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New Balal

#1,449 of 13,486 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Opera / Bourse
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25,rue Taitbout, Paris, France
01 42 46 53 67
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I used to visit their other restaurant (New Jawad) during my stay in Paris. But the owner suggested that I visit this one since this was walking distance from my apartment. It's almost the same as New Jawad... but slightly better. Try their Kulfis and Lassis!

Thank daddicool
Paris, France
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In the very center, next the opéra garnier, you will find easliy this paki restaurant. Obviously, the restaurant mentions indian restaurant but they are genuine pakis who owned the restaurant. Many waiters will make sure that you get everything you desire. All dishes are as refine as delicious. Wheter you like spice or not, just ask they will please you.... More 

Thank cyril4560
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Guys , this restaurant new balal is simply amazing. The food tastes amazingly india, specially, when u r in Paris. Dal, paneer matar and chicken all. Are very good. Kulfi is simply amazing. A must try when u r here. We ate all 4 days here.

Thank Anurag P
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

From the aperitif to the last grain of rice, it was a wonderful meal. We happened upon this beautiful gem on our way to the Galleries Lafayette, and after days of lovely French cuisine, something different sounded delicious. The tiny sign announcing Pakistani and Indian cuisine was difficult to spot, and upon entering into the tiny restaurant we knew this... More 

Thank LibraryBarbie
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Balal Biryani and Butter Chicken is exceptional. Very good service. Lovely decor and clean restaurant.

Thank Afroz A
Lafayette, California
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467 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

My wife and i had been in France for several weeks and were looking for something different. We passed New Balal around the corner from our hotel, thought the menu sounded interesting and stopped in for dinner. A perfect experience in every way! The decor of the restaurant is beautiful - elegant and restful. The wine list was extensive -... More 

Thank LightFighter
Shah Alam
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

As this is my second time in Paris, this is the 1st time I have encountered an Indian, Pakistani,Middleast retaurant that serves Good Bryani and Naan...ehmmmm...delicious meal first time and repeated the second time. IF ever anyone craves for Indian or Pakistani food this is the place. HAPPY EATING...

Thank Norhayati M
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Really nice service, and the food was very good. I ordered the 23€ menu, drink were not included though. Don't miss the Kulfi.

Thank Carlos R
Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The service was tremendously good. The people who run the restaurant are attentive and determined to make sure you enjoy your experience. I'm from Toronto, and I'm acclimatized to the Indian food there, so Paris-style Indian food seems under-spiced and excessively creamy - the saag was mixed with creme fraiche (?) or some other kind of gooey mess that made... More 

Thank Karen C
Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France
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544 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant ambience, very convenient for the Opera or department stores yet in a tranquil street just off Boulevard Haussmann. Incredibly friendly staff and a warm welcome. Good choice of food nicely presented and nicely cooked, very generous portions (didn't need to eat anything for the rest of the day) As with all food in France it was not as spicy... More 

Thank JANDDBritinParis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Pakistani, Halal, Persian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25,rue Taitbout, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighborhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: 01 42 46 53 67

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

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Opera / Bourse
The neighborhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theaters, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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