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Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 0066
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was outstanding. Very tasty, one of the best curries I’ve ever had. Staff friendly and polite. Made too feel very welcome. Great service. Would definitely recommend coming to Ashoka if you are in Amsterdam!

1  Thank Vicki O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place based on its Trip Advisor position at number 1...thank you all for your reviews...this place deserves its rank The service was excellent as was the food. The waiters were knowledgeable and friendly The place is small, but I feel that adds...More

1  Thank Sanjnnim
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great curries! Friendly staff. Would highly recommend this curry house. Well priced very central. We didn’t book but was lucky to get a table as very busy! So maybe recommend booking.

1  Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago

my wife and I went for the nepalese items just for a change. different selection. both were excellent. i recommend the spinach. good value also.

1  Thank tom s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have chosen a Nepalese meal, composed of vegetables curry, dal and chicken with rice (23€). Everything was really tasty and generous, a little bit spicy. I also had a mango lassi (4,50€) and a cheese naan (3,95€), so good! Nice service too. A really...More

1  Thank candice l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us shared our favorite dishes and they threw in some free vegetables because one of us couldn't decide. Overall, the atmosphere was nice, the service was good, and the food was good enough to take home the leftovers. I would do this one...More

Thank michael d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice dinner here. Service is friendly and efficient. Would highly recommend chicken Jalfrezi. Portion size big enough to be full with a main course. Good value Highly recommend

2  Thank End33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat indian food, travel to India regularly and cook indian food ourselves all the time and I was definitely unimpressed with the food on offer in Ashoka. From the pappads and dips to the uninspiring, but hot, fish madras I left this restaurant feeling...More

Thank ShaRoKent
thaneskan, Eigenaar at Ashoka, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ShaRoKent, First of all thank you very much for visiting Ashoka. We would like to express our sincere apologies for not being able to delight you at Ashoka this time. As we all know the price of any product in India and Amsterdam cannot...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

According to my daughter the best chickpea Dahl ever! We booked a table and a good job we did too as the place is really busy even on a Wednesday night. I ordered the madras and was asked how spicy did I want it, so...More

1  Thank MrsM50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is centrally located, just 5 mins walk from Amsterdam Centraal. We (couple) went there last week and was very happy with the overall service. Food was good and has enough variety with both Veg and Non-veg. Though we did not had to wait,...More

1  Thank AnuragR202
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Questions & Answers
Sandeep C
September 4, 2018|
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Response from thaneskan | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Sandeep C, It's recommended to make a reservation when you are visiting us especially from 7pm to 10pm.
Rosan T
June 6, 2018|
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Response from thelangtoon | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant staff were very helpful. I am gluten free and they made sure that the chef was aware of this to prepare the food. I would have known if this was not the case. Food was delicious.
July 17, 2017|
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Response from thaneskan | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Kevin, The easiest and fastest way to make a reservation is via our website. Please visit ashokarestaurant.nl and make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighborhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 0066
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Amsterdam, just a 6 - 9-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station and Dam Square, Ashoka Restaurant is specialized in Indian and Nepalese cuisines. Enjoy the authentic taste of these two traditional cuisines, where herbs and spices play an important role. Besides dinner, it is possible to have a delightful lunch at Ashoka. Signature dishes like freshly prepared Tandoori, as well as Lamb, Chicken, Seafood and Vegetable curries, and authentic lentil soup are on the menu. The chef and his team give you a warm welcome and invite you to discover the special Indian - Nepalese cuisines in Amsterdam.
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