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2-2-9, Shimoyamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-322-0252
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Pylle, somerset United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from a local whilst visiting, the restaurant is on the 3rd floor accessed by a lift. The restaurant itself is not massive so the service is super and attentive. We had butter chicken which was superb, and Chanda masala, probably the best I have ever had! The naan bread of which they are very... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The place was recommended by one our friend from HK who happened to know the owner through one of their colleague. My first experience was fabulous and I must say it's the best Indian food in Kansai region. Since then we went there at least 3 more times hoping for similar experience. While the food was terrific as always, it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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122 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I love this restaurant with its highly sophisticated dishes. I never be disappointed with any of the choices that I made in the past so your satisfaction is almost guaranteed! Among them all, I highly recommend you try their soup. They have a couple of choices but all of them are quite unique and nice. Also, if it is your... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Was really an accidental discovery suggested by a Japanese colleague. Mr. Mukherjee, the eater's owner was very helpful. The place is small and a little cramped, but the food overcomes all the minor shortcomings. Undeniably one of the best India food I have had in Japan.

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Whitbourne
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

After visiting a mediocre Indian round the corner from the B Kobe, I finally realised that this restaurant was diagonally across from the hotel! Unfortunately, on my last day, at lunchtime... Set menus at lunchtime starting at 1,200 to 3000. I had basic at 1,200. Soup- cuuried lentils with sweetcorn and carrots. Beautifully balanced. Then tandoori chicken and a chicken... More 

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Dallas, TX
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2011

My wife and I had heard that Kobe boasts good Indian food due to a relatively large Indian population, so we did a bit of research and ended up at Sona Rupa for lunch. We're so glad we did! The owner, Bijon, speaks perfect English and is very welcoming. We enjoyed his conversation and perspective on Japan as much as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-2-9, Shimoyamatedori, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Hyogo Prefecture  >  Kobe
  • Phone Number: +81 78-322-0252

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