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Indian Restaurants in Amsterdam

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Amsterdam is a popular destination for numerous international travelers because of the coffee shops, cuisine, culture, history, and surrounding countryside. Moreover, Amsterdam has several great Indian Restaurants that are worth dining at. We have listed several below that are our recommendations based on the past experiences of numerous international travelers.

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Restaurant Vijaya – located near Amsterdam’s Central Station, this diner is one of the more popular dining venues where Indian cuisine is the topic. The establishment specializes in some of the most ‘swadisht’ (tastiest) cuisine of northern India. The comfortable atmosphere features numerous Hindu ornaments and Indian puppets, but the cuisine is the primary drawing card that makes this such a popular dining venue.

Restaurant Mayur – another restaurant that specializes in north Indian cuisine, this is not only a great place for a meal but it is a great place to relax after a busy day in town.  The atmosphere has been nicknamed Little India and once you enter the restaurant, you will feel like you are there instead of in Amsterdam.

Koh-i-Noor – although this restaurant is quaint in appearance, don’t let that fool you. The atmosphere is nothing short of luxurious with linen adorned tables and table settings and paneled crystal lamps. The décor exemplifies a true vision of the cultural elegance of India which is evidenced by the beautiful paintings that adorn the restaurant’s interior walls.

Maurya – key features of this restaurant include a vegetarian as well as a non-vegetarian menu and one for the kids, too. It has been lavishly decorated and furnished with some very impressive hand-carved oak chairs and rich red carpeting. Additionally, you can dine from a tasty a la carte menu which features curry and Tandoori dishes.

Taj Mahal – this is a true Indian cultural experience that you don’t want to miss while visiting Amsterdam. The walls are adorned with beautiful Indian paintings including one of the Taj Mahal, the tables are linen-free (unlike so many other Indian restaurants in the city), and the atmosphere is nothing short of comforting and relaxing considering the informal setting within such a luxurious setting.

Shah Jahan – whether it is a set menu or a la carte dining, Shah Jahan has it all. Meals run between €15and €22 (about $19 to $28) per person so it is a bit pricey. However, it is well worth it. Adorned in red and white linen, the small tables the restaurant is furnished with make the atmosphere extremely cozy and warm. The walls are adorned with some fine paintings that are excellent depictions of the culture and peoples of India.

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Anita Choudhary is a freelance writer and travel blogger based in New Delhi, India. She loves to travel and has traveled extensively in India. Exploring new places, reading and writing are her hobbies.

4 responses to “Indian Restaurants in Amsterdam”

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  1. Joan Pelàez says via Facebook:
    February 24th, 2011 at 18:13

    mmmmm delicious!

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    March 1st, 2011 at 10:13

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  3. Indian Restaurant Melbourne says:
    July 21st, 2011 at 08:45

    Hi, cool thanks for the share. This seems really useful for Indian’s at Amsterdam. Try India House On High A reasonable delicious Indian restaurant at Melbourne. Good post!

  4. Happy Dhillon says:
    August 8th, 2012 at 16:50

    hi Amsterdam!
    i’m happy dhillon from punjab[india] ,
    i Love Deep sidhu soo much she is from Amsterdam Indian family , she is angry with me but there is no life without her , i can’t live without her , but she changed her numbers & delete her facebook acount ,
    now i can’t conntect her , but i want her back in my life , i love her so much , she is work in any hotel/ restaurant/bar with her father , she also works at cloth store , if any one know her { Harmandeep Kaur Sidhu } plezz tell me plezzz on

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