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Passage Brady

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When in Paris do as the Indians do

When entering this passage you forget that you're in Paris and can easily imagine yourself in a town in India. The colours and smells coming from the restaurants and shops tell... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 August 2016
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Aalst, Belgium
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Aalst, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

When entering this passage you forget that you're in Paris and can easily imagine yourself in a town in India. The colours and smells coming from the restaurants and shops tell you stories about Madras and Maharadjas.......about tandoori and vindaloo. Enjoy it, but choose your restaurant wisely as not all is what it seems.

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This street is a nice friendly area in a very multicultural part of Paris . Nearby you will have no problem finding Turkish or Morroccan food . However this is a little enclave of India . We tried several of the Indian restaurants and stocked up on spices for our return home - tumeric , garam massala , cumin seed... More 

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Adelaide
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

One has to run the gauntlet of touts urging and promising plenty to eat at their restaurants. What is promised doesn't measure up and I wouldn't bother going again. It was dingy and prefer La Chappel, where besides excellent meals, you can grocery shop and also find delicious Indian sweets in a nearby street.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Loads of choice for food here. Be sure to check out the short end, its intercepted by a large road but across the road they have the whole restaurant set up in the street

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Cormeilles, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

We recently paid a second visit to Passage Brady and the surrounding area to do some spice shopping and have a meal. As before Velan supermarket supplied most of our needs but this time we ate first and didn't have to lug bags around and could enjoy our meal all the more. We also found a restaurant this time that... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

Going to Paris to find cheap Indian eats is totally out of my orbit. Saying that,i hated the hawkers along this 216 m arcade, as well as,the tedious,ugly flotsam of gaudy, ramshackled ,uninspiring ,waste of space Even a sunny day,cannot turn ugly into interesting.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

We had looked forward to meet "India in Paris" in a special and interesting area. What we experienced were "assulting" waiters all the way through the alley, which was ramshacle more than authentic. We didn't find that nice at all. But the food was ok and the prices low. I'm sure we will not return to this place another time.

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

The eternal student vagabond in me is always looking for good deals.....so every once in a while in Paris I head to the Passage Brady for a taste of curry and a cheap meal. Passage Brady is where a small cluster of lowcost Indo=Pakistani eateries do their thing. Quality ranges from adequate to good, prices are rock bottom. On Sunday... More 

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scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2012 via mobile

We recently stayed in the 10th and during our visit made our way towards Passage Brady. We were unsure what to expect, but it was all positive. We ordered chicken curry with rice and the plates were loaded, to the point that one serving would have served 2. Along with our meal we had a carafe of water, so in... More 

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2012

This narrow street feels like a little piece of India in Paris. There are restaurants and shops and it's full of life. We had a nice meal here and in the supermarket we had some really good deals

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Chateau d'Eau / Gare du Nord
The neighbourhood around Chateau d’Eau is an often overlooked part of town whose vibrant streets are great for a refreshing change. Long known for its immigrant population, this multicultural neighbourhood's fabric has been enriched by communities from India, Pakistan, Arab-speaking countries, and Africa. Explore its colorful twists and turns from the Passage Brady (known for great Indian restaurants) to the Boulevard de Strasbourg.
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