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Janslangstraat 15, 6811 GG Arnhem, The Netherlands
26-4424638
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Ranked #4 of 160 Restaurants in Arnhem
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Came on a Saturday eveninig around 19.00hr. Restaurant full but were asked to wait a few minutes. This was no problem. Had a drink at the bar then table was ready. Order taken. Food arrived a bit late but it really was a busy place. Have used this restaurant many times over the years. Have never seen it so busy.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Yesterday we eat in this Indian restaurant in Arnhem. We love vegetarian Indian food and visited manny Indian restaurants already. This one really is one of the best. The food was fresh and the taste was very well balanced. We both can eat a lot but the portions where large enough. The rice at the site seems freshly cooked or... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Could Mantra be the best restaurant in The Netherlands? Logically it wouldn't be possible to make such a statement, after all how can you compare Indian cuisine to any other type of food? But when it comes to quality for value and the best service at a consistent high level, I have yet to find a restaurant in The Netherlands... More

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Nice quiet and cozy. Poor selection overall, and very poor selection for veggie/vegan (surprisingly!). Overall, the food (both meat dishes and veggie dishes) was bland and actually all dishes tasted pretty much the same as each other. Not expensive but I wouldn't go back to be honest.

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Mousumi G, Owner at Mantra, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We deeply regret that you didn't enjoy your dinner at our restaurant and as a result we have got our first ever negative review. I am not sure what you had ordered, but we do have 86 items from all over India on our menu of which 33 are vegetarian,( of which 90%... More

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We read about Mantra on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. We are so glad we did. As reported, Mantra is located on a side street in the city centrum and requires just a little exploration to find, but nothing serious. Trust me, it's worth the effort. My wife and I sat outside and enjoyed a lovely spring... More

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Mousumi G, Owner at Mantra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do hope and look forward to be at your service again! More

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Before coming to Arnhem, I had read some favourable reviews of Mantra. After my recent bad experience at an Indian restaurant in Innsbruck, I reluctantly went to this place for dinner. I was amazed by the taste of the food. The kebabs were just as authentic as you would find in India. The curry was just right, a thick consistency.... More

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Mousumi G, Owner at Mantra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do hope and look forward to be at your service again! More

London, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Had a great meal here. So nice to find an Indian restaurant so far from home that does Indian food as good as my favourite Indian restaurants in London. The chicken madras was very tasty, daal good and onion bhaji really nice and not oily. Service was welcoming and look forward to returning if business takes us back to Arnhem.

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Mousumi G, Owner at Mantra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do hope and look forward to be at your service again! More

Viborg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

This restaurant is small enough to be cosy but large enough not to feel cramped. Having been caught up in Halloween celebrations in the city, I arrived one hour before I was due to take the night train and only had 45 minutes to spare. I said as much to the waitress and she advised me what to avoid, if... More

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Mousumi G, Owner at Mantra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do hope and look forward to be at your service again! More

Taipei, Taiwan
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Hidden away in one of Arnhem center's side streets, Mantra is a nice reprieve from all the meat eating in Holland with all their vegetarian goodies. The hosts are friendly and accommodating (accepted a half order of tandoori chicken) and the ambience is good. Would definitely recommend.

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Mousumi G, Owner at Mantra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do hope and look forward to be at your service again! More

Stokesley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The owners and staff are very friendly and provide a really nice service. The food is good, always cooked to order so you can ask for your tastes to be considered. The restaurant is tucked between two squares but is worth finding. The decor is OK, nothing flash. The portions are large so be careful not to order too many... More

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Mousumi G, Owner at Mantra, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do hope and look forward to be at your service again! More

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Additional Information about Mantra

Address: Janslangstraat 15, 6811 GG Arnhem, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 26-4424638
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Gelderland Province  >  Arnhem
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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