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Le Maharajah

72 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 26 07
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“curry” (8 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
72 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Probably one of the best Indian meals we have ever had. The lamb and chicken were moist and succulent and the bread and rice exceptional. Throw in fabulous attentive service and this place is a winner.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 66wjs
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Our food had no flavor. There was no one else dining yet no one asked about the food or why I wasn’t eating it.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Francine L
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This was our best dining experience in Paris. Siva and Momo couldn't have been better waiters or more welcoming hosts. The curry was delicious and the decor is outstanding. When you visit be sure to order a cheese naan. Bon appetit!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mwint50
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

There was one server for the restaurant who was overwhelmed by customers. By the time our food arrived, it was barely warm and poorly seasoned.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Sam I
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The staff at this restaurant is very rude, Firstly, they do not understand your exact order and then when you call them to fix the order, they don't listen. We had to constantly ask for cutlery, paper napkins and of course the food that was...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank puja829
Maharajah75005, Gérant at Le Maharajah, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Puja, We are very sorry you had a bad experience. I regret you think a restaurant has to be run by Indian to be a good restaurant. I don't agree with this kind of mentality, almost xenophobic. Regarding the dishes, everything is home made...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful Indian restaurant. We were so pleased with everything so we went back the day after (on a three day trip). Tasty and a lot of flavours. We asked for spicy and got it really spicy without collapsing (not "vindaloo-spicy"). Everything is so...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Marie F
Maharajah75005, Gérant at Le Maharajah, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Marie, Thank you for this lovely review. We hope you'll come again at your next trip. Best regards

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

In simple words, try some other, this was not great. After seeing of the Indian restaurants in Europe, I have a tremendous respect of Indian restaurants in India and service that is provided. Didn’t enjoy the customer service here, totally bad. Please be aware of...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank JagadeeshV11
Maharajah75005, Gérant at Le Maharajah, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Jagadeesh, It is indeed a fact that service in Europe is different than in India. Whereas there you have many chip labour that can be fired in a matter of second, waiters is a real job who provides here the best service possible. Knowing...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Looked for good Indian Restaurant in Paris and found this on internet. Walked to it and area seemed familiar - I had tried going there 2 years before but it wasn't open until 7pm, so went elsewhere. Had meal here and it was quite good...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank BinDereDoneDat
Maharajah75005, Gérant at Le Maharajah, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Dear Sir, Thank you for your advice and review. We hope to see you soon. Best regards

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, small portions however. We booked according to the "special" offered. We turned up- no special available. Why offer a special in the first place! You don't need to offer it - you have good food.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Sarah N
Maharajah75005, Gérant at Le Maharajah, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Sarah, The "Special Offer" used to be limited in order for students for instance do discover our food during week days. We are happy you envoyed the food however and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very good, especially the mixed vegetable curry and the raitah (the best we have ever had). The servings were on the smaller side (but adequate) except for the raitah which was a generous cupful. The waiter saw us enjoying the raitah and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank 26lahu
Maharajah75005, Gérant at Le Maharajah, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you for this review, you'll wemcome anytime in the future. Best regards

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dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 26 07
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Le Maharajah restaurant in the heart of Paris’ Left Bank proudly claims its place as the first Indian restaurant in the capital, and it’s still delighting clients from all over town. The atmosphere is magical, exotic. With spotlit alcoves for Indian portraits, hand-carved chairs, pink table linens, and everywhere the heightened décor, colours and aromas of the subcontinent, Le Maharajah brings India to France. The menu focuses on North Indian cuisine: the specialty of the house is lamb curry with aubergines which you should have with the cheese naans. Well-chosen wines and careful service make this a local favourite.
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