About Diya

Amazing curries, friendly service and traditional dishes cooked on an open grill, Diya is an Indian restaurant that’s serving authentic food made with centuries-old recipes. From their location on Eastgate Street in the the town centre, this South Asian restaurant is a favourite among Winchester residents and visitors alike. Close to the University of Winchester, Diya is open seven days a week for lunch and dinner and features unique specialities like water buffalo bhoona, Keralan mixed seafood and their Southdown Lamb with spinach and masoor lentils. There’s more where that came from, so reserve ahead to taste for yourself.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Address

Diya
3 Eastgate Street, Town Centre
Winchester SO23 8EB

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Seasonal Vegetable Samosas (g)

Using the finest seasonal produce to compile this traditional pastry wrapped delight
£3.95

Prawn Patia & Puri

Prawns in a slightly sweet, sour and pungent sauce, served on a lightly fried Indian bread
£5.25

Chicken or Lamb Tikka

Long marinated in yoghurt, herbs and spices before being cooked in the famous Tandoor
£5.25

More about Diya, Winchester

Located in the heart of Winchester’s town centre, Diya is changing things up when it comes to quality Indian fare. This cosy restaurant has locals buzzing not only for its creative and delicious menu, but also because they use the highest quality British products and ingredients combined with the traditional recipes that have made this cuisine the favourite it is throughout the UK. You’ll find a carefully curated wine list, tandoor clay oven and traditional open grill at Diya, and they even made their own bread, chutneys and sauces on site, so you know already the quality is going to up there with the best of them.

The menu at Diya is of course, the star of the show and this Winchester restaurant certainly boasts some creative dishes that you’re sure to love. Kick things off with prawn patia and puri, prawns in a slightly sweet and sour sauce served on lightly fried Indian bread and scallops seared with cumin and yuzu lime butter with Andean caviar, saffron pumpkin and cauliflower puree. Following on, you’ll find classic curries and biryani dishes, as well as chef specials like the Diya lamb rack with potato and kurzi sauce, sea bass steamed with saffron, honey, lime and ginger and chicken amcha cooked in coconut milk and mango that’s complex, sweet and wonderfully delicious. So do yourself a favour and reserve a table at this town centre delight on Eastgate Street – you won’t be disappointed.

73 Diya Reviews

Wonderful
5.5/6
73 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Service:Excellent
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Food:Outstanding
Value for money:Great value
Atmosphere:Excellent
"Excellent"6/6
Robert G.a month ago · 1 review

very good food and excellent service. even offered a doggie bag for our left overs . will definately go again. friendly staff and pleasant venue

"Excellent"6/6
steve d.2 months ago · 1 review

Great food and fantastic service had great banter and service for a family meal would b Deffo Recoomemd this place. We all had a great time

"Excellent"6/6
Roz C.2 months ago · 1 review

A fabulous experience all round. Top class food ,probably the best Goan prawn curry I've had. An unusual and tantalising menu which made choosing difficult. I need to go back at least 4 more times to have my other choices!!