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Lal Quila

#153 of 489 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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The Old Garda Station Tramways Terrace | Douglas, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 489 8574
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As with most Indian restaurants at lunchtime the menu was very limited and the restaurant a bit quiet, however the fish was really good. We had lamb bhuna and a chick pea and potato curry Bother were really really good. Very authentic and home made. Delicious Would like to try in evening when atmosphere might be better and complete a... More 

Thank KateoLL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had planned on another restaurant but it was closed. All Quila turned out to be a wonderful surprise. The food was absolutely fantastic with good size portions. Only downside was the mix starter for 2 was not adequate and needs to be bigger. We had palak gosht, murg handi, Tameka daal and jeera Aloo. The food tasted excellent and... More 

Thank Amjad H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Had read the reviews and was a bit unsure of what we'd get, but our 14 yr old is a bit averse to highly spiced food so the choice of non-Indian dishes swung the decision. In the end we all enjoyed Lal Quila. It's not the best Indian restaurant in the world and there is definitely better value for money,... More 

Thank MikeKelly486647
Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Always great to head here with a group of friends. It's a pleasure to mix and match dishes - and the portion sizes are impressive too. The food tastes great and is very consistent. We've had takeaway from this restaurant as well and it's a real treat.

Thank mumdadthreekids
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

thanks to the Manager and waitres was just wonderful. veryyyyyyyyyyyyyyy fast services it was delicious Asian food special butter chicken, chicken balti as well as very soft nanas i loves ur food my all family member also love ur food because of ur food i feel my mom make this food Thanks a millionsssssssssssssss

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We went last weekend on saturday to lal quilla restaurant in douglas . don't have words to praise this place.Outstanding.....we had in starter chicken tikka and some kind of fish in starter it was amazing so yummy. Couldn't stop my for eating.In main we had nihari ,lamb biryani, matar paneer ,garlic naan and chapattis. Hot and fresh food and service... More 

Thank kiranasim12345
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

I had friends birthday party at this restaurant. Food was really lovely and service was very good. Would love to back back again and recommend others.

Thank Vikram D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

,our meal is the worse food I've ever eat , the restaurant need to be hygiene theirs an awful smell the ambience are very poor .. I will never go back there anymorei rather go to macdonald. ..

Thank GraceJ1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We went there for lunch. From 1:00 pm till 2:00 pm we were the only two people in the restaurant. I knew this was not s good sign to see a restaurant empty at the height of lunch hour. Unfortunately I was right. We both had vegetable soup which to be honest was reasonably good. I ordered Lazy Meatballs with... More 

Thank Rolex56
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Great service and location, staff were very polite and friendly. However, 16 euro for a chicken tikka masala with a further 2.5euro for rice seems very expensive for what was a very poor tikka masala - more akin to chicken in tomato soup than previous tikka masalas I have had. Lamb dansak was also overpriced and disappointing - smelt of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Garda Station Tramways Terrace | Douglas, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 489 8574

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?