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Nirwana

#1,066 of 6,629 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Schlossstr. 49, 12165 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 7931659
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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san pedro
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Indian dinners I have ever had! The restaurant was definitely full on a Saturday night, (after eating here now I know why) but they were able to sit two of us right away. They started us off with two large pieces of crispy bread and three sauces. All yummy but the green one was my favorite,... More 

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Thank mcdibiasi
Helsinki, Finland
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here during business travel. We took one of the ready menus, 27 euros for two persons. The menu included apetizers, soup, a selection of three main courses and fruits for desert. The food was tasty, service was very friendly and quick.

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Thank Phi8
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very untasty food. One person of Indian descent in our group was appalled, said some of the dishes were not right, cream added to dishes not supposed to be cream-based. The chicken in the chicken dishes was flavorless and had a very creepy, spongy texture suggesting some kind of "enhancement." Bad night's sleep after meal because of a very heavy... More 

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Thank Catherine D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

If in Berlin, I always make sure I have time to eat at least one time at Nirvana, located next to the Schlosspark theater and the Schlossstrasse. The food is very affordable, great Indian flavors and the staff friendly, knowledgeable, and happy to assist choosing dishes you might like. If your planning to go in the weekends, make sure you... More 

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Thank Wolrdtraveller1958
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. Lassi salty not as good as expected but overall food was ok. My friends had the same experience. Service average too. In conclusion not a true highlight but certainly ok to go.

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Thank Peter N
Denver, Colorado, United States
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

This was our first visit to Berlin, and after a long drive we opted for a walk to this place near our hotel. It was busy on a Friday night, but not to the point of having to wait for a small table for 2. The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating. After a (very) short exchange in German,... More 

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Thank Dennis R
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128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Nirwana used to be an excellent restaurant. But since they've upgraded themselves, the food has become terrible. It can't really be described as Indian food anymore. Everything seems to have been mellowed down to accomodate the old ladies and families who visit the theatre next door. People, in other words, who wouldn't normally be caught dead in an Indian and... More 

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Thank BerlinBummler
South Africa
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234 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

Walking back from the botanical gardens we saw this restaurant and decided to stop for lunch. Service was attentive. Food was pretty good - enjoyed the grilled scampi and the paneer masala - this was supposed to be hot, but was probably adapted for local taste.

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Thank Nomad422
Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

If you want to eat a complete indian food lunch menu (soup, main dish and dessert) cheap and tasty.. Also is very important that they accept visa card.

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Thank Carlos M
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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105 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Good Indian food. More fancy than its next door competitor Lunch menu is a bargain. No air condition is a huge minus in August 2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schlossstr. 49, 12165 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin
  • Phone Number: +49 30 7931659

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