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) #144 of 1,218 Restaurants in Sheffield $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
74 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FD, England
+44 114 255 0779
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“dosas” (51 reviews)
“curry” (27 reviews)
“mutton” (12 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very tasty , good service . Great kottu, and quick. Striking decor after redecoration. Food vibrant and flavourful.

Thank Ranga F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent and authentic cuisine with very friendly staff and a most pleasant atmosphere. Would highly recommend!

Thank GlitterArmy
Reviewed 6 days ago

As I'd never tried Sri Lankan cuisine before I was very keen to sample the food in Arusuvai, and I'm extremely pleased that we did! On arrival - without a booking - we were seated straight away by the very friendly waiter who was available...More

Thank Starship F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here at the last minute - very very friendly staff, and the food was very tasty and authentic - this is not your normal 'lads out for a curry' place. You can keep them - this is a lovely place to go to enjoy...More

Thank 146JEREMY62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet restaurant at Sunday lunch but there were many take orders coming in whilst we were there. Very friendly service from owner from Chennai. Food was authentic and catered for our need to keep it mild. Really enjoyed our lunch of egg paratha, mutton korma,...More

Thank chandraniwarren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Arusuvai with a friend in May, having not been for a while. It was the first night it was reopened after being refurbished. The food was excellent with very friendly service. The dhosas are delicious. Will definitely return again.

Thank Traybake
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We had a gorgeous meal here last night. The veg starter for 4 was great value and really different from the norm.We shared a number of veggie dishes all of which were tasty but star of the show was the 5 lentil dish which is...More

Thank sue c
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The arusuvai is well worth a visit. Really good food at and value for money, plus friendly and attentive staff. Vegans well catered for.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Only just reopened but still needs a few finishing touches to the decor. All basic stuff to make the restaurant look alive again. The food was excellent. We had wonderful masala poppadoms to start, followed by a chicken dosa and the special, Hyberadad biryani for...More

Thank Happy_traveller726
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This restaurant has recently been refurbished and tastefully modernised. The food, as before, is excellent and the atmosphere welcoming, friendly and warm. If you wish, the food can be prepared to suit your taste.The flavours of South India are quite distinct from other parts of...More

Thank RhysLeicester
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 255 0779
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Welcome to one of the finest South Indian and Sri Lankan restaurants in Sheffield. Its been established originally under the name of Dhanistha's in 2010. Now its been taken over by new management and changed the name to Arusuvai (Taste Buds). We would like to continue giving authentic and original home cooking dishes from South India and Sri Lanka. Our food do not contain any artificially added colours or preservatives. All our ingredients are carefully selected by our experienced chefs from South India. All our dishes are cooked from scratch for order. So please be patient while we producing your dishes
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