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Moti Mahal

Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 34, 1012 SB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 0330
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 34, 1012 SB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely ridiculous restaurant. Extremely rude staff, the waiter/owner is an ill-mannered elderly sikh man who is over stressed and under staffed thereby causing slow orders and zero botheration about customer satisfaction. The food was also not good for the amount we paid. The inexperienced one...More

Thank Ratanjyot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Indian cuisine just yards from our hotel Westcord.The menu is extensive but wonerfully cooked.The portions are not excessive but just right.The staff are friendly and the one who is probably the owner was there when we last visited 10 yrs ago.Highly recommended.

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Avenue Hotel (literally across the road). We always go for an Indian when we are abroad so in we went. We hadn't booked but they found us a table. I was very impressed that other Indian people were sitting eating...More

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not being a meat eater and Dutch friends knowing what they wanted to order, I was left in the dark (literally) as I could not read the menu it was so dark. Felt like a sausage factory to me with rows and rows of seats...More

Thank JuliaRibeiro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here over masala chai and vegetable pakodas. Very friendly staff. Totally recommended!!!

Thank Sandeep K
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Not a good experience with the management is moti Mahal. Very rude behavior. Would never visit again. Missing the Indian hospitality completely.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Basic yet cosy atmosphere... When Indians eat in the restaurant then one can tell that the food must be great. As a lover of Indian food and great access to great food, I can certainly recommend this restaurant as being authentic Indian with amazing choices...More

Thank WA365
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant serves excellent and most authentic Indian food. The meal was so good that we ended up twice for dinner in this restaurant. The menu is full of plethora of options, so you'll never fall short of options.

Thank kritivalecha
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It was a great experience to taste the amazing Indian food flavors. I went with my family and had an amazing dinner. Food was excellent and service and attention by JP was great! I really recommend it.

Thank Alejandro M
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Lamb dupiaza and chicken jalfrezi were absolutely spot on. Waiter was most attentive and polite. Would have given 5 stars but for the prices being on the high side. 2 main courses, 1 naan bread and 2 beers cost 49.5 euros.

Thank sprond
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Is this restaurant halal?
16 August 2015|
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Response from Gill W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 34, 1012 SB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 0330
  • E-mail
Moti Mahal is an Indian restaurant situated in the heart of Amsterdam, near the Dam. The menu is full of Indian specialities and is very competitively priced with an average menu price of 17,50 euro. The interior is characterised by an Indian style and ferns in the restaurant.
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