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Dil Restaurant

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Plot 153 Ibex Road | Kabulonga/Ibex hills, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to dine with varieties of dishes. ....Specially the kebabs and Curry with Indian bread...Garlic naan,last but not least in dessert Rabdi kulfi was awesome. ... worth to go.

Thank SST786 J
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Been before, will definitely be going again, food is so good (great to have such veggy variety, and north/central Indian food rather than Bangladeshi). Service is fantastic, and generally around 600kwatcha for a family of 4 to eat with drinks. Yum.

Thank Gemma050982
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

At last I found the best Indian restaurant in Lusaka. Fantastic food and very good service. Thank you!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

One of the best ever restaurant I have visited with great authentic Indian cuisine and warm friendly service and the manager Shah is a star. ...

Thank SST786 J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and great service. Manager in charge is very helpful (Shahid) and provides great recommendations for good party menu. Definitely worth going to !!!!

Thank Nisha K
Charlottesville, Virginia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We ordered a bunch of dishes and shared month the group and it was good. There are alcoves for groups. The waiter was knowledgeable about the menu.

Thank smjpds
Lusaka, Zambia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Still the best restaurant for me in Lusaka. Great rustic laid back dining. The food is amazing! Ask the chef to make his special and get ready to enjoy great dishes.

Thank Gaffie D
Somerset West, South Africa
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I have eaten here on two occasions since moving to Zambia. Both times the food was fantastic, and really good value for money! The breyani especially was delicious! If you are looking for wholesome, comfort food, do not miss Dil in Ibex Hill!

Thank Danie_27081987
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Been here twice and their food had been consistently great. Tried different kinds of curries but one with mutton was my favorite. It can be overwhelming to go through their menu. There's a LOT to choose from. I mean a LOT! No photos, so you've got to read the descriptions on each dish to make your choices. The serving portions... More 

Thank Sofia Ann S
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

This place offered a good variety of dishes (both vegetarian and meat). The curries were tasty and the naan was delicious. The restaurants had a nice open layout with plenty of space between tables. I will note that we had one group of loud expats sitting next to us and we couldn't have a conversation over the top of them... More 

Thank ultigal20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Chinese, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 153 Ibex Road | Kabulonga/Ibex hills, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Lusaka Province  >  Lusaka
  • Phone Number: 260211262391
Zambia's favorite Indian Restaurant since 1993

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