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Pahlavon Mahmud | Ichon-Qala, Khiva, Uzbekistan
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  • 6
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
lovely place

lovely place in the heart of khiva. This place, its unique and feeling will stay now our hearts. The food was delicious, the hosts very friendly, the view unforgettable

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

lovely place in the heart of khiva. This place, its unique and feeling will stay now our hearts. The food was delicious, the hosts very friendly, the view unforgettable

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Siliguri, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I loved the readable menu and the excellent food, but there was a big tour group there and the service was a bit slow. I found it quite acceptable, but someone else could mind. The quality of the food was excellent and the Bir Gumbaz probably deserves it's top billing among Khivan restaurants.

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Hadlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I came here twice, on two consecutive cold days. The food is good, and certainly better than I have had tasted in other restaurants. The ladies running the place are cheerful and the service is pretty quick. A heater would greatly enhance the experience - especially in Autumn!

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Vienna
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Frankly speaking, I'm highly surprised that this place is so high up on the ranking at TripAdvisor. The food is overpriced and bland (about 4x the normal price for tea and 8x the normal price for bread) and the waitress lied to us and charged us a double portion as she claimed that our meals had been larger than usually... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

This is located slightly high terrace,the location is good.The service is good.The food is OK.A good place to have dinner

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is situated bang in the middle of the old city. You can sit outside on the table/chairs or on the chor-poys. We did not have dinner but had late afternoon and late evening teas there. We used to go there and order tea/coffee and honey cake (which is to die-for), use the free wi-fi and relax in the great... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We waited for 20 minuts to have a menu..only one menu for two of us. They were preparing a table for a big group which would come and did not pay attention to us. We left. Many guides bring their groups to that restaurant so you will be waiting....

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Bir Gumbaz has easily the best location in Khiva – the terrace overlooks Kalta Minar. While it’s impossible to sit out here during the day (the terrace is not covered), it’s a fabulous spot to have dinner, or just sit and have a refreshing, cold drink, after the heat of the day is gone. The deep rose, desert sunset throws... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Really one of the better food options in Khiva! - we can certainly recommend the langman; raviola; gunnma (I think that's what its called, potato pasties), aubergines and carrot salad were all delicious! - the owner's fresh cakes are just delicious! - location is marvellous, especially for a sunset dinner! - prices are very very reasonable, considering large portions and... More 

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Radom, Poland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I have drink beer only to have wifi password, I used it to the end the week. excelent ranger. Beer was good !

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  • Address: Pahlavon Mahmud | Ichon-Qala, Khiva, Uzbekistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Uzbekistan  >  Xorazm Province  >  Khiva

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