New Opening: Experience The Best Of Sri Lankan And Southern Indian Eats At INDU Melbourne

Eat, Melbourne, Restaurants / 8 March 2021

Score Sri Lankan Egg Hoppers and gin-focused cocktails at INDU Melbourne.

For anyone who has had the pleasure of dining at INDU Sydney, this will be an exciting announcement. Melbourne, get ready to dig into the best of Sri Lankan and Southern Indian cuisine at the newly opening INDU Melbourne.

Finding its home at the front of the iconic Collins Quarter building in the CBD, INDU Melbourne is the latest venue for well-known entrepreneur Ian Hicks and the Sam Prince Hospitality Group. Inside, you’ll find a dark and aromatic dining room dishing up village culture, flavours, and hospitality.

Image: Arianna Leggiero

The offering at INDU Melbourne is a feast for the senses. Expect a coastal and village-inspired menu crafted using fresh, seasonal produce showcasing plenty of seafood and a stack of nourishing vegetarian dishes, too.

But the menu doesn’t stop there, with a must-try selection of dosas and hoppers, fresh local seafood, homely plates, curries, meats from the grill, and more. Don’t miss their Amma’s daal and Thilaka’s potato curry as well as smoked Yarra Valley goat’s leg dosa, egg hopper, Albacore tuna croquette, eggplant moju, Mount Mercer pork belly curry, and the signature ‘Great Lamb Raan’.

As for the drinks, expect gin to be the hero of the bar. It’s been chosen to complement the flavours of each dish, with delicious gin and tonic flights a must-try on the menu. There’s also a curated wine list featuring textual varieties from Fiano, Gruner Veltliner to Pinot Noir, and spicy Grenache blends.

Image: Arianna Leggiero

INDU Melbourne caters to all occasions, from a pre-dinner G&T in their entry lounge bar to a lavish feast in their formal dining room.

INDU Melbourne is now open at 86a Collins Street Melbourne, open for lunch and dinner from 12 pm to late Monday to Friday and for dinner from 5 pm to late on Saturday. To secure your spot, click here. 

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