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The Indus

Opera Galleria, Royal Opera House | Shati Al-Qurm, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 22 022888
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Opera Galleria, Royal Opera House | Shati Al-Qurm, Muscat 113, Oman
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your an Indian food lover then the Indus is a great choice! The food is incredible but I have to say that the service of getting the food is extremely slow!! So if you're hungry make sure to go in early.

Thank MAR-Q8
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

nice and delicious resturant with different kind of indian asian vegetarian foods nice place and staff

Thank 585ali74
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Being a fine dining restaurant, one expects it to be pricey. As the name suggests, it is set and one has only the option of ordering vegetarian or a non vegetarian one. The other option is that if you do not like to eat a...More

1  Thank devil5657
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The place is really good especially when you set outside. The view to the opera & the Sultan Qaboos road is fantastic. The menu is good enough to guide you through the Indian cuisine & the taste is also good. The butter chicken & the...More

Thank Ahmed R
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had a late dinner after the opera at the ROHM next door. Great food - the biriyani are a good basis to add kebabs and veg curries - attentive service if a little jittery but they may have been because the stars of the...More

Thank paulrmain
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The gold and turquoise (my favorite color) interior is instantaneously relaxing and oh so soothing. From the moment you enter this place, you feel a sense of calmness. I have already been there 4 times, and its the same always. I recommend the lunch/dinner platter,...More

Thank Miaansari
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Last Thursday we where longing for good Indian food and service. After receiving good recommendations we tried Indus, above the Opera Mall next to the Muscat Opera. We came quite late around 21:45 and it was not so busy, however the Opera ended 22:00 and...More

1  Thank Koek W
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely & very attentive restaurant. The food was excellent and we were well advised as to which dishes were the best dishes to go with what we had already chosen. The taste & quality were perfect better than any British Indian restaurant as it...More

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 11 December 2016

one of the best restaurants i tried in muscat , the food was so authentic staff were friendly , the decor was beautiful

Thank Aisha G
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant may be a little difficult to find as it is on the first floor of the gallery and requires lift access, but it is totally worth it. The decor in the restaurant is beautiful, though I may think twice about putting a pale...More

Thank Kath C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opera Galleria, Royal Opera House | Shati Al-Qurm, Muscat 113, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat
  • Phone Number: +968 22 022888
  • E-mail
Description
The Indus brings the romance of the North West Frontier to life. Our vibrant art-inspired ambience is designed to entice the senses and the spices-laden aroma is reminiscent of the rustic cuisine and exotic flavours of the Indian subcontinent that are expertly recreated by our Master Chef.The FoodExperience the warmth and succour with every bite - 'The Indus' signature entrée boasts a variety of succulent meat and vegan kebabs, made from authentic ingredients, using traditional preparations. The selection of fine ambrosia from some of the world's most celebrated wineries, and the distinctively refreshing non-alcoholic beverages are truly mesmerising. The main course features a flamboyant medley of spicy curries, innovative tandoor-cooked breads and special accompaniments. The rage of delectable desserts satiates the sweet tooth.The AmbianceThe riveting interiors of The Indus are a rich blend of the traditional and the modern; laden with artefacts, wall hangings and rich Indian fabrics. The walls are bejewelled with glimmering Kashmiri Jamawar shawls and the Zari adorned silk cushions burst with colour. The lattice screen is typical of the Indian architecture and serves as a partition for the private dining space. Dining ExperiencesOverlooking the Opera House courtyard, The Indus is an indoor and outdoor restaurant that makes every meal a celebration. The Alfresco seating at the terrace enchants the guests with the spectacular views while the opulence of the indoor seating recreates the splendour of the royal courts of India. The private dining area offers the comforts of a lounge and the privacy to enjoy an intimate meal with your loved ones. Maximum Seating Capacity - 145 * Private dining - 28 guests * Indoor seating - 71 guests * Terrace - 46 guests. Located at the Opera Galleria, Muscat, Oman, this fine dining restaurant in the Sultanate boasts of the same prestigious address as the majestic Royal Opera House.
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