The Colonial Restaurants

British Indian Cuisine

Enjoy UK-style Indian Food in Sydney

The Colonial offers a new dining experience, flavours of the long forgotten cuisines of Undivided India’s North-West Frontier Province. The province was named North-West Frontier Province during the Colonial Period of undivided India under the British Rule. The Delectable Cuisine from this area can be best defined as rustic and robust.

Our Cuisine
The Colonial Restaurants serve a unique menu inspired by the Anglo- Indian curry houses in the UK in stylish and fashionable Sydney locations. The Cuisine uses the simplistic style of preparation, where chunks of meat, seafood and vegetables are marinated and cooked in the Clay Tandoor at high temparatures so that they remain succulent and tender. The rustic-ness of this cuisine and the focus of preserving the flavours of the ingredients is the highlight of this cuisine.
Our Location
Conveniently located in Neutral Bay & Darlinghurst, this British-Indian Brilliance is accessible to all.
Our Catering Services
The Colonial has enticed, enthralled & satiated taste buds of many. Now these delectable menus, impeccable planning & passionate hospitality are coming closer to you. The Colonial’s outdoor catering services offers customized solutions for Weddings, events & gatherings, at your chosen venue.  To make an enquiry, phone us or fill in the Contact Us form online here.

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The Colonial

We look forward to serving you in the near future...


Being a British Indian living in Sydney for 3 years, I'm used to excellent Indian food.
And for the first time in 3 years of living here and eating out a lot, I had excellent Indian food here.

Kunal Datta - Google Review

Undoubtedly the best Indian restaurant in Sydney city/fringe. Ticks all boxes for food, presentation, service and price.

Rahul Singh - Google Review

Very high class so delicious and also respectable staff high quality food thank you guy's god bless.

Arshia Aryan - Facebook Review

Great service, awesome food, amazing location and ambiance. Highly recommended.

Paola Buchan - Facebook Review

"A Great Dining Experience"

A wide variety of tasteful dishes at very reasonable prices, served by an extremely courteous crew in a pleasant surrounding.

Sam G - TripAdvisor Review

The Colonial Restaurants
Authentic British Indian Cuisine

Feast for the Stomach & the Soul!

Trading Hours

Tue-Sun: 11:30am – 3:00pm
Sun-Thurs : 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Fri-Sat : 5:00pm – 10:30pm

Neutral Bay

Monday : 5pm-10pm
Tuesday – Sunday : 12pm-10pm

(Prices are subject to change without notice)

Contact Us

118 Crown Street,
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

Phone: (02) 8084 6700

Neutral Bay

1/19-21 Grosvenor Street,
Neutral Bay NSW 2089

Phone: (02) 8068 6462