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Ganesha

#364 of 2,005 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neustadt-Süd
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Haendelstr. 26, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4922 1213165
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12:30 - 00:00
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Mon 18:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sun 12:30 - 00:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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76 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I was quite impressed by the Thali option as well as the a la carte menu that they have. Taste of the food is quite good, very economical and good portions enough for people to eat. If you like Indian food, i would recommend this restaurant.

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Thank karthikeyan S
Dusseldorf, Germany
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Surely not recommended as food does not taste good at all. You will have a bad experience of Indian food. We have tried this in Duesseldorf as well. Same bad experience.

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Thank GMACNewDelhi
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Reasonably priced excellent North Indian food. The Butter Chicken and Dal Makhani were particularly delicious. Excellent service, well-set tables, attractive atmosphere such as might be found in a more expensive restaurant. Conveniently located near Rudolf Platz (almost city certre). Lovely experience. Will come back when ever in Cologne!

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1 Thank mukesh_kolkatta4
Richmond, Canada
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120 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We ate at this restaurant for dinner as a family of 4 made up of 2 parents and 2 sons aged 17 and 20. As you can imagine they can eat a lot. We ordered 4 dishes - chicken curry (8.90 euros), butter chicken (10.90 euros), chicken madras (10.90 e), and sabzi curry which is curried vegetables (7.90 e). The... More 

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1 Thank Lisa T
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Not an Indian Restaurant but a Srilankan budget shop. Its typical srilankan tamil thatu kadai. Kuthu roti + roll and beer. We ordered idli (thought its a southindian restaurant based on tripadvisor's review) but we got 2x idly + sambar(very bad taste) + 1papadam + 1x poori + some half baked allu . All these could have cooked atleast 6... More 

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Thank Harry R
Boston, Massachusetts
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331 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

It was about 10pm when we ate at this restaurant and only two other tables were occupied. One of the other reviews said it was overcrowded. It may depend the time you go. The food was amazing and portions generous. I had the vegetable biryani with cheese and my partner had the chicken and lamb biryani. Add the Merlot wine... More 

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Thank FlyAaron
Germany
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We went in there for weekday dinner with friends. We did not have a reservation but found a table after a short wait. The place can be easily reached by public transport, we did not have a car so cannot comment on parking availability. The service was very friendly but the time it took to deliver the food to the... More 

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1 Thank hisscaredbrain
Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Very authentic taste. Lunch menu was great value. Would highly recommend it at lunch time. Both the vindaloo and saag were really tasty

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1 Thank Dublin-Brian1
Cologne, Germany
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I love indian Food. I have tried a lot of indian Restaurants in Germany and this one really is the best one every time I am here. I eat at this Restaurant every Month at least once and its always tasty and special. Feels like being in India!

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1 Thank Simon H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The food is average, I asked for spiced meal but it was almost tasteless (I had to add salt...). It is cheap and the service is sort of ok, but I didn't like that the waiter was cooking with his hand in the kitchen and then handling money.

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Thank Paolo186225

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 00:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haendelstr. 26, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Neustadt-Süd
  • Neighbourhood: Neustadt-Süd
  • Phone Number: +49 4922 1213165

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