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City/Town: Okra, Lorraine, Bern
Event Type: Dinner
Meeting Point: Okra, Lorrainestrasse 9, 3013 Bern

This month we are going back to the Okra Indian restaurant,
they have good food, and usually the service is in a good mood.

Website
http://www.okra.ch/index.php?h=home

Google reviews,
https://www.google.ch/#q=Indian%20re...652cd69e14c2,1,

Menu, card,
http://www.okra.ch/uploads/Menukarte...i-2016-web.pdf

Map,
https://www.google.ch/maps/dir/Gewer...6.956093?hl=en

You could take the number 20 bus to the "Gewerbeschule" bus stop, & walk 260 meters to Okra.

We ask you to make a definite "Yes or No" reservation because a "Maybe" reservation will not help when calculating the size of the table to reserve.

Looking forward to meeting you there, the table will always be reserved under the name "English Club"
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RSVP'd Yes: 13 (7 members and 6 guests) RSVP'd No: 3
  • zuzi666 - sorry, see you in February!
  • PaddyG - I believe I might have a hockey appointment in Fribourg that night. Sorry guys, enjoy.
  • Odile - Will be having a ruby in Engerland. Hope to make it once later this year.
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Old 11.01.2017, 18:04
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Re: Bern Dinner Club, Indian meal at the Okra, 3013 Bern

When we can we do eat outside. Last summer (?) we came to this Indian restaurant and ate outside. There is also the problem that many places are becoming cool outside after 7 pm. in July and August we try to eat near the river. Another problem is, it usually rains on Tuesday! We also had an outdoor "Piss up in a brewery" on the river at Felsenau, near Bern-Ittigen, which wasn't very well supported.

Normally we meet on the second Tuesday of each month, this month it is later on the third, as some people were away at New Year.
The table is reserved for 10 to 12 people. With a bit of difficulty the waiter understood "English Club" but I assured him that Americans are also welcome.

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Old 11.01.2017, 22:43
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Lib and zuzi do we need to reserve a table for 2 in the corner?
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Old 11.01.2017, 22:57
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Re: Bern Dinner Club, Indian meal at the Okra, 3013 Bern

I would like to come, but that would mean socializing. Can one come and just lurk somewhere in a corner?
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Old 11.01.2017, 23:06
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I would like to come, but that would mean socializing. Can one come and just lurk somewhere in a corner?
We're not a scary bunch. Just join us and have fun.
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I would like to come, but that would mean socializing. Can one come and just lurk somewhere in a corner?
You can't be more socially awkward than me. Just come on by.
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Nice, we got 11 people so far.
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When we can we do eat outside. Last summer (?) we came to this Indian restaurant and ate outside. There is also the problem that many places are becoming cool outside after 7 pm. in July and August we try to eat near the river. Another problem is, it usually rains on Tuesday! We also had an outdoor "Piss up in a brewery" on the river at Felsenau, near Bern-Ittigen, which wasn't very well supported.

Normally we meet on the second Tuesday of each month, this month it is later on the third, as some people were away at New Year.
The table is reserved for 10 to 12 people. With a bit of difficulty the waiter understood "English Club" but I assured him that Americans are also welcome.

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Thank you so much, it's simply coz I understand better in open spaces than confined rooms with loads of people present.
I hate to be a kind of Fawlty Tower Manuel on first impressions.....Qué??....anyhoo, gonna save up now to make it happen to attend!!
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Old 12.01.2017, 10:22
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Re: Bern Dinner Club, Indian meal at the Okra, 3013 Bern

I 'might' be able to make this one. I'll ask the teenager if he fancies it as it's just the two of us that night.
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Old 13.01.2017, 11:16
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I 'might' be able to make this one. I'll ask the teenager if he fancies it as it's just the two of us that night.
Just bribe him with a pack of Red Bull.
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Old 14.01.2017, 12:21
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...so, are we all set for Tuesday?
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Old 14.01.2017, 12:29
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...so, are we all set for Tuesday?
Looks like a good group. Belgianmum??
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:19
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So, I'll be looking for a group of English speakers with such tags tomorrow?

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Re: Bern Dinner Club, Indian meal at the Okra, 3013 Bern

In case anyone but LiB, is coming over Grauholz Motorway Station and needs a rest before the meal in Bern...I'll be at the Restaurant Sud from 6.30pm to around 7pm-ish (when Daughter finishes work)
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Old 16.01.2017, 15:10
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So, I'll be looking for a group of English speakers with such tags tomorrow?

We're kind of hard to miss. Just carry that body bag thing and we'll know who you are.
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Looks like a good group. Belgianmum??
He would love to come as he likes a good Indian meal but it's exam week and he'll be revising so I think we'll have to give this one a miss unless he is really on top of things by tomorrow in which case we may be a late entry.
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Old 16.01.2017, 15:26
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He would love to come as he likes a good Indian meal but it's exam week and he'll be revising so I think we'll have to give this one a miss unless he is really on top of things by tomorrow in which case we may be a late entry.
Okay, I seem to recall it's not a huge place so I will edit my RSVP to include both of you just in case. That way we've got chairs reserved.
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We're kind of hard to miss. Just carry that body bag thing and we'll know who you are.
One time I brought my gym bag to a meetup and see what happened.


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Re: Bern Dinner Club, Indian meal at the Okra, 3013 Bern

Is there (affordable) parking available in the area? I'm afraid that if the party lasts until 2 am... Just kidding...I'm trying to decide if I should drive or take the train.

Thank you.
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Is there (affordable) parking available in the area? I'm afraid that if the party lasts until 2 am... Just kidding...I'm trying to decide if I should drive or take the train.

Thank you.
Where do you hail from, I'm coming with the mod mobile and could possibly pick you up and drop you off again. I'll be in Zurich earlier in the day for a meeting...so anywhere in between works for me.
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Is there (affordable) parking available in the area? I'm afraid that if the party lasts until 2 am... Just kidding...I'm trying to decide if I should drive or take the train.

Thank you.
There's parking on Lorrainestrasse or on Nordweg, not that the spaces are empty that often. Sorry, can't remember if it's blue zone with the disc (i.e. free after 7) or if it's pay stations. I think it's blue zone.
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