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Haarlemmerdijk 28, 1013 JD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 1428
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  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“indian food” (17 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Haarlemmerdijk 28, 1013 JD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living in Southwest London, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to Indian food, having easy access to any number of top-rate restaurants. But I have to say that the food at Balraj does not suffer in comparison. Both our main dishes - one...More

Thank EbbishamTripper
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Just a tourist trap, the food is jam packed with bland dishes and mediocrity. The people eating are obviously 🙄 not locals. Avoid!

Thank Justo B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

High hopes when I saw the quantity of food that was included with a main entree. The lentil side dish was good. The raita was about the best I've ever had. My chicken and mashed eggplant dish was ok: decent amount of chicken but it...More

Thank Dorothy J
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. But do warm inside that we legt immediately after pur meal. Open the Windows guys !!

Thank Impressies
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Food was great, really authentic Indian cuisines. Ambiance is pretty nice as well, and the hospitality was again great. Their menu says that "rice and dal" will accompany with every main curry. This is something that everyone may not want. Instead the option of serving...More

Thank Rajkarn_Singh
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Great place so different from all the awful Asian restaurants in the main tourist zone. Recommend everything on the menu Gets busy

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

classical indian place , food is good, the service satisfying , prices (for Amsterdam) quiet good . Place is very small and narrow, typical for all places at Haarlemmerdijk.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice indian food. Good location. Welcoming and smiling owner. The choice of the menu is not that wide but enough for indian food lovers.

Thank MTT2903
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I thought it was overpriced with small portions. Both the kids liked it well enough...but they like Indian food overall. Personally you lose me at 6 euro for a bottle of water. And clumpy dry rice.

Thank Mo649
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

These guys cook well! Good food at a good price. The restaurant is well located. You should Give it a try for casual dining.

Thank pnik073
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haarlemmerdijk 28, 1013 JD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 625 1428
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