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Ashoka Restaurant

Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 0066
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • 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 4 days ago via mobile

Had a trip to Amsterdam for 3 nights , was travelling since the last 10 days. Being an Indian , it was such a relief to find this one. We read good reviews about this place and so gave it a shot. Without a prior...More

Thank ayush141
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

This was a nice change from trying to beat all the tourist crowds. Very authentic Indian food, we ordered butter chicken and lamb biriyani and both were delicious, as well as paratha. However, I ordered mild biryani, which was still very spicy, but I also...More

Thank Lidia P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is absolutely, hands down, the best place I have been to in Amsterdam. Went with a good Indian friend of mine and she raved that the food was just like home. Even when I was full I couldn't stop eating. The place is small...More

Thank reiavt
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good Indian food, good service, nice atmosphere. The prices are not cheap but not too expensive either, something between 15-20 Euros for a decent plate that has everything and gets you full.

2  Thank danelran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Indian food, eat lots of it in the UK and on our travels and know a good curry when we have one. At Ashoka we had several, the Nepalese dishes, and loved every mouthful. Don't miss this place, not just great food but...More

1  Thank BarryTC60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a regular consumer of curries I just had to try this Indian & Nepalese restaurant and I was glad I did. One of the most memorable meals I have had in a long time. I had the chicken madras with special rice and paratha....More

Thank staycheeky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant with a nice interior offering an extensive menu of Indian and napalese food. Staff is very friendly and the service impeccable.

Thank Henrik L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A restaurant with excellent service, great atmosphere and great food. We ordered 1/2 chana masala/ 1/2 vegetable curry, 1 chicken garlic tandoori, with dal, rice and 1 garlic naan.

Thank Ane V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

AVOID , Pathetic Attitude towards the guest We had lunch today in this restaurant after going thru the reviews. The opening time is given 12.00.noon. We reached there by 12.20. When we entered in the restaurant , waiter plainly told us that the restaurant opens...More

Thank dkgupta49
TKandel, Eigenaar at Ashoka Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Gupta, First of all we would like to thank you very much for visiting us for your lunch. I am sorry to know that we could not satisfy you. You were a group of 9 people and you did order only 2 dishes...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food and beautiful staff! The food was so tasty , very authentic Indian and lots of fresh ingredients. Staff very polite and friendly. Restaurant was very busy but we were never long waiting to order or receive food

Thank Christine M
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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Kevin T
July 17, 2017|
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Response from TKandel | 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.
Jayne S
November 14, 2016|
Response from TKandel | Property representative |
Dear Mr. /Ms. Jayne, Thank you very much for your query. We are open in the Christmas Day. If you are planning to visit Amsterd and having dinner at Ashoka, please make a reservation in advance. I look forward to seeing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 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 - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 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
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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