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Lal Qilla

Karachi, Pakistan (City Railway Colony)
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Ranked #31 of 167 Restaurants in Karachi
Price range: $50 - $70
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Railway Colony
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: City Railway Colony
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Okay so I would expect a restaurant which is charging Rs 1200 per head, to serve good quality food but I was extremely disappointed to see that the quality of food has deteriorated since the last time I visited Lal Qilla a long time ago. The quality and quantity both were disappointing. Even though it was a buffet, the quantity... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I had eaten at a series of Lal Qilla restaurants, and found this one in Karachi to be the best. Set in a interested setting the theme remained deeply enjoyable. Staff were outstanding and friendly in true Pakistani style. And the food was brilliant, a good amount of options of which quality appeared to be high. BBQ meats were great... More

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Montreal, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

A group of us went here for dinner on the recommendation of our hotel. The concept (replica of Red Fort) is kind of fun, and the service is good. The good points end there. The grilled meat (BBQ) was tasteless and cold -- despite being taken off skewers in front of us! Some of the other dishes on the extensive... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Excellent Place to Go with Friends and Family. Nice environment. Must sit outside as the food is all outside with cool breeze.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

First off, the setting. This is a replica of a famous Mughal fort in India (Lal Qilla means Red Fort), complete with Mughal guards in period costume with giant axes. The food is sort of buffet-style, but delicious -- lots of grilled meats, really good naan and other breads, rice dishes, and a few more exotic things I didn't try... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

This is a buzzing buffet style restaurant right in the heart of karachi city. They have bbq,continental,pakistAni and chinese options available. This place is a must for someone who hasnt eaten there before. Its not very expensive either.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Family place. If you have Kids they are going to enjoy variety of food and place both. Reservation is advised on weekends specially.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Lal Qilla is located at Shahrah e Faisal and easy to approach. Its foods quality, variety and taste were good. Service was also good but it is little bit expensive.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Its simply the best buffet in Karachi...... It has the best vareity, very good taste.... excellent ambience, quick service Items that must be tried: Des PArdes Batair Fish Prawns Beef Chillies Also they have excellent refreshing drinks

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Its an excellent restaurant. Booking is essential to avoid disappointment. Very nicely appointed. Food is excellent specially the Pomphret's tikka is out of this world. Can get very busy in late evening. Once you start, its difficult to stop as the variety and taste of food never ceases to amaze. The service is good. However, this restaurant, for some strange... More

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