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10/A, M.A.C.H.S Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi 75350, Pakistan
4529493
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12:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
EATING IN MOGHUL ERA

Lal Qila restaurant is located opposite Awami Markaz, in the vicinity of Mohammad Ali Society. Have visited the place several times, infact, when the restaurant opened, we were amongst the first customers. Buffet is available with 100 of varities of food which includes prawns, fish, chicken... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
MUHAMAD EBRAHIM A
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Karachi, Pakistan
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Karachi, Pakistan
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Lal Qila restaurant is located opposite Awami Markaz, in the vicinity of Mohammad Ali Society. Have visited the place several times, infact, when the restaurant opened, we were amongst the first customers. Buffet is available with 100 of varities of food which includes prawns, fish, chicken tikka, boti, seekh kabab, naans/paratha, different curry dishes, great salad bar, sweets/ice cream/fruits, juices,... More 

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Must try the Brunch or Dinner Buffet depending upon your personality. If you want peace and calm than go for weekend Brunch Buffet and if you like crowd than dinner buffet is best. The restaurant has amazing ambience, good quality food and exceptional customer service. Hot food with taste is their hall mark. But make sure you get advance telephone... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is very good restaurent , unique in style and more important good foods. Service is also good. Food remains available all time.Fish, butter, Mutton chops, BBQ and Tampura Prawns are popular foods here. So must enjoy with your friends and family.

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Budapest
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

One of the most iconic restaurants in Karachi, LalQila offers a variety of dishes from Asian destinations. What is more important is the setting, the service, the feeling of being part of a special atmoshpere. The King himself dressed in traditional attire walks around and lets you take a selfie together with him!

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

LalQila has steadily deteriorated...this place is a total waste of time and money! Should be shut down or at the very least an immediated change of management is warranted!

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This place has an extensive variety of food from desi to chinese to continental and more. But the food is not something you can't get anywhere else in Karachi. It is the overall Mughal experience that Lal Qilla promises to give you. Not something authentic but tourists might enjoy this different-than-the-usual food experience with live barbecue and storytellers taking you... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is the place for a complete variety of authentic Pakistani, Continental, Chinese, BBQ, Sea Food, Salads and Deserts offered on Buffet. My favorites are Freshly fried jumbo sized prawns and Tawa Fish. To avoid long waiting to get in don't forget to have your place reserved.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

If you come pakistan and want to eat pakistani and continental foods in a row so best No.1 choice is LalQila.which is famous for their delicious food recepice and fresh meal and restaurant atmosphere

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Karachi, Pakistan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A place where you can taste almost all the traditional dishes of the Mughal period. Although the taste is average. It is crowded too.

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karachi
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Lal Qila is easily accessible having traditional setting. You feel as you are in a Mughal Royal Court. Food is good with plenty of variety for every age. Live BBQ is nice. A good experience

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10/A, M.A.C.H.S Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi 75350, Pakistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Sindh Province  >  Karachi
  • Phone Number: 4529493

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am

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