Best Biryani in Auckland


If you’re looking for some spice in life how about taking a visit to Indian Restaurants to discover some of the best Biryani in Auckland.

There are some fabulous Indian restaurants in Auckland serving Biryani for your honey or a Madras for your lass. Whatever the occasion or just to have a night out and blow away the cobwebs, there’s a place for you.

So let’s take a look at a fine selection of restaurants and some of the tastest Biryani in Auckland to get you in the mood.

Cassia Restaurant

Location: 5 Fort Lane Auckland CBD

Phone: +64 9-379 9702

Opening times: Tuesday to Thursday and Saturday – 5pm -10.30pm | Friday Midday – 3pm  and 5pm – 10.30pm

This fine contemporary restaurant was opened in 2014 has seating indoors and out and serves a range of dishes cooked using quality food. It is a comfortable Restaurant with a chilled ambience, a place to sit back and enjoy tasty food and cocktails. You can also reserve an intimate dining experience for special events, meetings or birthdays.

The staff are friendly and will offer advice and suggestions to help make the right choice for you.

There is a great selection of food available, tandori fish, Goan lamb chops, lamb kebabs and so much more. The Chef and owners Sid and Chand Sahrawat know their food and how to cook it, enjoy.

IVillage Restaurant

Location: 210 – 218 Victoria Street Auckland

Phone: +64 9-3094009

Opening times: Tuesday to Friday – 12pm – 2.30pm  5pm – 10.30pm | Saturday and Sunday – 5pm – 10.30pm

This has a cosy feel to this restaurant and is somewhere to go to relax. They offer an A la Carte menu made with home made spices and masalas, you will find Kabab platter, Tandoori Salmon, Chicken or lamb Biryani,  Birbali Nulli, a tasty lamb shank amongst so many other fantastic dishes on offer.

You can also select meals from the Business lunch menu which has a limited range of dishes and a tasting menu which allows you the option of small portions of several dishes making up to a full meal.  They also cater for takeaway guests offering a very good choice of dishes including a selection of breads.

Sidart Restaurant

Location: 283 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland

Phone: +64 9-360 2122

Opening times: Tuesday to Thursday – 6pm to 10pm  Friday – 12pm to 2.30pm & 6pm to 10pm Saturday – 6pm to 10pm

This is another fine restaurant owned by chef Sid Sahrawat who is a firm believer in using produce from New Zealand. Sid’s cooking is innovative and he is passionate about creating a great diner experience to be remembered.

There is a choice of menus available from A La Carte, Discovery Menu selected by Sid and his team. There is also a  Friday lunch menu which includes four or six courses selected by the Chef.

This is a restaurant that can cater for private bookings for special events and occasions if needed.

Oh Calcutta Restaurant

Location:149 -155 Parnell Road Auckland Central 1052

Phone: +64 9-377 9090

Opening Times: Tuesday to Friday 12.00pm | Saturday to Sunday 5.30pm – 10.30pm

Oh Calcutta restaurant has a good range of curry dishes available from Chicken, Beef, Lamb, Goat and seafood.  This is a place that focuses on what they call Social Style dining, which is food that is designed to be shared with friends and family. The staff are often complimented on being attentive and helpful.

In addition to the great food on offer, there is a full bar with many great wines available to be enjoyed. So sit back and take in the relaxed atmosphere and comfortable indoor seating.

You can also order and dine at home with the home delivery service on offer at this restaurant.

Gorkha Eastern Beach Restaurant

Location: 1C Eastern Beach Road, Eastern Beach, Auckland 2012

Phone: +64 9-533 1020

Opening times: Monday and Tuesday 4.30pm – 10.00pm  Wednesday to Sunday – 11.30am – 2.30pm    4.30pm – 10pm

Gorkha restaurant is at the popular eastern beach area of Auckland and offers both Indian and Nepalese cuisine. You can eat in the restaurant or if you prefer you can order online and they will deliver, so you can enjoy the fantastic food at home.

There is a good selection of excellent food and the restaurant has a relaxed, chilled atmosphere and friendly staff ready to welcome you. There is plenty of parking around which bonus and remember you can sit back and enjoy the view.

Well I hope this gives you a flavour of some of the fabulous restaurants available in Auckland and hopefully will add a bit of spice to your day…

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