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Mother India

Pilestredet 63, Oslo, Norway
+47 22 60 81 04
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Ranked #9 of 992 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $38
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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English first
Oslo, Norway
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent food and service. Good value for money, generous portions. Will definitely go again. Petter

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

One of the best Indian restaurants in Oslo. The service was great, they explained every course to us and managed to make our meals allergy friendly, and they didn't make a fuzz about (which is uncommon). The food was tasty, well seasoned and presented beautifully.

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86 reviews 86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Overall: 4 Other comments: intimate and well serviced, generous and tasty portions. Location: 4 Menu: 4 Knowledge: 5 Originality: 4 Presentation: 4 Taste: 5 Atmosphere: 3, may a little too intimate. Service: 4 Timing: 5 Cleanliness: 5 Price: Price/value:

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited on Jan 2nd 2015 and had a great time. The food (Murgh Lahsuni/garlic chicken) for her and Samundri Khazana ("seafood treasure") for me. The chicken was tender and full of flavour, while the seafood was well seasoned and really tasty. Apart from being quite cramped, it is hard to say anything bad about this place.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

So far the best Indian restaurant in Oslo. The meals are not oily as it is the case in many Indina restaurant. Of course "oily" is often tasty, but it's a greasy tasty, and not authentic. Here meals are tasty because of the ingredients and the blend of spices, which they prepare themself. The choice is as usual, with sufficient... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a very nice restaurant, where my family and I eat dinner several times a year. The food is good, there are large portions, and staff and the atmosphere is very nice. Not least, this is a nice restaurant for romantic visits, and also if you are accompanied by children.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Being in Olso for the first time, wanted to try some India food. Tried this one. The food take is good. The Ambience is also nice and service is also courteous.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went for a birthday dinner with my girlfriend - my food was great (Seafood curry) and hers was so-so (Garlic tandoori chicken). Service was prompt too. Only downsides: quite cramped - I was amazed that none of the waiters dropped anything. Secondly, Mother India seems to be split across two buildings, which is odd, if nothing else. The food almost... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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65 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were in Oslo for three nights and selected restaurants in advance for dinner based on TA. Having traveled for three weeks in Scandinavia, we needed a change in cuisine and looked forward to an Indian meal at Mother India. We were not disappointed! The service was outstanding and our server was knowledgable in putting together a menu for our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

I was here today with a friend who is travelling away from oslo for six months. I was impressed with really good food, atmosphere, and of course good service. We were really satisfied. Takk for oss :-)

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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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