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avenue Louis- Casai 60, Cointrin 1216, Switzerland
+41 22 734 86 00
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2014

one of my favorite restaurant in Geneva. the owner of the restaurant really very kind and welcome us like we know each other. the Kebab meal is delicious as well as the mixed appetizers. don't look to menu price, because it deserve each sent you have to pay. the decoration is great, Eastern type, and comfortable place. i propose this... More 

1 Thank yamim054
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2014

We visited the place with friends for dinner. The restaurant was nicely decorated inside, but this is all. The service was very slow, the food wasn't tasty, and the 3 out of the 4 persons had to rush to the toilet with stomachache.

1 Thank AlanRouba
Geneva, Switzerland
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

Khayyam offer a great all-you-can-eat Indian buffet lunch deal for 20CHF - its different from the menu they serve the rest of the day, but its often quite delicious, with a variety of (5-6) options to choose from. My colleagues and I usually go there once every 2 weeks or so

3 Thank odziggel
New York City, New York
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220 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Well, not many Iranian and far-eastern Asia food are available in Geneve ...so although I was not really a big fan but I find this restaurant enjoyable... The food was okay..I've tried bettter, but my hubby loved the lamb..My favorite is the entree...with fresh yogurt with mint...sooo yummy...with extra olives, too.. I tried chicken biryani and it was decent..The price... More 

Thank IndahNS
Dublin, Ireland
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

Indain/Iranian theme. Pakoras starter was ok but the mixed starter one seemed to miss out all the meat pakoras. The mains were very dry, the chicken tikka and khobideh both came without sauce. Asked for an iranian bread and got given the indian one with the excuse we didn't make you one.

1 Thank DublinDow
Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2012

We recently tried this restaurant, which was near our hotel in Geneva. There was not much around and the weather was foul so we decided to give it a try. The dining room is very informal and frankly could use some colour or warmth to it. That being said,the place filled up quite quickly after we had settled in. The... More 

Thank Judygrace44
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

The food was excellent, but as we ate during Ramadam, there was no alcohol so they sent out for some. I couldn't fault the service. It was a good evening and the different courses were brought out regularly throughout the evening. I would definitely eat here again

Thank Craig M
Mooresville, NC
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2012

I read the reviews on the Khayyam, heard about the new ownership, and decided to take a chance on it. I'm glad I did. I had lamb shank with delicious saffron rice. The lamb was melt-in-your-mouth tender. Even the house wine was well above average.

1 Thank Terry N
Geneva, Switzerland
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2012

Ate lunch today (May 17). Excellent stuff! Great meat with grilled onions and tomatoes, and good fast service. The owner changed several months ago, and the new guy seems to be working hard to ensuring the place works well.

Thank Sam G
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2011

The food is very bland and the wine is sort of home-labelled vin de table pretending to be something else eg "St Emillion" is not. The server asked me to repeat everything 10 times. The decor is ugly. The credit card machine didn't work. Everything is depressing.

Thank Grubby19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$17 - $30
Middle Eastern, Persian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue Louis- Casai 60, Cointrin 1216, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Cointrin
  • Phone Number: +41 22 734 86 00

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