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Bethaniendwarsstraat 17, 1012 CB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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hard to find but worth the hunt

can be tricky to find but well worth hunting for we found it quite by accident I go back every time I'm in the city now

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Thomas H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

can be tricky to find but well worth hunting for we found it quite by accident I go back every time I'm in the city now

Thank Thomas H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Delicious food at a solid price point and very good service. The Naan is to die for, the chicken tikki savory and tingling on the tongue. All you heard around the table as folks are eating was 'mmmmm' and no more talking. A nice surprise we found in a dark alley.

Thank Marsha M
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Stumbled across this Indian in a sea of Trip Adviser recommendations. Having sampled a lot of different cuisines whilst in Amsterdam, we decided to try an Indian. This looked well priced and easy to get to. (Be warned, this restaurant is situated in a side alley off the main street; it took us a little while to figure this out!).... More 

Thank Hannah M
Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

A small place but a big experience the service was brilliant and the food was even better. The best thing of all was the price it was very reasonable

Thank Steve S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Had a very enjoyable meal in this curry house. The restaurant is small but the service was excellent as was the food.

Thank 1234jan
Johannesburg, South Africa
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife, friends & I had a more than very good experience at here... The food was simply great and it was definitely complimented by very good service!

Thank 02Slo
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Excellent food!!...my hotel was 100 meters away...so convenient! Owner operated. Not much of an atmosphere inside. Service was good. Food was good I went there 2nd night, he reheated my leftover from the night before, I ordered some new stuff and ate along the canal. If you like Indian you can't go wrong with this place!!

Thank Travelots888
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Visited this little gem on the 2nd day of our long weekend break. The restaurant is situated just off the red light district and truly is brilliant. It was so good we decided to go back the next night aswell! Good was excellent much better than here in the UK and price was very reasonable especially considering the area and... More 

Thank Graeme A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Restaurant is better than many others in India itself. Excellent quality of food, good choice and very fair pricing and the very friendly owner forills all your culinary wishes.

1 Thank Pieter S
Indiana, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Amsterdam is known for its International Cuisine almost more than its local and Dutch food. This being said, Samrat is a great little Indian restaurant that gives you good homey and authentic quality for the quantity that it supplies. One of the things that pleasantly surprised me was how clean, well decorated and orderly the facilities were. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bethaniendwarsstraat 17, 1012 CB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Neighborhood: Red Light District (De Wallen)
  • Phone Number: 020-624-6033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian


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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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