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7 The Green, Malahide, Ireland
(01) 806 1960
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Ranked #1 of 40 restaurants in Malahide
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian, Pakistani
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Kajjal was opened by Sean Collender and Shoaib Yunus in October 2007 and has been warmly welcomed by the people of Malahide. Kajjal's aim is to provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy a consistently good standard of food and service. Kajjal is open 7 days a week from 12 till 11pm and offers great value lunch, every Sunday live music is on from 2pm to 4pm. Sister restaurants Kinara in Clontarf and KInara Kitchen in Ranelagh.
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English first
Holden, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Coming from Boston, it is sometimes hard to find *really* good Indian food. This was excellent. We tried a few different dishes and everything met my expectations. It's not a large restaurant, so I would expect that reservations are needed on busy nights. Food was flavorful and the portions were just right. We got appetizers, nan and a main dish... More

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Houston, Texas
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137 reviews 137 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This lively restaurant/bar serves up really delicious and flavoursome Pakistani cuisine. Good-sized portions, rich flavours and textures. We visit Dublin every year and this appears to have crept onto our must-do list every time!

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Bettystown, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

My wife and I like all sorts of Asian food, with a special preference for the Indian/Pakistani cuisine and Thai food. So having heard excellent comments about Kajjal, we had to try it out. After 2 missed attempts due to illness, we finally made it last Saturday and it was definitely worth waiting for it. Efficient and friendly welcome and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I have to admit i was very taken back to see Kajjal at the number one spot in Malahide. Such big competition in Malahide and for myself at my partner who experience Kajjal on separate occasions we both were left a little disappointed. Now in saying this don't get me wrong the restaurant is clean well maintain and set up... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We dined here expecting it not to match the reviews it received on Tripadvisor. Boy were we blown away. Outstanding from start to finish. Fantastic popadoms. Tikka masala starter with mint sauce was out of this world. The shrimp and lamb main dishes we had were beautifully spiced. Naan was wonderfully fresh and tastey. The bill came to 50 euros... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We enjoyed a really excellent early bird menu here on a wed evening. Three courses plus usual poppadoms etc for 21.95. Early bird until 7pm. Approx four options per course except for dessert which is rice pudding or (very nice) ice cream. Superb tempura prawns as starter. Really nice atmosphere in very comfortable surroundings.

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County Antrim, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I am not a great lover of Indian food but having read the trip advisor reviews we thought we would try it out. Definitely not disappointed. Got a booking for 7.00 pm and when we arrived were surprised to find it packed on a Thursday evening. The service was first class and efficient. Being hot Indian food, without being asked,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous meal.Beautiful surroundings.Excellant service.Really good price.Highly recommend this restaurant .

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was our second time to visit and I was disappointed. Service was poor and we had a long wait between the starter and main course. The bill when it came was on the high side and I hate when they charge you for a bowl of rice as an extra with a main course. I will not be in... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal tonight - great food, great service, great atmosphere. Not bad for a Tuesday night! Kajjal is a gem within the village in Malahide!

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