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The Black Lion Restaurant

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23 Amaghleba Street | Sololaki District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
995 32 2 931007
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12:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perhaps difficult to find but definitely worth the effort

This is definitely one of the best restaurants I have ever visited. Looks a bit obscure at first sight but the food is great (I could particularly recommed pancakes with beef as a starter). And the prices are surprisingly low. Nice service speaking very good English. Can't miss it!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Maciej B
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English first
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is definitely one of the best restaurants I have ever visited. Looks a bit obscure at first sight but the food is great (I could particularly recommed pancakes with beef as a starter). And the prices are surprisingly low. Nice service speaking very good English. Can't miss it!!

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Verona, Italy
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I have been in this restaurant many time. Some local friends suggested this place and they were right. Food is great, but also the atmosphere is nice.

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This hidden gem is worth the walk a little bit out of the center. Excellent turkish coffee. You are treated like a guest at this place. The cafe is hidden in the basement.

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Moscow, Russia
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The restaurant is off the touristy track and when we were there there was a big local birthday party. It is on the basement level but very cozy and comfortable nonetheless. Food is fresh and very tasty. Wine list has some rare wine positions which is a plus as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

One of the best restaurants I've bee to during my two-month stay in Tbilisi. Everything about this restaurant was great - friendly staff, delicious food (traditional Georgian cuisine with a twist), and a beautiful interior. I really enjoyed the lively atmosphere here with nearly every table filled. There was only one member of wait-staff when I visited and she worked... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Love this place - food and atmosphere...decor is v warm inviting and comfortable. Eclectic style and awesome Georgian food!

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Do not be discouraged by the shabby building with the cellar entrance! Once you step in this authentic restaurant, the interior compensates with its unique charm and homey feel. The hallway features, out of all things, a porcelain wash-basin. No two glasses or plates are from the same set, but this only adds to the place's quirkyness. We were a... More 

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Tbilisi, T'bilisi, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

One of the most consistently excellent restaurants in town. Modern Georgian with an improvised, home cooked feel. Addictive finger food starters paired with irresistible dips. Nice homemade wine and compote. Comfortable atmosphere.

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New York Mills, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you like places with lots of antiques, this place is for you. I like the atmosphere of the place and I do enjoy old things they put there. In the winter it is nice to seat by the real fireplace. Food is good and if you have a good company, this place is excellent. It might be a bit... More 

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Tbilisi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I think they have most unique types of Georgian traditional dishes that can be eaten without any heavy consequences afterwards. My personal favourite is "gebzhalia with green ghomi". Only one concern - placement of the cafe. Although it is in Sololaki, that is one of the central areas in Tbilisi, but its still a little bit far from most "city... More 

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Additional Information about The Black Lion Restaurant

Address: 23 Amaghleba Street | Sololaki District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
Phone Number: 995 32 2 931007
Location: Europe  >  Georgia  >  Tbilisi
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Contemporary

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Amaghleba Street | Sololaki District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
  • Location: Europe  >  Georgia  >  Tbilisi
  • Phone Number: 995 32 2 931007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 2:00 am

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