Maharani – Discover a delicious Indian Restaurant with an abundance of vegetarian food in Hamburg!

Need a break from German Food whilst visiting Hamburg? No worries! Experience an exotic and delicious getaway when visiting the Maharani Indian Restaurant in Hamburg. Be greeted by very friendly waiters, relaxing Indian music and décor! True to the Indian cuisine they serve a great choice of vegetarian and vegan dishes! Come and check it out with me!

Location of Maharani Indian Restaurant in Hamburg

The Maharani is located in the German Harbour City of Hamburg known for its lovely harbor as well as St.Pauli. If you are planning on booking a trip to the “Pearl of Germany” then click here for Great Hotel Deals In Hamburg on BOOKING.COM!

The Restaurant Location

The family owns two Indian Restaurants in Hamburg, the Maharani and the Maharaja

Maharani Adress


Maharani in Harvestehude


Maharaja in St.Pauli


Link to Maharani’s Restaurant

Check out their menu or make a booking or check out reviews on Tripadvisor/Maharani Hamburg

The Maharani Indian Restaurant in Hamburg

The Maharaja St.Pauli was established by Kathrin Mourya Guthmann in 1997 and was the first Ayurveda Indian Restaurant in Hamburg sharing her passion for the Indian country and their heavenly diverse food! Later she opened the second restaurant, the Maharani in Harvestehude, which is the one I have visited a few times.

Entering the restaurant you are greeted with relaxing Indian music combined with Indian decoration which transfers you to another world in the middle of Germany!

Maharani Indoor 3

There is even a choice of seating’s! From the standard “western style “ chairs to little comfy couches surrounding the tables and even some corners where you sit on a pillow on the floor!

The Vegetarian Menu at Maharani’s in Hamburg

This menu offers an entre with vegetarian and vegan options as well as THREE pages of vegetarian meals and quite a few of them can be cooked vegan upon request! Do I have to say more????

Vegetarian Food Choices at Maharani [vegan upon request]

Entre – Mixed Vegetarian Platter for 1 & Garlic Naan

The platter consisted of tasty and well spiced mixed vegetable pakoras (battered and fried diverse veggies), amazing vegetable samosa, vegetarian spring roll, paneer pakora (battered and fried Indian style cheese) and savory onion badji. On the side they serve a fruit chutney to dip your pakoras in. YUM!

Maharani Mixed Veggie Entre

We ordered a serving of Garlic Naan for the table as well because I just love garlic Naan!!!! It’s Indian soft flat bread topped with garlic and oil [maybe butter, not sure].

Maharani Garlic Naan

Main – Vegetarian Shahi Paneer served with Aromatic Basmati Rice

Homemade Indian style cheese made out of organic milk cooked in a tomato base curry sauce together with apple slices, cashew nuts and almonds. A high protein, creamy dish with a sweet and nutty taste. I loved it! Note: For summer it may be a little bit too creamy!

Maharani Shahi Paneer ENG

This dish is served with a side of yellow basmati rice topped with pomegranates.

Maharani Basmati Rice Side Dish


Refreshing Drinks

Their homemade Holunder-Lemon Lemonade is super refreshing and not too sweet- it’s just right! They also offer a Cherry-Lime Lemonade as wells as a wide variety of Lassies (Indian sweet yoghurt drink) and juices.

Conclusion about Maharani Indian Restaurant

I have visited the Maharani with family and friends a few times and I must say that the comfortable ambience mixed with the very attentive and friendly team create a super relaxing and colorful atmosphere. I love the most that you can share a lot of dishes as they are served in little Indian style pots so that everyone can eat what their heart desires and you can try many dishes at once- if all your friends are vegetarians that is 🙂

Thumps up from me & definitely worth a visit’ cause I have rarely found such a huge choice of vegetarian food in a restaurant!

Maharani HFT ENG

Ready to travel for delicious vegan/vegetarian food?

Germany is a fantastic food destination in terms of finding vegan and vegetarian foods! Not only do almost all the supermarkets supply you with vegan meat substitutes and yoghurts but you are also able to find loads of restaurant offering vegetarian and vegan meal options!

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