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Shiva Indian Restaurant

Reguliersdwarsstraat 72, 1017 BN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 8713
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“butter chicken” (21 reviews)
“naan” (22 reviews)
“curries” (15 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Reguliersdwarsstraat 72, 1017 BN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was Sunday and only a few table occupied. Food was great and selection of dishes ok The decoration is a bit dull but genuine taste ok portion A nice experience and affordable

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I chanced on this place as it was around the corner from the cinema and I wanted a meal before the film started. I ordered the veg menu which was basically a veg Thali plus a small starter portion of an incredibly bland pumpkin soup....More

Thank Karenbaumann
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I have been there with some of my friends who have never visited an indian restaurant before. They were really happy afterwards - the food was great, the sauces spicy and the staff was very nice. I had Lamb Vindaloo, which was really spice (as...More

Thank DaxCurzon
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Happened upon Shiva on a rainy evening and ended up having a wonderful meal. Lovely atmosphere. Attentive staff. A delectable shrimp curry dinner. My only regret was that my stay wasn't longer so I could return for another meal.

Thank ThePenguinGuy
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Tried this place tonight which was just around the corner from our hotel where we are staying. Not overly hungry, but the food looked good so ordered samosa for entree, and then a lamb vindaloo and chicken tandoori for mains. The dishes were full of...More

Thank pdockers
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on Saturday and then another Indian restaurant very close by on the same street 2 days later. We had the veg thali at Shiva's. Comfort 3/5 Friendliness of staff 4/5 Quality of food 3/5 Portion size 4/5 Food was a bit...More

Thank Ranj2101
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had visited Shiva during previous trips to Amsterdam. Ate there twice during our Christmas stay. The vegetarian thali was excellent.

Thank Artemisia61
Reviewed 22 December 2017

After a return from a beautiful canal ride, we located Shiva restaurant. The reception was good and we all had a tasty Vegetarian Punjabi food. The Dum aloo curry was awesome and was as good as in any restaurants back in India. The kulcha roti...More

Thank ambatipudism
Reviewed 26 November 2017

One of the good place to have Indian food (Especially Veg) in Amsterdam. I visted this place during the IBC this year. The restaurant is in Rembrandtplein with limited sitting capacity. We have to wait for 20 minutes, so better to book table in advance....More

Thank ShaileshSoni
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely authentic restaurant with great, attentive staff. It's like being welcomed into someone's home. So much better than the other place down the street.

Thank wanderlust73
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reguliersdwarsstraat 72, 1017 BN Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 8713
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