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Sam Road, Kotripara | Near Maharani Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 2992 269 269
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hip hand-painted restaurant where you remove your shoes and sit on pillows on the floor to eat excellent Indian food

Colorful hand painted décor. If possible, sit in the private balony overlooking the street far below the fort.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Lauren620
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Catskill, New York
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Catskill, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Colorful hand painted décor. If possible, sit in the private balony overlooking the street far below the fort.

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Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Never has a cold sweet lime soda been so welcome. Visiting Jaisalmer during the hottest months has to have a plus side and this little gem is one. Perched up high it collects the breeze. I had the place to myself, so settled down with a lovely chicken dish, lots of water and lime soda and read. Was and highlight... More 

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Bromborough, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

High up inside Jaisalmer fort, a 50 rupee tuk tuk ride up from the car park outside the main gate and very close (1 minute walk) from our hotel Killa Bhawan, whose owner recommended it to us for lunch. Budget eats, good enough for us to come back again next day. The entrance through a courtyard is not promising but... More 

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Greece
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The rooms very nice and clean, the food very tasty. The view was beatiful, the restaurant very colorful and romantic place any time of the day.

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Sidmouth
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We had a few drinks here as we sat on cushions on a balcony with panoramic views over the City and desert. The drinks were fine, but the real attraction here are the views!

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The food is excellent, cheap (around 100rp for veg meal), and great location inside the fort overlooking the town. Great view from the balcony. The food is safe as they make it with mineral water. The restaurant owner is really nice as well. Service is very casual and they don't hassle (you can stay for hours on the cushions using... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

The place very good for sitting and chill. Not annoying service and the food great and not expensive. I took cheese pakura and it was great.

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

Excellent location, beautifully appointed, and inexpensive. These words usually don't go together, but in this case, they do. We had booked this place for a day but didn't get a chance to stay long enough. With next opportunity, we're definitely going to return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This place was very near to place i was staying, from outside it looks like a ordinary restaurant,but once you go inside it feels like ur in a room of a palace. you will be lucky if u find the jharokha. u can see whole of jaisalmer from that .food was lovely too. we had law maas.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

when its cold outside, or you want an exotic room to enjoy the indian food. good place to go and food is good!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sam Road, Kotripara | Near Maharani Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jaisalmer
  • Phone Number: +91 2992 269 269

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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