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Marlin Restaurant

Lusaka Club, Lusaka, Zambia (Formerly Marlin)
+260 21 1252206
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Ranked #2 of 72 Restaurants in Lusaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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siem riep
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We went here for our 49th wedding anniversary expecting a candlelight dinner. What we got was much better. The rare pepper steak was great, and the curries that other people ordered smelled wonderful, too. The atmosphere was fun-filled with chuckles and nice laughter. Make a reservation or wait until about 9:00pm.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

its a perfect place but thy got to emprove on sanitation part more especially the toilates...i love the place and my wife loves it coz thats were we had our first day n i proposed n she accepted me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Marlin has the best pepper steak in the country...coming from a Zambian, definately a must to have a meal here when visiting Lusaka. Broad variety of cusines available as well other than the steaks and grills, such as creole, chinese and indian.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Marlin is one of the good places in Lusaka . The restauarant is known for its steak so we gave it a try. Nice tender and juicy . Service is friendly and consistent.

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Dubai
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While they do have a few options (mostly Asian takes on Oriental dishes) for vegetarians, the food is not great. But the restaurant is one of the oldest and most loved so you're bound to have a good time. The steak for the meat-eaters out there is apparently the absolute best. BYO allowed for wines etc and is recommended as... More

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Lusaka, Zambia
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The place is alight with chatter on a weekend end evening, and if rubbing shoulders or tucking in your tummy isn't your thing to get to your corner table then I'd have second thoughts...That of course will be at the cost of a fabulous meal which this place doesn't fail to provide. My family and I have been there, which... More

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Lusaka, Zambia
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

i have been going to Marlins for the last 20 plus years and the steak is as consistent and as tasty as ever...the service is warm, friendly and welcoming would recommend it to any of my international visitors any day...

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Lusaka, Zambia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Broad menu, decor outdated but food and service is great. Try the pepper steak, it never fails to please!

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have been going to Marlin for the years and the quality never fails. The restaurant itself gives such a great welcoming atmosphere and the staff are very friendly. The menu is varied and caters to different tastes but for me the Pepper steak just beats any that i have had. I would urge you try it, booking in advance... More

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Aylsham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Fourth visit to what is considered the best steak restaurant in Lusaka. The menu continues to follow the formula. Having made steaks for so long they have kind of perfected it. The place is generally busy. A good place if you want a good steak albeit the restaurant itself does lack a certain charm.

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