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Schuetzenmattstrasse 2 | Hotel Spalenbrunnen, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 99 93
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate solo in Basel tonight and had been recommended Mandir by a local younger colleague whose parents were born in India. I was a little put off when I realised that the restaurant was within a hotel, but I needn't have worried. It was completely independent, and the food was really excellent - both in terms of taste, presentation, quality... More 

Thank Les B
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Although the restaurant was lacking a tiny bit of atmosphere the service , location and the food were all good. On a cold night in Basel it was great to go for a well made Indian . Rice was light and fluffy, meat succulent and dishes about the right size. Recommend the Korma with cashew nuts

Thank Simon E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Nice option for Indian Vegetarian Food . Service good. You will get nice and spicy food if u like spice than.

Thank Khushbu S
Noida, India
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Went there for once during my week long trip to Basel. Its near to University area and tram number 3 route. Few tables on out but mostly in. The staff was not indian ethnic so hard time explaining them stuff. Service was fine. Ordered chicken peas masala and was fine. Did not ordered much as it was already heavy with... More 

Thank ukgaurav
las vegas
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Mandir offers excellent Indian food. My husband ordered the appetizer size of chicken Tikka and the portion was more than adequate for dinner. I had a vegetarian entree. Both were excellent. Prices here are high compared to Indian restaurants in other countries. My entree was 21 Swiss francs and some entrees were 29. Service was excellent.

1 Thank bethcotner
Fribourg, Switzerland
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I ate here after being ignored at the more popular Tandoori Palace (their service is deplorable). I ate some fried onion pieces as an appetizer. Good but not crispy enough. Then I had a lamb and mango curry with basmati rice. The lamb was tender and the sauce was fine. However, there was only one, sad looking piece of mango... More 

Thank L S
Amrikmanik, Inhaber at Mandir, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful critique of our restaurant. We are sorry for the inconvenience with your food. If you come by next time you can tell us your wish how to prepare your food at displacing your order and we will do as you please. Best regards Amrik Manik More 

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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a lot of space. We arrived just as it opened but it was packed by the time we left. We had the mixed vegetarian starters, which was ok but too many onion rings. And then I had the prawn curry, which I found very thick and tasty. The food all was hot and fresh.

Thank Nkechi O
Basel, Switzerland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is bar far the best Indian restaurant that I have eaten in, in Switzerland; maybe in Europe (not including England, of course). The food was exceptional and the service friendly.

Thank woodzeebeck
Brussels, Belgium
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Good but no exquisite Indian food, good choice of dishes and variety of mild to very spicy. Very friendly staff.

Thank TKBelgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Very good food but quite pricey, curry, rice, bread and a small beer was 40Fr. Staff were very attentive, service was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$68
Indian, Asian, Pakistani
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schuetzenmattstrasse 2 | Hotel Spalenbrunnen, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Vorstädte
  • Neighbourhood: Vorstädte
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 99 93

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