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Mandir

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Vorstädte
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Schuetzenmattstrasse 2 | Hotel Spalenbrunnen, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 99 93
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11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Thank Khushbu S
Noida, India
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46 reviews
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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 

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Thank ukgaurav
las vegas
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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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.

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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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 

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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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25 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.

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Thank Nkechi O
Basel, Switzerland
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13 reviews
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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.

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Thank woodzeebeck
Brussels, Belgium
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81 reviews
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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.

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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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Basel, Switzerland
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

I have been visiting this restaurant (and getting take-aways) from here since i first arrived in Basel two years ago. It is acknowledged without any doubt as the very best Indian restaurant in Basel- by the Indian diaspora who have arrived directly from India and elsewhere. The meal quality is high, the mix of masala is fresh and can be... More 

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Thank Sanj1699
Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

It was not what I expected. Costly and not good at all. Ordered spicy food, but nowhere near spicy. The only good thing about the restaurant is the look inside. I would rather not go again.

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Thank Gaurav B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$68
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Pakistani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?