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Indiaas Restaurant Mayur

Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 203, 1017 AmsterdamSee map

Average price €40

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This restaurant is following the relevant safety practices*:
Air renewal system
Extra cleaning services implemented at the tables, toilets and kitchen
Guest spacing 1,5m
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Butter chicken of een andere traditionele Indiase curry, gerechten uit de tandoori oven of overheerlijk Indiaas brood zoals naan of roti. De Indiase keuken heeft geweldige gerechten en Indiaas Restaurant Mayur serveert deze dishes al meer dan 30 jaar aan het Amsterdamse publiek. Pramod Sharma uit New Delhi begon dit restaurant op steenworp afstand van het Leidseplein in 1981 en heeft het stokje inmiddels overgedragen aan zijn zoon. Bij Mayur eet je in een romantische en mystieke setting, het is net alsof je in een sprookje van 1001 nacht terecht bent gekomen. Vanaf je tafel kun je zien hoe de chef achter het raam het naanbrood uit de speciale tandoori oven vist. Een avond bij Mayur is echt een Indiase beleving.

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Tip van bySam: Eet je geen of minder vlees? Geen probleem bij Indiaas Restaurant Mayur. Ze hebben diverse vega gerechten waaruit je als vegetariër of flexitariër kunt kiezen. Ze hebben zelfs een driegangenmenu waarbij geen aan te pas komt.

Restaurant menu

  • Average price €40
    Special request
Lamb Chops (+/- 275 gr.) - Verse lamskoteletjes uit Nieuw Zeeland met gember, knoflook en zout gemarineerd in yoghurt met fijne kruid-en en vervolgens geroosterd in de Tandoor
Tandoori Chicken - De beroemde rode kip gemarineerd in yoghurt met specerijen en geroosterd in de Tandoor
Hara Kebab - Malse stukjes kip gemarineerd met yoghurt in verse mint en koriander en vervolgens geroosterd in de Tandoor

Dietary options

Gluten free, Halal, Kosher, Organic food, Vegetarian dishes
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User photos

Vegetarian tali
Butter chicken

Ratings & Reviews


based on 895 reviews
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Quality of food :9.1/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :9/10
  1. Nabil N.
    Nabil N.
    • one review

    This is one of the best restaurants you can find in Amsterdam. Great cuisine. Great service. Great atmosphere. You'll find indian cuisine at its finest.

  2. Zacarias P.
    Zacarias P.
    • one review

    Fantastic experience! Owner very atencious! The place have good location and nice indian decoration, the food is autentic and the quality extreme!

  3. Björn H.
    Björn H.
    • one review

    It was an absolutely great evening, the selection of chef‘s menue was extremely delicious, the service great and the atmosphere at this little restaurant very nice.

  4. Aurele D.
    Aurele D.
    • 10 reviews

    I've visited Amsterdam for work twice. Once in Feb 2019, twice this year. We visited last year and it was an absolute delight, from the service to the beautiful smell and wonderful taste. Everything was so good that we had to stop by this year and I will visit Mayur every time I am in town.

  5. Peter U.
    Peter U.
    • one review


  6. Liz W.
    Liz W.
    • one review

    We come each New Year’s Eve (and many times between) and its a great tradition. Food and service always exceptional. We love it.

  7. Radu P.
    Radu P.
    • one review

    excellent food, wine, ambiance and service. the butter chicken is not to our taste though, we're the more savoury types, so the lamb, okra and tandoori were winners.

  8. Christophe A.
    Christophe A.
    • 4 reviews

    After reading the comments and being familiar with Indian food, I was expecting better than what we had. We took the tasting menu, we were not disappointed though but some of the dishes were not so tasty. I have eaten much better for far less money in Baltis in the UK for instance. I found it ridiculously expensive. Service was good and welcoming.

  9. Vicky L.
    Vicky L.
    • 3 reviews

    What an beautiful restaurant! From ambience, food to service, it’s top notch! Thank you for the fantastic evening!

  10. Awais B.
    Awais B.
    • one review

    Thoroughly enjoyed....

  11. Erol C.
    Erol C.
    • one review

    The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and ambiance, friendly staff. In all honesty, I had higher expectations considering the high price tags as well as the reviews I have read. The food tasted good, it was surely nice, but definitely was not "something special" to me, no "wow" effect. As to the portions; too little for what you pay for (it is not about the money, I can afford to pay more....) No, I would not visit again.

  12. Wout K.
    Wout K.
    • 6 reviews

    Flawless. For Indian food this is the place to be. Definitely upmarket. Great athmosfere. We had the menu with starters from the Tandoori kitchen followed by lamb and mostly chicken curries. The Ristling paired nicely. Top experience.

  13. Rama S.
    Rama S.
    • 2 reviews

    Heard so Much about Mayur but never got the chance to visit! I must say after 39 years of being open Mayur does rock it. Food is lovely. Service is Great and the interior is classy. A world class establishment. Will be on my shortlist.

  14. Bala P.
    Bala P.
    • 7 reviews

    Excellent service & very professional for an Indian restaurant, if I may say so. Tasteless food & extremely expensive wine & spirits. All in all, a very disappointing experience, not t be repeated.

  15. Nisha T.
    Nisha T.
    • 2 reviews

    Best Indian restaurant in town!! Must go. Has been the favorite of the family for years. Lovely for a romantic, family or business diner. Also very central.

  16. Dirk K.
    Dirk K.
    • 2 reviews

    best indian restaurant in town. The vegan mixed plattern is exceptional, always a pleasure to take friends or business relations in this unique stylize and atmospheric place. Feels like being in India for a couple of hours

  17. Kade K.
    Kade K.
    • one review

    Like always a great atmosphere and professional service. A pleasure for your taste buds . Great wine. The naan bread is to die for and the tandoori was great .

  18. Vaishali D.
    Vaishali D.
    • one review

    One of my favourite restaunrant for Indian food, though the spices are less in comparison

  19. Pippa W.
    Pippa W.
    • 4 reviews

    The ambience was great and very authentic. But the food didn't live up to the high quality of the decor - it wasn't as flavoursome as we were expecting. The prices didn't correspond to the portion sizes.

  20. Manoj R.
    Manoj R.
    • one review

    Nice experience

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More information

Opening time

Monday untill Sunday 17:00 - 23:00

How to get to the restaurant

Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 203, 1017, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Directions to get there

Parking lot & Paid parking in the neighborhood

About the restaurant

Traditional North-Indian dishes for Dutch guests

After a few culinary internships in the United States, chef Pramod Sharma settled in Amsterdam during the late seventies. Here he realized his dream by opening Mayur in 1981, one of the first Indian restaurants in the Netherlands. His philosophy was simple: introducing traditional North-Indian dishes to his Dutch guests, in a warm athmosphere, like people "are dining with us at our home". Thirty four years later, now with help of the next generation, his philosophy for Mayur remains the same: serving great Indian food in a relaxing and beautiful setting, where the guests become part of the family. Namaste, and welcome to Mayur!


Asian, Good for a business lunch, Good for groups, Romantic, Christmas, Father's Day, Mother's Day, New year's eve, , Travelers' Choice 2020, Valentine's Day


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