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INDIANO JOHN's SAMRAT

#3 of 1,387 Restaurants in Xiamen
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69, JIANG TOU BEI LU | KAI MING THEATRE COMPLEX, Xiamen, China
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+86 592 555 7699
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69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Been here few times. Whilst they serve tasty food hope service has got better as we were made to wait for quite a while few times.

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1 Thank srihariananth
Xiamen, China
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

I ate ate this restaurant with a couple friends we ordered in the traditional Chinese style to share the dishes and found the service and the food to be very good. It was a nice Indian Restaurant.

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3 Thank Ron D
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

On any trip to Xiamen, Indiano John's should be on your restaurant list. To me, Indiano John's is one of the best Indian dining experiences I know. I lived in Xiamen for 13 years and went to Indiano John's on many, many occasions, introducing Chinese and other friends to top quality Indian food. Although I hail from Britain, where I've... More 

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3 Thank Mark-of-Xiamen
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

Whenever I amnin Xiamen, I go to Indiano John's at least once for dinner. I have taken many people with me an all have enjoyed it as much as I do.

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1 Thank AWBoyer
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

I went with my friends to this place with the help of trip advisor..,the atmosphere was great and it was a busy night. We got water and menu and a person came to take order for us , we asked him to recommend some dishes and he introduced us some starters, mix kebab and variety of curries and breads.finally we... More 

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4 Thank dbdeva
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

I went to this place last week end , the atmosphere was very good and i met a person named josh , he introduced me great dishes kebabs and curries which i felt very delicious and they also have a wide variety of beers and wines. Will visit again when come to xiamen.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

We were a large group of people, arrived to Xiamen for one day. Our first stop was IJ. The service was excellent - thoughtful and funny. The tandoori dishes were very tasty and some of the curry dishes. Would definitely become back if I ever come back to Xiamen

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

Samrat stands in the top category of restaurants in XIAMEN , best food, good choices of wine and awesome service by staff. This is the only restaurant in xiamen I feel a 5 star environment with a rich decor and mouth watering dishes by the Indian chefs. BE PREPARED TO PAY A PRETTY PENNY BECAUSE IT IS NOT CHEAP BY... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

reading all the other reviews it seems I'm the only one to have something to criticize,but I went for lunch,there was only another table,the waiter brought us the wrong dishes and forgot one order. I find the food quite ordinary,maybe is the best in town but also because there are no others and absolutely overpriced.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

you can feel the passion for food and wine as soon as you walk into this place.. People please look and taste and learn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69, JIANG TOU BEI LU | KAI MING THEATRE COMPLEX, Xiamen, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
  • Phone Number: +86 592 555 7699
Description
INDIANO JOHN's SAMRAT in its 10th year of operation is XIAMEN's First and Only INDIAN dining which is Owned and Run by Chef/Sommellier John Solomon aka INDIANO JOHN. SAMRAT, specializes in Northern Indian Cuisine, mainly focused on grilled food prepared in the traditional charcoal oven called THE TANDOOR. SAMRAT also takes pride in providing the widest selection of Fine Wines and an unique choice of Gourmet beers from around the World.
SAMRAT is a limited 50 seater, so advance bookings are highly recommended.

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