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Mother India

Pilestredet 63, Oslo 0350, Norway
+47 22 60 81 04
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Pilestredet 63, Oslo 0350, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Seriously, Mother India must be one of the best Indian restaurants in Oslo. The menu has plenty of options, and the Chana Masala was soooo tasty! I live close by, so can luckily order take away whenever I want, hurray! Nice staff also :)

Thank linawii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really we're craving some good Indian food and came across this wonderful little restaurant. We didn't have a reservation but they managed to find us a table even though it was quite crowded. It took awhile to get served and we ordered Pkoras, Veggie...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, good portions and reasonable price. Excellent service. I would definitely eat there again.

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We came to this place without a reservation on a friday afternoon/evening and were lucky enough to get squeezed in at a table for two... Good service, great food and a great atmosphere. Due to the size of the restaurant it could be a bit...More

Thank baardos
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Had great Indian food here. One of the best in oslo, but best in service. Recommend to book in advance.

Thank Marius P
Reviewed 6 November 2017

As part of a party of 6 I went here on a Sunday afternoon to have dinner. The place is not very big, but they have managed to seat quite a few people inside. A waitress arrived immediately after we had been seated and took...More

Thank bagdor
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I have been coming here ever since the restaurant opened in 1993. The food is just delicious, the tandoori so good, the mango lassie out of this world. The service efficient and very friendly, and the place still as small and cozy as it was...More

Thank sirifberg
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Mother india have been my favorite place for indian food for as long as I can remember. The food is perfect every time , high quality food and service throughout the entire kitchen, with a friendly staff. Also good value , large portions and priced...More

Thank Bjørn B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I don´t know where to start. Just finished yet another meal at the fantastic Mother of India on my business trip to Oslo. Let me just start by saying that this is probably the best curry you can get (outside UK). The food is perfect...More

Thank vrproffset
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We were able to be squeezed in, on a very busy night and we didn't have to wait long for our food either. We ordered the Butter chicken and Lamb Rogan Josh (both mild) which were very good. They had lots of favour and the...More

Thank Bimim
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6 June 2015|
Response from Tony N | Reviewed this property |
Mother India compares favourably with the very best in London.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pilestredet 63, Oslo 0350, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 60 81 04
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Mother India is Norway’s oldest Indian restaurant. Run by the Sharma family the restaurant opened its door in 1993, and has been with the same family in the same location ever since. We are proud of this, but also humble to our guests' expectations of us.We regard ourselves as cultural ambassadors of India through the food we serve. Hence, as our guest you are not a customer but part of our family.We constantly source our ingredients from different suppliers, searching for the very best. That is why we also blend our own spice mixtures. This gives our food a unique flavor, and the recipes are a well kept secret.
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