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Mother India

#14 of 1,023 Restaurants in Oslo
#16 of 1,090 Places to Eat in Oslo
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Pilestredet 63, Oslo, Norway
+47 22 60 81 04
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2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Mother India is Norway’s oldest Indian restaurant. Run by the Sharma...
Mother India is Norway’s oldest Indian restaurant. Run by the Sharma family the restaurant opened its door in 1993, and has been with the same family in the same location ever since. We are proud of this, but also humble to our guests' expectations of us.We regard ourselves as cultural ambassadors of India through the food we serve. Hence, as our guest you are not a customer but part of our family.We constantly source our ingredients from different suppliers, searching for the very best. That is why we also blend our own spice mixtures. This gives our food a unique flavor, and the recipes are a well kept secret.
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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Indian Restaurant

One of the best Indian restaurant in Oslo, its not far away from City center, easily accessible. Better to reserve a table before you go, since it was crowded when we went. We had to wait for a while to get a table, luckily the staff was very helpful to accommodate us. Food was of good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Sankarbe
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of the best Indian restaurant in Oslo, its not far away from City center, easily accessible. Better to reserve a table before you go, since it was crowded when we went. We had to wait for a while to get a table, luckily the staff was very helpful to accommodate us. Food was of good quality/quantity, staff was very... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Professional cooking... tasty Indian food served with lots of love and hospitality... Itz awesome...

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Oslo, Norway
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have only ordered take-away from this restaurant and will therefor not comment anything on the service, food or atmosphere of the restaurant, only for what i have gotten delivered. I have ordered from this place 3 times, and all the times the quality of the food has been varying. The first time it was ok, the food tasted good... More 

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Bern
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed some of the best Indian food we ever had at Mother India. Big choice of delicious dishes and you can choose how hot (or not) they should be. Very friendly service, highly recommended.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

After eating at every established larger indian restaurant in Oslo, it was time to pick a winner between this and jewel of india. What gave this place the edge over jewel was the personal and helpful service. Jewel might have slightly more even food across their menu, but the service is industrial, akin to the one you'll get at the... More 

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Drammen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent food quality with typical Indian taste, quick and efficient service. Neat and clean environment.

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Oslo, Norway
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you are visiting Mother India, you meet great people there with passion,who serve guests at a high level. Very good food, excellent atmosphere. Absolutely recommend.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I was there with my friends for my birthday party ! They have very nice varities of food in the menu.Excellent service too !!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

If you are looking for a typical Indian Taste then I would recommend you this restaurant. Good service, a bit small space but cozy. Its the food I liked most. If you want to taste indian food and wondering where to go, then this is one of the place for you !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great Indian food and service. We asked for food that was not on the menu and they where helpful to make it happen. The service, atmosphere and the food just wonderful.

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Additional Information about Mother India

Address: Pilestredet 63, Oslo, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 60 81 04
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 38
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pilestredet 63, Oslo, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 60 81 04

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 38
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Mother India is Norway’s oldest Indian restaurant. Run by the Sharma family the restaurant opened its door in 1993, and has been with the same family in the same location ever since. We are proud of this, but also humble to our guests' expectations of us.We regard ourselves as cultural ambassadors of India through the food we serve. Hence, as our guest you are not a customer but part of our family.We constantly source our ingredients from different suppliers, searching for the very best. That is why we also blend our own spice mixtures. This gives our food a unique flavor, and the recipes are a well kept secret.
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?