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There is a little indian stall at Brausebad that does home made chicken currys. It is really good and I highly recommend it. Very authentic flavour and all handmade (really cheap too!). Get down there :-)

p.s. Avoid Bombay Palace by paddys. Every single one of their curries tastes the same and it's not great quality.

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Hmmm curry, wonder if you can curry horse? (spillover from another thread)
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There is a little indian stall at Brausebad that does home made chicken currys. It is really good and I highly recommend it. Very authentic flavour and all handmade (really cheap too!). Get down there :-)
Are you referring to the little outdoor place in front of the wee grocery shop by the 1 and 6 tram stop? Or to one of the other nearby restaurants?
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Are you referring to the little outdoor place in front of the wee grocery shop by the 1 and 6 tram stop? Or to one of the other nearby restaurants?
Yep the one outside the grocery shop it has a sign saying "Indische Specialiten". On the number 6 tram at Brausebad. For 11 francs you get a big tray of chicken and rice. They also do samosas and spring rolls. You can get a meal for 2 for under 20 francs (one tray with a spring roll is enough for 2 if you are not huge eaters)
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Re: The best curry in Basel

Be great if someone else who posts more often has something to say about this.
Members who pop up infrequently who then praise (or moan about) some firm or service never carry quite the same weight as folk whose name we know better.

Off you go lads and try it out.
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Yep the one outside the grocery shop it has a sign saying "Indische Specialiten". On the number 6 tram at Brausebad. For 11 francs you get a big tray of chicken and rice. They also do samosas and spring rolls. You can get a meal for 2 for under 20 francs (one tray with a spring roll is enough for 2 if you are not huge eaters)
Been meaning to try it for some time. Haven't gotten to do it yet. Maybe I'll catch the #50 bus (spillover from another thread) from the train station and give it a whirl.
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Be great if someone else who posts more often has something to say about this.
Members who pop up infrequently who then praise (or moan about) some firm or service never carry quite the same weight as folk whose name we know better.

Off you go lads and try it out.
Ok, as I have not tried EVERY single curry in Basel, the title should be "A very good authentic homemade curry that I highly recommend, possibly the best small outdoor stall in front of a grocery shop in Basel"

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Be great if someone else who posts more often has something to say about this.
Members who pop up infrequently who then praise (or moan about) some firm or service never carry quite the same weight as folk whose name we know better.

Off you go lads and try it out.
Me and mirfield have stopped there a couple of times and I haven't been really blown away by it to be honest. Mind you I'm a fussy mare

I might have to give it another try though as we live really close by (well until we move in a few days time).
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Re: The best curry in Basel

I've only tried the bhaji's and as well as being huge they were quite good
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Hmmm curry, wonder if you can curry horse? (spillover from another thread)
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Re: The best curry in Basel

I grab food from there quite often. One night last week, I was rushing home form Germany, on my bike, in the pouring rain, hoping to get there before they closed at 2200hrs. I arrived at 2201hrs to find that the manager was waiting outside. He grinned when I arrived and said "I have been waiting for you!" That was so nice of him.

I had not realised how many EF folk live in the neighbourhood. How about we pick a night and a time, all buy from there and eat together in Schuttzermatt Park?
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Be great if someone else who posts more often has something to say about this.
Members who pop up infrequently who then praise (or moan about) some firm or service never carry quite the same weight as folk whose name we know better.

Off you go lads and try it out.
Actually I heard this froma friend too, it seems the place has some tasty curry but nothing fancy...
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Next Tuesday evening?
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Me and mirfield have stopped there a couple of times and I haven't been really blown away by it to be honest. Mind you I'm a fussy mare
I think the curries are OK, but not great. Sometimes they've been a bit watery. Would be better if they didn't mix everything up with a tonne of rice so that we could heat the curry up independantly and maybe not have the already bland food diluted so much (maybe I should just ask for it without rice - it's not rocket surgery, is it).

The samosas and pakora/bhaji are lovely, though I think I prefer the samosas from the little Indian shop just around the corner on Ahornstrasse.


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I might have to give it another try though as we live really close by
I think they might be closed for the holidays. I was vaguely aware of some sort of sign this morning as I waited for the bus.

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(well until we move in a few days time)
The place on Breisacherstrasse is similar (with similar strengths and weaknesses).
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The samosas and pakora/bhaji are lovely, though I think I prefer the samosas from the little Indian shop just around the corner on Ahornstrasse.
I think they might be closed for the holidays. I was vaguely aware of some sort of sign this morning as I waited for the bus.
The place on Breisacherstrasse is similar (with similar strengths and weaknesses).

No Mirfield, they are not closed for the holidays. The sign out the front just says that from 1330hrs, the food is available from inside the shop, rather than the outside.

If you ask, they are quite happy to serve the rice in a different container for you.

I can't compare the two lots of samosa's as I have never bought any from the AhornStr shop ( bought a cheap chess set from there though)

I would like the opportunity to meet more local EFers, so how about next Tuesday? Buy your own takeaway Indian food from the shop by the Brasuebad tram stop ( or get the samossas from Ahorn st, if you prefer - we can then do comparisons) Then meet at Schtzermatt park to eat - meeting along that closest edge, somewhere between the corner of the main road, and the corner opposite Rudolfstrasse. Yes? I am on holday at the moent, so fexible with time. Would 1830ish be a good time for those who would drop by after work?
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No Mirfield, they are not closed for the holidays. The sign out the front just says that from 1330hrs, the food is available from inside the shop, rather than the outside.

If you ask, they are quite happy to serve the rice in a different container for you.

I can't compare the two lots of samosa's as I have never bought any from the AhornStr shop ( bought a cheap chess set from there though)

I would like the opportunity to meet more local EFers, so how about next Tuesday? Buy your own takeaway Indian food from the shop by the Brasuebad tram stop ( or get the samossas from Ahorn st, if you prefer - we can then do comparisons) Then meet at Schtzermatt park to eat - meeting along that closest edge, somewhere between the corner of the main road, and the corner opposite Rudolfstrasse. Yes? I am on holday at the moent, so fexible with time. Would 1830ish be a good time for those who would drop by after work?
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Re: The best curry in Basel

Best curry I've had in Basel is at Mandir. So far. Despite living extremely close to this li'l curry place (what with me living just a few feet above Biff) I've never tried it.

I'm in for next Tuesday (2nd).
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Re: The best curry in Basel

Adrian, Mandir is great, but it costs a lot more and it is summer and I like picnics in the park and so do you and the sun will be shining.. So, I have just figured out how to add to the "events" page for next Tuesday at 1830hrs.

If it rains, we don't cancel. Instead we all just take our takeaways to a nearby apartment (attendees will get a PM) and eat there instead..... in which case there may be cake for dessert..... and the resident musician may be there.... :-)
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