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Kirkegata 15, Oslo 0153, Norway
+47 22 42 37 77
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Ranked #12 of 993 Restaurants in Oslo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $52 - $78
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian, Vegetarian, Pakistani
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: A cultural restaurant in the Kvadraturen district, inspiring both the mind and the taste buds. The restaurant serves the traditional dishes served at Pakistani celebrations, fragrant delights which can be shared among a group of friends. The restaurant regularly invites musicians, poets, authors, painters and a whole number of other artists, both Pakistani and Norwegian, to entertain their guests, providing a memorable evening out. The interior is stylish and light with white tablecloths and comfortable chairs.
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Warsaw, Poland
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Nice and clean restaurant in the centre of Oslo. They specialize in Pakistani cousine. Service was pompt, about 15 minutes waiting for my food. I had Dal Makhni and Garlic Naan for total of 185 NOK, about 21 EURO or 25 USD. I was given lentil soup on the house. Food was fresh and tasty. Dal came with rice. They... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We tried Mehfel on Saturday night, walked in off the street, without booking and were able to get a table no problem (but you can book a table online via their web site). There was a private function out the back with a large family of Sudanese or Ethiopian, which had arrived. For me that was already a good sign... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Really smart restaurant (well for us). Good selection on offer, things that we hadn't seen before. I had the chicken wings in honey with added "fire" for starter - oh yummy. Mains came with rice (which would have been refilled if we wanted), we were asked how spicy we wanted it and were both happy with the different levels served.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

In case if u r fed up eating Indian food I would suggest try this restaurant.. As both India and Pakistan kitchen's are more or less similar but its always nice to try new new food... There are some dishes in this restaurant which u find in conventional Indian restaurants :) though myself Indian but I loved their food ;)

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Parksville, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I took my family there for dinner because they are vegan and vegetarian and this restaurant can deliver appropriate dishes. The setting is pristine clean, with linen and fine cutlery and glassware, and the service is excellent. We waited awhile because everything is made fresh. It was well-presented and delicious and a real treat to enjoy a flavourfull meal. Good... More 

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The food here is amazing and the customer service is very friendly. The atmosphere is pleasent and soothing and provides for a good ambience when dining out. The food was amazing, authentic and not too spicy. I recommend this place to anyone who wish to have a nice dinner out in central Oslo.

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Angers, France
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just enjoyed an excellent, and unforgettable meal at Mehfel. I chose an unusual dish, a Karela dopiaza dish (a bitter gourd vegetarian curry), and it was fabulous. An hour later, and I can still enjoy the aftertaste. Fine food, in a beautiful restaurant, with good service. Every city needs a great Pakistani or Indian restaurant like this, but alas, they... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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188 reviews 188 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner here last week and came away feeling well fed and full. The restaurant is quite large and on two floors. We were seated in the main part beside a window. There seemed to be a large crowd of people in the part of the restaurant below stairs judging from the noise coming from there! The part... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

the Mehfel Restaurant in Oslo Norway (www.mehfel.no) has been a revelation Have travelled extensively and eaten at many Indian restaurants but this restaurant is in a league of its own. Exotic Pakistani food at its very best with a unique and exceptiona blend ofl spices.The Pakistani host and owner Tariq Ali gave us a warm welcome.The ambience was cosy with... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The food was very much authentic Pakistani and the restaurant had a nice ambience. The food tasted great and the only downside was that the "pakoras" were overly salted - hence 4 out of 5.

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Additional Information about Mehfel

Address: Kirkegata 15, Oslo 0153, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 42 37 77
Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 52 - 78
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Pakistani

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