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Meena Kumari

Lychener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 44052545
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“vindaloo” (2 reviews)
“indian food” (8 reviews)
“mango lassi” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Pakistani, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lychener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

I came here with trepidation after sampling Indian food in France & Germany, where they tend to not have any heat chilli at all. I'm so glad we came, as it was sons best meal of our holiday and I was impressed also. I rang...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Incredible tasty food, authentic place with all that chic you expect in an indian restaurant. Colorful decorations and the most hospitable owner ever. Try the Pakora Stuff which is the best I had so far. Really good and prices are very berlin-like, cheap cheap.

Thank Bernbern31
Reviewed 8 August 2017

After living in the UK for 12 years I really miss Indian food. I have tried a few Indian places in the last year and all of them have been extremely disappointing. My husband and I ordered food from here via Deliveroo and it was...More

Thank sweetpea_me
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious and authentic Indian food with good ambience and reachability We forgot to ask the reason why it is named Meena kumari We recommend this place

Thank Manish G
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Very good food very tasty Delicious nice service I was first time there this Indian food was required quality,

Thank Rio S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

My Comments on this beautiful-hidden restaurant in Berlin: Heaven to be here. Eating food at Masaledar is like eating food at home made by my Mom; it is delicious - mouth watering. I like all the dishes made of Paneer (homemade cheese) and Chicken tandoori...More

Thank Adnan A
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I had a mango chicken curry and it is the best curry I have had in Berlin since I moved here over one year ago. We tend to avoid Indian food here because it is nothing compared with the amazing Indian food in the UK....More

Thank emmajayneallen
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We would like to recommend Meena Kumari a best indian food restaurant in berlin. We had a family dinner in Mena kumari and found it terrific in food and service. We enjoyed very delicious food tastefull chicken vindalo and seekh kabaab were best. And I...More

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

It was our last night in Berlin and we decided to go out of the way to have some Indian food. Are we ever glad we did. Not only were the prices super reasonable, but the food was some of the best we have had....More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I usually go to Indian places in Berlin without high expectations because in the U.K. Indian food is really good and I have lived there. However this is the kind of food that you regret eating and you just want to avoid so if you...More

1  Thank Maria E
Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change
than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists
that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in
the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip
crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were
once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall,
there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have
been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lychener Str. 9, 10437 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Prenzlauer Berg
  • Neighbourhood: Prenzlauer Berg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 44052545
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Undoubtedly the city’s most sophisticated Indian restaurant, Meena Kumari is nestled beneath the colourful towering buildings of the imposing Lychener Strasse. A glass frontage gives way to fresh, white walls, comfortable cream banquettes and colourful artworks – a great talking point whether you pop in for after work drinks or a lingering romantic meal. Towards the back of the restaurant a deep red enclave, almost hidden behind a huge image of the beautiful Indian actress after which the restaurant is named, provides a more intimate, dimly lit setting where couples enjoy each others company and small groups of friends gossip over wine. The unusual, Indian style dishes which populate a short and sweet menu upon which the large platters of appetisers are particularly popular for sharing.
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