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Gandhi

#720 of 2,528 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
Dam Square
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54 Damrak, 1012 LL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
020 638 3222
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very authentic and great taste

Perfect in terms of taste, quantity, pricing and location. I would say that the taste and preparation were better than some of the actual good restaurants in India as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Perfect in terms of taste, quantity, pricing and location. I would say that the taste and preparation were better than some of the actual good restaurants in India as well.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Try the vegetarian food here. I didn't find it great the non-vegetarian options. I prefer to eat vegetarian while traveling and this was just OK. Huzayf

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

When you wend your way down the alley and open the door, you know you are in right place. Packed with locals and people from its native country, that tells you it has to be good. And it is. Generous portions, prompt service, free papadum and pickles, sensible prices. Its not posh, but it is homely. Even after we had... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This was our second time visiting this restaurant. The restaurant is hidden away down a small corridor, don't let this put you off! We ordered two Cobra beers followed by two mixed Thali's, both of which were served perfectly and had the taste buds jumping. We would certainly recommend this restaurant for anyone wanting to eat typical Indian food

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Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

By far the best Indian food I've had in Europe.The location is perfect, in the heart of Amsterdam at Dam Square.The food is yummy and the staff is very welcoming.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A hidden gem off the busy Damrak Street, 7 minute walk from Central Station, (if you see the Hotel Damrak Inn, you've walked to far! Family Owned, excellent traditional Indian Food! You can ask them to make it as you'd like regarding the additional heat! Don't forget to ask for their traditional Chai Tea, relaxes the soul! They offer an... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had a leaflet in our hotel for this so we thought we would give it a try, it's in the Damrak but easy to miss if you don't look out for it as you have to walk down an alleyway which is also for "saunas and massages" it looks dodgy but perservere as it's worth it. Had the tastiest... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It was nice to find an Indian restaurant at this place called Gandhi. Their food was good although not great. But somehow I felt that the name Gandhi shouldn't have been the name of this restaurant where they serve everything that Gandhi always campaigned against including liquor. Average place if one wants to visit.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Being Indian and having interest in cooking, I can say that this was worst indian food ever. The restaurant ambience is not welcoming and very crowded if fully occupied. The staff is not at all welcoming. As we were not very hungry, we ordered one curry, starter and 2 naan and of course a bottle of water. After taking this... More 

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Los Cabos, Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Food seems very old,, not flavoured,, bad indian food we had ever..not recommended,, its bette to go to some fast food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 Damrak, 1012 LL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Dam Square
  • Neighborhood: Dam Square
  • Phone Number: 020 638 3222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?