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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, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family Affair

Mother India was recommended to me by a colleague and it did not disappoint. I got there late, but I still got served, which is really nice of them as we were starving. Because we were late we did not have much to choose from, but what we got was nice. Good portions, tasty and the staff (owner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
JaguarNana
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

People have bragged of this restaurant, I just found it ok. Very good service thou. My "Badami Gosht" contained some tough and some tender lamb chunks, not even quality. My friend had "Murg Makhni" who was very good. Nice room, cosy.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mother India was recommended to me by a colleague and it did not disappoint. I got there late, but I still got served, which is really nice of them as we were starving. Because we were late we did not have much to choose from, but what we got was nice. Good portions, tasty and the staff (owner - I... More 

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Thank JaguarNana
Kristiansand, Norway
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Are you hungry? Do you like to really enjoy the food you are eating? Are you currently somewhere around Kristiansand, or consider visiting the city? If the answer to any of those questions is "Yes!", then there is an unavoidable follow up: You have to visit the restaurant Mother India. The atmosphere is the first that strikes you. The perfumes... More 

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1 Thank martinbraten
Oakland, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

As a Californian who likes spicy food I find Norwegian food a little bland, I love coming to this restaraunt when I come to Kristiansand for business. Great food and they'll make it spicy upon request.

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1 Thank wanderlust1332
Kristiansand, Norway
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282 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

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.

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Thank Tor Steinar E
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

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,

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Thank Anders J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Thank Frode N
Sandnes, Norway
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92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Thank AfromN
Oslo, Norway
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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 

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Thank PMA73
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

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.

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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: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?