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December 20, 2016updated Nov 17, 2022

The 5 Best Indian Restaurants in Florence

By Chris Boyle

The sweet scents of aromatic herbs and the vibrancy of colored spices define the authentic taste and delicate flavors of Indian cuisine.

While Florence offers some of the finest traditional Tuscan cuisine, made from fresh local ingredients, the city is also brimming with top class chefs and award winning restaurants that serve authentic Indian cuisine reminiscent of the taste of India.

The Renaissance city boasts a wealth of remarkable Indian gastronomy for the Elite Traveler to savor.


haveliDepicting the warmth and charming ambiance of India, Havali is adorned with exquisite décor redolent of Indian heritage.
Silver chandeliers and embroidered velvet alongside traditional artwork and warm hues lend the space a regal allure of true Indian royalty. With its candle-lit tables and the garden at the back of the restaurant, Haveli makes a delightful choice for a romantic meal or a private function.

Haveli’s exotic aroma of spices and incense gives you a warm welcome upon entrance.
Serving an array of Indian culinary treats, guests can sample authentic Punjabi and Mughlai delicacies prepared using traditional recipes and techniques.

+39 055 35 5695

Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 31 50144 Florence, Italy

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zafAn Indian restaurant that protrudes amidst the trattorias and pizzerias of Florence, Zafferano serves taste of cuisine that is exotic, fresh, flavorful and authentically Indian.
Serving up delectably authentic and flavorful Indian delicacies without any compromises, the restaurant offers curries implanted with flavor of traditional spices.
Dishes are prepared using age-old recipes that have been brought to the city of Florence from India, preparing mouth-watering dishes for both meat lovers and vegetarians.

+39 055 28 5508

Via Il Prato 9R, Florence, Italy, 50123

Salaam Bombay

salaamSalaam Bombay brings guests elegant Indian flavours that take you on a gastronomic journey to India with the variety of traditional Indian dishes, in the heart of the city of Florence.

Sophisticated interiors grace the eatery; with dim lighting giving it a rich cultural charm, while its warm hospitality and prompt service resonates with Indian culture.

+39 055 35 7900

Viale Fratelli Rosselli 45r, Florence, Italy, 50144

Gandhi Florence

gfGandhi Florence proposes a journey through Indian flavors, in the center of Florence, in the immediate vicinity of Duomo and close to Santa Maria Novella.
Gandhi Florence served Indian cooking brimming with spices, flavors and colors renowned throughout the world. All of the dishes are prepared fresh and with fresh produce.

Luxuriously furnished with Indian elegance, the restaurant invites guests to savor Indian dishes alongside the legendary Asian hospitality.

+39 055 265 4474

Via Il Prato, 38/r, 50123 Firenze, Italy

ashokaAshoka Restaurant

Serving Indian cuisines in India from the heart of the historic center of Florence since 1997, Ashoka exudes a welcoming atmosphere in an environment that is pleasant and relaxing. The restaurant brings the culture of Indian cuisine, with the triumph of its bustling fragrances for guests to enjoy new tastes in a typical oriental atmosphere.
Ashoka Resturant serves dishes are derived from traditional Moghul cuisine where bread, fish, meat, vegetables and paneer are cooked in the authentic tandoor oven style of North West India.

+39 055 224446

Via Pisana 86/R, Florence, Tuscany, Italy, 50143

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