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Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 0066
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Nepalese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had been walking around most of the day and a group of friends wanted Indian food, so this was the closest one to where we were, such a great stop! The only waiter was attentive, knowledgeable, and very friendly. We ordered the main 5...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrsKMoff
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must try, few streets from Dam Square. Food is simply delicious from starters to dessert. Huge thumbs up 👍🏻 and will surely visit every time I’ll be in Amsterdam.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Wfero
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant was great! Our server was super helpful, and very friendly!! You can choose the level of spice on most main dishes, which is always a plus. I can highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm really disappointed by the taste of the food. It did not have real Indian flavour. The coating on the fried starters was raw, the curries were virtually tasteless, the mutton was not tender. Being an Indian it was really disappointing for me to see...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Exploration508264
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here on 6 Dec. They fitted us in at late notice (we booked online about an hour ahead). The staff were very friendly and the food was excellent!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chruff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In short: an awesome experience for two. Wonderful flavours and a wonderful service. It is advisable to make a reservation as it is a popular restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TeaKov
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this Indian place because of good recomidation. It is truly a good place to visit. The service was very good and the food was even better :-)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 232_lafurb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you book, it was packed. I love a good curry and this place did not disappoint. It’s highly rated for a reason. Whatever dish you order they will ask how hot you would like it 1 to 5, cooked fresh to a temperature...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 414AC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for some delicious Indian food this is the place. We ordered the chicken tikka masala and plain naan bread. The server noted that the portions were made to order and were sufficient for one. There was enough for us to split it....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Visitamos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have problem to trust new places, especially on holidays, this place will not disappoint you!!! Amazing food! Great choice for everyone! Prices are fantastic! And service...wow:) really friendly and helpful staff!!! Went there two days in row and would go every day if...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Dnb D
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Questions & Answers
Sandeep C
4 September 2018|
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Response from thaneskan | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Sandeep C, It's recommended to make a reservation when you are visiting us especially from 7pm to 10pm.
Rosan T
6 June 2018|
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Response from thelangtoon | Reviewed this property |
Restaurant staff were very helpful. I am gluten free and they made sure that the chef was aware of this to prepare the food. I would have known if this was not the case. Food was delicious.
17 July 2017|
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Response from thaneskan | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Kevin, The easiest and fastest way to make a reservation is via our website. Please visit ashokarestaurant.nl and make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spuistraat 54, 1012 TV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Centrum
  • Neighbourhood: Centrum
  • Phone Number: +31 20 624 0066
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Located in the heart of Amsterdam, just a 6 - 9-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station and Dam Square, Ashoka Restaurant is specialized in Indian and Nepalese cuisines. Enjoy the authentic taste of these two traditional cuisines, where herbs and spices play an important role. Besides dinner, it is possible to have a delightful lunch at Ashoka. Signature dishes like freshly prepared Tandoori, as well as Lamb, Chicken, Seafood and Vegetable curries, and authentic lentil soup are on the menu. The chef and his team give you a warm welcome and invite you to discover the special Indian - Nepalese cuisines in Amsterdam.
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