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Family is an intrinsic part of Indian culture and meals are often prepared with much gusto involving the entire family, served harmoniously and savoured together.

At The Madras Diaries, we offer you a slice of this amiable ambiance through our heart-warming range of dishes. Our menu has been curated and crafted to encompass the culture and flavours of India on a plate.

At The Madras Diaries, we offer you this amiable ambience through our heart-warming range of dishes. Drawing from a rich repertoire of recipes handed down from generation to generation, combined with our expertise in catering to every customer’s palate, we are one of the best Indian restaurants in Amsterdam. Our carefully curated menu has something for every palate and every mood- from soups and broths to contemporary hors d’oeuvres with a twist, you can relish the best of the traditional and the modern when you dine at The Madras Diaries. Every platter served at The Madras Diaries is a tribute & each dining experience will leave you with indelible memories for your palate and mind. If you’re craving for the best Indian food in Amsterdam, TMD is the place to be.

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Virundhombal

There is something for every palate- the unassuming roti with a spicy yet slightly sweet butter chicken, the garlic-laden naan with a spicy rogan gosh, fluffy steamed idlis with a variety of chutneys and some spicy sambar, crispy dosas with spicy podi and sumptuous sambar…we could go on. It is a veritable array of mouth-watering, decadently wholesome meals that make your soul dance with joy. Our food is about presenting India in all its beauty- the colours, the flavours, and the aromas on a plate.

Sit back and enjoy the taste of our glorious tradition with ‘Virundhombal’, a celebration of South Indian Food and culinary fare from around the country at The Madras Diaries.

Let us take you back in yesteryears and reminisce on your fond food memories at our unparalleled South Indian restaurant in Amsterdam.

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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.

€ 7.00
€ 7.00

MEDU VADAI

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

€ 7.00
€ 7.00

SAMBAR VADAI

Pillowy soft lentil doughnut dunked in spicy sambar a popular South Indian snack that can be enjoyed as an all-day treat

€ 7.50
€ 7.50

THOTAKURA UNDALU

An Andhra-style delicacy of deep-fried balls of spinach leaves, a scrumptious starter.

€ 7.00
€ 7.00

URULAI BONDA

The king of bondas, spiced potato masala encased in flour batter and fried golden.

€ 7.50
€ 7.50
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HOMEMADE GINGER LEMONADE (SWEET / SALT / MIXED)

An Indian twist on the classic lemonade, spiked with a dash of aromatic and subtly pungent ginger root.

€ 5.50
€ 5.50

NANNARI SARBATH (SEASONAL)

A traditional drink revered for its body cooling properties, made with Sarsaparilla root extracts and sweetened with lime and sugar.

€ 6.00
€ 6.00

MANGO LASSI

A delightful blend of luscious ripe mango in thick, sweetened churned yogurt; loved by all ages.

€ 5.50
€ 5.50

ROSE MILK

A pretty, pink drink of cold milk infused with sweetened rose syrup; simply aromatic and alluring

€ 5.00
€ 5.00

JAL JEERA

A green refresher of water infused in cumin, black salt and select spices, traditionally in a clay pot; served cold.

€ 4.50
€ 4.50

LIME SODA (SWEET / SALT / MIXED)

Classic refreshing aerated soda water served with freshly squeezed lime, in a sweet or salty base, according to your liking.

€ 5.00
€ 5.00
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NON-VEGETARIAN

TANDOORI CHICKEN

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

€ 16.00
€ 16.00

LASOONI TANGDI

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

€ 16.00
€ 16.00

MURGH MALAI KEBAB

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

€ 18.00
€ 18.00

HARIYALI MURG KEBAB

Chicken cubes in a special green marinade of mint, spinach, coriander, cumin, yogurt and spices, cooked to tender perfection and a subtle smoky char.

€ 18.00
€ 18.00

MUTTON SEEKH KEBAB

A special preparation of minced and spiced mutton meat, shaped into kebabs and oven cooked.

€ 20.00
€ 20.00
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Takeaway Orders

When you visit The Madras Diaries, you partake in a rich dining experience that includes sumptuous meals, unique cocktails and mocktails, and a tradition of every meal being cooked with love. Our takeaway menu features our best-sellers so you can enjoy this delectable cuisine in the comfort of your own home.Our services include Fine dining, Takeaway and Delivery.

Dine in our restaurant and recreate your favourite memory of an occasion or a meal you shared with your loved ones or create a new one with your takeaway order from The Madras Diaries, one of the best Indian restaurants in Amsterdam.

The takeaway counter is open for lunch and dinner, between 11:30 am and 9:30 pm, from Tuesday to Sunday, to ensure that we can cater to everyone.

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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