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Ganesha

#248 of 3,180 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centrum
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Geldersekade 5 | 1011 EH, 1011 EH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a great find! We had the Biryani and it was amazing. The nan was great as well and the service was wonderful. They did everything to make our meal special. This was a wonderful surprise and well priced too! Highly recommended!

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Thank swedeandgirl1940
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is like the ultimate destination for Indian food lover. I loved their curries and thali. But the portion they serve for kulfi is just not enough.

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Thank ankitaw2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely venue, a short walk from canals near top end of centrum. Relaxed vibe in the venue with polite and engaged staff. The food was tasty and best Indian that I've had in Amsterdam. My only warning is be wary of the large bottle of cobra after a long drinking session. Worth a trip, it is a little pricey but... More 

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Thank Martin T
Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced, excellent food, and pleasant staff from the waiters to the chef! The food is just perfect! It's a good thing that this restaurant is just near my hotel. I'll be definitely be back for more!

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Thank AndrewPhil
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Went here as close to our hotel and had read good reviews. It was a Friday night so decided to book. Glad we did as it was the last table in the place! Food was delicious. We had chicken pakora and the mixed starter grill to share. The pakora did not come with any sauce. We used the sauce from... More 

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Thank globetrkers2007
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic Indian meal here. Compared with the meals back home in the U.K., this was far superior. Very tasty, very reasonably priced and drinks were cheap also. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Darryl B
Telford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

In a nutshell, service and food is excellent. The food is delicious, authentic and perfect quantity. The service is excellent, very friendly - lovely find.

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Thank gucci48
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I visited Amsterdam in early February and booked to eat at Ganesha through Trip Adviser. We booked the table for 9:30pm. When we got there we were rushed to order our food and were told that the restaurant would close at 11pm even though on Trip Adviser we could have booked a table at 11:30pm. I asked for a break... More 

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Thank Olivia A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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153 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This restaurant is not exactly on the most interesting street in Amsterdam, but if you know where Central Station is, then it's easy to find. The food was excellent. I was thrilled because they served my fave dish--chicken dank--which I can't seem to find anywhere else. The interior is also lovely and very comfortable (though I don't recommend sitting near... More 

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Thank DZEBORAH
Reading, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner on a Thursday night. The restaurant was busy but not packed. The menu had a good selection, pretty much the same as what you'd expect from an Indian restaurant in the UK. Service was friendly and efficient. Food arrived in good time. It was tasty but I've had better Indian food in the past. Bf had the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Geldersekade 5 | 1011 EH, 1011 EH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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Staying in Centrum

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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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