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Kurkum

corniche | corniche, Muscat 117, Oman
24714114
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Ranked #12 of 182 restaurants in Muscat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dim Sum
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Kurkum (Telephone: 24714114) is new Indian restaurant in Mattrah
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84% Recommend
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Excellent is just a word to express our experience at this stunning restaurant. We were On a visit to muscat and our friends recommended this restaurant.Generally...I am not used to writing reviews but after this wonderful experience. I felt like writing one. The food at Kurkum is delicious... Service brilliant... Ambiance perfect...Every Dish we tried was delicious but I would... More

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Muscat, Oman
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

One of my favourites in Muscat. Ambience, fabulous food and excellent service. Just keep trying different dishes and cannot pick a favourite. Well worth the trip to Matrah!

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Good ambience, love the white surroundings, facing the Old Muscat port, and the corniche. Landed for lunch, would recommend the lamb vindaloo. It is cozy at the same time very chic.

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biella
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

it's a lovely restaurant, pity we cannot have a glas of wine or a beer.... because of religion of course...but the food quality is really remarquable! the service is very professional and they care about the guest!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We happened upon this little gem on our last day in Muscat, while looking for a place to lunch away from the tourist stops so near the souq. Pristine, white table cloths, interesting photos on the walls, an extensive and interesting menu, attentive service, and delicious food. Our only regret was partaking of so much lunch that we were unable... More

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Berlin, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Thanks to Tripadvisor, we found this lovely restaurant with splendid view to the harbour and His Majesty's ship, nett the souk. The absolut white interior matched the remarkable friendly service. Slightly higher prices are based on excellent food. Everything is homemade, even the icecream. For the courtesy of the guests, some Chinese dishes are offered, but we recommend the Indian... More

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Muscat, Oman
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

KurKum has to be my most favourite place - great food, great decor and great service everytime. It really is tucked away in the corner, so easily missable. I love the ambience of this fantastic restaurant and relish each dish that I have when I go there. Was there the other night and the staff were so kind and brought... More

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San Francisco, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Kurkum is located along the Corniche in Mutrah, within walking distance of the Souq. On a hot and humid day, this restaurant will soothe the weariest of travellers. Unusual for a curry restaurant, the decor is completely white! It is beautiful. The restaurant is small, but there are some nice booths that face the Corniche. We ordered Indian dishes, because... More

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Muscat, Oman
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

nice food but way overpriced......think they are playing on the view over the harbour ....portions are tiny so order extra dishes if you are hungry.......staff are attentive and helpful

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Doha, Qatar
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

My husband had been here on a previous visit and raved about it. I am really fussy about Indian / Pakistani food so, ever the sceptic was not expecting much. The decor was really nice, balked a bit at the prices but I had been pre warned we had agreed to just order what we fancied. The food was sooooooo... More

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