Indian Restaurants in Benidorm
One of the most popular cuisines around the world has to be Indian. Benidorm, on Spain’s sunny Costa Blanca, attracts thousands of international tourists all year round and boasts a superb range of eateries for its visitors and residents to choose from including many top class Indian restaurants. The English, in particular, love a good ‘Ruby Murray’ (Cockney Rhyming Slang for curry) and Benidorm has some of the best authentic Indian restaurants to be found in Spain.
Owned by a renowned Indian chef, India Gate is located on the busy Calle Gerona strip and is regarded as one of the best Indian restaurants in Benidorm. It has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor and provides diners with an extensive menu offering a true taste of India. The restaurant interior is spacious and elegantly decorated and for those who prefer to dine al fresco, there are plenty of tables available on the front terrace.
As well as an exciting a la carte menu, guests can choose from a variety of good value special set menus ideal for groups and families. The food itself is absolutely delicious and prepared using fresh ingredients and aromatic spices. There is a curry on the menu to suit every palate and the friendly and efficient staff offer informative advice to any guest undecided on what to try. Spicy curries can be washed down with one of India Gate’s many quality wines or a cold pint of authentic Indian Cobra lager. This Indian restaurant is a must try for all curry enthusiasts visiting Benidorm.
The Clay Oven enjoys a prime corner location on Calle Lepanto and is regarded as one of the best Indian restaurants to be found in Benidorm. Open every day from 6pm till late, this gem of a restaurant has a large interior tastefully and authentically decorated. The atmosphere is cool and relaxed and the staff extremely friendly and knowledgeable.
The menu is somewhat pricier than many other Indian restaurants in Benidorm but the taste and quality of the food on offer more than makes up for it. The Clay Oven specialise in Tandoori dishes all cooked in a traditional tandoor oven giving the meats a distinctive chargrilled flavour. Together with a fabulous range of authentic curries, starters, Indian breads, rices and desserts, the menu also offers a great selection of kids meals. Service is prompt and the staff welcome all who walk through their doors especially large groups and families.
Spice Of Life
This is another of Benidorm’s Indian restaurants that receives rave reviews and has deservedly earned TripAdvisor’s Certificate Of Excellence. Situated on Avenida Doctor Orts Llorca, Spice Of Life has a tastefully decorated interior with lots of mirrors giving it a spacious appearance. It also has a large covered outdoor terrace for guests to enjoy by day or night as it’s open for lunch and dinner.
There are numerous good value for money set menu alternatives for diners to choose from as well as an extensive a la carte menu. All dishes are freshly prepared using only the freshest ingredients flavoured with authentic aromatic Indian spices. Service is friendly and attentive and the atmosphere cosy and welcoming.
The Curry Mile
This is one of the newer Indian restaurants in Benidorm that has already earned itself a good reputation. Located on Avenida Doctor Severo Ochoa, The Curry Mile has a brightly lit frontage and a spacious and elegant interior. Service is friendly and attentive and the food simply delicious.
The menu is authentic and exciting and the portions very generous. All dishes are expertly prepared by highly trained Indian chefs with a flair for presentation. Although still growing in reputation, The Curry Mile has to be one of best Indian restaurants this side of Birmingham’s ‘curry mile’!
The Curry Leaf
Situated on Calle Berlin, The Curry Leaf is an authentic and spacious Indian restaurant with comfortable seating and a small terrace area. The restaurant interior is authentically and tastefully decorated and boasts an impressive cocktail bar. The owners pride themselves on friendly service and traditional Indian cuisine.
The menu is extensive and good value for money with generous portion sizes. All dishes are expertly prepared and presented, making for an unforgettable dining experience. Although relatively new, this eatery has already made its mark and has a growing following.
The Indian restaurants covered in this article are only a few of the many Benidorm has to offer. The alternatives are vast and curry loving visitors to Benidorm will be spoilt for choice.