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PRICE RANGE
$12 - $23
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Pakistani
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed April 18, 2021

Have been coming to this restaurant for a few years. Food is always good. On last visit NO TAP WATER due to Covid!! Buy bottled water. With spicy and hot food lots of H2O required. Using Covid is a pathetic excuse and no justification as...there is NO Dep of Health ruling re service of tap water.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed February 27, 2021 via mobile

I’ve been to this restaurant ever since it opened in 1986. It has a great friendly family orientated atmosphere. Staff are courteous and they give excellent service. The food is amazing. I’ve been to many Indian restaurants around the world and this one is hard...to beat for quality and service. Despite price variations with other restaurants you pay for what you get and this restaurant will give you value for moneyMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed November 28, 2020 via mobile

Rude customer service especially guy with beard (seems like manager or boss)don't know how to talk with customers.Bad attitude towards customer. Suggestions: So please be very mindful do booking before you go and if you think you can get good service forget it..so be careful.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 14, 2020 via mobile

Why do restaurants do this? Surely somewhere someone has registered that the bad feeling that you create in customers by not providing tap water far outweighs any benefit you get from selling bottled water. The food here is fine and the service is OK but...I will not go again unless they change this policy. It’s not COVID, I’ve been to plenty of restaurants serving bottled water since the pandemic hit.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 6, 2020

Have been eating at this restaurant for a number of years and always found staff friendly and the food delicious. Today there was a weird vibe, which I mentioned to my partner. During food service I asked for a glass of water and was told...I would have to pay for it. Firstly I think this is illegal, not to provide water. Secondly, when I asked again the manager came over and immediately fired up, saying it was ‘people like us’ that caused them to have to remove their water bottles and now charge for it. Some lame Covid excuse. He was so aggressive I had to ask him to keep his voice down. Bring the old manager back.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 28, 2020

Don’t agree with the new bottled water policy. They serve spicy curries and won’t give you tap water to help wash it down?! They used Covid as the reason, but if they are concerned about that they would need to change many other things about...the restaurant. Making people pay for mount franklin water when dining in, is not only illegal, Its unnecessary plastic bottles waste when we just wanted a glass of tap water to help with some of the hot spice of the meal. It put a dampener on a just ok meal. Hoping management change that policy, such things put diners off returning to restaurants, as it has us.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed May 21, 2020

I ordered Murgh Angari and Garlic Naan. Garlic Naan was not too bad but curry was full of oil. It was like chicken pieces in the oil. One star as no option for zero.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed November 26, 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful restaurant. The ambience was great, no cluttered Indian decor..very tastefully done with soothing music. We had chicken biryani there which was okay, but the Haleem was the best I’ve ever eaten. A bit pricey but the haleem was worth it so was...the pistachio kulfi (Indian ice cream).More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2019

Our taxi driver from the airport recommended this restaurant (he was Pakistani). Our hotel was near the restaurant so we decided to try it. Great choice. It was a very good meal, quick service and good sized portions.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Came for diner for my partners birthday and we had a really pleasant time. The chops on the entree menu were amazing. Only negative would be the restaurant was extremely dark and needed more lighting. It was almost hard to see what we were eating....Staff could have been a bit friendlier too.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Lal Qila Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4