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Etelaesplanadi 22, Helsinki, Finland
11:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I love Indian food and always try a place in every major city we go to. The location was close to our airbnb. Our waitress was nice and the food came out fast. Our friend with us was actually suspicious that it came out to quickly. The portion was large and the naan was one of the... More 

Thank Steffiebrooke
Zurich, Switzerland
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193 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Outside of the setting and the service, the actual quality of the food was pretty poor. I had selected a vegetarian Thali (which is a mix of vegetarian dishes) - outside of the Naan that was good, the dishes felt as if they were made up of canned products with some herbs on top. Honestly, not great at all. Probably... More 

Thank Budapest4Lausanne
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered beef and paner-cheese. The food was rather good, although one could expect more spices. I ordered mild beef and emphasised it two times to the waiter, but he seemed not interested in what I said: in result I got spicy dish; I complained to the other waiter and he was much more polite, was sorry and in less... More 

Thank Anna G
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Cool restaurant which serves a great variety of small dishes. You can choose between meat, fish, vegetables. Food was great and service was very friendly. Definitely can recommend it, if you want to test something different. Will go again!

Thank Globi21
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

On a shivering Helsinki day, when we had lost all hopes to find a place to eat Indian food, this place came to our rescue. The ambience is best compared to the other Indian restaurants in Helsinki. My friends ordered veg thali and it was a huge thali with lot of items. Overall their response on taste was - Average... More 

Thank Shubham S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect indian food for kids and adults. Great taste! Nice interior. A real indian restaurant that makes you feel welcome.

Thank Annika W
Turku, Finland
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This restaurant never fails to deliver! Food is good and the place is buzzing with people! You might need to wait for a table little while during lunch hours, but they'll sort you a seat quite quickly. Heart warming, spicy food.

Thank NinaSula
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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83 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

- Food: Quite decent relative to what one would expect in Helsinki - Veg options: Quite a few, although not entirely sure if the Restaurant is run by Indians! - Service: Good - Location: Not located on the main road. On the inner side of a commercial block. Take help from Google maps (look right around the corner as you... More 

Thank InnaARao
Odense, Denmark
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A friend off mine is very often in Helsinki on buiness trip and he says that he always once has to go to Samrat, so on this my first trip to Helsinki and Finland I had to try Samrat, I was warm welcomed by the owner him self and was placed at a nice and clean table. I choosed mixed... More 

Thank Steen C
Salo, Finland
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Saturday leisurely lunch was just fine. Good food except the naan was a bit under. Felt slow because there were only 3 groups in when we started.

Thank Mikakorh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelaesplanadi 22, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki

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