Joy of India – Adelaide – City Cross

Those who have ventured out to the Brickworks Marketplace would already be familiar with Joy of India. With several decades of experience under his belt, Owner and Head Chef, Sam Semwal overlooks the running of both businesses. The City Cross location is more centralised with a cut down menu, and it gives customers a taste…

Joy of India – VIP Media Launch

Joy of India is neatly tucked away in the new Brickworks shopping complex. Warm and inviting, the bronze toned restaurant makes you easily forget you’re inside a shopping mall. It has a comprehensive menu with all the Indian classics, as well as a few house specialties. Owner/Chef Sam takes great pride in his restaurant and…

Charminar – Brighton

Charminar is an Indian restaurant franchise with many stores across Adelaide. The Brighton restaurant is located within a small shopping complex on busy Brighton Road. Like one of the other stores that I’ve been to, the dining area has strategically placed traditional murals and timber furnishings. The use of a mirror on one side gives…

Beyond India – North Adelaide – Diwali Banquet

Indian cuisine is undoubtedly one of my top three favourite cuisines. I love my food full of flavour, spice and vibrancy which is what Indian food is all about. Many Indian restaurants focus predominantly on North Indian cuisine, however, Beyond India does both. This means it is easily accessible to everyone so there is a…

Cafe Chennai

Cafe Chennai is located north of Adelaide in the trendy suburb of Prospect. As you are about to walk into the restaurant, an old vintage car sits on one side, while the remaining space is designated for outdoor dining. Have no fear, the outdoor area is protected by see through blinds so customers are safe…

Beyond India – North Adelaide

A staple in the Indian dining scene since 1999, Beyond India is a well established Adelaide favourite. Known for its expansive menu, warm service and consistent serving of delicious Indian cuisine, the multi award winning restaurant offers delicious tandoori and curry dishes available dine-in or takeaway. In typical Adelaide Food Central style we started our…

Joy of India – Thebarton – Revisit

It’s been about 4 months since my last visit to the Joy of India restaurant at the Brickworks Marketplace. It’s good to come back to a business to see if they’re consistent. Just like last time, I was warmly greeted by Owner and Executive Chef, Sam Semwal, who escorted me to my table. Sam informed…

Spice Shot

Spice Shots is an Indian restaurant way out east in Magill. This quaint little place seats about 32 and has quite an extensive menu. The offerings are divided into entrees, sizzling tandoori dishes and all your common proteins. They’ve even thrown in a street food section as well as the chef’s signature dishes. There’s so…

Khana Khazana

Khana Khazana is a North Indian restaurant located on busy Portrush Road in Glenunga. The business has been around for over 7 years, and the Chef and Owner has had over 30 years in the food industry. As you walk in, you can see the entire restaurant which is one large dining area. The dark…

Chennai Palace

Located in the trendy suburb of Walkerville is Chennai Palace. As the largest Indian restaurant in South Australia, it certainly is a palace, boasting a seating capacity of over 200, a function hall, an outdoor beer garden and plenty of car parking space at the rear. Specialising in South Indian cuisine, the owners have been…