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The Monal Restaurant

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9 KM, Pirsohawa Road, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
+92 51 2898044
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Lahore, Pakistan
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The View of Islamabad from Monal is indescribable, both during the day and night, during the latter the city looks like a glittering Persian rug. I just wish that the restaurant improves more at their performance as a restaurant. I base this on the fact that Monal owners obviously thing the only thing that makes a restaurant is the ambiance... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Monal was jam-packed as usual and the extreme chilly weather was a kind of a fun thing for most visitors, but there was excellent heating arrangements both outside and inside

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would say it is one of the best restaurant in Islamabad. It is little hard to drive upto restaurant if you have never drove on steep hills and sharp turns. I would recommend to go fo dinner, you will be able to see entire Islamabad city if you sit outside. It was group of 20 people we ordered a... More 

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Thank Farooq A
Islamabad, Pakistan
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monal is a hill site restaurant offers all kind of foods.The breakfast platter always convince me to drive this place. The beautiful views of Islamabad and Margalla hills are of worth mentioning, any one can enjoy at breakfast table. Highly recommended.

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Thank Shoaib A
Islamabad
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited The Monal many times and i found the environment excellent and specially the food and serving is too good. Specially i liked the soups and sajji a lot.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a fantastic location, with great terraces overlooking the city of Islamabad. Your meal is prepared in large grills right in front of you, or in the open view kitchen. It is normally packed, which is a good sign, service was very good and food was tasty and fresh. The qawali background music adds the final touch to... More 

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Thank Miguel A
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the car ride to the top of the mountain (30-45 mins from central Islamabad), saying hello to the monkeys on the road on your way up. Monal serves Pakistani food whilst offering a great view over Islamabad. Great for visitors, business dining in an authentic atmosphere, and families alike. Book a table on the balcony and arrive before sunset... More 

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Thank OriginalEnglishRose
El Segundo
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you want luxurious place with best service and view to die for, this beautiful resturant is going to be your best choice. On the top of the mountain sourrounded by lush greenery this place is going to be your favorite as well. Do visit before sunset and stay after, will give you the view of your life of both... More 

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Thank raheelam2014
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Monal offcourse one of Pakistan top restaurant because of facinating viewe of Islamabad and some of pakistan best deshes available here in very pleasant environment. I advise everyone who visit islamabad to see The Monal and enjoy your trip.

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Thank Hizar H
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited The Monal restaurant in Lahore a few days earlier, I was excited to dine again at the Islamabad restaurant. I can say that this was the best dining experience I had during my visit to Pakistan. I work for a fine dining Indian establishment in London so have a great appreciation for hospitality. Beautiful flavours, efficient service and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $1,000
Cuisine
Barbecue, Asian, Pakistani, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 KM, Pirsohawa Road, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Islamabad Capital Territory  >  Islamabad
  • Phone Number: +92 51 2898044

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