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Mother India

#9 of 1,127 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence
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Pilestredet 63, Oslo, Norway
+47 22 60 81 04
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff is really friendly and professional, About The cook: i would love to have his phone number and ask him to marry me! The food is prepared with fresh ingredients and the spices are perfectly balansed. I love it

Thank Paul S
Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and good service!! :) The Naan-bread is really tasty! I will definitely come back to this place!

Thank Roosern
Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaturant with fantastic food and good atmosphere. Reserve a table in advance, at least for the weekend.

Thank 4henrik
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used the mother India restaurant in oslo for the 1st time about 20 years ago and have used it with many friends over the years.the meals that I have had have allways been of the best guality and I/we have never been let down. Every time I have been in over the years the owner has never forgot me... More 

1 Thank John C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the exquisite indian food was delicious as well as very appealing to my taste. I also thought it was a very good customer service and the food was very hygienic as well. Loved it.

Thank Anvay V
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend this restaurant. Good service, high quality food and large portions! I had the Jhinga Palak and it was amazing. I will return for sure.

Thank Tarohe
Los Angeles, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

I enjoy the food in Scandinavia but sometimes it is so clean and precise that it lacks excitement. Mother India's cuisine is clean and fresh but bursting with flavor. I had the tiger prawns in a spicy curry and I am hungry for more. I live in Los Angeles and I only wish that we had a place like Mother... More 

1 Thank William D M
Oslo, Norway
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Mother India is the Indian restaurant in Oslo that has held the longest. The reason for this is that they always deliver food to a high standard when it comes to Indian tastes. I have been a regular guest since the 90s and have become good friends with. the owner, who is in the restaurant most of the time. I... More 

1 Thank Lars-Oslo-2017
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

I always come here for a curry whenever I visit Oslo. Excellent food, large portions and friendly staff. Highly recommended!

Thank ArneJoakim
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here before and the food is average (personally I prefer other restaurants) but we decided to try it again. Its always busy at mother indian which can only mean one thing, the Norwegians love this place!! Anyway as we walked in it was very busy, tables are very close together and feels like you are eating with... More 

Thank chefjasonshaw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $38
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pilestredet 63, Oslo, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 60 81 04
Mother India is Norway’s oldest Indian restaurant. Run by the Sharma family the restaurant opened its door in 1993, and has been with the same family in the same location ever since. We are proud of this, but also humble to our guests' expectations of us.We regard ourselves as cultural ambassadors of India through the food we serve. Hence, as our guest you are not a customer but part of our family.We constantly source our ingredients from different suppliers, searching for the very best. That is why we also blend our own spice mixtures. This gives our food a unique flavor, and the recipes are a well kept secret.

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