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Wijttenbachstraat 290, 1093 JK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Chandler, AZ
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a bed and breakfast right down the street and this was recommended by the proprietor there. What a delightful suggestion. We started with a fried banana and then enjoyed the chicken roti. I have never tried this cuisine before and every facet of it was just delicious. The staff was informative and helpful and I would... More 

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Thank galleyhag
The Netherlands
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We always get our take away from Lalla Rookh. There is nl better one in my opinion. Checken or vega, both fantastic! Also Nice for a quick diner in their restaurant, with a Nice Parbo beer.

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Thank Marleendelisse
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Very good food if you like Suriname food friendly staff we will come back for sure next time we are in Amsterdam

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Thank Artix B
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I had one night visiting my friend in Amsterdam and without any thought she immediately said I need to have Surinamese food. Lalla Rookh surpassed my expectations. The restaurant is nothing spectacular visually but the staff is very kind, and it feels like you are eating at home. We ordered two Roti dishes (chicken and vegetarian) with a side of... More 

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Thank Sharon W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Well isn't that the best way to describe eating hearty North Indian food transported halfway around the world to tropical Surinam (presumably by indentured labourers) ... and then to the Northern European city which had colonised the place. I was struck by the name as I walked past (Lalla Rookh was the daughter of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb - who... More 

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Thank IndianGlobalVillager
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Skip Ram's or any other restaurant, but go straight to Lalla if you want to have Hindostani (Suriname Indian) food. Good taste and reasonable portions. But change clothes after visiting ;)

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Thank Reza G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

As Johannes van Dam already said, this is the best roti in town: A-. The minus is for the seating in the restaurant. But really, I never sit in the restaurant but do take away.

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Thank Paula S
Paris, France
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

We ordered one "roti met ei, aardappel en groente" (roti with egg, potatoe and vegetable) each – one vegetarian and one lamb. We were served a huge dhal puri, next to a plate of hearty, tasty food. Note that the "klein" (small) portion was way enough for us.

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Thank N R
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I discovered this place by suprise while I was visiting a friend who lived in the neighbourhood. The restaurant looked so lovely from the outside, and the smell was so good that I was urged to go in and try. It was my first time trying out Surinamese food, and I fell in love with it immediately!!! Oh the taste,... More 

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Thank Idil K
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

We tasted only the surinamese dishes and they were great, big and cheap. We have been there twice. One small Roti is enough for the whole dinner, I suggest the lamb one. Negative point: they don`t serve tap water so with this spicy food you have to order lot of mineral water which is served in 20 cl bottles and... More 

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Thank Chiara C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wijttenbachstraat 290, 1093 JK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam
Description
Suriname restaurant

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