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“Indian restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gandhi

Gandhi
54 Damrak, 1012 LL Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
020 638 3222
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Ranked #784 of 2,444 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Dam Square
New Delhi, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Indian restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This is the only Indian restaurant that I found in Amsterdam. The food was not bad. However as I was craving Indian food I enjoyed it. the staff were friendly and service was quick.

Visited April 2013
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Piacenza, Italy
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Really good!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has been a surprise!
From outside it doesn't look like the nice restaurant you will find after the long corridor.
We have eaten two times here with some friends and we really have appreciated their punjabi food... mmmm very delicious and really Indian!
Prices are good and the employees (thanks to Subu) who work there are very kind like the owner of the place Mr. Singh.
Go with an empty stomach to fill it up with their yummy food!
We will remember this restaurant!

Visited January 2014
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Fantastic halal indian food in Netherlands”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We love good indian food and the food was so good we don't mind driving 1.5 hours from Eindhoven to Amsterdam for Gandhi. It is halal, which is important for us and the food is consistently tasty. Don't let the entrance scare you. It looks like a walkway to a seedy massage parlour. But keep on walking and order a plate :)

We've been there so many times that the staff recognizes us - the indian food lovers from Eindhoven. The staff are also nice. Our favourite is the tarka dal, vindaloo and biryani. The price is also reasonable - normally we spend 30 -35 euros for two including drinks. Everytime we receive visitors from Malaysia we'll recommend Gandhi and they will sing the same praises. Gandhi, please open a branch in Eindhoven!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Excellent restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We were umming and erring about going to this restaurant. From the outside it looked liked a brothel, with being down a long narrow corridor with a sauna right next door. But don't let this put you off, as we were pleasantly surprised. The food was very good and the service staff were very friendly. They even checked the premiership scores for us through teletext, which we didn't know still existed! At the end of the meal the owner gave us liquors on the houses. I got a mango one which was lovely, but my partner got rum, which he drank with a forced face of gratitude. All in all, lovely food, great service and good prices. We spent about 40 eur on our meal which we found very reasonable.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

My husband and I were looking for an indian restaurant in Amsterdam, and found Gandhi here on TripAdvisor. Our first visit was so successful that we decided to go back the next evening as well. And there is no doubt: Gandhi has the best Butter Chicken we have ever tasted. Incredible!
The staff is lovely and the atmosphere is good. Don´t get fooled by the entrance (a long corridor they share with a sauna…). If you want to have a superb indian meal in Amsterdam, Gandhi is the right place.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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