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1e Anjeliersdwarsstraat 18, 1015 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 0122
17:00 - 23:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit and very pleased. We had chicken tiki masala and shrimp vindaloo. We misjudged and ordered a little too hot (ordered 4 which was standard for dishes) and was a bit hot but very tasty. Excellent service and atmosphere. Served complimentary appetizer of thin bread in dipping sauces and nice touch.

Thank Jurupe
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017

good indian food in amsterdam the food is very good and lots of flavour the service is super highly recomended

Thank Martin K
Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Tucked away in a cosy Jordan neighbourhood this relatively small restaurant seems promising at a first glance. Unfortunately, it is yet another tourist trap. Dishes seem hastily prepared (only seem so, because we've waited 50 minutes to get them), and are very far from satisfactory. While sizzled lamb was tolerable, the chicken dishes would be keen to use much more... More 

Thank charlesmartel2017
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229 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a good meal on our last night in the city. The restaurant is off the beaten path for most tourists and seems to serve the locals. Good wine selection and well prepared dishes served in a professional fashion. Good bet if you enjoy Indian cuisine!

Thank WaynemegSC
Moscow, Russia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Very cozy place, friendly service and very tasty food. Great value for money. Not far from key tourist areas and yet not overcrowded and not a touristy place.

Thank E393RFantons
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had read a lot of good comments about this restaurant,but we left with a totally different view to those comments! Starter was good enough,we went for the mixed plate, then for mains I went for the tandoori mixed grill which was an absolute mess,swimming in a mass of soggy onion,the only piece recognisable being a lone prawn,the rest,chicken lamb... More 

Thank David T
Irvine, California
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148 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Either indoor or outside seating is available here. We chose inside, and it became busy and crowded, but in a good way. As people joined others already seated, the tables were added, a single moved to accommodate others, a friendly vibe. Looking at my receipt from dinner, 46 euros, we were treated to Chicken Pakora, Tandooti Prawns, Tarka Dal, Naan,... More 

Thank James W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A nice traditional place with authentic cuisine. The curry spices are mixed perfectly. The naan is deliciously fresh and warm. The service is quick and polite.

Thank John02084
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Sooo good! I've been in india and the food in this restourant is realy authentic. I highly recommend for people who loves indian food! very good service as well and fast. Nice atmosphere..enjoy:)

Thank Oksana A
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199 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after weighing the diverse options in Jordaan. We ordered a few drinks, an appetizer and a single entree. The Indian beer was ok, but hard to step out of the Belgian shadow. We were delivered the incorrect appetizer, sampled it on accident and then it was taken back. The real one showed up and it was average.... More 

Thank James R

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1e Anjeliersdwarsstraat 18, 1015 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Jordaan
  • Neighbourhood: Jordaan
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 0122

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One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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