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Curry Insel

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Lenaugasse 4, Vienna 1080, Austria
+43 1 4069233
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17:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The vegetarian dish was tasteless, while some of it was spicy. Oil and rice may be vegetarian, but not something i'd like to eat. The seafood was generic out of the fridge. Kind of hard to chew.

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Thank Joco M
Vienna, Austria
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173 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Curry Insel is Restaurant which offers a varity of dishes from Sri Lanka. We went there as group of 5 People and ordered plate with different vegetarian and meat dishes. The plate came with 2 different types of Rice and 2 different types of Naan. If a dish is empty you get a free fill up. If you like to... More 

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Thank Martin1108
Vienna
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

While there is a nice selection dishes I found them rather bland in taste especially for sri Lanka dishes. Spent 40 euro for 1 Big dish plus selection of picks dessert and a small mango lassi. All together it was a change but i will be looking for a better place.

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Thank psibot
Quorn, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This place made a nice change from the coffee houses nearby. I had the thali which was made up of a mixture of small meat and vegetarian curries with bread and rice. Very tasty although could have been a bit hotter in taste. Also nice to be able to sit outside.

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Thank Helen W
Bengaluru, India
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We are surprised to see this restaurant next to hotel we stayed. Food style was in South Indian but not had the feel with taste and quality. Starters are good. But they should improve on taste. Quantity was huge for each dish ordered. Also tasted lassi here but not the best I had in Vienna.

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Thank Uma_Pamarthi
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I was left extremely disappointed. The dishes we ordered had been microwaved (from frozen). The distinct lack of taste and flavour left much to be desired... Would strongly suggest that you consider eating elsewhere.

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Thank KHETANI_A
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22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Amazing currys and other dishes from the cingalese tradition. We had no idea what to order so we asked the waitress, who chose some great food for us! Perfect restaurant for a nice informal dinner out. The price were also very reasoable. Also suited for larger groups.

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Thank Fiorita P
Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

The food was not so great, i had a portion of sea food (of course frozen) and it was like chew gum...

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Thank Veres A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Decent place to have Srilankan or South Indian Cuisine. Food is reasonably good but may be little disappointing for someone who is looking for typical Indian South Indian Cuisine. We have enjoyed Dosa, Wada and Sambhar here. Even Masala Tea is reasonable good.

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Thank AtulKB
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

We visited this place to satisfy our spicy food craving during our Vienna trip. Having eaten Sri Lankan food before, I do know the spice level associated with the dishes and it is not intolerable for me, in fact, I like the variety they offer. I had the saadam (a veg 'thali' meal that comes with rice, lentils, veg curries,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Sri Lankan, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lenaugasse 4, Vienna 1080, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Josefstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Josefstadt
  • Phone Number: +43 1 4069233

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

Staying in Josefstadt

Neighbourhood Profile
Josefstadt
The eighth district is an older generation’s Vienna at its finest: and this is what makes it popular with locals of all ages. Josefstadt has theatre, small independent shops, romantic passageways, neighbourhood cafés with regular clientele, church squares, town palaces and shady communal gardens. Trendy hangouts have conquered distinctive places such as the Old General Hospital (Altes AKH) and the vaults of overground U6. Theater in der Josefstadt on Josefstädter Strasse is the district’s cultural epicentre. Even if your German isn’t good enough to watch a play, you can marvel at the typical Biedermeier building and take a glimpse into the foyer. Lange Gasse houses an iconic local restaurant at its corner, as well as a legendary sweet shop and a bustling neighbourhood market every Saturday. For small palace atmosphere and a different view on Vienna’s history, make your way to Schönborn garden palace (Palais Schönborn), which houses the Museum of Folk and Folk Art (Volkskundemuseum). Maria-Treu-Platz, with its summer outdoor cafés facing baroque church Maria Treu, and the historic passageway of Lerchenfelder Strasse 13 hide top spots for insiders.
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