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International Grocers: Where To Find the Best Asian and Indian Food in Sydney

Australia is a multicultural country with a huge mix of international grocers. With a significant migrant population hailing from all over Asia and India, Sydney locals are lucky enough to have access to some delicious international groceries, pantry staples, snacks and sweet treats. If you’re looking for an ingredient from back home or simply want to make something different for dinner this week then these are the international grocers in Sydney that you need to know.


Located in North Strathfield, Komart has been supplying Sydney locals with their Korean cuisine needs for over ten years. The spacious store is filled with a huge variety of imported products and ingredients, and you will have no problem stocking up on instant noodles and buckets of banchan. Listen to the latest K-pop as you explore the many aisles of Korean pastes, sauces, snacks, and condiments. Keep an eye on Komart’s website to be the first to hear about their new online store and free delivery service.

Randwick Oriental

This Kingsford supermarket first opened as an Indonesian and Malaysian grocery store. Now catering for Thai, Korean, Chinese and Japanese products, the store has one of the most diverse selections of Asian groceries in Sydney. Neatly organised by region, you will find everything from Indonesian sambals and bottles of Japanese mayonnaise to 10 kilo sacks of Jasmine rice, all in the one place. Don’t miss the delicious containers of homemade Indonesian food and freshly made mochi on your way out the door.

Maruyu Japanese Supermarket

This Sydney store is a go-to supermarket for Japanese groceries. Among the many instant pho, udon and ramen kits, you will find alluringly colourful Japanese sweets, desserts and beverages. It won’t be to convince yourself to try a few of the Japanese Kit Kat flavours and a matcha soft serve while stocking on matcha tea and miso. With an extensive range of kitchenware, bonsai trees and Japanese cookbooks, you don’t have to leave Sydney to get a dose of Japanese culture.

Miracle Supermarket

If you’re unsure of which Asian cuisine to start with then make your way to one of Miracle Supermarkets eight stores. Located all around Sydney, Miracle Supermarket ensures that Asian groceries are accessible for everyone. Inside, you will find products from countries all around Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Singapore. The stores offer a huge range of fresh fruit and vegetables, condiments, spices, snacks, health and beauty products and homewares, with some stores even offering an onsite Asian butcher and liquor shop.

Udaya Spices

Udaya Spices caters for the Indian and Sri Lankan communities of Sydney, and anyone else trying to create an authentic Indian meal. With plenty of fresh spices, curry pastes, ghee, pulses and rice, you will also find a selection of Indian textiles, cookware, jewellery and saris. If you’re there on the right day then you may be able to grab a freshly made pani puri, fried bread or samosa from one of the delicious in-store food stands.

If you’re looking for international grocers outside of Sydney then you can also read about where to find Asian and Indian grocery stores in Melbourne and Perth.

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