Located just a short walk from Aoyama’s Bell Commons, Nataraj has been serving the area some of the most sophisticated in taste yet simple in ingredients, outstanding vegetarian Indian cuisine for the last fifteen years. With its graceful interior, wood floors, and a spacious dining room that easily accommodates 56 seats, the Indian vegetarian restaurant in Aoyama is the perfect place for a casual lunch or elegant dinner before a night out on the town.
Nataraj is famous for their “Natural is Healthy” philosophy and holistic approach to cooking. Their vegetables come from one of their three self-owned and run organic farms. Their chapatti, parata, and roti are all made from whole wheat flour. Their naan is made from a natural yeast base; they also produce a vegan naan with no egg added or milk used. In fact, Nataraj has been recognized by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Asia-Pacific (PETA) as one of the top ten meatless meals restaurants in Asia.
Their extensive menu of curries include: vegetable, beans, and their specialty – soybean gluten. They also survey Savji-type curries, a style of curry that comes from Nagpur, Maharashtra that is famous for its very hot and spicy flavour. You can order them as a stand-alone meal, or as part of a set, which also includes naan, tikka, papad, achar, plus your choice of dessert, organic wine, or chai or lassi. Traditional samosas and pakoras are available too, of course, as are a variety of soups and salads.
Nataraj has a special lunch set menu from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM on weekdays, they also offer a special holiday lunch set on national holidays. You can call to make reservations, or use their online reservation form.
Once you’ve experienced the healthy Indian vegetarian restaurant in Aoyama , we’re sure you’ll want to come back for more. Or, you can visit one of Nataraj’s two other stores in either Ogikubo or Ginza .