Indian Restaurants in Merchant City | Authentic Indian Cuisine

When it comes to Indian restaurants in Merchant City, Glasgow, we are spoilt for choice. But what are the best places to go for some authentic Indian cuisine?

The Dhabba – Authentic North Indian Diner

About The Dhabba

The Dhabba name derives from roadside diners in North India, which are commonly referred to as “Dhabbas.” These are normally family-run businesses that get passed through many generations, including the recipes.

The Dhabbas aim is to bring the true essence and authenticity of North Indian cuisine to Scotland, and more specific, Merchant City. The food they provide has been refined over hundreds of years to ensure its perfection, it’s then given a modern twist to appeal everyone. An experience at the Dhabba is one like no other, with a wide range of dishes with unforgettable flavours and spices.


44 Candleriggs,

Merchant City,


G1 1LD

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 12pm-2pm & 5pm-10:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 1pm-10:30pm


The Dhabba has an average rating of 4/5 stars.

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Dakhin – South Indian Kitchen

About Dakhin

Dakhin is a south Indian style restaurant in the heart of Merchant City. Dakhin is the first and only 100% gluten-free Indian restaurant. This includes all bread and desserts. The style of the menu of Dakhin truly represents the taste and culture associated with Southern India. The food served is mostly rice based with coconut, lentils and South Indian spices. These flavours give it a truly distinct taste compared to other regions of India. Their carefully selected wines have been handpicked to ensure that the flavours and styles fuse with that of the food, giving you an all-round great dining experience.


89 Candleriggs,

Merchant City,


G1 1NP

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 12-2pm & 5-11pm

Saturday & Sunday: 1-11pm


Dakhin has an average rating of 4.5/5 stars.

With customers singing their praises of how the food isn’t oily or greasy, unlike some Indian restaurants. This authentic food is defiantly something to write home about.

Bombay Blues Fine Indian Cuisine

About Bombay Blues

Bombay Blues Fine Indian Cuisine is situated close to Merchant City. Recently refurbished, this restaurant has a stylish and contemporary feel that customers just fall in love with. They offer an excellent buffet as well as an A la Carte all day pre-theatre menu with prices listed below;

A la Carte All Day Pre Theatre Menu

£8.95 (3:30-6pm)


Lunch Buffet: £8.95 (12-3:30pm)

Evening Buffet: £13.95 (5:30-10:45pm)

Sunday Special Buffet: 12:95 (4-10:45pm)


41 Hope Street,


G2 6AE

Opening Hours

Monday-Saturday: 12-10:30pm

Sunday: 5-10pm


Bombay Blues Fine Indian Cuisine has an average rating of 4/5 stars.

These are just some of the many options when it comes to authentic Indian restaurants in Merchant City, Glasgow. With such a wide range to choose from it can be difficult to make a decision. But hopefully, this article will help narrow it down for you.