• The Tandoor Indian Restaurant


The Tandoor is the oldest Indian restaurant in the city of Melbourne, beginning operation in 1981! Priding itself on the finest quality ingredients it is a true gem in the city of Melbourne, a locals secret, yet all are invited to come experience a true Melbourne Icon!


The Tandoor Indian Restaurant has been operating since 1981 under the same management and ownership of Banny Banerjee since 1981. Regarded by the critics as one of the pioneers and best Indian restaurants in Australia.

Over the years the restaurant has received many awards and has been
recommended by:

  • The Herald Sun,
  • The Age Good Food Guide,
  • MIETTA’S Eating and Drinking Guide,
  • 3AW Good Food Guide,
  • The Lonely Planet (international),
  • Economic Times (London U.K.),
  • FROMMER Travel Guide and others.

It has received Awards of Excellence from The Age Good Food Guide, The Bulletin Magazine, 3AW Good Life, Asian Food Festival, American Express & Optus Award of Excellence 1993,1995, 1997, 2000.

The Tandoor has been famous for consistently providing excellent quality and value for money Indian food. It is well known for the large take-away portion size. Our dine-in a-la-carte menu items are very moderately priced, average Vegetarian main course prices range from $12.50 to Seafood $28, yet we serve “The Tandoor uncomparable” excellent food.

Let us know if you are allergic, or have intolerance to certain food items we will try and cook something to address your concern.

All items are cooked to order with fresh and highest quality of ingredients and with great care by expert Chefs.

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50 Commercial Road, 3181 Prahran






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