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10/A, M.A.C.H.S Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi 75350, Pakistan
4529493
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Ranked #17 of 173 Restaurants in Karachi
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Karachi, Pakistan
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

its costly but the food worth the price . it was so fresh. there was a character who acts like a badshah salamat tell you jokes, poetry etc.

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Karachi, Pakistan
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I still remember the dazzling LalQila it was few years back but now it is just a traditional place with loads of people roaming around, always over booked and serving very ordinary food. You may find it interesting for the look but don't go there if you are up for good food.

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Karachi, Pakistan
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The decor imitates the 'Lal Qila' (Red Fort) at Delhi, but to someone like myself who was brought up in Lahore (also an old Moghul Empire capital), it's somewhat painfully kitschy. So is the over-spiced, over-rated pseudo-Moghul cuisine.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

nothing that I liked but my overall experience was very dull. food wasn't even tasty it was just there. LALQILA used to be a very good place but even recently a family fell seriously sick after eating their food which can be verified by media videos floating on the internet

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Istanbul, Turkey
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

LalQila is my all time favourite restaurant in Karachi. Its quality and variety of food is best in town. Environment is comforting and trsditional. Service is excellent. Friend prawns & tandoori fish is mouth watering. BBQ variety and newly added whole lamb rosted was excellent. The poetry of Shahzada Saleem adds a pinch of romance to the foody environment. Its... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

A place of excellent food with variety & standard in beautiful atmosphere under well trained management. I love to go there again & again.

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Karachi, Pakistan
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Its a good food with good ambience and amazing hospitality. Their bar b q is some thing you should not miss!

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Karachi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A lot of variety of food & most importantly all items are tasty.A bit expensive but worthy.A place must visit again & again.

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Additional Information about LalQila

Address: 10/A, M.A.C.H.S Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi 75350, Pakistan
Phone Number: 4529493
Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Sindh Province  >  Karachi
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Asian

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