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Plot 153, Ibex Hill | Kabulonga, Lusaka, Zambia
260975385291
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Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 21
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
DINNER WITH FRIENDS

I felt like eating food at my home. The inside of this restaurant was clean. I dined by the poolside listening to relaxing music.The staff was great and attentive. The food was unbelievable. Try the non alcoholic mango drink which is delicious.Today i tried the vegetable dishes with my wife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
JAYPRAKASH P
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Houston, Texas
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Lusaka, Zambia
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164 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I believe they're by the same owner, but Royal Dil at Arcades is much better. Better ambience, service, and most importantly, better food.

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Thank CheapianoZam
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I felt like eating food at my home. The inside of this restaurant was clean. I dined by the poolside listening to relaxing music.The staff was great and attentive. The food was unbelievable. Try the non alcoholic mango drink which is delicious.Today i tried the vegetable dishes with my wife. Perfect place for all vegetarians.

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Thank JAYPRAKASH P
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Had Dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed my meal. dined out with my husband who equally enjoyed his meal. The food was hearty and cooked with love. We opted for the waiter's choice of a chicken curry (cant remember the actual name of the dish) and a prawn curry. The food was kept hot all the time by the burning charcoal... More 

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Thank Mwepu80
Lusaka, Zambia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I was looking for good Indian food and definitely found it here! Been to a couple Indian restaurants in Lusaka but found DIL is the best. If ever you are in the Ibex Hill area, you should pay them a visit. Excellent value for your hard earned money. Try the chef special...

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Thank Gaffie D
Zambia
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I had lunch here with a friend and was very surprised at what a lovely spot it was, we ate by the pool and how good the food was. I only tried the Paneer with spinach sauce and nan, but I am looking forward to going back and trying more items.

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Thank Barbara Y
Lusaka, Zambia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I order from here every few weeks and I have eaten here for years. I now always make the same order, as I have a favourite meal but everything on the menu is worth trying.

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Thank Patmwisha
Denver, Colorado
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125 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Good northern Indian curries and tandoori, no south Indian on the menu. Huge space, would be great for large groups. $6-10 meals

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Thank eleeg
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff and tasty food !! Older establishment but recently renovated. Chef Ali is awesome and always suggests perfect dishes !

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Thank wizkid971
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

The day we went, it seemed like the management couldn't get their act together. We were a big group so we had made reservations the day before giving them the exact number and dishes we were interested in. The service was down right pathetic that we had to go talk to the management. And that didn't help either! If it... More 

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Thank Poorvi H
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We had starter main course even Dessert every thing was excellent. Try to look for Chef Ali, if he is free and go for his recommendation you will never fail.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plot 153, Ibex Hill | Kabulonga, Lusaka, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka
  • Phone Number: 260975385291

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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