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Arusuvai

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74 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FD, England
+44 114 255 0779
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to one of the finest South Indian and Sri Lankan restaurants in...
Welcome to one of the finest South Indian and Sri Lankan restaurants in Sheffield. Its been established originally under the name of Dhanistha's in 2010. Now its been taken over by new management and changed the name to Arusuvai (Taste Buds). We would like to continue giving authentic and original home cooking dishes from South India and Sri Lanka. Our food do not contain any artificially added colours or preservatives. All our ingredients are carefully selected by our experienced chefs from South India. All our dishes are cooked from scratch for order. So please be patient while we producing your dishes
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dining At Arusuvai, Sheffield Abbeydale Road

After having a disappointing meal a couple of years ago. I decided to take the plunge and try it again and I wasn't disappointed. The food was excellent and very authentic (South Indian cuisine). I highly recommend the Dosa's, Chana Masala and ordering a bread basket where you get a selection of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Tim M
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

After having a disappointing meal a couple of years ago. I decided to take the plunge and try it again and I wasn't disappointed. The food was excellent and very authentic (South Indian cuisine). I highly recommend the Dosa's, Chana Masala and ordering a bread basket where you get a selection of various different Indian breads. The Service was excellent... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I visited with my husband-very excited that we now have a South Indian restaurant in Hillsborough.Was not disappointed -excellent food,wonderful service-would have preferred some traditional Sri Lankan/South Indian music though!

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Its a pleasure and a delightful moment for us to know that you loved our food. We shall definitely consider your feedback and have authentic south Indian music to be played in the background. Thanks, Management More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

As newbies to Sri Lankan food we were very grateful for the staff's advice on different things to try and also how to eat them! The food had exceptional flavours and was very reasonably priced, the vada and dosa are particularly well recommended. The staff were very friendly and attentive. We were disappointed we didn't have room to try the... More 

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad to know you loved our food and service. We are always happy to recommend our customers with dishes to match their likes and taste buds. We hope you give us the opportunity to try our kulfis for desserts on your next visit! Thanks, Management More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The food was good, although I feel that the plate could have been heated, to keep the food hot for longer. The coffee was lukewarm, and several members of my group sent it back, to be reheated. One of the serving persons hardly managed a smile, during the whole evening. I will definitely not make a return visit.

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are sorry about the poor service you witnessed on your visit to Arusuvai. We are taking the necessary actions so that no such incident occurs in near future. We hope you accept our apology and allow us to serve you again. Thanks, Management More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

For nearly 3 years I have run a monthly curry club and as I feel responsible to my party this evening at Arusavai was a disgrace I shall remember. I felt incensed the whole evening at the atrocious lack of attention. The managers here had been friendly and enthusistic to plan with me a made-to-measure Tamil thali. The food on... More 

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are extremely sorry about the unpleasant experience you had at Arusuvai with regards ti the service. We understand that how significant you gathering must have been. We assure you that you will not have to come across such experience ever again at Arusuvai as we are taking necessary actions. We apologize again and assure to provide you... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Being a student here from India ,i was looking for authentic indian food,which was hard to find though there is a plethora of Indian restaurants claiming to offer authentic Indian food.If you're looking for lip-smackingly perfect ,authentic indian food,look no further.Taste of home away from home.

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We have always looked forward to serve food to our customers that makes them happy. Its good to know our food reminded you of home. We look forward for your next visit. Thanks, Management More 

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14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Been meaning to come here for a while and very happy we did. Post-match few pints at Dev Cat and then down here. Service was excellent, staff very helpful and friendly and the food was spectacular. Shared idli, dahi puri and paneer starters along with the deep fried cashew nuts, not something I've ever seen done but it really works.... More 

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to know that you loved our food and service. Our new branch at Hillsborough has already started. It will be our pleasure to serve you time and again. Thanks, Management More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a really good meal in the relaxed atmosphere. The dal was delicious and the eggplant (aubergine) was fantastic. As usual, the staff were very friendly and helpful. We took our leftovers home - the portions were sizeable. 5 stars!

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for liking our food and service. It will be our pleasure to serve you every time you dine in at Arusuvai. Thanks, Management More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were lucky to get a booking here on St Valentine's Day (after Patoo Thai rudely cancelled our booking at 6pm due to 'an error'). To be honest that worked out rather well for us as this seemingly unassuming restaurant, tucked away on a corner of Abbeydale Road... opposite The Rude Shipyard..., hit all the right buttons with both the... More 

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to know that you had a wonderful dining experience on valentines day. We hope you dine in again at Arusuvai. Thanks, Management More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Came here on the off chance last night and we had a really great experience. The food was delicious - we've never had South Indian cuisine before so we don't have anything to judge this place against but you can't mistake quality, home-cooked dishes. It was quite different to other Indian restaurants that I've visited in that the food didn't... More 

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Arusuvai, Manager at Arusuvai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is a wonderful feeling to know that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward for your next visit. Thanks, Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 255 0779

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 23
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Welcome to one of the finest South Indian and Sri Lankan restaurants in Sheffield. Its been established originally under the name of Dhanistha's in 2010. Now its been taken over by new management and changed the name to Arusuvai (Taste Buds). We would like to continue giving authentic and original home cooking dishes from South India and Sri Lanka. Our food do not contain any artificially added colours or preservatives. All our ingredients are carefully selected by our experienced chefs from South India. All our dishes are cooked from scratch for order. So please be patient while we producing your dishes
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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