Due to the presence of numerous diplomatic, financial and other international organisations, Geneva is a well-known city in Switzerland. Though it falls under the French-speaking part of Switzerland, Geneva is considered a global city and is home to a large number of expatriates working in various international organisations here. This multi-faceted city also attracts a great number of tourists thanks to its beautiful architecture, world-class museums and art galleries, entertainment venues, waterfront parks, outdoor recreational avenues, etc. And catering to this eclectic mix of people are a great deal of top-rated restaurants serving a variety of cuisines, Indian cuisine being one of the popular options. To satisfy your craving for Indian food in the city, simply scroll down to know more about the top Indian restaurants in Geneva, Switzerland.
Situated in the heart of Geneva, a mere steps away from various popular landmarks and areas, Sajna is a well-known restaurant serving delicious Indian and Bangladeshi food to locals and tourists. The ambience of the restaurant is colourful and decorated with traditional Indian wood carvings. Serving halal, vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals, Sajna caters to the tastes of every diner. The most recommended options here include the thali meal (traditional Indian meal containing small servings of several dishes on a platter), lamb masala (lamb pieces cooked in spices), mixed daal (mixed lentils cooked with spices) and fragrant rice.
Address: Rue de Neuchâtel 18, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 1pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 6pm - 11pm
2. Little India
Plat du Jour du 21 octobre 2016 Tandoori Masala Sabzi korma Raita, Rice, Naan Bon appétit CHF 17.00Posted by Restaurant Little India on Friday, 21 October 2016
Bringing the authentic flavours of the North Indian state of Punjab to Geneva is the restaurant, Little India. They specialise in serving food prepared the traditional way to create fragrant curries, special Tandoori dishes and many lavish delicacies that will tease and tempt your taste buds. Pleasing sounds of Indian music and lovely Indian art adorning the walls create the perfect ambience at this restaurant. Must-try dishes at Little India are butter chicken, dal makhani (lentils cooked in a creamy and spicy sauce), naan bread and the various paneer (Indian cottage cheese) dishes.
Address: Rue du Prieuré 20, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
Website: Little India
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 2pm, 7pm - 11pm; Sat - Sun: 7pm - 11pm
3. Rasoi by Vineet
Situated close to the Rhône river, Rasoi by Vineet has the unique distinction of being the first fine dining Indian restaurant in Geneva. Recommended by Michelin guide, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner from à la carte or tasting menus along with a business lunch thali option. The decor is an elegant combination of traditional and modern design ideas creating a very pleasant ambience for dining. Rasoi by Vineet serves vegetarian, meat, seafood, classic chicken curries and various fusion foods from across India. Try their dahi bhalla masala poha (round hollow crisp stuffed with spiced puffed rice served with yoghurt sauce), walnut lamb chop, wild mushroom korma (creamy mushrooms braised spices) or dal makhni (lentils cooked in a creamy sauce).
Rasoi by Vineet
Address: Quai Turrettini 1, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Website: Rasoi by Vineet
Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 12pm - 2pm, 7pm - 10pm; Sat: 7pm - 10pm (closed on Sun & Mon)
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4. Indian Plaza
In the cosy, casual and clean dining room of Indian Plaza, sample delicious Indian dishes prepared the traditional way. The restaurant uses fresh ingredients to craft an exhaustive menu of traditional vegetarian, non-vegetarian, vegan and halal dishes. Buffet lunch and à la carte dining options are available to guests. Customer favourites at Indian Plaza include beef dishes, lamb biryani (spiced lamb cooked in flavourful rice), palak paneer (spinach and Indian cottage cheese curry), chilli cheese naan (fluffy Indian bread stuffed with cheese and topped with green chilli slices) and various types of pakoras (fritters).
Address: Rue de Monthoux 58, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Website: Indian Plaza
Opening hours: 11am - 2am (daily)
5. Little India Street Kitchen
Plat du Jour du 20 octobre 2016 Lemon Chicken Raita, Rice, Naan Aloo Matar Bon appétit CHF 18.00Posted by Little India Street Kitchen on Thursday, 20 October 2016
Serving a pleasant mix of Indian and western flavours is the Little India Street Kitchen in Geneva. The bold flavours, bright colours and enticing aromas of the dishes will transport you to India. The restaurant interior is bright, cheerful and welcoming, and the service is friendly. Guests at Little India Street Kitchen should try the chicken tandoori (grilled chicken leg marinated in yoghurt and spices), palak paneer, naan bread and kulfi (Indian ice cream).
Little India Street Kitchen
Address: Rue de Lausanne 29, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Website: Little India Street Kitchen
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 2pm, 6:30pm - 11pm; Sat: 6:30pm - 11pm
The dining room of Rajpoute is spacious, elegant and decorated in a traditional Indian way. Primarily serving food from the north Indian state of Punjab, the restaurant prepares appetising dishes cooked in typically Indian spices. The customer service is also friendly and the staff will do their best to give you a pleasant dining experience. Mango lassi (mango yoghurt drink), naan bread, dal tarka (lentils stew with butter and spices) and palak paneer (spinach and Indian cottage cheese in spicy sauce) are popular items here.
Address: Rue de Carouge 77, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 2:30pm, 6pm - 11pm; Sun: 6pm - 11pm
7. Chandigarh Tandoori
chana masala and chicken handi with tandoori rotiPosted by Restaurant Chandigarh Tandoori Geneva on Thursday, 13 December 2012
Enjoy indoor or alfresco dining in Geneva at Chandigarh Tandoori serving scrumptious Indian food. In the well-appointed and inviting dining areas of the restaurant, diners can delight in sampling traditional delicacies from across India. The restaurant claims to have the best curry in town and the customers seem to agree. Try their chicken handi Chandigarh (chicken curry with cream, saffron and spices), beef balti (spicy beef curry), butter chicken and various naan breads. Their wine pairings are very good too.
Address: Rue de Lyon 67, bis, 1203 Geneva, Switzerland
Website: Chandigarh Tandoori
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 6:30pm - 11pm; Sun: 6:30pm - 11pm
8. Indian Curry House
Perfect for a quick lunch with colleagues, an intimate dinner date or a fun family get-together over the weekend, Indian Curry House close to the city centre of Geneva is the ideal place for a hearty Indian meal. The restaurant serves food that is suitable for a variety of diets including vegetarian, non-vegetarian, halal and vegan. In the warm and welcoming interior of the restaurant, guests are invited to take a culinary journey through the various cuisines of India. Tuck into yummy vegetable samosa (spiced vegetables wrapped in a deep-fried wheat flour roll), lamb biryani (spiced lamb cooked with flavourful rice), and chicken tikka masala (chicken grilled in a tandoor oven and prepared with a traditional sauce) all accompanied by their homemade bread. Perfect wine pairings and delectable desserts are also available at Indian Curry House.
Indian Curry House
Address: Rue de la Servette 76, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
Website: Indian Curry House
Opening hours: 11am - 2:30pm, 6pm - 10:45pm (daily)
With an opulent and regal dining room, Kiran sets the mood for an upscale Indian meal that will delight your senses. Serving fine Indian cuisine curated by the chef, Kiran offers classic Indian dishes perfectly paired with wines from their extensive collection. Dishes at this restaurant are tasty, light and not too spicy. Regulars at Kiran love the butter naan bread, chicken biryani (spiced chicken cooked with flavourful rice), karahi murgh (filets of chicken cooked with spices) and gulab jamun (deep-fried cake balls immersed in fragrant sugar syrup).
Address: Rue Kléberg 8, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12pm - 12am; Sun: 7pm - 12am
Buffet du lundi au vendredi au restaurant Punjabi, spécialité indienne à GenèvePosted by Restaurant Punjabi on Monday, 28 October 2019
Serving flavourful Indian and Iranian food, Punjabi is another popular Indian restaurant to try in Geneva. The restaurant has a lovely alfresco dining ambience along with an inviting dining room. The customer service is very friendly, food is prepared in the traditional manner and portion sizes are generous here. Must-try dishes at Punjabi include the butter chicken, baingan pakoras (aubergine beignets), murgh Madras (spicy chicken curry) and lamb skewers.
Address: Boulevard Carl-Vogt 16, 1205 Genève, Switzerland
Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)
The taste of India in Geneva
The global city of Geneva has a diverse population that loves to experiment with all types of cuisines. And Indian cuisine seems to be very popular here, catered by a variety of restaurants. On your trip to Geneva, if you find yourself hankering for some good Indian food, do check out our recommendations of the top Indian restaurants in Geneva, Switzerland.
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