Aki’s Indian Restaurant – Sydney

We had a booking that night for Aki’s Indian Restaurant in Woolloomooloo. When GG had turned 30 the year before his family gave him a RedBalloonDays voucher for $200, which he had yet to spend and the expiry date was fast approaching…. So after perusing what was on offer he thought it might be nice to enjoy the dinner that was available at Aki’s. It was a 3 course set menu, but I think what appealed about it was that it was Indian food we wouldn’t have thought to order off the menu before. We usually get butter chicken, rogan josh, the usual suspect, so getting to try something more authentic definitely appealed.

It was only a short taxi ride from the city and in a really pretty location along the Finger Wharf in Woolloomooloo. We were greeted by a very friendly man when we arrived and given the choice of eating inside or out. We went with out given it was a nice night and soon were enjoying a nice bottle of white and sampling an appetiser they brought out.

The food was really impressive. The flavours in the entrée along were just brilliant. It was a tasting plate, with a nice spicey piece of tandorri chicken each, then a crab dish which was really interesting and so delicious, then finally a spinach dish. Now looking at it, it definitely looked interesting, waves of different colours sauces over the battered spinaches leaves. It was really tasty and definitely not the Indian I was used to, but I figured it was totally expanding my horizons for when I visited an Indian establishment back home. 

Next up came the mains – again taste sensations. The chicken tikka was so good – tasty as, and I was hard pressed to get any seconds as GG made a move for it, professing how much he enjoyed it. The other dish was a vegetarian option, full of banana chillis and baby aubergines. The flavours were beautiful and the sauce with the naan bread – perfect!


We barely had room left after all this incredible food but we managed to fit in desert, which I thought was really interesting.

A lot of Indian Restaurants that I’ve been are quite casual, but Aki’s is a real step up. Beautiful décor, lovely location, friendly and helpful staff and the food is a joy. For somewhere a little removed from the really touristy areas, jump in a taxi and give this place a go!

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