Chungking Mansion was immortalised in the Wong Kar Wai film Chungking Express, featuring a lissome Faye Wong flitting about inside the building’s incredible warren of closet-sized shops, hawker stalls, and multi-ethnic residents. Indeed, the building on Kowloon’s Nathan Road, near Tsim Sha Tsui station, is packed with many South Asian restaurants, and Moti Mahal is one Indian restaurant worth checking out if you’re in the area and looking for authentic Indian cuisine in Hong Kong.
Moti Mahal Indian Restaurant offers an authentic South Asian dining experience in one of the most quintessential landmarks in Hong Kong. Setting up shop inside Kowloon’s Chungking Mansions, Moti Mahal is easily reached from Tsim Sha Tsui station down bustling Nathan Road. Once there, get ready for a taste explosion that’s deep, rich and altogether quite spicy. Vegetarian options abound, and there’s also a big bar with lots of drink to accompany your meal.
Every dish at Moti Mahal is made from scratch onsite, so the regional Indian dishes available are as fresh as possible. Besides Indian cuisine, Moti Mahal can create a number of international and Indo-Chinese dishes making for a real culinary adventure. Being located in Chungking Mansions in the Tsim Sha Tsui area of Hong Kong, Moti Mahal gets busy all day long – they offer, breakfast, lunch and dinner to residents and the curious alike – so it’s always best to reserve ahead to avoid disappointment, especially if you’re bringing a large group. Moti Mahal also have fantastic private function capabilities.