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69, Jiang Tou Bei Lu | Kai Ming Theatre Complex, Xiamen, China
+86 592 555 7699
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (14 reviews)
“tikka” (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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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Been to this restaurant many years ago and I loved it then. This time back to Xiamen, I decided to return with my friends on our first night in Xiamen as we were craving for something non-Chinese. My friend bought a decent bottle of wine...More

Thank JimmyinChina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went this evening with my Chinese business friends and boy was it a good idea, I ordered a number of starters and main course and also did seek the help of the manager . Food arrived fairly soon and my Chinese friends were delighted...More

1  Thank fhaffar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

John's is some of the best Indian food I've had anywhere in the world. Delicious menu and an incredible wine cellar. It's a must eat for anyone visiting or living in Xiamen. He has also opened a new restaurant in the Binbei area called The...More

1  Thank Marmaladelass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. It was like i died and went to curry heaven. You really geel welcome at indiano john. Highly recommended, would go again.

1  Thank Robert Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When it comes to authentic Indian food, only Indiano John's Samrat can satisty your cravings for Indian cuisine. Been living in Xiamen for many years and this restaurant is always part of my top fave restaurants in Xiamen. John has opened a new restaurant called...More

1  Thank AnneW0809
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Erfurt, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was incredible, if you go you have to order the cheese naan and grilled fish and ask for recommendations from the owner. We had curry chicken and a mixed plate of meats. The fish and chicken was super tasty!!!!!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 June 2017

While on my trip to china Indian food is always a hunt. I visited Indiano John's and really enjoyed good Indian food.

1  Thank sapchd
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

It was a pleasant surprise to find such a good Indian restaurant in Xiamen. The staff is very friendly & food real Indian authentic with excellent taste. Highly recommend for Indian food lovers and those who want to try real Indian food Anil Sharma Sydney,...More

1  Thank Anil S
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to visit in Xiamen. Its really worth it to visit if you are here - preparations are having 100 percent traditional taste. The owner is awesome, give you personal touch in every order you place.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

The place is nice, dont rely on the local maps for the location. The place is good but has strict timing for serving lunch and dinner and closes early. The Owners are from South India and serve good Indian food

2  Thank iamanuj
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24 April 2017|
Response from david p | Reviewed this property |
It's 20 minutes (~7 kilometers) outside of rush hour, more like 45 minutes in rush hour. On Google, search directions between these two locations: Pan Pacific Xiamen, 19 Hubin Bei Road, Xiamen, FJ, China Indiano John's... More
30 October 2015|
Response from NitinGupta147 | Reviewed this property |
They have lot of options for vegetarians (all the usual North Indian veg dishes as far as I remember).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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