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“Good value for money!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lal Qila - CLOSED

Lal Qila
Masari Road | Parklands, Nairobi, Kenya
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Cuisines: Pakistani
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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“Good value for money!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

Went with some friends and boy, didn't we stuff ourselves! The buffet has such a wide selection you will be spoilt for choice. The food was well prepared. A better selection of salads would be good though. Loved the ice cream treat :)

Visited December 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
“Good to eat there, but don't order for a dleivery”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Ordering form their ala Carte menu is good, the food was lovely. The best chicken tikka and paya I have eaten in Kenya. Ordered for home delivery today, and it was the worst indian food delivery ever. Watery paya - ewwww and instead of chicken tikka they delivered a chicken curry that had nice masala but the chicken was mashed, am thinking must have been from recooking over and over. eewwww. so just don't order home delivery, such a disappointment!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“"No Brainer- Over 50 Dishes on their buffet a Great deal".”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I went there for their much hyped dinner especially after seeing their advert on social media and indeed their many dishes on their Buffet dinner offer is a quite great taste bud treat.

The meals were sumptuous and i couldn't help but admire their hard working chefs doing their act behind the dishes...the setting reminded me of similar culinary experience in Dubai with matching exotic ambience. The place is a bit dark though in my view considering its not a lounge or a night club.......securing a parking space can also be a big mess inside Nakumatt Highridge!!

The waiting staff, traditionally dressed-i think in Pakistani styled fashion-that mimic the air hostesses at emirates airlines looked part of the package... Very prompt they are with services.
. For beer lovers i don't think they serve alcohol there...all the same a great night out dining experience.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Awesome BBQ and real value for money!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Got tired of hearing about them on the radio so decided to pay them a visit. I was pleasantly surprised, the BBQ is just great, the decor makes it look like the Lal Qila (Red fort), service is ok not too bad. The main course is also good and the desserts are too many to choose from. I absolutely loved the spread of the buffet, it's real value for money in a city like Nairobi.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 review
“Best food on trip to kenya”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I must say that this is the best live BBQ buffet I've had in a long time. Real value for money, a huge variety in the buffet. The desserts were also very traditional pakistani, coming from pakistan I must say haven't had better outside of pakistan.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Zohaib M, Owner at Lal Qila, responded to this review, July 1, 2013
Dear Shobi,

Thanks for sharing your experience with us and the TripAdvisor. We're glad that you enjoyed the experience.

Its extremely pleasant to heat that this is the best live BBQ you have had in a long time. We like to get the BBQ out hot and fresh, hence the live BBQ service.

I am even more happy to hear that you really enjoyed the desserts.

We look forward to seeing you again soon :D

Thanks,

Zohaib Mohammed
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