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25,rue Taitbout, Paris, France (Opéra)
01 42 46 53 67
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Ranked #2,707 of 13,448 Restaurants in Paris
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani, Persian
Neighborhood:
Opera / Bourse
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Close to gallerie lafayette..very hospitable and courteous staff..the food was good..loved the ambience..value for money in a city like Paris..

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Paris, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Had dinner here based on some positive reviews and was not disappointed. The staff was very helpful and the good very tasty.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My husband and I have always said the best Indian restaurant outside of India was in London but this one was just as good if not better! There are 3 locations in Paris and we had our wonderful dinner at Rue Taitbout which is right around the corner from the Le Banke Hotel. Service was great, the nan fresh, chutney... More 

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Switzerland
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176 reviews 176 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The food offered in this restaurant may not satisfy Indian food purists, but was excellent for our taste, as we don't seek extremely spicy and hot dishes. Guests are welcomed in the New Balal with a Blue Curaçao cocktail and some spicy appetizers. The menu offers a large variety of Indian and Pakistani food. We had a fish kebab as... More 

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Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
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119 reviews 119 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Cenrally located restaurant,vert tasty food ,having lot of varieties to eat.if u have big group ,for bath room u have wait long,otherwise excellent food

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I love Indian food and we have had some nice experiences in other restaurants in Paris, so we decided to take my mother in law to this restaurant. Unfortunately, the food was tasteless, the service was not the best and it was kind of expensive. I would advise you to try other Indian restaurants in Paris!

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Singapore, Singapore
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

While i walk from office to hotel, couple of indian restaurents are in proximity. I tried this one for over 2 times and quiet disappointed. Chcken punjabi is horrible with big pieces which seems enot fresh and not enough ingredients to make it tasty and also pulau rice is like a plain rice .. Overall i was disappointed with quality... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Ambience -- average.. nothing to complain about.. nothing to be excited about... We had the Paneer Makhanwala -- it didn't really have the paneer, but had a different kind of cheese -- whatever it was, it got me asking for more. Breads are good and so it the service. They will try and customize to your tolerance level of spice..

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Scot in the MIdlands
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

I went to this restaurant with a friend during a week long trip to Paris. We went on the strength of the reviews here. But, I'm afraid to say, it didn't impress at all. The staff seemed friendly enough and gave us a complimentary drink and some poppadoms at the beginning. We ordered the Pakora and the Onion Bhajia to... More 

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Paris, France
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256 reviews 256 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

We arrived at about 7:30pm, which is early for dinner in Paris, but we had a film to catch at 10pm. The place was empty except for 2 other people. It filled up quickly though, which is a good sign. We were offered papadums and blue-coloured cocktails. The food was quite good.. The aloo gobi could've had a little more... More 

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Additional Information about New Balal

Address: 25,rue Taitbout, Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 42 46 53 67
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opéra
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani, Persian

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