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#179 of 1,199 Restaurants in Sheffield
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74 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FD, England
+44 114 255 0779
12:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Yes, the restaurant is on it's knees. The floors/tables were a very sticky, but the food is not too bad. Though I would say that the dosa was unnecessarily extra greasy.

Thank rachelsurana
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner with big group of 17. food and ambience was superb. All the curries were fantastic great and unique. They serve best dosas is sheffiled and fantastic mouth watering "kothu". Service is very nice and quick as usual Really enjoyed food and had great time would love to visit this place again and again.

Thank Ashiesh11
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Pleasant enough but nothing to write home about. Pro's -fish fry is lovely -Dosa was nice too -Nice level of spice. Con's -Very slow service despite the restaurant having only another couple, Waiter kept disappearing. -Food took ages to arrive.

Thank MoostakTufail B
Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The most awful Indian food I've ever eaten in my life I'm sorry to say. We were a group of 6 who ate on 11th March 17, all curries came out looking the same in colour and mine well I could have filled a hole in the wall with it, so stodgy and no sauce. Rice's ordered were forgotten, Poppadum's... More 

Thank taracorona
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had a lovely meal for two. Each curry is delicious and distinctive and the staff are incredibly friendly.

Thank John Paul W
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A group of six of us went on a rainy Monday evening. The place was pretty quiet but we had a great evening & all really enjoyed our food. The dosas were very good and I thought the idli and vada were fantastic and for less than £15 a head, including a pint of beer, it was well worth it.

Thank Tom P
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The title says it all! Best cuisine of the South Indian variety and super friendly staff! We are vegan and there is a lot of choice on the menu.

Thank Luisa R
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Booked a large group of twenty for a birthday meal here. The staff were very organised and allowed us to order in advance to spare confusion on the day. Really nice atmosphere and delicious food. There were only two staff members working, one cooking, the other serving, and there were other customers besides our group, so they did a fantastic... More 

Thank Emily K
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Had been to Arusuvai after having a sudden plan of having Indian food (dosa) and to tell you this is the best dosa of Sheffield served with flavoursome sambar and chutneys . Pepper prawns and chicken kottu is to die for ! Prices seems to be very affordable . Staff named Ashiesh was very warm and welcoming ! Truly 5... More 

Thank Vinit K
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We came here for dinner in November. I am never sure when it is open and maybe it has changed hands, but we all really enjoyed a wide range of tasty different South Indian curries - really nice. Shame there are less fish curries and no bottles of Jaipur since our last visit - but never mind - still really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 114 255 0779
Welcome to one of the finest South Indian and Sri Lankan restaurants in Sheffield. Its been established originally under the name of Dhanistha's in 2010. Now its been taken over by new management and changed the name to Arusuvai (Taste Buds).

We would like to continue giving authentic and original home cooking dishes from South India and Sri Lanka.

Our food do not contain any artificially added colours or preservatives. All our ingredients are carefully selected by our experienced chefs from South India.

All our dishes are cooked from scratch for order. So please be patient while we producing your dishes

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