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The Surya

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Sam Road, Kotripara | Near Maharani Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 2992 269 269
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dine sitting on cushions on the floor. Veg, non-veg, Indian, Chinese, Italian. Good value. Laid back. Memorable venue.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Trisha K
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Bromborough, United Kingdom
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Bromborough, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

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
3 helpful votes 3 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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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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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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 reviews 4 reviews
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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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Jaisalmer, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Owener of surya restaurant he is very friendly person .he have nice smile and also very funny .I had been in there in last year .in for lunch and dinner .food was is veey good and with good view of jaisalmer .and nice dining room like allibaba room and nice window .iam really enjoy .in this restaurant. So please come... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We spend every evening sitting in alibaba dinning hall with Aku, our new Indian friend. The food was nice and tasty. The atmosphere take us back to old time and decoration was fabulous. ACU was a great chat and had fun knowing village stories. Everything was 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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