Celebrating spice in Homebush, this Sydney Indian restaurant has been offering locals fine subcontinental cuisine from its cafe-style premises on The Crescent, opposite the train station, since 2004. Headed up by owners and executive chefs Amit Behal and Oberois Maidens, Thousand Spices brings a wealth of experience in crafting unforgettable dining experiences to table. Cleaving close to tradition, Thousand Spices represents some of the finest Indian cuisine in the inner west.
Humility goes a long way in Sydney’s crowded Indian restaurant scene. Don’t be beguiled by the casual decor of Thousand Spices’ Homebush restaurant: behind the scenes at its premises on The Crescent, this Indian restaurant’s kitchen is a powerhouse of Indian cookery. It’s name is suggestive enough: Thousand Spices’ chefs are experts when it comes to masala, judiciously blending herbs and spices and incorporating them deftly into a host of dishes covering a range of regional Indian cuisines.
As usual, the best way to test the waters at this Sydney Indian restaurant located on The Crescent in Homebush is to turn to the chef’s specials. Signature dishes here use fresh Australian ingredients wherever possible, combined with the spice blends that have made, quite literally, Thousand Spice’s name. The tandoori jheenga takes Australian prawns on the shell, marinating them in a delicate masala mix and cooking them skewered in the traditional Indian tandoori oven. Once again offering up delectable seafood, the Punjabi-style fish pakora come perfectly paired with a homemade mint chutney. From surf to turf, lamb lovers should opt for the pasliyaan awadhi, grilled lamb chops with minced lamb – a highlight on Thousand Spice’s extensive menu.
The food is always great! always consistent with the taste. The place is clean, the people are friendly, for sure we will come back again.