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The Surya

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Sam Road, Kotripara | Near Maharani Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 2992 269 269
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located inside the fort and is very nice and warm. The people are lovely and the food is very tasty. They sell beer for a very reasonable price.

Thank Tomas Z
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inside the fort, doesn't look much from the outside a little hard to find but once you walk through the guesthouse you get to the little restaurant on the top that is beautifully decorated and quaint with a whole in the wall window over looking the fort where you can sit on the floor. Really nice experience. However the food... More 

Thank hayleygregs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I was staying close by and my hotel recommended Surya for lunch. Up a steep staircase you walk into a colourful room with low tables and 2 balconies overlooking the city and the Fort. The surroundings seemed geared to the Western tourists and are cozy and slightly hippie. I had a very tasty cashew curry and a Kingfisher. A relaxed... More 

Thank Justin W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

i went there is long time ago!!!!!it s changed a lot!!!!!unbealieved thé food is awfull we has to send off our plates but no discount!!!!!!it s seemed ail thé restaurant Inside thé fort are thé same!!!!!the yound man stay to Sée you when hou eat very curious and so stupid!!!!! we passed one horrible evening!!!!and so expensive!!!!Lucky for the view

Thank josee3
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I went at the Surya 3 times while I was at Jaisalmer. Food is exquisite, especially the veg thalis. The view over the old city of Jaisalmer and the fort is breathtaking. They also have rooms. Definitely a place to go.

Thank Gildas F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Really good food, clean, very kind & polite young waiter, beautiful rooftop overlooking the city and an inside area with alcove/balcony. Wifi in the indoor area. Recommended.

Thank andres f
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant with floor seating only, unique atmosphere, and great view. If you are lucky enough to get the table/seat on the balcony you have an amazing view of the city - great to watch the people below while waiting for your food. We've not found any other place in Jaisalmer like it. Good service, good food, good price.

Thank JacQuack05
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

A beautiful place to eat, with a stunning balcony view over Jaisalmer. The food was delicious and the service was very good. I would highly recommend eating here!

Thank Rebecca M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Ask for Gaji khan as waiter. Good service, good food, colorful place (with nice paintings), nice view! Helpful!!

Thank Evrard N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I want this restaurant with my friends and we gate chicken tikka ma sala is so nice and view on Ali baba magical balcony is nice and view is very fantastic I we'll hilighte this palace and thanks a lote off staff

Thank Gaji K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sam Road, Kotripara | Near Maharani Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jaisalmer
  • Phone Number: +91 2992 269 269

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