Madras Cafe


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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Eat at Home
Takeaway service
Food Occasions
All day dining
Special Features
Vegetarian options
Perfect for
Celebrations, Dates, Group dining [8+]
Food Hygiene Rating


Madras Cafe brings authentic south Indian food to the banks of the Clyde. Opened in 2019. The space is cosy and the decor inviting, perfect for the group dining so often induced by this cuisine in Britain.

The menu combines classics with highlights from traditional south Indian cooking and street food. Within starters, the latter is represented by the chicken Frankie roll (chicken tikka stuffed in fried paratha) and chicken sixty five (spicy fried chicken), popular in Mumbai and Chennai (formerly Madras) respectively. Samosas, pakoras and spicy lamb chops are also on offer, as well as coconut tiger prawns and sea bass amritsari.

There’s an extensive choice of mains. House Special curries include chicken desi handi, in which the meat is left on the bone, the ever popular butter chicken and, as expected in its home city, chicken tikka masala. The street food options are perfect for those who want a change from the classics. Highlights include south central combo (steamed rice cakes and lentil dumplings served in a sambhar) and masala dosa (thin lentil-based pancake stuffed with seasoned boiled potatoes). The likes of lamb bhuna and chicken madras ensure old favourites are not forgotten.

Vegetarian options are plentiful and include palak paneer and daal tadka. Tandoori options are equally as varied. Choices range from a whole pomfret to lamb chops, and everything is served with rice and curry sauce. As well as the traditional naans and rice, chips are also offered as a side.

Madras Cafe also operates as a takeaway. Orders can be placed and either collected or delivered.


82 Howard Street, Merchant City, Glasgow, G1 4EE

01412 371819 01412 371819


Opening Times

All day
Mon 12:00-22:00
Tue 12:00-22:00
Wed 12:00-22:00
Thu 12:00-22:00
Fri 12:00-22:00
Sat 12:00-22:00
Sun 12:00-21:00


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