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Buddha's Eye

$$ - $$$Indian, Asian,
Mariengartengasse 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 16859099
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“rice” (5 reviews)
“pakora” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Tibetan, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Mariengartengasse 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a guess, the menu looked promising. Why not trying. It was not bad at all, the dishes were nicely seasoned and the waitress gave us also tips what to eat. These tips were helpful to have a nice lunch experience. The pakora was...More

Thank peterfU168AF
Reviewed January 23, 2018

The soups where so salty that we simply could not eat them. Not spicy, not hot, just a lot of salt. The other dish was eatable but far from delicious, the brown beans seam to be straight out of the can due to their glossy...More

Thank Alexzandrous
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We can absolutely recommend this restaurant. We have already been to Nepal once and the food here is just as great. If you want a real nepalese food experience go there

Thank SolidSnakech
Reviewed July 1, 2017

We came on a rainy afternoon and were made to feel very welcome. The interior is very colorful, with lots of prayer flags, and they play Tibetan music. The buffet is compact, but has great variety. There are two kinds of bread, three chutneys and...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Food was very nice and reasonably priced, very friendly, easy to find and get to from the cathedral square

Thank Gruntplace
Reviewed December 22, 2016

We stopped at the Buddha's eye on spec, as we are just passing through Koln overnight and it is close to our hotel. Not knowing what to expect, we ordered samosas, paneer saag and one of the dhals. While not at all hot spicy like...More

Thank diamondsue
Reviewed October 26, 2016

The Owner is a Nepali Guy, we ordered for a clear soup with vegetables but were served Lentil soup and forced to accept. And upon argument,He straight suggested to leave the place OR simply accept his way of making dishes.

Thank Rajiv K
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I normally do not like leaving poor reviews of restaurants, but felt I had to make an exception with this one. Based on the good reviews for this restaurant, my wife and I decided to visit it mid-week. Although it was as good as empty,...More

Reviewed August 19, 2016

The restaurant is located near the WDR and is a little difficult to find. The interior is from the typical German pub which was installed there before. The owners tried to hide it with a lot of Tibetan stuff which makes an original decor. The...More

Thank Christian W
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Im on lowcarbs at the moment and it was really hard to find a good choice to enjoy the evening at this place. I know the old Buddha's eye years back. Everyone got the Tibetan DimSum (Momok) 2 years ago and I had a curry....More

Thank Reckless_V-o-L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mariengartengasse 5, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne
  • Phone Number: +49 221 16859099
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