually giving way to an appreciation of the subtleties of herbs and spicing, as diners discover a different kind of Indian cuisine, provided by a new generation of chefs.
  3. 3.

    Essex Indian restaurants offer the spices of the sub continent

    In Essex you are never very far away from an Indian restaurant, even in the rural villages, and virtually every town in the county has at least one Indian establishment. For the connoisseur, the larger towns like Chelmsford, Southend, and Colchester offer a variety of Indian dining options, with spacious restaurants, casual cafes, and fine dining establishments meeting the high demand. Whether you are looking for a lively lunch venue or a memorable evening meal, book your table with Quandoo to enjoy classic or contemporary Indian restaurants in Essex.