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Moti Mahal Delux

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Zaitouny Bay, Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Zeituna Bay is where this restaurant is. Its a verrry Indian place, with an Indian chef. Placed in a very touristic and seaside bay with Yachts and walkway pier. The menu is completely Indian. And typically, spice is plenty. The flavors are genuine, and fiid types are typically Indian. If you want to mix a great area with an Indian... More 

Thank eddierakoubian
Esher, United Kingdom
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70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

I love curry and this was pretty good. Beautiful setting by the water. With row of restaurants and buzzy social scene. As always the tandooris and masalas very tasty more than we could eat. We come here every time we visit Beirut. Never disappoints.

Thank crossruff
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

My family and I were craving for Indian food last Sunday. Usually, we would go to the Sporting Club, but last time we went the restaurant was under renovation, we started looking for an alternative, we found Moti Mahal Delux. We agreed to try it and boy we were dazzled. The decoration, the open kitchen, the friendly waiter, the mouth... More 

Thank Michel N
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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285 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Went here for dinner and we made a good choice. I had the lucknowi lamb which is a mixture of lamb chunks and lamb mince with a slightly spicy sauce – really tasty and something I’d not had before. Rice was well cooked too as was the naan bread – just the right amount of garlic! Cold beer and sat... More 

Thank AndrewJ25
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142 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

I am personally passionate about Indian food so i decided to try Moti Mahal specially that there are not a lot of choices for indian cuisine in Lebanon. The setting of the place is not bad but could be better as for the food, i liked the chicken with the gravy butter sauce as well as the tikka chicken but... More 

Thank Nay_Mouawad
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Amazing Location.. Beautiful View of Zaytune Bay. Food is great, Service is average, but when table is full with tasty & mouthwatering food you just forgets the service. Best part is they have all the Indian Chef's in kitchen, so they are always ready to alter any available dish as per your taste (regular, mid spicy, spicy or extra spicy)... More 

Thank Deveish D
Zurich, Switzerland
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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Moti Mahal is one of many Restaurants lining up in Zeituna Bay, the Yacht Harbour of Beirut. It offers a nice view from the terrace and is nicely decorated. Now, as far as the food was concerned: it was correct but did not really much resemble real Indian food. That said, it was still good and we enjoyed it... More 

Thank Pascal P
Ottawa, Canada
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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

If you are craving Indian and can't find an authentic restaurant, this place will do the trick. The grills and daals are as Indian as it gets and you can ask for different levels of spice. Fancy location too. Price is a little high and service somewhat lacking, but the food balances it out.

Thank a_night_here
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I travel to Beirut a lot for work. How much ever i say , i start missing spicy Indian food . I love Moti Mahal , they server true indian food with right spice and right taste . The location is amazing , friendly staff and they treat you very well . Must visit in Beirut if searching for Real... More 

Thank Arti2308
Manama, Al Manamah, Bahrain
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

If you like overly priced food of poor quality, served with a tinge of frown...This is the place to be. We were a group of 11 including kids looking for some nice indian food after 3-4 days of having lebanese food. This place had good ambience....but the food was terrible. Of the 6 dishes that we ordered perhaps only one... More 

Thank Prasanth G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Indian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaitouny Bay, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: 9611371002

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