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Old University Quarter
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Rotenturmstrasse 16-18, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5133075
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Indian food and noticed as we passed that Indian people were in the majority always a good sign Small menu again good. fabulous samosa and Gunpowder prawns cold king fisher beer beautifully presented and served.If you fancy authentic food come here. not mant indian resteraunts in Vienna

Thank sheila f
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parents are vegetarian and thought this would be a great way to get filled on some great indian food. Great spot, given that there are not too many indian spot around here. Would recommend to a friend!

Thank Jesal T
Tel Aviv, Israel
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407 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The service was very good but the food was inconsistent in its taste. We ordered 4 dishes - 2 were good (carrot ginger soup and the nan bread) but the other 2 were bad (chicken tikka masala which was different from any chicken tikka masala we have ever had, and tasteless vegetarian samosa). Also - quite expensive.

Thank Neta_Avivi
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Authentic north Indian style Indian food very close to tram station. Awesome Biryani and Kabab. Customer service is very good.

Thank K I
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This place have one of the best Indian dishes..we have enjoyed, at an excellent price! We ordered in snacks- Four Potato Tikki and in main course- Four Veg Thali I have read many good reviews of this restaurant and that is why I visited with my friends here.

2 Thank Priya S
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

First, please allow me to say the food and service was so great that my group and myself went back the next day for more. As a vegan, I seek out great eateries and finds. Although, this restaurant is not vegan, there are great vegan options as well as information. The appetizers, and main courses sent my taste buds soaring.... More 

1 Thank Anjeenlah I
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is an Indian restaurant and whosoever likes Indian Spices, this is the place. The ambience is also well made and the food is typically Indian. The quantity served was huge so before ordering think twice before you order more. I liked this place and therefore went twice. The lassi (salted yoghurt) was very good. Must go if you are... More 

1 Thank Kscshekar2015
County Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

My husband daughter and I had a wonderful meal here this evening. The food was so flavoursome and it's not your usual run of the mill Indian. The staff could not have been more attentive. Would recommend this restaurant for a good night out

1 Thank Sinead F
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The Restaurant was almost full when we arrived. You could smell the lovely spices as you entered. The waiter / maitre dee was knowledgeable and friendly. My wife wanted a fish curry and was offered a Fish Madras that was not on the menu. This was very tasty , my Lamb Vindaloo as well. Food was served hot and the... More 

1 Thank 183riadd
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

An Indian ambience makes you feel so at home. The cuisine is a blend of ethnicity and contemporary style. food is fresh and tastes like the Indian food should...yummy, tasty and spicy.

1 Thank neilkaren n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rotenturmstrasse 16-18, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Old University Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Old University Quarter
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5133075

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Old University Quarter

Neighbourhood Profile
Old University Quarter
North of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna suddenly turns small, winding and medieval, opening up to legendary places such as the Basilisk sculpture at Schönlaterngasse, as well as glamorous baroque façades, courtyards and churches. Take 45 minutes for a casual stroll through Bäckerstrasse, Sonnenfelsgasse, Köllnerhofgasse, Grashofgasse, and Schönlaterngasse. This quarter is packed with stories and legends that will enrich your Vienna experience.
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