Best indian restaurants in Amsterdam

Best indian restaurants in Amsterdam

Indian food in Amsterdam

Are you searching for a tasty curry or slow-cooked tandoori dish in Amsterdam? made a list of the best indian restaurants in Amsterdam. Make sure to check it out for finger-licking good food!

  1. Saravanaa Bhavan

A restaurant with a lot of taste, for not so much money and vegetarian? The world-popular South Indian Saravanaa Bhavan has been in Amsterdam since 2016! Many people in South India are vegetarian. And so is the restaurant. Athough it is a vegetarian restaurant, it has a big menu, yay!Try the masala dosa, crispy rice cream filled with curry potatoes! This restaurant is definitely a must visit if you are in Amsterdam! 
Location: Stadhourderskade 123

  1. Ghandi

You would not expect that there is a good Indian restaurant in the middle of the center, in between all the tourist traps. Pay attention to the sign of the restaurant, oterhwise you will walk right past it. But this restaurant is really worth it! The restaurant looks pretty shabby, but you can eat delicious! Try the delicious butter chicken and the saag paneer if you like curries! The samosa’s are also very good here. 
Location: Damrak 54

  1. Balti House

An extensive menu and delicious Indian, Bengali and Pakistani dishes? Then visit Balti House! The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere and in the summer you can eat on the terrace. The vegetarian masala and the butter chicken masala are very tasty, just like the mango lassi.
Location: Albert Cuypstraat 41

  1. Ganesha

Ganesha Indian Restaurant is located in the heart of Amsterdam and here you can enjoy a traditional Indian dinner with dishes from the clay oven. Don’t be afraid of hot dishes, their chef has thirty years of experience and will cook according to your taste. 
Location: Geldersekade 5

  1. Koh-I-Noor

This family-run restaurant is open since 1981 and serves traditional and savory meals for the past 30 years. Koh-I-Noor’s chefs prepare their own spices and only use fresh ingredients and you can taste it! This way they ensure that everything served in the restaurant tastes just right. The portions are perfect and the overall meals are traditional and savory… Be prepared to wait if you do not make a reservation. Although the wait is worth the time! It is also possible to order takeaway from Koh-I-Noor!
Location: Rokin 18

  1. Taj

At Taj you can go for good Indian food, fast service and a good price-quality ratio. The food is served in generous portions, the service is excellent and you get a free appetizer! The restaurant is also easy to reach because it is in the center.
Location: Marie Heinekenplein 1

  1. Ashoke Restaurant

Each of the three restaurants in the Netherlands serves an enticing selection of Indian and Nepalese delicacies that can be shared with others, or as individual dishes. As well as vegetarian options, they have meat-based tandoori dishes and classic curries such as butter chicken and chicken madras. In Amsterdam, Ashoke is located right in the center of Amsterdam.
Location: Spuistraat 3G

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Hello, I’m Alison and I love my city. I’ve always believed Amsterdam has so much more to offer than what the guidebooks tell you. But as a visitor, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the highlights and miss out on having an authentic Amsterdam experience. That’s why I’m passionate about showing you my city from a truly local perspective.

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