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Lal Qila - CLOSED

Masari Road | Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya
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English first
Cairo, Egypt
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The place is nice with good variety of food, a little bit spicy, but that is how it should be. Dinner is usually better than lunch in weekends, as there is much more varieties. The only down side is the dessert, very limited choices.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

Went with some friends and boy, didn't we stuff ourselves! The buffet has such a wide selection you will be spoilt for choice. The food was well prepared. A better selection of salads would be good though. Loved the ice cream treat :)

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Ordering form their ala Carte menu is good, the food was lovely. The best chicken tikka and paya I have eaten in Kenya. Ordered for home delivery today, and it was the worst indian food delivery ever. Watery paya - ewwww and instead of chicken tikka they delivered a chicken curry that had nice masala but the chicken was mashed,... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I went there for their much hyped dinner especially after seeing their advert on social media and indeed their many dishes on their Buffet dinner offer is a quite great taste bud treat. The meals were sumptuous and i couldn't help but admire their hard working chefs doing their act behind the dishes...the setting reminded me of similar culinary experience... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Got tired of hearing about them on the radio so decided to pay them a visit. I was pleasantly surprised, the BBQ is just great, the decor makes it look like the Lal Qila (Red fort), service is ok not too bad. The main course is also good and the desserts are too many to choose from. I absolutely loved... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I must say that this is the best live BBQ buffet I've had in a long time. Real value for money, a huge variety in the buffet. The desserts were also very traditional pakistani, coming from pakistan I must say haven't had better outside of pakistan.

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Zohaib M, Owner at Lal Qila, responded to this review

Dear Shobi, Thanks for sharing your experience with us and the TripAdvisor. We're glad that you enjoyed the experience. Its extremely pleasant to heat that this is the best live BBQ you have had in a long time. We like to get the BBQ out hot and fresh, hence the live BBQ service. I am even more happy to hear... More 

Nairobi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

My son and I went there for dinner today. At 6.15 pm the waiter told us the buffet was all ready, food was just being laid out. We opted to come back later and said we would return in 10 minutes. Half an hour later, the manager said the buffet would be ready in about 15 minutes. When I protested,... More 

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Zohaib M, Owner at Lal Qila, responded to this review

Hi Nairobi Khan, I would like to apologize for the experience you had at our restaurant. I absolutely understand your frustration. Our opening hours are clearly stated at the entrance of the restaurant. We open for Ala-carte lunch between, 12-3pm and Buffet dinner between 7pm- Till Late. As you have said you came in at 6.15pm and the buffet was... More 

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I personally love this restaurant because I like to eat, a lot, and so for me Lal qila's got the best buffet in town because it's reasonably priced giving you full value for money for all you can eat. It's got a massive variety in terms of food and it's also got its own traditional ambiance going for it, its... More 

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Zohaib M, Owner at Lal Qila, responded to this review

Hi Billy, Thank you very much for taking time to write about us. We really appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon! Warm regards, Zohaib Mohammed More 

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

If you like meat, go over to the grill and just ask what they have... then watch as they pile your plate full of juicy, perfectly cooked meat such as lamb chops (my favorite), fish and various kebabs of chicken and mutton. Not a fan of meat? The palak paneer, though not as thick as many Indian restaurants, is very... More 

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Zohaib M, Owner at Lal Qila, responded to this review

Hi Paul M, thank you very much for taking your time and sharing your thoughts. Its wonderful to hear that you had a good experience and we plan to continue to impress you! Thanks, Zohaib More 

Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

My family and I probably went loaded with expectations fed in part by the substantial amount of advertising deployed around the streets of Nairobi. Our experience was good. In all likelihood, we were not hungry enough to give justice to the full-scale buffet on offer. The grill is mouth-watering, and all the other dishes are fairly good quality. In some,... More 

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Zohaib M, Owner at Lal Qila, responded to this review

Hi Giorgio B, Thank you very much for taking your time to review us. Your assertion: "The grill is mouth-watering" is really appreciated. I will definitely look into the butter taste being too prominent in some dishes. We hope to see you soon again. Sincerely, Zohaib More 

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Additional Information about Lal Qila

Address: Masari Road | Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Cuisine: Pakistani

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