About us

INDIA The most populous democracy in the world! The very mention of India brings images of rich culture, traditions and FOOD to mind.As a land that has experienced extensive immigration and intermingling through many millennia, the Indian subcontinent has benefited from numerous food influences. The diverse climate in the region, ranging from deep tropical to alpine, has also helped considerably broaden the set of ingredients readily available to the many schools of cookery in India. Indian Food has 6 different flavours – sweet, salty, bitter, sour, astringent and spicy. A proper Indian meal is a perfect balance of these flavours – with the accent being on one or two.

CANBERRA, known as Ngunnawal country to the Indigenous people of the region, was officially named the capital of Australia on 12 March 1913. Apart from iconic national attractions and breathtaking adventures in the great outdoors, from pristine beaches to snow capped mountains all within reach – Canberra also boasts of world-class wining and dining options. With a huge diplomatic community that calls Canberra home the demand for cuisines of the world is well supported with good quality restaurants serving authentic food!

INDIAN ACCENT where the ‘accent’ is on following traditional recipes using locally sourced ingredients to bring to Canberrans a flavoursome array of Indian food!

CHEF Venkatesh has been serving authentic Indian food to Canberrans for over 2 decades. After a brief stint in Brisbane he is back in Canberra and has re-acquired his restaurant in the Melbourne Building. Under the new banner of “Indian Accent” he promises to deliver consistency and taste in keeping with his reputation. His menu will feature some old favourites while he introduces a few fresh ideas!


What We Offer

We offer outdoor catering services for any kind of occasion from small parties to weddings.

Lunch: Mon - Fri 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Dinner: Mon - Sat 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Take away menu

Our Menu

Take-Away Menu


In The Media

Chef Venkatesh returns home with a new Accent

Chef Venkatesh Ramachandran is bringing his distinctive and popular Indian cuisine to his newly rebranded restaurant, Indian Accent.
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