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Pahlavon Mahmud | Ichon-Qala, Khiva, Uzbekistan
+998 90 187 26 51
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Went here for dinner, quality of food was fine and good service. Nice interior and very friendly staff. Outside they have a small terrace as well, which is great for a coffee with a nice view on the buildings around (Short Minaret eg)

Thank JBr84
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Title says it all really. You can sit inside or outside, nice view outside and there is some shade. It's pretty hot in Khiva! Nice cake for sale if a bit on e steep side.

Thank S H
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99 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

A comfortable place to dine outside amid the city ruins on a warm evening. The food was good, and the staff did their upmost to make customers comfortable.

Thank jpmsenior
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Good is ok, view is nice in the terrace, but it took us 20~30mn to order... When we asked they just replied "no we're busy" and we had to leave before finally someone came to take the order. If you're looking for a nice place with friendly people, I'd rather look for other restaurants.

Thank Benoit C
Brisbane, Australia
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

A group of five is us met for lunch and enjoyed a range of food. The beef shaslick, pumpkin soup and chips were delicious. The plov for one of us was a bit bland but still ok. The speed of service was great and the staff were very friendly.

Thank DJ 2
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Very good local dishes served by a very lovely helpful stuff. We came here twice, to relax on the sofa and enjoy some tea or beer and eat the typhical uzbek food. Great localization, reasonable price.

Thank kasia s
Madrid, Spain
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Khiva Uzbekistan!!! I really recommend it!!! The food and the people are wonderful ❤️❤️❤️

Thank AlfonzoF
Yokohama, Japan
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

イチャン・カラ内のわかりやすい場所にあるので利用しやすい。 外のテーブルで食事をしましたが、夏の夕暮れはとても気持ちがよかったです。 ヒヴァの名物料理と聞き、シュヴィト・オシュを食べました。 香草たっぷりの麺料理で、おいしかったです。 前菜やサラダ、デザートの果物もおいしく、食べきれないのが残念で仕方ありませんでした。 ガイドさんがテキパキと段取りをしてくれたおかげもあり、スタッフの動きも悪くありませんでした。 Easy to use because it is in an easily accessible location of Ichan in Kara. But had dinner in the outside of the table, the twilight of the summer was good is very pleasant. I heard that the specialties of Khiva, ate Shuvito-Osh. Herbs plenty of noodle dishes, was delicious. Appetizer or salad, dessert... More 

Thank Akiko_short
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

During sightseeing in Khiva, it is good cafe stop to make a break. Big coffee menu, excellent service. Ice cold drinks.Location allows one to soak into atmosphere of magic Khiva.

Thank Kamol Y
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501 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

This Restaurant has a great location but menu is limited, when I say limited it is because everything we tried to order off the menu was not available. The Host/ Owner was great and very patient which was great and the food came out fairly quickly. The issue was when we asked for the bill it took over 20mins to... More 

Thank Luke K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pahlavon Mahmud | Ichon-Qala, Khiva, Uzbekistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Uzbekistan  >  Xorazm Province  >  Khiva
  • Phone Number: +998 90 187 26 51

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?