About Chilli India

It just doesn’t get much hotter than Chilli India. A modern Indian eatery on the corner of Melbourne’s Little Lonsdale and Elizabeth Street, Chilli India serves authentic South Asian specialties in a fast-food format – simply order your meal yourself at the counter, and you’ll have an unbelievably fresh and delicious Indian meal created for you as fast as you can say masala. Located in the central business district, Chilli India is a hotspot in the heart of the city.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 11:30 am
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Chilli India
07 211 La Trobe Street, Melbourne CBD
Melbourne 3000

Menu Highlights



Vegetable Samosa - 2pcs (Vegetarian)

Mashed potatoes and spices wrapped in a pastry

Manchuria Special (Vegetarian)

All Manchuria specials are fried and sauteed in pepper sauce

Chili Chicken (Non-vegetarian)

Marinated boneless chicken dices fried and sauteed with chilli paste

More about Chilli India, Melbourne CBD

The environment inside of Melbourne’s Chilli India in the CBD is best described as casual and sophisticated, featuring bold colours and stylish decorative touches. Serve yourself by ordering at the restaurant’s counter and get ready for some of the softest naan and the most luxurious Indian flavours you’ve ever experienced. Rain or shine, the atmosphere at Chilli India on the corner of Little Lonsdale and Elizabeth Street remains bright and sunny.

Chilli India’s dosas are always a popular choice among regulars, with favourites being the Mysore masala and the cheese chilli varieties. Make sure to try one of the restaurant’s signature biryanis, with a vegetarian option or featuring meats like chicken and goat. Go veg with dishes like the eggplant curry or the chickpea masala, or order classics such as chicken tikka masala or beef vindaloo. This popular Indian eatery in Melbourne’s central business district is famous for their ginger tea, so make sure to order a cup before your meal for a proper warm up to your selection. Book ahead to snag the best table!

12 Chilli India Reviews

12 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Noise levels:Average
Value for money:Good value
YAKSHYAP A.3 months ago · 14 reviews

Tasty and Spicy Food with excellent table service by the staff. Would recommend others to visit Chilli India in order to have Lunch or Dinner

Shahron A.8 months ago · 1 review

Sensational Indian food - best in Melbourne. The Chicken Biryani is amazing and the curries are totally authentic. Great now that you can eat upstairs or downstairs.

Sanjidah T.a year ago · 24 reviews

Went there with family and I love their biriyani most.very good service.