About Us

Welcome. Vanakkam. Swagatam.

Inka South Indian Restaurant, Hawthorn,

Exclusively serves dishes from the Southern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Andhra Pradesh.

Our menu boasts of classic dishes that are served in every South Indian home.

If you are looking for a biryani restaurant or dosa cafe Hawthorn you found the best. Take your taste buds on a delightful trip with us, only at Inka.

Our Story

Inka is a modern and authentic bar and functions dining restaurant in Hawthorn. It offers the exotic, perfect authentic Indian and South Indian food. The restaurant has a number of cooking staff who have years of experience in traditional Indian and South Indian cuisine. The menu has dishes ranging from exclusive vegan and non-vegetarian dishes to excellent homemade Indian desert. In all, they offer extremely rich flavor, appetizers mains, and dessert items.
Inka restaurant and bar is ideal for breakfast, long launches, leisurely dinners, and intimate dinners with family or friends. With more than 60 dishes there is sure to be something unique for each dine-in making Inka a magnet for large groups and families!!!

Services We Offer
| Dine-In | Takeaway | Party | Catering |

A Few Favourites

From what our guests have loved


Chicken 65

Crunchy bite-sized boneless chicken battered and fried with our special mix and tossed with garlic, curry leaves and green chilli



A thin, delicious pancake made of a rice and lentil batter.


Lamb Chops

Lamb Cutlets marinated with warm spices and pan-roasted with clarified butter.


Okra Masala

Authentic Okra gravy made with onion, a mix of coconut, peanut, sesame, and mild spice.


Prawn Skewers

Skewered Prawns marinated with special spice mix, coconut milk and flat grilled to perfection


Chicken Kothu

Strips of parotta stir fried with chicken pieces,shredded vegetables & a curry.

Our menu

Featuring a range of delectable favourites

Feedback From


  • 5 star review  Great Food. Friendly and peaceful environment. Can't wait to come back!

    thumb SSPP Family
  • 5 star review  Great food. Very fresh ingredients and flavoursome herbs and spices. Above all a great blend of high quality food at a reasonable price. This was my first experience at Inka and I was thoroughly satisfied. Will be back soon!

    thumb jake buckley
  • 5 star review  Amazing food!!!!!! We weren’t sure what to order so asked for recommendations and it was superb! Friendly staff and super helpful. Highly recommend Dosai! Excellent value for money and great atmosphere

    thumb Kira Byrne
  • 5 star review  Best Indian restaurant in Melbourne. Had Mutton kothu parotta & Biriyani 💯, no restaurant can come closer. Service and ambience 💯. Best place for families.

    thumb Karthik Balakrishnan
  • 5 star review  Yummy food and great service. We had the recommended pepper chicken as 1 of our meals, it was spicy and perfectly tasted. We will surely go there again.

    thumb Sandra Sutikno
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