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Janslangstraat 15, 6811 GG Arnhem, The Netherlands
+31 26 442 4638
17:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:30
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like good Indian food in a relaxing atmosphere this is the place to be. Nice and friendly staff.

1 Thank Peter S
Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was nice and service attentive. We had less than an hour before a show and the owner helped in choosing the right dishes to fit into our time frame. We had the palak paneer, chicken curry and kashmir lamb. Courses were served with rice or nan. The kitchen is open to the restaurant so, unfortunately, if sitting at the... More 

1 Thank Alice R
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great Meal reasonably priced, just of the main Square quite easy to find. the staff were really friendly and helpful no great time delay from ordering meal to serving.

1 Thank Tel026
Doha, Qatar
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice Indian restaurant serving very good Indian food with friendly staff. It seems to be a popular place. On both days we went the restaurant was crowded and had to wait quite some time to get what we ordered. But the food was worth the wait. I forgot my phone and the charming lady serving the food came running out... More 

1 Thank RaghuNair
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Everything from the staff to the food was exquisite. Will definitely be eating here again. Very nive to have a change form the typical food available around Arnhem.

Thank Kevin T
Azenhas do Mar, Portugal
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Went to Mantra with my son, late on Sunday evening. We were very well received, with no rush. The food was excellent, the portions generous and the stuff friendly. At 17 -18 Euros per portion is a bit expensive, but the naan or rice is included. A very nice meal, the best by far in Arnhem. Will recommend and intend... More 

Thank paula m
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I have a food allergy. When making the reservation I informed the restaurant. They were great. Prepared my meal ahead of time, separated from the other dishes just to be sure. The food was delicious and very affordable. I had lamb jalfrezi. Easily one of, if not the best restaurants I've been to in arnhem. We'll be back again soon.

Thank L411
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Arrived time: around 1740 (they had a table occupied at that time plus a couple of reserved tables) By 1830, more customer kept flooding in and it was pretty much full house then. They had to turn some customers away. Reserve if you can't come early! Atmosphere: great, dim lights, candles, indian music, lots of nice indian related decorations and... More 

1 Thank groovegore
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72 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Mantra is not really hard to find. If you know where the Dream Dresses shop is in Jansplein then go there and just take the stairs to its right and you'll automatically see Mantra's sign board. I've eaten to all Indian Resto in Arnhem and Mantra happens to have the best tasting chicken madras - which you may ask them... More 

1 Thank EnglishTeacherIvyE
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

I and my colleague had gone for dinner on 10-Nov and were welcomed with fantastic papadums and nice sauce accompanied with it. The sauce was very tasty and we liked it very much. After that, we ordered two vegetarian menus, mango lassi and more papadums. The food started to arrive: It was starter (Samosa/Onion bhajji), delicious soup, main course, dessert... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Janslangstraat 15, 6811 GG Arnhem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Gelderland Province  >  Arnhem
  • Phone Number: +31 26 442 4638
Authentic vegetarian and non vegetarian dining in a cozy ambiance. Probably the best Indian food in town.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?