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Mother India

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Markensgate 6, Kristiansand, Norway
+47 38 02 02 07
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Very good food!

It was a long time since my last visit at MI. But it was as good as I remembered it: Tasty and large portions! Good service and quiet enough to easily speak with my long-time-no-see-friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Frode N
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Business meetings
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English first
Kristiansand, Norway
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270 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just a must in Kristiansand , you just have to experience it. The food is just excellent , the service is amazing and the best of all , the owner take time to talk with the guests . They really seem to care for your well beeing.

Thank Tor Steinar E
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great nan breads, lots of different currys with everything from lamb, pork and even fish. Nice raitas, dressings and condements. Go for the Indian Beer, Cobra wtih your curry. Disipointingly, the staff seems to wish they could be somewhere else but here,

Thank Anders J
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a long time since my last visit at MI. But it was as good as I remembered it: Tasty and large portions! Good service and quiet enough to easily speak with my long-time-no-see-friends.

Thank Frode N
Sandnes, Norway
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nicely decorated, it felt like eating in a tent ;) good service and good food. The restaurant is quite warm so make sure you don't wear to much wool.

Thank AfromN
Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Saturday night and it was crowded. Romours say its the best indian restuarant i Norway. Even with table reservation, there were a line of people waiting to be seated. But the owner treated us with a beer for having patience. When we ordered food, it came rather quickly. Excellent food, and plenty of it! We chose spice level 3, which... More 

Thank PMA73
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Yesterday I had been to this restaurant for Indian food. Rice was good and naan was also okay but the curry had very blunt taste. Indian curry is supposed to be rich in ingredients making it tasty but I found it lacking.

Thank Elizabeth L
Stavanger, Norway
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The dishes were delicious and service professional. This is our second time visiting the restaurant in Kristiansand for travel and we were not dissapointed.

Thank Jayce3
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Mother India in Kristiansand is my gastronomic home, my palace of masala, and my nan-heaven. I don't know where to begin in writing a review of Mother India - there are so many things that come together to make perfection. I've been a frequent visitor to Mother India in Kristiansand for many, many years and have never been disappointed even... More 

2 Thank Erik H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

If u r near north pole and missing your mom's food then donot worry this is best place. I was in norway 28-31 jul and i really enjoyed indian chicken curry. Thanks to mother india for providing tastiest food.

1 Thank Ritu A
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

After a visit to Mother India you're left with the impression of having had the real deal. Great meal and even better atmosphere. Highly recommended, but without a doubt the most expensive Indian restaurant in Kristiansand

Thank Martin N

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Markensgate 6, Kristiansand, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: +47 38 02 02 07

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 28
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings


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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?