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Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice place to meet friends for a drink

Chicago's is a really nice bar/restaurant and has a number of really good dishes on offer. They have sushi on offer too but my sushi tasted a bit stale. Its safer to go for locally sourced food. they have a god assortment of drinks as well so something for everyone. It's on the pricey side as well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2014
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Lusaka, Zambia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Chicago's is a really nice bar/restaurant and has a number of really good dishes on offer. They have sushi on offer too but my sushi tasted a bit stale. Its safer to go for locally sourced food. they have a god assortment of drinks as well so something for everyone. It's on the pricey side as well so not somewhere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The Chicago Bistro is a great place to start off for the night. The drinks are a bit more expensive than at other places, but the atmosphere and the available cocktails are definately worth it.

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Lusaka
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Chicago's a great place to go to, if you are a very patient person and are trying to kill time. Of course it's situated in great location and a great spot if you looking for some night fun and good music, but don't go there to eat if you are too hungry- the service is terrible!!! The drinks flow quicker... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This seems like a chain restaurant, and you sit upstairs overlooking a shopping court. It's an unpleasant atmosphere. The service is perfunctory and the food quite ordinary. I'd look for other options.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

ate here several times as opposite movie theater (not much else to do at night in lusaka) deff best restaurant in the shopping complex ,manda hill . ribs were always good and filling , drinks a bit pricey , tried the line fish once was ok , long way to the sea. nice bar at night. always saw the manager... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Went for dinner after work with a colleague and immediately took to the restaurant. Sitting above the mall and at a corner away from the bar is a nice place to observe the traffic while indulging in some sumptuous sea food. Bar owner and Manager came to inquire how we were doing and that was such a nice personal touch

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Reading, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

A great restaurant, personal service attention, charming staff who were very happy to recommend menu choices with advice. Good prices, really excellent food. recommended wine choice! brilliant.

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Lusaka, Zambia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I had the spare ribs and my husband had the schnitzel. The portions are huge and worth the bucks. The ribs were just falling off the bone, they were so soft and succulent. Came with a coleslaw salad and chips. My husbands schnitzel came with mushroom sauce on the side, coleslaw and chips, not to forget a cheese sauce too.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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90 reviews 90 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Clean and civilized place, though the staff are a little bit too pushy. Service could have been faster,but the manager is on hand so they seem to be trying. Portions are not big but good enough value for money in an African mall. Had a burger and it was surprisingly good $20+ budget

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Lusaka
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I work in Lusaka so go to Chicago several times. Undoubtedly they have the best ribs is Lusaka. Offer different ribs combos including 300g ribs, which is just not to much not to little to me, and chicken wings or chicken kebab or hake or some other meat, with small portion of salads and chips. Chicken wings are also delicious!... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Shop BU3 Manda hill | Great East Rd Rhodes Park, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka

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  • Cuisine: International

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