The Indus

Opera Galleria, The Royal Opera House Muscat


Saturday – Thursday
Lunch 12.00 – 3.30PM
Dinner 6.30 – 11.30PM
Lunch 1.00 – 5.00PM
Dinner 6.30 – 11.30PM



What's new at Indus

Looking for details on our Business Lunch or Friday Brunch? You're in the right place!

Business Lunch

Weekdays from 12AM-3PM

Friday Brunch

Every Friday from 1-5PM

For the Connoisseurs of Food & Wine

The Indus brings the romance of the North West Frontier to life. Our vibrant art-inspired ambience is designed to entice the senses and the spices-laden aroma is reminiscent of the rustic cuisine and exotic flavours of the Indian subcontinent that are expertly recreated by our Master Chef.

The Food

Experience the warmth and succour with every bite – ‘The Indus’ signature entrée boasts a variety of succulent meat and vegan kebabs, made from authentic ingredients, using traditional preparations. The selection of fine ambrosia from some of the world’s most celebrated wineries, and the distinctively refreshing non-alcoholic beverages are truly mesmerising. The main course features a flamboyant medley of spicy curries, innovative tandoor-cooked breads and special accompaniments. The rage of delectable desserts satiates the sweet tooth.

The Ambiance

The riveting interiors of The Indus are a rich blend of the traditional and the modern; laden with artefacts, wall hangings and rich Indian fabrics. The walls are bejewelled with glimmering Kashmiri Jamawar shawls and the Zari adorned silk cushions burst with colour. The lattice screen is typical of the Indian architecture and serves as a partition for the private dining space.

Main Menu


  • Murgh Tandoori

    Boneless chicken breast marinated with authentic tandoori masala
  • Murgh Malai Parche

    Boneless chicken flavored with bell peppers and onions, marinated with fresh cream
  • Murgh Shola Kebab

    Boneless chicken marinated with tikka masala, sprinkled with chili flakes
  • Ajwaini Murgh

    Boneless chicken marinated with carom seeds, yogurt and then cooked in the tandoor
  • Seekh Barkhasi

    Minced Indian mutton blended with 25 Indian spices and cooked over charcoal
  • Phattar ka Gosht

    Thinly sliced mutton, marinated with house blend spices cooked over hot stone
  • Gosht Nukti Boti

    Mutton cubes cooked with whole Indian spices and cashew nuts


  • Gosht Rogan Josh

    Boneless mutton in traditional rogan josh, cooked with a special blend of Kashmiri spices
  • Palak Gosht

    Baby spinach cooked with mutton cubes
  • Raan e Ulfat

    Baby mutton leg marinated with saffron, rose petal and finished with ghee
  • Methi Murgh

    Fresh methi leaves sautéed with brown gravy
  • Murgh Khas E Makhan

    Tandoori chicken cooked in fresh tomatoes and butter gravy
  • Murgh Delhi Qorma

    Rich dry nut gravy cooked with homemade spices
  • Murgh Rezala

    Boneless chicken thigh marinated with Indian spices and flavoured with bell pepper


  • Kachchi Akhni Murgh Biryani

    A Deccan dum biryani with chunks of boneless chicken thighs served with raita
  • Kachchi Akhni Mutton Biryani

    A traditional mutton dum biryani from the Deccan, served with raita
  • Samundari Biryani

    Basmati rice, prawn and fish cooked together in traditional pan with aromatic Indian spices, served with raita (Also available in prawn & hamour)


  • Burani Raita

    Curd, flavoured with brown garlic, roasted cumin and chilli powder
  • Naan

  • Rumali


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We love to read your feedback online. Here are some of our favorites.
  • A charming and very attentive restaurant. The food was excellent both authentic and flavorsome and we were well advised on ordering. I would highly recommend to those in Muscat.
    Shirley C - TripAdvisor
  • Every time I visit Muscat I dine at The Indus. It is great for corporate groups as you can use their private dinning rooms. The food is outstanding and the choice of wines vast. Their service is also efficient and friendly.
    Hans K - TripAdvisor
  • We had a first class experience the food at this restaurant has a delicacy and complexity which many Indian restaurants lack. The setting is splendid and the service appropriately attentive. I can't wait for the next time I visit.
    Mark B - TripAdvisor
  • Great location and great ambience to pair with the delicious and authentic cuisine. The Indus is frequented by many nationalities and has become a destination for fine dining thanks to it's service and courteous staff.
    Sudeep W - TripAdvisor


The Indus

Opera Galleria, The Royal Opera House Muscat

+968.9388 3919

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The Indus


The Indus brings the romance of the North West Frontier to life. Our vibrant art-inspired ambience is designed to entice the senses and the spices-laden aroma is reminiscent of the rustic cuisine and exotic flavours of the Indian subcontinent that are expertly recreated by our Master Chef.