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ROOH Columbus, Columbus, OH

ROOH Columbus

4.8
4.8
537 Reviews
$31 to $50
Indian
ROOH is a progressive Indian restaurant. Meaning soul or spirit, ROOH brings the spirit of India to Columbus. Renowned Executive Chef, Sujan Sarkar blends charming, seasonal dishes that are an interpretation of customary Indian sensibilities with his use of international techniques.

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2 people

8:30 PM


Booked 20 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Indian

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (614) 972-8678

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Sujan Sarkar

  • Private party facilities

    Whether it is a cocktail party or a sit-down dining experience, we will work with you to tailor your event to your needs. With an elegant private dining room that fits up to 12 guests and many spaces in the restaurant that can accommodate larger parties, there are many options to host a perfect event. Email us at info@roohcolumbus.com for details.

  • Neighborhood

    Short North - Arena District

  • Parking details

    Guests can use street parking and the parking garages located on Russell St.(one block South) or E. Goodale St.(4 blocks South).

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 537 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

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    Fit for Foodies

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    Healthy

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  1. LB

    LizB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing and a little unusual, in a good way. The drinks complimented the food. The staff seemed very happy and made it a great experience.
  2. FA

    FreshAir

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Definitely an amazing culinary experience! Unlike any Indian food we’ve ever had; so incredibly delicious!
  3. PH

    PaulH

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Servers were great. Food was excellent. Awesome for vegetarians and vegans.
  4. R

    Rick

    Columbus

    14 reviews

    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    It's a lovely place but consideraby too expensive for what you get. Food is interesting and nicely presented.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service2ambience3
    Great food and a lovely ambiance however the staff was green and things took longer than expected. Service was bright and helpful but again green but thankfully we were not in a rush so we were able to enjoy our meal and a free birthday treat as well. We'll be back!
  6. JZ

    JimZ

    Columbus

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    This is currently my favorite “higher end” restaurant in the Short North. I’ve been here several times and the food’s always been great and the staff personable.
  7. B

    gloriaB

    Columbus

    55 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    55 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really unique experience for Indian food. Every dish is different and delicious. I wish they had more options on their menu, but it's truly unique - from cocktails to dessert, it's fantastic!
  8. M

    Maco

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    I was expecting something out of the ordinary due how it was marketed on the web-site, but it was just normal Indian food with normal presentation. Literally, nothing special. The dish was way too spicy for my husband. I love spicy, so was okay for me. The food was good. The drinks / cocktails sucked! Don’t get cocktails. They charge you a good amount of money for a starter, which consists of a couple of crackers (one was very bitter) and a couple of dips. Dips were good. In my opinion, that should have been free or very cheap at best. This was the equivalent of chips and salsa at a Mexican restaurant or bread and butter at other restaurant, which you normally get for free, especially if the main dish is expensive. The main dish (we got the butter chicken), they told us it’s large to share. It was not that large at all. It’s a 1 person dish. Wish I ordered two. It was good, but they didn’t ask us about the spice level we prefer. The Naan and the rice, you have to order separately. They don’t come with the dish. The rice bowl was very small and they only give you one (1) Naan bread cut in 2 pieces. That’s it! We paid $100 for both of us and left hungry. Good to try, but I’ve had better Indian food for a LOT less. My husband is British and he knows Indian food more then me. He was quite disappointed. I do want to point out that the service was great. The waitress was amazing. It’s also a great location.
  9. D

    Donald

    Columbus

    451 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    451 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Cocktails and good very good. Pricey.
  10. P

    Pppp

    Louisville

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Incredible!
  11. A

    Androphilebeast

    Raleigh

    44 reviews

    5.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The small plates were excellent. I highly recommend the friend chicken and the shrimp. The large plate salmon was awesome and I usually hate salmon. There was not enough lamb in the lamb dish but the lamb that was there was excellent. It was my birthday it was a great meal. Thank you
  12. T

    Tuxedo2

    Columbus

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Great atmosphere and service. I would try different dishes next time around. We had the biriyani and the lamb was dry. Cauliflower side dish, very good.
  13. A

    Anand

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best indian food I've had in columbus. Amazing dishes. Guava sorbet was a must.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We really enjoyed the Watershed distillery collaboration plated/ coursed meal last night. So delicious!
  15. KR

    KathrynR

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was an amazing pairing. It felt inventive and approachable.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall3food5service3ambience4
    The food for the tasting menu was delicious. It was only a 5 course experience, but the portions were reasonable and cocktail pairing was excellent. The food and cocktail pairing wasn’t timed well, and service was a little absent in the beginning, but I think it was just a bit of an off night.
  17. RW

    RebeccaW

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The atmosphere was perfect! We thoroughly enjoyed our cocktails and the food was superb! I highly recommend the beef short ribs with saffron rice. We will definitely go back!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service for our large party. Thanks!
  19. MC

    MarjorieC

    Columbus

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful food!
  20. DD

    DianeD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Arrived early as we had theater tickets. We were promptly seated and were served in plenty of time for the show at the Ohio theater.
  21. SG

    SoumyaG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great testing food influenced by Indian cousin. Right portion size. Cocktails were fabulous. Price may seem little pricey but worth it.
  22. AW

    AndreaW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious and service was great as usual! Even the basic curry sauce is so good.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience2
    Great food and service was on point. Street noise from vehicles and bikes were unbearably annoying.
  24. MK

    MrinalK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    What an outstanding place: hard to find indian food that is unique (often curries taste the same everywhere). This is one such place. Drinks are not bad either.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best Indian Restaurant I’ve ever been to and I’ve been to a lot of Indian Food Restaurants in a lot of different cities.
  26. AC

    AnthonyC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience5
    Fantastic food and drink. Disjointed service--food arrived in a bit at a time rather than all at once. We felt overlooked and ignored. And our concern dismissed.
  27. G

    Griff

    Columbus

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food was excellent. Family style dining allowed up to try different items. Hardest part was determined which item was the favorite.
  28. RP

    RonP

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food & service were outstanding. We’ll return.
  29. RG

    RemyG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    A lovely restaurant where they mastered their recipes while changing the classic in the best possible way. The level of cocktails making is really high as all signatures have their own flavors and personality. Food items are really impressive and mastered too, from starters to the main course, you’ll get surprised in a great way. Shout out the chef and the team. The host/owner is lovely, kind and accommodat well.
  30. s

    sophiaz

    Columbus

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sooo good!
  31. MM

    MustafaM

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Different and very tasty take on Indian food with good service.
  32. h

    hq777

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely incredible. Well worth the drive from Cleveland. Everything that we ordered (both food and drink) was undeniably delicious. The staff was friendly, and the food was nothing short of amazing. Rave reviews from our party. We will be back once we are no longer full!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I've gone twice and loved everything both times, food and cocktails!
  34. RE

    ReneeE

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous place to dine, next level Indian food. From the cocktails to dessert, it was wonderful!
  35. VK

    ValerieK

    Washington DC

    116 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    116 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely FABULOUS!!!!! A definite top of the list!
  36. S

    Shashwat

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Rooh is one of the finest indian restaurants in Columbus
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    what a great experience! the food and staff were spectacular!!! They helped make our night GREAT!
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary
  39. E

    Elisha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I went to Rooh for the first time with my sister and brother. The food was astonishing! The atmosphere was great, people were friendly, and the price was worth it. It felt, looked, and tasted 5 star. Definitely visiting again!
  40. C

    Colleen

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My friend and I had dinner at ROOH last night and it was fantastic! The drinks were so thoughtfully curated and the food was amazing! The service was wonderful as well, our server was very friendly and helpful and several members of the staff stopped by to make sure we were enjoying everything. We are absolutely coming back! :)

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from ROOH Columbus using the Order Online button. ROOH Columbus also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (614) 972-8678.

ROOH Columbus is rated 4.8 stars by 537 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

8:30 PM


Booked 20 times today
Google Map for ROOH Columbus

685 N High St Columbus, OH 43215-1550

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Short North - Arena District

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Tue–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Indian

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Guests can use street parking and the parking garages located on Russell St.(one block South) or E. Goodale St.(4 blocks South).

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Sujan Sarkar

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (614) 972-8678

  • Private party facilities

    Whether it is a cocktail party or a sit-down dining experience, we will work with you to tailor your event to your needs. With an elegant private dining room that fits up to 12 guests and many spaces in the restaurant that can accommodate larger parties, there are many options to host a perfect event. Email us at info@roohcolumbus.com for details.

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