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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” (12 reviews)
“tikka” (5 reviews)
“garlic naan” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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69, Jiang Tou Bei Lu | Kai Ming Theatre Complex, Xiamen, China
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

In Xiamen for a few days (after traveling Taiwan and China for 2 weeks) and were delighted to stumble on this place. The name is just as quirky as the mysterious entrance where you walk through plastic flaps and immediately up a twisting flight of...More

1  Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The service and food is always outstanding!! There are many good levels of spicyness and sizes of beer to go with them.

1  Thank Kim J
Reviewed 9 August 2017

They have a wide range of Indian curries and tandoori (oven-roasted), including vegetarian dishes, to suit any preferences. The bread (roti, naan) is quite good, especially their paratha, which is a flavorful whole wheat bread. All food is served fresh and hot from the kitchen....More

1  Thank Luke L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

They have the team who has the know how from India. The food taste is amazing ie. Tandoori Chicken, Chiken Tika Massala, Nams and so on. Great menu.

2  Thank douglasariza
Reviewed 23 July 2017

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 James F
Reviewed 13 July 2017 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 11 July 2017 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 9 July 2017 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 5 July 2017

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 2 July 2017 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
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Deepak T
14 November 2017|
Response from Michael N | Reviewed this property |
According to Google maps its approx. 25mins by car
9 September 2017|
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Response from fhaffar | Reviewed this property |
greetings, thank you for your question, I would say it is about 45 minutes, as the restaurant is in the centre, and bearing in mind the traffic.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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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