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69, Jiang Tou Bei Lu | Kai Ming Theatre Complex, Xiamen, China
+86 592 555 7699
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (12 reviews)
“masala” (5 reviews)
“garlic naan” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69, Jiang Tou Bei Lu | Kai Ming Theatre Complex, Xiamen, China
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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I love Indian food. So I've been to many Indian restaurants since year 2000. But so far, this is the best Indian restaurant ever.

3  Thank love4music
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The curried cauliflower was amazing. I also recommend the chicken vindaloo. I had it at the 7/10 spicy level and it was really hot and really good.

3  Thank RyanSB
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed a week in Xiamen and had delicious food@INDIANO JOHN. Friendly ambience, nice staff, Hats off to Mr.Jose and Ms. Zoe for their precious smile on a face and warm welcome. Precisely, here you can feel like home (INDIA). If you are travelling to Xiamen,...More

3  Thank Sushil K
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This is the first time been to this restaurant, found this restaurant in trip advisor. Its a little hard to find this address. Ordered some vegetarian dishes , food was awesome and mouth watering. I think this is the best place for indian food in...More

3  Thank Mohan K
Reviewed June 16, 2016

I had heard a few times the name of this restaurant from my Chinese colleagues or Indian travellers who are not adventurous enough to go local. It's an oddly named Indian restaurant which raised some suspicion in my mind. Nevertheless, here is my experience over...More

Thank Dipayan_Nag
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I've come to this place so many times and never get disappointed. Foods are amazing, i think this is the best indian food that i ever eat. there's one guy called josh, he's so kind and friendly, he makes us feel comfortable while we enjoying...More

2  Thank nathanaeliskandar
Reviewed May 8, 2016

This could be the GREATEST Indian restaurant in Xiamen (there is only one). However it is overpriced. Waaaaay overpriced. Buy the goodies at the store/online, and have them delivered to your place. Cook. Magic No need to fill the owner's pockets.

Thank Greg S
Reviewed May 1, 2016

For those who are not brave enough to try local Chinese food, this seems to be one and only option available for good quality Indian food. Overall ambiance of the restaurant is nice, and the staff (i think there was only 1 or 2 to...More

2  Thank Rahul K
Reviewed May 1, 2016

The cuisine is authentic Indian; food is great and different from my many Indian trips, DIDN’t leave us with a ‘Bombay belly’. So that's a good thing! We had a traditional Chicken tikka masala, which was of medium spice, but enough for those whom are...More

1  Thank stevenvg2015
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I go to Xiamen twice a year and every time I stay at the Sheraton because I know how to walk to this amazing curry restaurant. The food and atmosphere is awesome but most of all the owner is a larger than life character who...More

1  Thank Greg B
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Questions & Answers
August 5, 2018|
Response from Jing B | Reviewed this property |
maybe 15minutes or less. it's near Taiwan street, in Jiangtou road
March 28, 2018|
Response from IndianoJohn | Property representative |
Hi There! We don’t have delivery service on our own!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69, Jiang Tou Bei Lu | Kai Ming Theatre Complex, Xiamen, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
  • Phone Number: +86 592 555 7699
  • E-mail
INDIANO JOHN's SAMRAT in its 10th year of operation is XIAMEN's First and Only INDIAN dining which is Owned and Run by Chef/Sommellier John Solomon aka INDIANO JOHN. SAMRAT, specializes in Northern Indian Cuisine, mainly focused on grilled food prepared in the traditional charcoal oven called THE TANDOOR. SAMRAT also takes pride in providing the widest selection of Fine Wines and an unique choice of Gourmet beers from around the World. SAMRAT is a limited 50 seater, so advance bookings are highly recommended.
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