Cover Photo by Nisha Revill
1 – ASHOKA
307 Ecclesall Road, S11 8NX | ashoka1967.com
Small, sophisticated and highly-praised restaurant serving exquisite Indian dishes in an attractive environment.
2 – AAGRAH
Unit 1 Leopold Square, S1 2JG | aagrah.com
Cavernous underground restaurant serving great quality Kashmiri cuisine.
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3 – URBAN CHOOLA
842 Ecclesall Road, S11 8TD | urbanchoola.co.uk
Charmingly warm and welcoming Indian restaurant. Known for its incredibly flavoursome dishes cooked in their own sauces, and for its multiple tapas-style small dishes. Socially, Jo Maycock highlights the ‘quality in taste and presentation’ and the ‘friendly service’.
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4 – AKBAR’S
10 The Plaza, Fitzwilliam Street, S1 4JF | akbars.co.uk
High-ceilinged West One restaurant known first and foremost for its curries, naan breads and poppadoms.
5 – BUTLERS BALTI HOUSE
44 – 46 Broad Lane, S1 4BT | facebook.com/Butlers-Balti-House
Simple, yet often crowded, restaurant with a menu that includes all the usual favourites: masala, korma, balti, paneer, tandoori.
Photo by Craig Micheli
6 – RAJPUT
4 Commonside, S10 1GB | rajput-sheffield.com
Small, yet nicely-designed restaurant, known more for the quality of its curries than for the quantity of portions.
7 – KASHMIRI AROMA
798 Chesterfield Road, S8 0SF | kashmiriaroma.com
Attractive restaurant known for its focus on customer experience and for its diverse and authentic food.
8 – BALTI KING
216 Fulwood Road, S10 3BB | baltiking-sheffield.co.uk
A popular student favourite, much-loved for its reasonably-priced food; less-loved for the service.
9 – ZARA’S
216A Crookes, S10 1TH | zarasrestaurant.com
Attractive mid-sized restaurant with a range of dishes for meat eaters and vegetarians alike, and staff that make you feel welcome.
10 – MAVELI
223 Glossop Road, S10 2GW | maveli.co.uk
Colourful South Indian restaurant, which offers a range of meat and seafood dishes, all cooked in wonderful South Indian spices.
EDITOR’S PICK – CUTLERS SPICE
1 Leighton Road, S14 1SP | cutlersspice.co.uk
Family-run Bangladeshi restaurant in Gleadless, serving familiar dishes like biryanis, bhunas, tikka and masalla, but with an eye for quality that makes it stand out from more run-of-the-mill fare.
EDITOR’S PICK – CAFE INDUS
272 London Road, S2 4NA | cafeindus.co.uk
Small, much-loved Indian eatery on Sheffield’s London Road, known for the range and tastiness of its dishes, but also the warm welcome and social atmosphere they foster here. Just a cracking place to enjoy with a group of friends and family.