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Mother India

Markens gate 6, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
+47 38 02 02 07
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Markens gate 6, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Authentic Taste of India
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2. Fantastic Ambience!
Breath Taking Decor and Ambience!
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3. Service Dedication!
23 years with true service dedication!
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our last visit here was many years ago, and coming back was really worth it. The choice of dishes makes you want to come back and try the others....

Thank ronita67
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The location is really stunning, and the food tastes truly of India! There are a few vegan options and the staff is really the nicest. If I ever come back on holiday in Kristiansand I’m definitely coming back here! I especially recommend the Aloo Samosa!

1  Thank Saphira A
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Everything is good here. Very good food. Very nice service. And it is a pleasure to see that they manage too keep up the good quality, maybe even improve it a bit from earlier years. An extensive menu with very many choices (a couple of...More

1  Thank einarse
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

It had been days since I had tasted authentic indian food and my search ended with this restaurant. Being an indian I had great expectations and their food met it all. I had chole, dal makhani, mix veg and kofte. All were good but kofte...More

Thank abham38
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We sat outside and got a menu. We ordered 2 simple tikka and one naan bread. The food tasted ok. The price of the food what way too expensive. service what very good

Thank Kristian L
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I am forced to write my first ever restaurant review and I agree with the previous reviewer that while the food was ok it took forever (1 1/2 hrs) to arrive. I had a beer about 6 pm and my meal arrived after 7:30! I’ve...More

Thank Craig K
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The food was tasty but service was poor. I felt invisible. Had to ask for drinks - apps never came although they were distributed to all other tables - tables all around us ordered food before although we were sitting there first. I was really...More

Thank ciciwisconsin
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We visited Mother India on 3rd of July,2018 while on a visit to Kristiansand with my family. When hearing about the restaurant, we were a little skeptical at first about the taste since not all Indian restaurants abroad taste the same as Indian restaurants in...More

1  Thank Anuj S
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

I ordered a mango murg, raita, nan bread, and mango lassi (smoothie), portions were large and the whole experience was amazing. The food was so good, I would definitely come back and recommend it to others.

Thank AnnabelleO50
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Great food made and served by Indians. As with everything in Norway it's over priced but recommended anyway.

Thank Plazeebo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markens gate 6, Kristiansand 4610, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Vest-Agder  >  Kristiansand
  • Phone Number: +47 38 02 02 07
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