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Mother India

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Markensgate 6, Kristiansand, Norway
+47 38 02 02 07
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Oslo, Norway
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Without a doubt the best Indian restaurant in Kristiansand, if not in entire Norway! My visits to Mother India is always (more than) satisfactory. The restaurant, the food, the staff and the atmosphere deserves an excellent +

1 Thank Dhse
Grimstad, Norway
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are near Kristiansand and want Indian food, look no further. Excellent food and staff, cozy environment. Fair prices (in Norwegian standard). They have a 2-5 scale on how spicy you prefer the food, which makes it suitable for the whole family.

Thank Sandbakk
Trondheim, Norway
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196 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Indian restaurant is listed on TA as the number one restaurant in town. The owner is quite famous for her food and did launch a series of Indian microwave dinners via supermarkets in this country (they were fantastic for a while). The food here is good, but nowhere near the same quality of many of the Indian restaurants I... More 

Thank RaezoR57
Kristiansand, Norway
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Indian cuisine the way it should be. Friendly service, without waiting. The atmosphere is warm and intimate.

1 Thank Svein U
Oslo, Norway
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere sure is unique! The staff is friendly and welcoming, and the food is authentic and great! Perfect location. A must-eat in Ktown.

Thank Pål R
Kristiansand, Norway
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the people in Kristiansand has a relation with Mother India, and this is choice nr 1 for many of the locals, when they go out for indian food. The staff is very welcoming and the service is impeccable.

1 Thank 513kristianl
Stavanger, Norway
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing in this restaurant is the very cosy and traditional environment. The food is also very good, although the way it is presented on the menu is a little too "western style" with vague descriptions of the dishes. Service was friendly and quick.

Thank Gianluca M
Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered some Indian food at the restaurant. My family wanted an extra good meal on a Saturday. I don't remember exactly which dishes we ordered, but they were very tasteful. If you are in Kristiansand I recommend eating there or at least order takeaway. Good service and quite quickly served.

Thank Eivind H
The Plains, VA
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

This place has world-class Indian food on an order above what you might expect in a Norwegian town. It will surprise you, both as to the food and the comfort of the furnishings. Try it.

Thank ThePlainsman
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Mother India is a restaurant I have visited many times and will continue to visit. There are many reasons for that. They have wonderful food made by people who are passionate about creating authentic Indian food. I have eaten most of the menu and with a background as a chef I must say I am very pleased with the dishes... More 

1 Thank Michel R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $28
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markensgate 6, Kristiansand, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: +47 38 02 02 07

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