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Mother India

#13 of 1,092 Restaurants in Oslo
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Pilestredet 63, Oslo 0350, Norway
+47 22 60 81 04
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great indian food, large servings, good price. We both ate vegetarian dishes, which were really tasty. Indian beer. We had so much food for the main course, that we had to drop the dessert. Make sure you do not order too spicy. Medium + is quite hot.

Thank linnlandro
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Familyowned and -driven. Cosy and small. Decorated the way you expect it to, and the food delivers as well. Fresh and delicious with that little extra spike that you want from your Indian food. One of the best places for Indian food in Oslo

Thank Steinar H
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mother India serves the best Palak Paneer with different levels of spicy. I recommend this restaurant to anyone who loves Indian food and Kingfisher. The restaurant is somewhat small so you might have to book a table in advance if you're a big group.

Thank benedictevenas
Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We live near by and have been coming on-and-off since they opened in 1993. This is still my favorite Indian in Oslo.

Thank Jsevland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Best indian food in Oslo spicy and Tasty, Great experience and i will surely visit Mother indian again, if you want real indian food experience Mother India is the answer Spicy&delicious Mvh. Adnan Rana

Thank Adnan A
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Being from the UK we are a bit more accustomed to Indian food than some countries, and therefore I feel I'm well qualified to say this restaurant is well worth a visit. Great service

Thank Chris P
Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I've been to many Indian restaurant in Oslo, and this one is definitively one of the best in terms of service, atmosphere and food quality. The place is very quiet and very well decorated, the waiters are very polite, and the food is excellent. It is also a very romantic place for couples.

Thank Jonathan M
Winterthur, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We were looking for a tasty restaurant during our stay in Oslo and found this on trip advisor and it was absolutely amazing! You should go there if you're looking for a superb Indian restaurant!

Thank celine_0492
Moss, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Always satisfied with food and service after a visit. Gives a feeling that we like to come back. The restaurant is one of the first indian food restaurants in Oslo, all indian food lovers in Norway have a relation to this place.

Thank ekatra2016
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for dinner during business trip to Oslo. Was told there were no tables for one person. Meanwhile, the restaurant gladly let in parties of two people.

Thank aussieabroad7

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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, 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 0350, 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?