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Purna Indian Restaurant

Hartenstraat 29, 1016 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“rice” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Hartenstraat 29, 1016 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This place does not come across as a happening one, but the food is superb. We got the most authentic butter chicken there and on top of that there was complementary sabzi and rice. Overall experience was superb.

Thank Anjani K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second generation family run small restaurant tucked into a otherwise fancy street mostly selling clothes. If you like Indian food you will love eating here, the food is wonderful, the room is charming and the service is attentive and knowledgeable. We will certainly be back....More

Thank fredSeattle_Wa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entering the restaurant at approximately 8.00 PM , we were met by a shout of " my kitchen is closed " ! Asked why that was , the owner ( I'm assuming that's who he was ) said that it was a hot day and...More

Thank philipgiblin1
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Perfect taste of 'home-style cooking'...the right portion size. Fulfilled while in Amsterdam! We ordered only vegetarian food and recommend it for all vegans!

Thank amitgupta2k
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This family run restaurant is hidden gem in Amsterdam. it's run by a friendly Indian family where we had the chance to chat with their son and daughter and we understood that they have been in this business for over 25 years! The place is...More

1  Thank Omar O
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A small but very nice Indian eatery in the heart of Amsterdam. We ordered vegetarian stuff like Bhindi, Palak, Dal etc. Very fresh ingredients with original Indian spices and preparation. Better north Indian food than most eateries in India. Highly recommended .

1  Thank amigo123
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something non-Dutch after a few days of eating a lot of bread and cheese. We walked past Purna and decided to give it a try! The man who did all the ordering and serving at this family restaurant was so kind,...More

Thank Alexandra W
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

After watching the very sweaty, harassed and over-worked waiter wipe his brow multiple times with the same tea towel that he was polishing/dusting off plates before serving/presenting dishes to customers I decided not to stay-too risky for me.Food maybe very good but not a place...More

1  Thank mike_sizeland
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Popped in on a Friday night and lucky to get a table as it is small and looked to be popular with tourists and locals. Food was good quality, plenty of spices and good value compared to some other local establishments. Clearly a family run...More

Thank Greg82013
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Really fancied an Indian so popped in here. Friendly atmosphere, friendly and attentive waitress. Ordered a few sides and one tikka masala between two which was all really tasty however on two occasions we found hair in two different dishes!!! We were shocked but food...More

Thank FeeCartwright
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hartenstraat 29, 1016 CA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
  • Neighbourhood: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
telephone: 020-623-67-72
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