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Kajjal

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Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
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7 The Green | Unit 7, The Green, Malahide, Ireland
+353 1 806 1960
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Kajjal was opened by Sean Collender and Shoaib Yunus in October 2007 and...
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. Try our newly opened Italian Restaurant Michaels Italian in Mount Merrion.
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  • 179
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quality lunch

Went here for lunch as it was ranked so high on TripAdvisor. Turned out be a good choice: stylish restaurant with great service. The lamb chops and garlic prawns were an amazing starter. Main was lovely as well. We paid for two courses for two persons and 3 drinks €50, and don't expect to be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
LesDutchies2003
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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Went here for lunch as it was ranked so high on TripAdvisor. Turned out be a good choice: stylish restaurant with great service. The lamb chops and garlic prawns were an amazing starter. Main was lovely as well. We paid for two courses for two persons and 3 drinks €50, and don't expect to be hungry soon. Next time we... More 

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Longford, Ireland
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I was really looking forward to experiencing Kajjal having heard so much about it. Pakistani/Indian food is my favourite type of cuisine & I have eaten it in numerous countries including many restaurants in Brick Lane, London. I can't express my disappointment enough. Kajjal is Indian food dumbed down (to meet the Irish palate??). Over priced & under spiced bland... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great food, great atmosphere, reasonably priced! Best to make a reservation, even during the weekdays. Early bird specials run until 9:00. Friendly staff as well. Thank you for having vegan options!!

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Ate here for anniversary on a Saturday evening around 8:30 pm - my wife and I have eaten here several times since Kajjal opened many years ago. The always give a bowl of poppadoms accompanied by 2 sauces to enjoy while perusing the menus. Could eat them all day long .... Favourite starters include the king prawns and chicken tikka.... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Overall this restaurant is amazing and it's the food that really makes it Beautiful dishes from Pakistan The seafood platter is amazing and will keep you talking about it for weeks ! Totally recommend , still get cravings for some of the dishes A must to go visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

been here several times and its been simply fantastic on each visit. staff are very friendly and helpful and the food is as good for this cuisine as ive ever had.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Just as good as its sister restaurant in Clontarf (Kinara) it faces stiff competition in the area from the many good established eateries in Malahide. Probably dues to its size it doesn't quite have they same feel or ambience as Kinara. Having said this it is a great spot and well worth a visit.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

popped in on the off chance of getting a table and the staffed managed to fit us in. It was a busy Sunday afternoon so normally i believe that booking is essential. All the staff were friendly, the decor is very pleasant and the traditionally dressed doorman is a great touch. Nothing to complain about, all the food came out... More 

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Palm Desert
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Kajjal deserves its rating on TripAdvisor. My husband and I were looking for a place for an early dinner in the charming village of Malahide and we took a chance that we might be able to get a table without a booking. The manager said he could squeeze us in as long as we didn't linger which was fine with... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Have been to kajjal many times with the family My dad gets me voucher every xmass Best early bird menu around And the change it a lot Love this place

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 The Green | Unit 7, The Green, Malahide, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Malahide
  • Phone Number: +353 1 806 1960

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions

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. Try our newly opened Italian Restaurant Michaels Italian in Mount Merrion.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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