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Lusaka Club | Longacres, Lusaka, Zambia (Formerly Marlin)
+260 21 1252206
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Restaurant

Really good food and service. Really enjoyed the evening. The only reason we don't go there more often is because it is not really child friendly, but otherwise great restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Zambia
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  • Doing business
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Zambia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Really good food and service. Really enjoyed the evening. The only reason we don't go there more often is because it is not really child friendly, but otherwise great restaurant.

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Nairobi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended by the concierge at my hotel. We were doubtful while driving there, tho the building doesn't look appealing from the outside the full parking was a testament to how popular the joint is. So dont be put off by the entrance to the club (we had to ask for directions to where the restaurant is). The... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We ordered the pepper steaks medium rare and they were extremely rare, would recommend medium. Big portion, great service, table red wine was especially low quality

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Absolutely wonderful steaks, can never be bettered Have visited regularly over the years, it served the best steaks in Zambia during the 1960s when it was the Lusaka Club. The staff are just so very happy to do anything fo ryou.

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Livingstone, Zambia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

great service, food, price, all in all one of my favorite places to go in Lusaka, try the pepper steak, it is delicious

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Lusaka, Zambia
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Best place to eat in Zambia. The steaks are excellent and the curries are a good bet too. The restaurant is in what was an old colonial club and very run down but this adds to the fun of eating there. You have to book. It is always full.

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Oslo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Very good restaurant with European menu. Garlic is used in most of the dishes, fresh fish is availabe, however they mainly serve grilled meat.

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Berkswell, United Kingdom
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Atmospheric grill restaurant located at the Lusaka Club. Delicious grilled steaks with salad bar - perfect for a 'light' supper. The atmosphere is cosy and the staff are attentive.

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Lusaka, Zambia
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Marlin is one of the most famous restaurants in Lusaka. So famous that it's hard to get a table if you don't book in advance. I've eaten there 4 times. Food is always good, except you have to be clear if you don't like much salt . The staff has always been professional and the overall atmosphere warm. A nice... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Would like to give it a higher rating as the food is excellent. Ambience a bit lacking, but what really lets it down is the take-away facility. One gets the impression that, as you don't try the food until you are off the premises, they palm you off with left-overs from lunch. What you get is not the same standard... More 

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Additional Information about Marlin Restaurant

Address: Lusaka Club | Longacres, Lusaka, Zambia (Formerly Marlin)
Phone Number: +260 21 1252206
Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka
Open Hours:
Monday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lusaka Club | Longacres, Lusaka, Zambia (Formerly Marlin)
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka
  • Phone Number: +260 21 1252206

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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