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Nandanam

Av. Louis-Ruchonnet 11, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
213122300
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Ranked #83 of 394 Restaurants in Lausanne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Lausanne, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Last month I booked for a romantic saturday dinner with my boyfriend in this indian restaurant and, even it was expensive, it was worthy! I will come back for sure. The problem is that you have to decide in advance to reserve it, not let it for random!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Contrarily to most of indian restaurants which propose only meals from north India, Nandanam serves specialities from south India. The chicken tandoori is delicious, and the take away portions are quite generous.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Most Indian restos in Switzerland serve the same North Indian Mughlai cuisine. Nandanam gives us a VERY welcome break with mainly South Indian - inspired dishes (e.g. ingredients like mustard seed, coconut.) The food is extremely fresh and light, with modern takes on traditional dishes (e.g. a light carrot halwa served with ice cream.) Dishes are served attractively. The decor... More

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Lausanne
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The menu is small, the dishes not very tasty, its not authentic. I would not go there again. Disappointing like most ethnic restaurants in Lausanne. The best Indian food in the whole region is actually in Divonne.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The place is small at has a great interior, unlike an Indian Restaurant. Definitly need to reserve. The Food is innovative in its presentation and has a great and definitly Indian taste. good value. Highly commended to try!

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We walked in to the restaurant to get an idea of the menu. Tthe owner was rude and barely answered our questions, and then just walked away! Ever heard of customer service Mr. Nandanam? Definitely doesn't deserve to be in business.

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Lausanne
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

One of our favourite haunts in Lausanne and certainly the best Indian restaurant in the region. The atmosphere is relaxed yet busy, and the manager, Daz, quickly makes you feel at home. The food is imaginative yet firmly based in Indian traditions with intriguing combinations of taste and spiciness. The chef, Suku, maintains a number of unchanging dishes whilst bringing... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I tried to book this indian restaurant many times, but it was always fully booked, so my curiosity and expectation were high. atmosphere simple and nice... they pretend to propose creative indian food, avoiding the classic dishes, and I liked the idea... but not everything was good, and the service very poor, everytime i was entering a fork in my... More

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Lausanne
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

If you are looking for typical indian food, you will be disapointed, but if you want something different, something that you are not used to eat of find in other restaurant, then, you will be pleased. You should definitely try their calamari starter and for the main dish, their beef is also delicious. It is the third time that I... More

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Nandanam comes with a punch to your palette and the flavours just knock you off. Every single time we go there its a delight. Food well crafted, prepared fresh and the way its presented its highly recommended. Total total value for money. Strongly recommended! Dont miss this one.

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