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Etelaesplanadi 22, Helsinki, Finland
14:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Turku, Finland
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant never fails to deliver! Food is good and the place is buzzing with people! You might need to wait for a table little while during lunch hours, but they'll sort you a seat quite quickly. Heart warming, spicy food.

Thank NinaSula
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

- Food: Quite decent relative to what one would expect in Helsinki - Veg options: Quite a few, although not entirely sure if the Restaurant is run by Indians! - Service: Good - Location: Not located on the main road. On the inner side of a commercial block. Take help from Google maps (look right around the corner as you... More 

Thank InnaARao
Odense, Denmark
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A friend off mine is very often in Helsinki on buiness trip and he says that he always once has to go to Samrat, so on this my first trip to Helsinki and Finland I had to try Samrat, I was warm welcomed by the owner him self and was placed at a nice and clean table. I choosed mixed... More 

Thank Steen C
Salo, Finland
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Saturday leisurely lunch was just fine. Good food except the naan was a bit under. Felt slow because there were only 3 groups in when we started.

Thank Mikakorh
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Despite the fact that we are mostly vegetarian (can eat fish which doesn't smell or taste too strongly fishy), we generally avoid eating at Indian restaurants, when in Europe, unless we haven't found good european food to our taste, for a while. So we were not particularly looking for Indian food, when we stumbled across Samrat. But it was kind... More 

Thank nirprecha
New Delhi, India
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143 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

After a long stint outside India; my husband being vegetarian was looking for a good Indian restaurant to satisfy his hunger for home food. This restaurant was at a walking distance from our hotel and we enjoyed the Indian food here. Recommended!!

Thank Promila B
Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I picked this restaurant initially for a few reason at first. It was a close to the hotel I was staying at, it had decent reviews and I really fancied an Indian meal. Well I wasn't disappointed this was right up there with the best Indian meal that I have ever had. To be fair I wasn't expecting much but... More 

Thank Ian O
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I went here on a weekday to have dinner. The service was "smile-free" as in the waitress did not even bother to smile while greeting or taking the order. When I requested the rice to be replaced by Naan, she refused, which is very unusual for other places in Helsinki, at least the Nepalese ones. The food was OK. the... More 

Thank khandelia
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely food. Really enjoyed this. Staff efficient. You won't be disappointed. The roti there is really good

Thank pk1000
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Have been here 4 or 5 times before this review. Consistently good Indian food. Excellent nan, tasty 'hot' dishes and very pleasant service and surroundings. 1 thing - get cobra beer in the fridge, kingfisher is OK, but cobra is better with Indian food. Ps. I don't, and never have, worked for cobra

Thank cjmlawson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Etelaesplanadi 22, Helsinki, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?