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#25 of 1,051 Restaurants in Oslo
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Kirkegata 15, Oslo 0153, Norway
+47 22 42 37 77
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A marvellous and friendly smile welcomes you to this cosy restaurant with a quiet and refined atmosphere. The service is fast and very friendly. As a starter, a delicious soup on the house. The meals are excellent and the portions sufficient. Considering the quality of the food, the prices are reasonable. I definitely recommend it !

Thank Aurélia M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent and real time Pakistani cuisine with a personal touch giving that homely feeling. The appetiser lime fish is to die for and the vegetarian menu is par excellence. Must try their speciality of mixed kebab grill and mango drinks. Ambiance is truly Pakistani and the service is excellent. A must visit whenever in Oslo.

Thank Riffat M
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even in a city as large as Oslo, finding a range of vegetarian options can be tricky with fish dominating so many menus away from simple snack bars and cafes. It was the promise of a range of veggie options which took us here and we had a really good meal. With a choice of seven veggie main course options... More 

Thank Flynn59
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We walked by and were pulled in by the looks of the place, and the visible high tripadvisor score that was displayed. Very pleasant ambiance and warm welcome, we were servered with a delicious lentilsoup followed by high quality food with very distinct tastes. Warmly recommended!

Thank Maarten B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Came across the place while walking to the Norwegian military museum. The staff especially Karen who served us was welcoming and extremely gracious. We started with the daal soup which was delicately spiced and almost as good as my Mums home cooked lentil variety. This was followed by a mixed grill platter a traditional north Pakistani meat assortment which was... More 

Thank Wasim A
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I was recommended to eat here in a gym and when I walked in the man who just walked out gave the resto a thumbs up. The Scottish girl Karen has great communication skills so I was happy to poke fun at her in English. The restaurant serves a gentrified and luxurious version of Pakistani food and the price is... More 

Thank Thoenes
Muir of Ord, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The atmosphere was warm and relaxing The food outstanding in flavor, quality and presentation. .I would like to thank the staff for providing a most enjoyable evening.

Thank kdarjanymaclean
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Best service ever! Food is also very delicious. You can ask for more/less spicy meal, according to you preferences. Try Mango Lassi cold drink, highely recommend it. :)

Thank Eglė M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The food was excellent, the service fantastic! We had a dinner with our two small kids and another family with two kids of similar age. We got a separate part of the restaurant all for ourselves! The kids loved the freedom, we loved the relaxed atmosphere!

1 Thank Milen M
Kristiansand, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Been here with a colleague for dinner in March 2016. The restaurant is pleasantly designed, service was kind and attentive, and all portions we have tried were of great quality and wonderful taste. However, portions are relatively small in comparison to other places and the place lacks any "wow" factor to make it stick out in a special way in... More 

1 Thank RJS76

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$52 - $78
Indian, Vegetarian, Pakistani, Halal, Gluten Free, Asian
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirkegata 15, Oslo 0153, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 42 37 77
A cultural restaurant in the Kvadraturen district, inspiring both the mind and the taste buds. The restaurant serves the traditional dishes served at Pakistani celebrations, fragrant delights which can be shared among a group of friends. The restaurant regularly invites musicians, poets, authors, painters and a whole number of other artists, both Pakistani and Norwegian, to entertain their guests, providing a memorable evening out. The interior is stylish and light with white tablecloths and comfortable chairs.

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