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Ashoka Restaurant

€€ - €€€Indian, , Vegetarian Friendly
Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 0066
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was the best service and food we had while on a trip to Europe! Very sensitive to the guests - we felt food was hot and server was prompt to offer yogurt on house to help dilute the impact!

1  Thank Gyanendra S
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful meal here, one of the best curries we’ve had!! The service was brilliant, complimentary drinks for our table being slightly late, through no fault of the staff. All round great experience, we would definitely come again!!

Thank EleMay177
Reviewed today via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a summer evening and it was quite warm inside. Apart from this, the waiters were fantastic, efficient and friendly and the food was very good!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed yesterday

We came here our last night in Amsterdam. We did not have a reservation, but they were able to accommodate us within a few minutes. I recommend having a reservation though. It's a very small restaurant. The service was wonderful. The food portions were huge...More

Thank travelgirl850
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So firstly, the 20€ sharing platter is shockingly small. Usually in an indian restaurant you’ll get a mixed grill for 20€ or less. So don’t get the sharing platter or starters, just get a main instead. The waiter was friendly and kind. Only issue is...More

Thank Anson A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went for and early dinner on a weeknight, we were met with a lively funny and friendly wait staff. We had the Vegetable Biryani, simosas and Nepalese veggie curry. Tons of flavor, texture and heat with good sized portions! Decent regional beer selection. We...More

Thank LoriT33
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed everything. We started with fried chicken momo and each had an entree- he had lamb tandoori and I had chicken Rogan josh. We absolutely loved the flavor, textures, enviornmenr and service and would highly recommend...More

Thank Alyson F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cosy restaurant in a small location. Friendly service and being very helpful with menu choises. Good that the spice level can be made individual. Very attentive service during meal. Good pricing

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 5 days ago

This will go down as one of the best Indian meals I have ever had. We ordered the non-vegetarian starter platter which included spicy chicken weings, lamb momo, spicy shrimp and Chicken Tikka. It was all perfectly spiced nd delicious. All three of us enjoyed...More

Thank MissMaryWanderlust
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent curry with very friendly service. Restaurant was pretty full when we visited on a Wednesday night so worth booking. Curries were a little hotter than our British/ Bangladesh version. I had the Chicken Madras, excellent but hot hot hot!

Thank Ricey1951
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
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Rosan T
6 June 2018|
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Response from thelangtoon | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant staff were very helpful. I am gluten free and they made sure that the chef was aware of this to prepare the food. I would have known if this was not the case. Food was delicious.
Kevin T
17 July 2017|
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Response from thaneskan | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Kevin, The easiest and fastest way to make a reservation is via our website. Please visit ashokarestaurant.nl and make a reservation.
Jayne S
14 November 2016|
Response from thaneskan | Property representative |
Dear Mr. /Ms. Jayne, Thank you very much for your query. We are open in the Christmas Day. If you are planning to visit Amsterd and having dinner at Ashoka, please make a reservation in advance. I look forward to seeing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 0066
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Amsterdam, just a 6 - 9-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station and Dam Square, Ashoka Restaurant is specialized in Indian and Nepalese cuisines. Enjoy the authentic taste of these two traditional cuisines, where herbs and spices play an important role. Besides dinner, it is possible to have a delightful lunch at Ashoka. Signature dishes like freshly prepared Tandoori, as well as Lamb, Chicken, Seafood and Vegetable curries, and authentic lentil soup are on the menu. The chef and his team give you a warm welcome and invite you to discover the special Indian - Nepalese cuisines in Amsterdam.
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