The 10 Best Restaurant Franchises in India 2021

Update: 15.03.2021
The 10 Best Restaurant Franchises in India

Restaurant franchises are amongst the most requested franchise opportunities today. People have always loved eating out a delicious meal with a good company in a lovely and atmospheric place. There are plenty of food service franchise options accessible today, including fast food, classic, vegetarian and other many restaurants. India is the country with a hint of spicy taste. Indian restaurants serve a variety of yummy dishes that are breathtaking in its diversity. If you are looking for beginning a new business that would bring a good number of income, then investing on a restaurant could be one of the best decisions for you. Given below are top 10 restaurant franchises in India

Here are the 10 best restaurant franchise opportunities in India


Funded in: 1965
Franchising since: 1975
Franchise units: More than 350
Initial investment: $72,500 - $145,000
Royalty Fees: 8%

Subway is a world’s largest sandwich and salad chain and is one of the fastest-growing franchises in the world. It is the largest single-brand restaurant chain, and the largest restaurant operator, in the world. Subway uses the highest quality ingredients with no cooking, frying, or grilling.

TOP 10 Restaurant Franchises in India


Founded in: 1962
Franchising since: 1964
Franchise units: 200
Initial investment: $525,100 - $2,622,400
Royalty Fees: 5,5%

Taco Bell is a chain of fast food restaurants which serves a variety of Tex-Mex foods that include tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, novelty and specialty items, and a variety of "value menu" items. India's first Taco Bell outlet opened at the Mantri Square mall, Bangalore. Another outlet at the Gopalan Mall, Bangalore opened in February 2011.

TOP 10 Restaurant Franchises in India 2020

Twist of Tadka

Founded in: 2017
Franchising since: 2018
Franchise units: 20 - 50
Initial investment: $72,500 - $145,000
Royalty Fees: 6%

The restaurant concept brings to you fun, casual, authentic food from Chef Harpal's famous TV shows, travel and his mother kitchen. Twist of Tadka derived it’s essence from the Fun loving Punjabi personality of Chef Harpal and his popular television show Turban Tadka.

Moti Mahal Delux Restaurants

Founded in: 1950
Franchising since: 2000
Franchise units: 100 - 200
Initial investment: $72,500 - $145,000
Royalty Fees: 6%

Moti Mahal Delux is a global chain of restaurants with over 150 franchises in India and around the world. The first Moti Mahal in Delhi was one of the first restaurants to introduce the Punjabi cuisine to the rest of the world and many famous dishes include tandoori chicken, butter chicken and dal makhani.


Founded in: 2007
Franchising since: 2008
Franchise units: 60
Initial investment: $7,000 - $14,000

Envisioned in the year 2007, MR & MRS IDLY, has become the most renowned brand in South Indian food wich menu includes delicious finger biting South Indian delicacy, that stand at par with any other national chain. “MR & MRS IDLY” strives to provide its customers, the healthiest and wholesome meal at a very affordable prices.

Sankalp Restaurant

Founded in: 1980
Franchising since: 2000
Franchise units: More than 150
Initial investment: $70,000 - $140,000
Royalty Fees: 10%

The inherent desire to give customers authentic South Indian cuisine led to the establishment of Sankalp. With overwhelming customer response, the first restaurant was an instant success and Sankalp went on to become an established brand. Today, Sankalp is one of the leading chain of restaurants in India and is spread across 7 countries.

Chatar Patar

Founded in: 2011
Franchising since: 2011
Franchise units: 50 - 100
Initial investment: $14,000 - $20,000
Royalty Fees: 7%

Chatar Patar is an indore based street food restaurant chain which provides healthy Indian street food. All ingredients are completely natural and are made from the highest quality. Chatar Patar is growing tremendously across India, Innovative business model delivers high profit margins.

Vidli Restaurants

Founded in: 2007
Franchising since: 2013
Franchise units: 50 - 100
Initial investment: $7,000 - $14,000
Royalty Fees: 7%

Vidli Restaurants Limited is a chain of restaurants serving hygienic standardized food items in a quick serve format at various outlets on national highways, state highways and cities. Hygiene, quality and customer satisfaction are core concepts exercised by Vidli Restaurants team at all outlets which distinguish us from local restaurants.


Founded in: 2003
Franchising since: 2006
Franchise units: 10 - 20
Initial investment: $43,500 - $72,500
Royalty Fees: 10%

Established in Hyderabad in the year 2003, Kritunga is a pioneer in bringing the delicious and fiery cuisine of the Rayalaseema region to the people of Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The freshness of products when blended with the use of traditional home-made recipes, provide a unique dining experience which is exclusive to Kritunga!

Tandoori Trumpet

Founded in: 2018
Franchising since: 2018
Franchise units: 10 - 20
Initial investment: $72,500 - $145,000
Royalty Fees: 10%

Tandoori Trumpets is a chain of casual dining restaurants specializing in North Indian and Mughlai cuisines which are known for its spicy indulgence and rich aroma. The various ingredients and thick gravy preparations provide a gratifying taste to the diners.

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