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Balti House

$$ - $$$
De Pijp
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Albert Cuypstraat 41, 1072 CL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 664 3038
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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673 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This restaurant has dishes from Bangladesh and India. I went there with some friends, among them, a friend from Bangladesh, which knew the place very well. We had the best hints possible from her to order our dishes. The food was really good and the staff very friendly. They know very well their business and can advise properly the costumers.... More 

Thank JuPereira
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

The Balti house is the best indian food i have had in the Netherlands. Being from the UK, I can safely say its one of the best I have ever had. The pictures do not do this place justice because not only is the food amazing, the staff are incredibly friendly and the restaurant is warm, cosy and intimate. Whether... More 

Thank Paulette M
Annecy, France
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

fantastic curry here. not much to add.. well priced and nice decor..would definately go again if in amsterdam. friendly service....chicken madras was english style hot. ride back to airport was worthit

Thank Mike D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Me and my family were on a Europe trip in September. Being from a south asian country we were craving for some indian food and decided to visit this restaurant. The staff were very welcoming. We ordered quite a few dishes such as chicken tikka, chicken butter masala, biryani, naan bread and some vegetarian dish. All the items were exquisite.... More 

Thank Yami S
Enschede, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We went here to try indian food last month. The food was good and service too. I liked the naan and chicken tikka masala. I would expect food to be more spicy next time

Thank Kushalneu
Oxford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Looked a previous reviews on TripAdvisor and decided to try this restaurant out. Really nice food and in quite reasonably priced too. I would definitely recommend it. The curries were very tasty, the mixed grill very big :-) the only minor gripe is that it could have been spicier; more chilli. All in all though, very nice and would go... More 

Thank Mike P
Krakow, Poland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

The food is well prepared. You can order couple dishes and share it with your friends. However I would imagine the dishes to be more spicy.

Thank Piotrek123123
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

I'm a regular at this gem of an Indian restaurant; go there at least twice a month. I'd like to keep it a secret so please don't go there. Their specialty is North Indian cuisine with lots of curries and great nan bread. Each dish is very distinct and different from the others. Not like other restaurants where only the... More 

Thank Albert S
Stockholm, Sweden
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here with a friend. He had the Butter Chicken Masala and I had the Chicken Tikka Masala. We were both very happy with our meals. The papadam and its accompaniments was terrific. Not too pricey and very nice staff. A solid Indian restaurant.

Thank Patrick C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Typical service you recieve from most Indian restaurants, however we were in no hurry and were there for the food. The Balti was very good along with the assorted starters. We sat outside on the side street. A good value curry house.

Thank kkiwichc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 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
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Albert Cuypstraat 41, 1072 CL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > De Pijp
  • Neighborhood: De Pijp
  • Phone Number: +31 20 664 3038

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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