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Our restaurant is a product of our passion towards the enchanting culture and cuisine of South India. We have travelled, curated and crafted a menu that captures the authentic Indian spirit and have brought it to life in Amsterdam. Each dining experience will leave you with unforgettable memories on both your palate and mind.

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Virundhombal

Sit back and experience a slice of our glorious tradition through ‘Virundhombal’.

A heart-warming experience honed for generations in South India, it is the art of homely hospitality where equal emphasis is paid to both the dishes created and the experience of serving it.

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Simply the best of South Indian Cuisine

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VEGETARIAN

KEERAI VADAI

Crunchy fritters of fresh spinach, lentils, fennel and cumin fried to perfection.

€ 6.50
€ 6.50

MEDU VADA

A delectable Indian savoury doughnut, crispy on the outside and pillowy soft on the side.

€ 5.50
€ 5.50

RASAM VADA

Roundels of deep-fried urad dal batter simmered in an aromatic and spicy herbed tomato broth.  A culinary treat of textures and flavour.

€ 5.50
€ 5.50

PODI BONDA

Crispy fried lentil dumplings tossed in a spicy blend of gun powder and curry leaves.

€ 6.50
€ 6.50

BEETROOT KOLA URUNDAI

Subtle sweet beet meets spiced lentil and earthy nuts to form a delicious kofta, deep-fried to perfection.

€ 6.50
€ 6.50
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MADRAS MULE

We have added the Madras touch to the celebrated Mule with a heady yet refreshing blend of Vodka, Fever Tree Ginger beer, zesty Lemon, cooling cucumber and spicy Ginger.

€ 9.00
€ 9.00

MANGO MANIA

Aromatic Monkey 47 in Fever Tree Ginger Ale muddled with piquant Black pepper and fresh bright Orange.

€ 10.00
€ 10.00

MEENAKSHI MOJITO

A drink befitting a Goddess – Bacardi Rum muddled mix of crystallised Brown sugar, Soda water, tart Lime, refreshingly sweet Mini and aromatic Anise.

€ 9.00
€ 9.00

CLASSIC MARTINI

Some creations need no tweaks – Gin and Dry Vermouth served with a swirled Lime.

€ 9.00
€ 9.00

PONDICHEERY PUNCH

An ode to the charming Indian coastal town doused with French influence – Vodka in a bright tropical melange of Pineapple and Lime.

€ 9.00
€ 9.00

DUTCH ‘N’ STORMY

We’ve brewed up a storm with a potent punch of Dark Rum, Fever Tree Ginger Beer and zesty Lemon.

€ 9.00
€ 9.00
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NON-VEGETARIAN

JHINGA KALI MIRCH

Fresh prawn marinated in peppered hung curd, gently skewered and tandoor cooked for a creamy yet smoky flavour and taste.

€ 23.00
€ 23.00

TANDOORI CHICKEN (HALF PORTION)

India’s celebrated Tandoori flavour of earthy smoked spices, ginger, garlic and a squeeze of lemon marinated into a whole chicken and cooked in an Indian Tandoor oven.

€ 18.00
€ 18.00

MURGH MALAI KEBAB

Succulent pieces of chicken marinated in cream, cheese and subtle spice, cooked over a hot Tandoor.

€ 21.00
€ 21.00

LASHOONI TANGDI

A delectable bite-worthy dish of chicken drumstick marinated in garlic, smoked spices and yogurt, cooked to a subtle char over the tandoor.

€ 18.00
€ 18.00

NIMBUWALI LASHOONI MURGH

A lip-smacking preparation of chicken tossed in sautéed garlic and a dash of tart lemon.

€ 19.00
€ 19.00
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Takeaway Orders

Take home a warm and wonderful meal from the Madras Diaries. Our takeaway menu has been curated with our bestsellers to enjoy this tantalizing cuisine in the comfort of your home.

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Testimonial

OUR GUEST BOOK

Warm words in our culinary diaries

“A modern take on some of the age old recipes of India is refreshing. I have experienced the team’s cooking first hand in numerous occasions and The Madras Diaries is here to bring the first class experience to you.”

JOHN
“The food was absolutely wonderful and delicious. Valentine’s Day spread from the madras diaries in this chilling weather is perfect for our evening. We really enjoyed the food. Especially Biryani ( no words to describe the taste) wow super delicious. It tastes like paradise Biryani in Hyderabad. For the first time, my girl tried all the dishes and enjoyed the food. THANK YOU SOOOO MUCH for the delicious and scrumptious meal. Please maintain the same quality and WE WISH YOU ALL THE BEST.”
JYOTI