New Restaurant Brings The Unique Flavours Of India To Greenslopes and Stones Corner

Soo Delhi is a newly opened restaurant in the heart of Stones Corner, celebrating Indian home cooking with a combination of classic and unique Indian fare. 

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In a move away from the predominance of curry dishes typically found in Indian restaurants across Brisbane, Soo Delhi offers only a handful of curries. These are their Malai chicken tikka, butter chicken, a lamb shank option, palak paneer, a grilled salmon curry, and dal makhni.

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The stars at Soo Delhi are the “Sooji Kesar Halva,” a semolina halva cooked in ghee and the “Shahi Tukda,” an Indian-style bread and butter pudding. Those who are looking for something new to try should go for kebab-like rolls loaded with lamb and goat.

The restaurant is co-owned by Manita Arnold, a well-known cafe owner who used to run the Pearl Cafe in Woolloongabba. The cafe was considered a Brisbane dining institution, having run for over 14 years before it ceased trading in 2020 after the new owners failed to access government help during the pandemic.   

The Indian restaurant’s business model takes inspiration from Delhi’s restaurants, where only around five to six curry dishes are on offer instead of having dozens of curries on the menu. All the items on Soo Delhi’s menu are family recipes passed on from generations, which adds a home-cooked feel to their food.

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“All the food is extremely tasty, flavoursome and keeps you wanting to come back for more! I’ve never come across an Indian restaurant in Brissy that offers such unique dishes, rather than your regular butter chicken,” said local guide Vivian Nguyen.

Arnold, also a winemaking professional, ensures the restaurant will have a good wine list once they are available. Right now, they are still waiting for their liquor license. For the meantime, they allow BYO for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Sunday. 

Soo Delhi accepts dine-in, takeaway, and no-contact delivery orders. Follow them on Facebook or on Instagram for updates and more information, including trading hours and the menu.