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The Ganges

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Schaffhauserstrasse 463, Zurich 8052, Switzerland
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

Went there for a evening dinner with frnds last nite. We spoke to the chef before the order and he undestood where we came from. When the food came, it was not the european custom indian food, but authentic tasting indian food - the best that i've had in europe. We tried both north n south indian dishes they tasted... More 

Thank shyam s
Zurich, Switzerland
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150 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

Went for a Friday evening buffet with my family. Service was very kind and helpful. However for a 32.50 CHF buffet to food was really sub standard, whilst the Naans and rice were nice, the curries left a lot more to be desired, In terms of freshness and taste. There was a very odd coconut oil taste in the food... More 

Thank PIno32
Zurich, Switzerland
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128 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

Its situated in Seebach in Zurich. The food was ok kind. Little improvement in the taste and service is recommended.

Thank jmjm17
Zurich, Switzerland
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

I was definitely surprised by this restaurant - kind service and very good Indian food! Definitely suggested

Thank 101001101
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013

I was in this Indian restaurant yesterday after a face book recommendation for dinner to celebrate my friends birthday. The food was very tasty and amazing.We ordered the Tasting menu with dessert.. CHF 39.50 per person. ( Tikka masala and Lentils were the best.)Plus a small bottle of wine CHF 21. Their birthday show was great and super all the... More 

Thank king0075
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

We went to the Ganges on a Thursday evening, there was no buffet available but we had the "tasting menu" (38.5 CHF per person). The menu included an appetizer plate (2 vegetarians and 1 non vegetarian entrees), 3 different curries (we had beef, fish and vegetarian), rice, naan, poppadoms and a dessert plate . Everything was delicious! The meat was... More 

Thank ElCaCe
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013

Newly opened The Ganges is the best Indian restaurant i've been to in Switzerland in the 5 years i've lived here. The staff where friendly and helpful, speaking both German and English. The food portions where excellant and the quality was top! I had the vindaloo which was hot as you expect but tasty, my partner had the Chicken Tikka... More 

Thank Johnj212
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2013

From the outside The Ganges looks like nothing special, however once inside its homely and welcoming. We went on a wednesday night when they had their A La Carte menu on - the food was delicious, bar far the best indian we've been to in Zurich. The chicken tikka masala and beef vindaloo with a cheese Naan and a chilli... More 

Thank Claireb82
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

We went there on a Saturday evening without reservation. The owner was very friendly and found us a table. Unfortunately in the weekends there's only a buffet, you can't order from the menu. The buffet (it costed 32.5 CHF, I think) includes an appetizer plate, all the food you want from the buffet, bread, no drinks. The food was very... More 

Thank Kay-bologna-zurich
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

I Have been to this restaurant as well. It indeed great food and very friendly service and clean decor. Finally fair prices.

Thank Ttipper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schaffhauserstrasse 463, Zurich 8052, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?