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The best Indian restaurants in Sheffield

The best Indian restaurants in Sheffield

The steel city is possibly Yorkshire’s biggest melting pot of cultures and cuisines. With many great restaurants in every suburb. Lovers of spice and all things nice needn’t travel far, from street food to fine dining and everything in between, our guide to the best Indian restaurants in Sheffield will ensure you’ll never be able to order a takeout again.

best indian restaurants in sheffield - ashoka


Ashoka is an obvious contender for the best Indian restaurants in Sheffield. These guys have been on Eccy Road since 1967 and they’re known across the city and beyond for their ‘reyt good curreh’. The award-winning restaurant is a Sheffield institute and has lasted this long for good reason, they even have a legion of celebrity fans.

Expect a mixture of staple classics, wood-smoked tandoor, along with some less familiar dishes such as their famous Taxi Driver Curry speciality and Railway Lamb. Inspired by India – Made in Sheffield.

307 Ecclesall Rd, Sheffield S11 8NX – 0114 268 3029

Chef Jay plating up Lavang Sheffield


Exquisite Indian cuisine…but not as you know it. Nestled in the leafy suburbs of Fulwood, Lavang’s approach is much more refined than your traditional curry house. The team pride themselves on offering something a little different, with a focus on serving high-quality seasonal dishes in a stylish and sophisticated setting without being pretentious.

Lavang’s dishes uncover the unique flavours and secret recipes from different parts of Asia and their in-house sommelier has curated a superb wine selection to complement the robust flavours. It’s no coincidence we’ve included Lavang as one of the best Indian restaurants in Sheffield.

478-480 Fulwood Rd, Sheffield S10 3QD – 0114 263 0106

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best indian restaurants sheffield - Urban Choola

Urban Choola

Fresh produce. Finely spiced. Full of flavour. Urban Choola is next on our list of best Indian restaurants in Sheffield. They take their inspiration from the hustle and bustle of street vendors in India, celebrating North Indian cuisine with Punjabi influences.

The dishes are authentic with a contemporary twist, and all made with high quality and seasonal ingredients. Expect a range of dishes cooked in the tandoor as well as a cherry-picked selection of mouth-watering delicacies from several other regions of the sub-continent. They have a great vegan menu too.

842 Ecclesall Rd, Sheffield S11 8TD – 0114 266 6681

best restaurants in sheffield -Cutlery Works Sheffield Offer Ma Ba Food


From Gujarat to the heart of Sheffield, MA-Ba tells a story of the family’s journey using traditional recipes passed down through generations. Choose from a tempting range of home-cooked dishes, many of which are suitable for vegans and all can be enjoyed at any time of the day.

Being based inside Cutlery Works food hall means you can pick from a wide range of vendors, but we’re certain that you’ll be more than satisfied with ordering from this venue alone. Be sure to pop in on a Sunday for their special Thali platters!

Cutlery Works, 73-101 Neepsend Lane, Sheffield S3 8AT – 07507 405540

best indian restaurants sheffield - Mowgli Street Food Sheffield Lamb Dish


Last, but not least on our list of best Indian restaurants in Sheffield is Mowgli. This restaurant is not about the intimate, hushed dining experience. It is about the smash and grab zing of healthy, virtuosic herbs and spices and explosive flavours. Sheffield is home to Mowgli’s first venue in Yorkshire and they’ve been a hit ever since! Showcasing food from the homes and streets of India, a million miles away from the ‘curry’ stereotype.

We recommend their four-tiered tiffin boxes if you want to try a mixture of dishes – It’s like food roulette, but with zero risks because every dish is guaranteed to be delicious. All of this can be enjoyed on their iconic swings under twinkly fairy lights.

631 Ecclesall Rd, Sheffield S11 8PT – 0114 266 0069


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Kerre Chen


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