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Salaam Bombay

#229 of 2,454 Restaurants in Budapest
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
District V / Inner City
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Merleg utca 6, Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 1 411 1252
12:00 - 23:00
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Neusiedl am See, Austria
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't see Paprikas and Pörkölt anymore? Head for a curry. Their Lahore curry is just great. Almost like being back in the Punjab...

Thank Thomas M
Worthing, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After having our favourite takeaway and local curry restaurant In England, really have to say this is the best! Great service the best curry I have had In a long time, like some say a little out the way but if you like curry it's well worth finding! Would pay no attention to the review that had a "upsetting" curry... More 

Thank srevogel
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friends and I were looking for 'something different' close to the Basilika, and came across Salaam Bombay as an option. The lunch menu is priced at either HUF 1350 or HUF 1750, with a great serving of vegetarian/chicken options alongside vegetables, rice, and optional naan and soup. The manager was quite accommodating at a busy hour, and we were able... More 

Thank Benjamin J
Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

With previous reviews we weren't sure what to expect, but what a fabulous meal! True, the decor isn't great, but who cares with food this good?! Great service, friendly staff and very tasty Indian food.

Thank HJLilley
Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had amazing food there but had to wait too long for food. Probably because it was pre New year's eve. On the other note, food was really great. It was made in authentic manner. If you like grilled food then this is the place for you.

Thank Nilesh A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Once entered you are greeted by a nice and pleasant ambience that is as far away as you can get from a typical Indian Restaurant in Europe .. but don't let that fool you because behind the facade of non-Indian modernism lies the treasure trove of good Indian cooking where the chefs do not "short-change" you on the ingredients and... More 

Thank Roy R
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Not the best in the city but very good cousine and unique location, near the best five star hotel. Naans are delicious, but the service somitimes not enough rapid

Thank GaborV
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Not a place you would come upon if on the tourist trail but seek out and enjoy. Great service ( efficient but not intrusive ). Marvellous food in a pleasant environment..

Thank Paul H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We are a constant returning customer to this amazing restaurant. Their food has been constant for all over the year since we moved in Budapest. We have been constantly ordering to home until it became our favourite restaurant even though we aren't even Indian, the food has captured us! The place itself is nice and the manager is a very... More 

Thank mosayad
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great menu including many many choices for vegetarians. Doesn't look great on outside but inside is clean and well presented. Food was excellent. We had two paneer dishes that were delicious and generous. Nice poppadoms with very spicy pickles. Great onion rice. Disappointed not to see peshwari naan, but there was a very similar one with nice dried fruits. Very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merleg utca 6, Budapest 1051, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District V / Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: District V / Inner City
  • Phone Number: +36 1 411 1252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in District V / Inner City

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District V / Inner City
Discover the Inner City along the banks of the Danube, with its fashionable shops and iconic buildings. The Inner-City Parish Church and St. Stephen’s Basilica stand out as two of the finest examples of architecture in the area. If you are still hunting for more historical treats, then the ruins of the medieval city walls on Kecskeméti Utca are a must-visit while the Soviet War Memorial is also worthy of attention and relevant to Hungary’s more recent history. If shopping is on your itinerary, then be prepared: the market squares in this area are an absolute delight, particularly during the Christmas period, but even throughout the year you’ll find the latest trends in the shops on Vaci Utca.
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