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“great discovery....”

Lal Qila Restaurant
Ranked #471 of 5,835 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $23
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Pakistani
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Surry Hills
Description: LAL QILA RESTAURANT We aim to provide best food menu in Sydney by offering traditional Pakistani and south Asian cuisine based on the highest standards of quality, taste, hygiene, presentation and service. Authentic Pakistani & Indian Cuisine " Lal Qila Restaurant " in the heart of Surry Hills famous eatery area. "Lal Qila" we serve creative, Authentic Pakistani & Indian food by professional cooks who treat the cuisine with reverence and respect. You will love the food, service and environment to make you feel proud patrons of "Lal Qila". LAL QILA is beautifully located at a convenient locationin Surry Hills in Sydney. It has becom a benchmark name in hospitality sector offering range of South Asian food especially Pakistani and Indian cuisine with in short period of time ... and with its fabulous size and outlook you'll be sure not pass without a second look.... Be sure to visit the place whatever the occasion, whether its to fulfill your craving for mouthwatering dishes from the South-Asian continent or to enjoy a birthday or any sort of event to celebrating in comfortable environment. With its amazing waiter service and friendly reception your guaranteed to have an unforgettable experience. So all you inidan food lovers would finally have the opportunity to taste not only the best but the finest authentic PAKISTANI DISHES. WE NOW CATER FOR WEDDINGS AND HAVE A TAKE AWAY SERVICE WITH FREE DELIVERY FOR AN ORDER OVER $30
Edmonton, Canada
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“great discovery....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

we were group of 5 who were visiting Sydney for work..being sick of eating hotel food and craving for some traditional Pakistani food we went out to look for some Indian/ Pakistani restaurant being recommended by a taxi driver we walked into lal qila on sat night with no reservation to our surprise it was totally packed we had to wait for 15 mins for a table but i must say its was worth waiting .food was tremendous so was the service;-)specials are must to try specially tandoori fish and akbari naan menu is a bit long but don't nothing to worry u can always ask staff for recommendations.....we often visit Sydney once in two weeks i must say it was a great discovery for us will definitely be back......

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank vanshika2013
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East Molesey, United Kingdom
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“Great Food - Service a bit slow”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2013

If you like a curry, you have to go to this place while in Sydney. I called in without a reservation and had to be squeezed in. As I waited for my table to be laid, I noticed how many Indian and Pakistani families there were in the restaurant - often a recommendation in its own right.

The service was very friendly, but it took a while to get my order taken, and my drink wasn't served until my meal arrived, and when I asked for the bill, that also took a while.

However, the food overshadowed all that. A wonderfully tasty Maharajah lamb - lovely meat, and a tasty, spicy sauce, but not overly hot, accompanied with a wonderful buttery paratha.

So, in summary, definitely try Lal Qila, but go for the evening, not a quick meal.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank CityGent
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Camden, Australia
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“Excellent Meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

First time and definitely will not be the last. Great value for money. Large, delicious meals. Very filling. I would return just for the naan.
We thoroughly enjoyed everything.
It was busy. BYO Wine and beer is a bonus.
We left very full and very happy.

1 Thank BWS
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“Simply the best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Have been coming here since they first opened
The food the service and everything about this place rocks
Nazim u r a star
Dipika come back soon

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank jamoinoz
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“Want to see Ranbeer Kapoor ? Drop in here for outstanding food and awesome staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

The food is awesome and the staff is better than food. simply these guys rock.
I walk 2 km to reach this and on way i get many options but just the humbleness and the smile of the staff takes me there. Must drop in ..to watch out for Mohasin...he looks just like Ranveer Kapoor...so girls just jump on this restuarent to have a blast.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Piyush Sydney S
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