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Gandhi Indian Restaurant

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Posthusstraeti 17, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 511 1691
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am purely Hindu vegetarian person. Ordered vegetarian paneer tikka masala and they served Chicken tikka masala instead. They didn't charge for it but still it heart my sentiments Never go again

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, standard prices for Reykjavik, friendly staff. Our meal for two, including a beer and a large wine, popadoms and naan came to £80. So good we went back two nights later! Would definitely recommend :)

Thank Samuel S
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 2 couples exploring Iceland for 4 nights . We ate twice at this restaurant and on both occasions the food was absolutely wonderful !! We are all foodies and of Indian origin - we think we are the best cooks ... but the food at Gandhi Restaurant beat all expectations. We had onion bajee as starter and they... More 

Thank 777Bali
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and proper naans Better than Indian restaurants in U.K. If you want a curry then this is the place

1 Thank Raj B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice enough food, very expensive ( £10.00 x 2 poppadoms !!! and approx £30.00 each main). They blatantly tried to over charge us for an extra main course, offering no explanation or apology. The Icelandic guy behind the bar starred at us all contemptuously as we challenged the bill, and made us feel very uncomfortable, we did not leave a... More 

Thank susan j
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good. The menu let you choose the spiciness of your meal. I chose medium heat and this was quite mild. Others in my party also chose medium but said it was not as spicy as they expected. The restaurant is tucked away. The staff knowledge about gluten free was good and the menu was extensive with only 3things that... More 

Thank bagpuss64
Epsom, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambience and good service. We had Butter Chicken, amazing and the butter naan was gorgeous. Lamb Sag was tough and they need to re-think a blended green sauce - seriously not appetising ! Would definitely go again - but give the lamb a miss 😞

Thank JulesH1970
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We had a lovely meal, thoughtfully served. Having traveled extensively in India, I can say this cuisine was pretty legitimate, albeit probably slightly tailored for a local audience. Great flavors, well prepared. Very nice atmosphere / ambiance. If you're looking for something that is very good and less appallingly expensive than other nice dinner spots in town, definitely head here.... More 

Thank Derek F
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate hear On a recent trip to Iceland. Now any one going hear will already know it's eye watering expensive but at least this Place puts out extra nice food! Seriously It was the nicest also the most expensive meal we ate. My husband had a wrack of spiced lamb and I had a curry and... More 

Thank Kim25Pugh
Los Angeles, California
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

While exploring Reykjavik on foot after 9 hours of traveling, we found ourselves getting hungry, and then we stumbled upon Ghandi. We had been eating traditional European food for about 1.5 weeks, so we decided to spice it up and try something different. Ghandi did not disappoint: the lentil soup was amazing, the lamb saag was cooked just right, and... More 

Thank Alison G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Posthusstraeti 17, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 511 1691
Gandhi the Indian restaurant is situated on the ground floor at Posthusstraeti 17 in the center of Reykjavik. The restaurant is small and romantic with an authentic, yet subtle, Indian atmosphere.

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