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“The Best Indian Restaurant In Ireland”
Review of Rasam Restaurant

Rasam Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 102 Restaurants in Dun Laoghaire
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$28 - US$70
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Rasam Restaurant excels at serving consistent quality food served in a creative but authentic Indian style. We pride ourselves on our fresh ingredients including Indian spices that are mixed, roasted & ground daily at Rasam Restaurant. We very much consider hospitality to be much more than just a social formality. Visit us and enjoy the dishes we present with great pride.
Reviewed 24 February 2012

We were recommended this restaurant by an Indian friend as being "the best Indian restaurant in Ireland" and having been there for a second time I have to agree. The decor was everything you would expect, really makes you feel you are in India & not above a pub in Glasthule! Service fabolous, waiters are extremely courteous & fast. Had early bird menu 1st time which is great value. Second time round had a la carte as we were too late for early bird. Everything from pre-dinner popadoms, starter ,main course, rice & naan all fabolous. Cant believe I had room for the carrot cake dessert which was out of this world! Ive been to India many times so can compare the food & it really is amazing. Well worth a visit

Date of visit: February 2012
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3  Thank dxb501
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

We had been meaning to eat here for ages, having heard people rave about it and read lots of good reviews, and finally got round to it on a cold Monday night in February with a last-minute booking to celebrate our joint birthdays.

We received a warm and personal welcome and were seated promptly with a bowl of ultra-light poppadom pieces and a selection of very tasty dips to eat while we perused the menu. It all looked good! Everything is cooked to order from scratch, so you may wait a little longer then in other places, but well worth it. The presentation is lovely, as well.

I had little potato cakes and my husband had (I think) chicken tikka, just enough to whet the appetite. For mains I had chicken pieces in a beautifully thick spicy sauce, and he had the lamb, with the special pilau rice. The waiter had been extremely helpful, advising my husband about his choice, and telling us to start off with a bowl of rice between us - much better than being faced with a mountain you can't eat! Though in fact we ordered a second bowl...... Other people have mentioned the naan bread and it really is delicious; it can be so heavy and doughy but this was very light and good for mopping up any remaining sauce and the lovely cool raita. We wouldn't normally going for pudding in an Indian restaurant, but we made an exception this time, and again the waiter hastened to tell us that Indian carrot cake is very different to what we might expect, so we opted for the brownies - so light and yet very, very chocolatey!

When the waiter learned it was our birthdays, we were offered drinks on the house, a nice touch. The service all evening was excellent without being intrusive.

Yes, it was quite an expensive evening, but worth it for food like this. We won't be going every week but it will certainly be on the list for future visits.

Date of visit: February 2012
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2  Thank Northbrook
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Reviewed 5 February 2012

Wow this place is amazing! Definitely my favourite Indian in south dublin, especailly the naan bread!!! I am vegetarian so usually get the Vegetarian Tali, which is I think 5 small portions of different veggie specials of the day and comes with rice and naan too!!! (there is a meaty version too which looks the same but meat dishes)! Id definitely recommend trying them!!!
The restaurant is decorated so well! Very romantic for couples and they also have a few lovely big booths for parties!!!

Date of visit: December 2011
3  Thank beautifulsunshine
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Reviewed 23 January 2012

The fact that it is great tasting indian food outweights the expense. Recommended by indian friends. However portions on the early bird are quite tight.

Date of visit: October 2011
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1  Thank Eirespanish
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Reviewed 2 October 2011

Rather expensive food and wine but very tasty and diverse menu.

Date of visit: September 2011
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2  Thank BettyLinn
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