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Lal Quila

#99 of 472 Restaurants in Cork
#114 of 550 Places to Eat in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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Tramways Terrace, Old Garda Station | Douglas, Cork, Ireland
00353214898574
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Indian food

Went with a group of five people for an early dinner on a Saturday. We were seated immediately after two tables were pushed together for us. Service on ordering was courteous and quick. I had been a little suspicious beforehand when I heard they do Italian, European and Thai cuisine in addition to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Babal00
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Cork, Ireland
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Leeds
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had two meals from Lal Quila, one in the restaurant and one takeaway. Both very very good. Great variety to choose from. Found the staff to be very courteous and accommodating particularly for a party of 12.

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Thank Dervella
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Lal Quila & I am happy to say it surpassed our first visit such a shame we don't live closer, the food is fantastic nicely spiced & full of flavour and the prices are very reasonable given the quality of the food, cant wait for the next visit. The staff were very friendly &... More 

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Thank Sharon K
Cork, Ireland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a group of five people for an early dinner on a Saturday. We were seated immediately after two tables were pushed together for us. Service on ordering was courteous and quick. I had been a little suspicious beforehand when I heard they do Italian, European and Thai cuisine in addition to the Indian and Pakistani dishes. When you... More 

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Thank Babal00
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Forgot many things in my order , everything was cold and took an hour to deliver. Although their were many faults the food that actually was delivered was nice. Still Disappointed

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Thank Clodagh r
County Cork, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I just ordered takeaway for my family this evening and was told it would be ready in 20 minutes i.e. 7.35pm. I got there at 7.45 and was left standing around for a further half an hour until 8.15. While waiting I wasn't given any assurance that it was coming shortly or otherwise. When it finally arrived I wasn't thanked... More 

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Thank profdavenac
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Lal Quila is definitely our favourite Indian in Cork. The food is extremely tasty and the prices are very reasonable, especially the early bird menu. We've been here countless times over the years and have never had a bad experience, food or staff wise. Our Indian/Pakistan cuisine destination of choice for sure.

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Thank HungryCliffy
Araglin, Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

went here around 7 pm on the Wednesday before Xmas ,thought when I saw the prices ,it was a bit over the top ,and thought twice about leaving ,but ,luckily ,didn't .We've been to Indian restaurants all over Europe , but this is in the top 3 ,no question .We had the mixed starters for two comprising potato patties ,lamb... More 

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Thank MickBridgetK
Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

If this was just for Indian food then I would be giving it 5 stars. However they dabble in Chinese, Italian, Thai, etc. which are not a patch on their Indian food. It's a shame because I think their Indian food (particularly their naans) is delicious.

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Thank Nicholas C
Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We have had lovely meals with plenty of choices, the menu has something for everyone. The food is presented very well with good portions, and I asked for a different sauce which was provided at no extra charge. Asking and getting a jug of water is another thing and when we decided not to have coffee the staff were not... More 

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Thank deasy123
Cork Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Great choice of dishes... Everything so tasty. Service warm and welcoming. Looking forward to returning. Parking a little limited but worth the effort!

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Thank KarenBo

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tramways Terrace, Old Garda Station | Douglas, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: 00353214898574

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?