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Samarkand

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Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Afghani
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Gem Plaza, 66, Next To Monarch, Infantry Road | Infantry Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560001, India
(+91) 9902198798
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mixed Feelings

No doubt the food is excellent. The "gosht ki dum biriyani" (mutton biriyani) is the best in town and is also the signature dish of Samarkand. Murgh Gilaffe and Til Dil Murgh Tikka are excellent starters. For vegetarians the Mirch Makai Pyaaz and Dal Afghani are strongly recommended. The Kulfi is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
BangaloreSatish
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Bangalore
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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163 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Samarkand is in a place where parking is a nightmare and thankfully valet parking saves the day for you. Was here for the first time and did not know they had valet , found out after struggling to find parking for some time. Ambiance : Nice decor and tables.Lighting is very soothing and perfect. Light music as background serves right... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We ate here on our last night in Bengaluru on the recommendation of our Customer - whom we were visiting Bengaluru with on a business trip. It seemed a long way from our hotel and so we were tense with excitement as to what was so special about this place - surely food is food right? How wrong we were... More 

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

No doubt the food is excellent. The "gosht ki dum biriyani" (mutton biriyani) is the best in town and is also the signature dish of Samarkand. Murgh Gilaffe and Til Dil Murgh Tikka are excellent starters. For vegetarians the Mirch Makai Pyaaz and Dal Afghani are strongly recommended. The Kulfi is a dessert which is made to perfection. Love the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Dear Management of BJN, I am bringing up this matter for your information has to how your team provide unprofessional customer service while we drop in to your Restaurant on 8th of July with my family from all the way to Whitefield to Infantry Road during Dinner hours. The place looked very beautiful when I arrived but slowly I got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have eaten here many times and after a long break, 6 of us had dinner here recently. On this occasion what first hit me is the grubby open door to the kitchen(?) next to the main entrance of the hotel. Entering the restaurant made me realise that it appeared not to have been renovated in years and the interiors... More 

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The tandoori was delicious, also the bread sticks with dip appetizer was very good Nice ambience but it could do with a little more lighting so you can see what it is you are eating Service was prompt and the restaurant manager was very courteous and made a point to check all the tables if the guests were enjoying their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Must try!!! amazing chutneys professional crew great service could not have asked for more. the taste is unforgettable and unmissable

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I have been to this restaurant for many occasions. Firstly the ambiance is really good and the one of the best seating and table aesthetics I have ever experienced. The waiters are really professional. The food is extremely delicious and fulfilling. No doubt, that this is one of the oldest fine dining restaurants in Bangalore for a reason. Parking sometimes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Was there on a sunday with family and friends (10 people). 1st impression....nice ambience but very bad sitting...low chairs and table was like sitting on floor. menu is limited and very over priced starters at 350 and above. No fancy menu for starters just the same old kababs and tikkas. taste just ok. soups at 180 and above ( quantity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great plece for non vegetarian dishes-tandoor, biriyani, starters all the worthy menus. Tates aew awesome and its a must visit place. Though may be little priced but undoubtedly one of the best cuisine in Bangalorre. Try for a seat reservation for avoiding standing ques

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Additional Information about Samarkand

Address: Gem Plaza, 66, Next To Monarch, Infantry Road | Infantry Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560001, India
Phone Number: (+91) 9902198798
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Afghani

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gem Plaza, 66, Next To Monarch, Infantry Road | Infantry Road, Bengaluru (Bangalore) 560001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru (Bangalore)
  • Phone Number: (+91) 9902198798

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Afghani

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?