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Cuckoo's Den

Lahore Fort, Lahore, Pakistan
(042) 3766 2228
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Ranked #2 of 108 restaurants in Lahore
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $0 - $20
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Located on the historic and pleasant Food Street, Cuckoo's seems to be a Lahore institution. During our visit, it definitely lived up to its reputation. If you can, snag a table on the upper floor -- the views of both the mosque and restaurant are best there.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Cuckoo's Den is one of its kind place in Lahore with winding stairs and waiting lines and reservations required in the middle of the inner city where you would have to wait for one hour or so if you dont have a reservation. It is not about the food. Although the food is good and tasteful and a little expensive... More

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Lahore, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Its one the place in Lahore offer best view of Badshahi Masjid at night . . Best days to visite is from Nov-Mar at just before sunset . . But very highly prised as compare to its offering.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Very tasty and delicious food and good service. Situated right by the old mosque - you can sit on the roof with a view across the old fort and city. They're used to tourists - the staff are very friendly.

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Lahore, Pakistan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Went their with my kids a month ago. Best months to go is in winters(Nov-march) Food was excellent. A bit high priced but nothing if you convert it into dollars. Best time to go there is just before sunset as you can see the surrounding area also and then enjoy the lighting effects of Bhadshahi mosque and Fort. As an... More

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Lahore, Pakistan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Menu is large dishes of your choice specially local ones like Goat Payaas with Nan,Mutton Karaahi , Palao , Keema nan etc

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Lahore, Pakistan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Cuckoo's offers amazing food quality and amazing views of Badshahi Masjid and Lahore Fort. It is recommended that you sit on the top most floor.

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Wembdon, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

A great place to visit and eat in loved the decor and the eclectic mix of artifacts and the food was excellent. The gas heaters under the tables were a bit alarming but none of us got singed!

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Lahore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

One of the few restaurants living on its past fame and glory. Highly over-rated in almost every aspect. While they allow people to bring and consume their own booze, there is now almost nothing special about Cuckoo's Den at all. Majority of the food used to be brought from other restaurants in the area and while it is still labelled... More

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Campinas, SP
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Although there are many better options in the city, the view of the Badshahi mosque during sunset and/or in the evening will make your dinner special

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