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Opera Galleria, Royal Opera House | Shati Al-Qurm, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 22 022888
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I love the selection of menu, I enjoyed the flavour of the food and drink. I recommend everyone to visit it. Very authentic

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2014

When we arrived there was only one other table occupied, by an Indian family. But eventually, although never full and buzzy, quite a number of customers arrived, many of them Omanis. All of the tables, and the private room, were occupied by locals except ours, and a second group of westerners. The food was extremely good, and the spicing was... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This well decorated Indian restaurant not only give a tasty fresh food plus drinks but give more, privacy if you have a business dinner.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2014

Really enjoyed the fabulous dinner at The Indus. We had a few favorites we ordered (a tandoor Murgh chicken dish), and our server recommended a few others that were outstanding. Portions are large for a family style option which is great as you can try many dishes and curries as a table. I will be back. Very good food. The... More 

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Thank Khaneseur
Muscat, Oman
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is without doubt the best Indian restaurant in Muscat! The food is wonderful and the service excellent. The decor is modern and stylish with a terrific bar and private dining areas. There is also an outdoor terrace which looks down on the Royal Opera House.

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Thank Maggie J
Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2014

The food is excellent, the service could be better as it is an expensive restaurant but I noticed that the service and waiters attention is poor when it's a full house. So I recommend dinning when the restaurant is not so busy. The menu has good variety of dishes except for a fish dish that claims to be Hammour fish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2014

A bit expensive, but worth the money if you can afford it. Very good food and service and excellent ambiance.

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Thank Partha B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2014

Its bit expensive but excellent authentic indian food, location very nice, inside atmosphere also good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2014

Expensive, but worth the money if you can afford it. Very good food and service and excellent ambiance.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Food is ok Ambience is perfect of couples So if you are looking to spend a quality time perfect but not place for foodies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $50
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opera Galleria, Royal Opera House | Shati Al-Qurm, Muscat 113, Oman
  • Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat
  • Phone Number: +968 22 022888
Description
The Indus brings the romance of the North West Frontier to life. Our vibrant art-inspired ambience is designed to entice the senses and the spices-laden aroma is reminiscent of the rustic cuisine and exotic flavours of the Indian subcontinent that are expertly recreated by our Master Chef.The FoodExperience the warmth and succour with every bite - 'The Indus' signature entrée boasts a variety of succulent meat and vegan kebabs, made from authentic ingredients, using traditional preparations. The selection of fine ambrosia from some of the world's most celebrated wineries, and the distinctively refreshing non-alcoholic beverages are truly mesmerising. The main course features a flamboyant medley of spicy curries, innovative tandoor-cooked breads and special accompaniments. The rage of delectable desserts satiates the sweet tooth.The AmbianceThe riveting interiors of The Indus are a rich blend of the traditional and the modern; laden with artefacts, wall hangings and rich Indian fabrics. The walls are bejewelled with glimmering Kashmiri Jamawar shawls and the Zari adorned silk cushions burst with colour. The lattice screen is typical of the Indian architecture and serves as a partition for the private dining space. Dining ExperiencesOverlooking the Opera House courtyard, The Indus is an indoor and outdoor restaurant that makes every meal a celebration. The Alfresco seating at the terrace enchants the guests with the spectacular views while the opulence of the indoor seating recreates the splendour of the royal courts of India. The private dining area offers the comforts of a lounge and the privacy to enjoy an intimate meal with your loved ones. Maximum Seating Capacity - 145 * Private dining - 28 guests * Indoor seating - 71 guests * Terrace - 46 guests. Located at the Opera Galleria, Muscat, Oman, this fine dining restaurant in the Sultanate boasts of the same prestigious address as the majestic Royal Opera House.

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