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#538 of 3,123 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
De Pijp
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Ceintuurbaan 147, 1072 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 676 7985
17:00 - 00:00
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Hyderabad, India
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good Indian taste. Nice good starters and snacks. Main course be careful to select the spice level. Madras Checken etc are very very spicy.

Thank Venu77
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant serving delicious Indian Food, professional services , very well spiced food, classy nice decoration ,go for chicken tandoori, chicken butter and chicken biryani really high recommend .

Thank Al-Hamdan K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good but quiet expansive as there is no menu at all. I asked for tapwater and was brought some "filtered tapwater" (still tapwater though). What a surprise when I saw I got charged 7EUR for two tapwaters.. Stop screwing your customers!

1 Thank arthur w
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is one of best Indian food I ever had it's so delicious and tasty but you should be so hungry because this restaurant serve big dishes. My advice is don't miss the chicken biryani with butter checking and cheese nan bread.

Thank Fahad M
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My granddaughters are vegetarian so they found this restaurant they were over the moon with their meal said it was the best ever can't say I really enjoyed mine but as I say they were more than happy to eat there but didn't have to pay the bill.

Thank jackielune
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Living in AMS for a while and finally found Indian cuisine worthy of this post. Expectations high..and were met. Very nice setting, great service and food top quality.

Thank Denn0Denn
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

By coincidence I stumbled on this restaurant in Amsterdam (Ceintuurbaan). From the outside you hardly see what a nice restaurant is hidden behind a purple marquee and dark window. On the inside you enter a somewhat dark, but cosy Nepalse and Indian restaurant. Staff is very helpful and the armosphere is relaxed. I asked if take away was possible, and... More 

Thank Maurice Q Q
El Paso, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We ate at this restaurant after a long day of travel from London to Amsterdam. Was right in the neighborhood where we stayed, and was the first place that caught our eyes. What we didn't know was that we were in for some of the best food and service we had experienced anywhere. Wow! And the butter chicken will about... More 

Thank David R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

delicious indian food for a very decent price, focus on northeren indian, so no thali's available. restaurant is nicely decorated but a bit dark. friendly staff too

Thank Reza G
Montclair, New Jersey
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Really great food, service and atmosphere. One of the best curry houses I've ever been too and that is quite and achievement. Not to be missed if you find yourself in this part of the world.

Thank craighanna
SuryaManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Surya, responded to this review

Thank you very much CraigHanna for the kind words. You're always welcome back to dine with us when you're next in Amsterdam. :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Nepalese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ceintuurbaan 147, 1072 GB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighbourhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 676 7985
Surya - Amsterdam's Premier Indian Kitchen. Located in the trendy De Pijp neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Surya invites you to experience an exquisite selection of Indian, Nepalese and Oriental cuisines, presented with unexpected and adventurous flavours. With a broad selection encompassing vegetarian, meat and fish dishes, you'll enjoy culinary mastery and impeccable service within a contemporary atmosphere that reference hints of ethnicity. In addition we offer a superior and distinctive drinks list, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Some of which, are exclusively available in Amsterdam only at Surya. Surya is located within walking distance from the infamous Albert Cuyp market and the Heineken Experience. For the more information and to share your experience, join us on Facebook by searching, "Surya Restaurant"

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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