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vegetarian. vegan. authentic & local.

About us

The Indian Place started off as a small stall, in the heart of Chorley with a few cups of traditionally spiced Indian tea with many savoury street food choices to go with it. Today, we are the only 100% Vegetarian and Vegan street food and curry cafe in Chorley, that’s approved by the Vegetarian Society. Yes, all our menu items are approved by the Vegetarian Society! As we grew, so did our menu choices. Our curries, samosa, biryani, naan breads, chaats and those secret street food recipes that we keep introducing to Chorley have got so much love, across Lancashire and surrounding counties. Our menu is a constantly evolving page of our book. We are inspired by the art of flavours on the streets of India, the “dhaba” (roadside restaurant) styled curries and belly-friendly spices.

Don’t just take our word for it, read it here from our  food lovers! 🙂

Our story is all about quality vegetarian and vegan street food, that comes from the heart of India, to the heart of Chorley. We offer a range of authentic & delicious Indian dishes in Chorley. It is a family run business that was founded as a market stall in Chorley’s famous Farmer’s Market. The masala chai and samosa that started off as two key items in the market stall, led to a dream of serving Chorley’s finest Vegetarian and Vegan, Indian street food options. Today, our cafe is Lancashire’s only Indian that is approved by Vegetarian Society. We don’t do meat dishes, but reviews from the biggest meat-eaters in Chorley suggests, we can make you forget the craving for meat in your curry.

We are all about flavours. We don’t go for the spice. We want to bring you the flavours of India rather than the routine gradient of sauces that range from mild to super hot, because to us that is just a little chilli to a LOT of chilli. In this family run kitchen, we cook what we would eat on a daily basis at home. It is true comfort food served in a very cosy, warm and welcoming Indian cafe. We are highly motivated by the happiness and comfort our food has brought to so many people in and around Chorley and their testimonials on our Facebook page says it all. We are constantly expanding and changing our menu so when you visit us, be ready to surprise your taste buds. After all, we want to cater a taste for every palate!


carlwI1980JB AvatarcarlwI1980JB

5 star rating Cracking little veggie/vegan cafe. We popped in on a Sunday for the all you can eat buffet. The place is cosy. the staff friendly abs helpful and the food was great.

We will definitely be visiting again soon, highly recommended.. - 8/18/2019 

O4520BCcarolines AvatarO4520BCcarolines

5 star rating Delicious veggie Sunday buffet Have bought food from the Indian pace when they had a stall on Chorley market so have been meaning to get to them here. We came for the Sunday buffet which was amazing. Selection of different curries, rice, naan and starters. We had two rounds and an excellent glass of mango lassi. - 8/11/2019 

Darren AvatarDarren

I'm not vegetarian but do enjoy eating vegetarian food. The Indian Place is a little gem with friendly and attentive staff and a large menu. With added bonuses of there being a pub next door than allows drinks to be brought into (The Indian Place) and the bill won't shock you.

Even if you're not vegan/vegetarian, give it a try - 8/10/2019 

U7950GZjuliap AvatarU7950GZjuliap

5 star rating The best vegan restaurant in Chorley! Visited here for the 2nd time over the weekend. As it was a Sunday we had the unlimited curry for £8.99. Only 2 curries were not vegan but all vegetarian. The amazing front of house lady explained each option in detail and then we tucked in! Absolutely delicious and not like any curry I have eaten before. I just wish my belly was as big as my eyes as I wanted to devour more but had no room left! This is the restaurant that could put Chorley on the vegan map! well done guys 🙂 - 8/06/2019 

Adam AvatarAdam

Amazing place to eat. Really friendly staff. Delicious and authentic food. Far better than anything else I've had from any Indian restaurant in the area. The Indian Place is good value for money. I love eating here and will do so many more times 🙂 - 8/05/2019 


The Indian Place

We offer a range of authentic & delicious Indian street food dishes every weekend in Chorley. Let us show you how we can eat more vegetables whilst still keeping flavours fresh and tasty! Follow us and discover Indian food like never before!
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The Indian Place6 days ago
Tonight’s our #ThaliNight with The Ale Station.

Come over for a curry and cask ale night!

#Vegan #Vegetarian #Curry #Thali
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The Indian Place1 week ago
It’s #UnlimitedCurry Sunday! Our menu for 100% Vegan 🌱 all you can eat buffet today is:

• Mushroom Palak
• Daal Fry
• Masala Bhaji
• Aloo Dopiaza
• Stir Fry Cabbage Salad
• Butter Naan
• Pulao Rice
• Plain Rice
• Papad
• Vegetable Pakora
• Spinach Pakora
• Mix Veg Pickle
• Mango Chutney
• Chilli Mango Chutney

All this. As much as you like. Just £8.99 per person.
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The Indian Place2 weeks ago
It’s #StreetFood Saturday! Today, once again we have a 100% Vegan 🌱 Thali with a delicious mix. We have Vegan Anda Bhurji (scrambled eggs), Aloo Paratha & pickle, Chana Chor, Masala Papads and Bombay Bhel. Give your taste buds a tingle for just £6. 😋
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The Indian Place2 weeks ago
This year has quickly gone by and we've just been you know 'curried away' ..😊 by so many amazing private and public events in past months. Such a great review for a house warming/birthday bash catering we did recently!
The Indian Place
The Indian Place2 weeks ago
#UnlimitedCurrySunday is here! Eat as much as you like for just £8.99!
The Indian Place
The Indian Place2 weeks ago
Unlimited Curry Sunday is here! Our menu for tomorrow is...