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Lal Qila Restaurant

#397 of 4,619 Restaurants in Sydney
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Surry Hills
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351-353 Cleveland Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 1300 525 745
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17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Sydney, Australia
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Start with the Pappadums - then enjoy a wonderful array of traditional dishes - tandoori cauliflower, korma style fresh veggies, chickpea daal, lamb biryani - accompanied by roti, naan or paratha. It's BYO and the staff are attentive and friendly. The noise can be a bit much with big tables, but it's the food that brings me back - every... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Pappadum's (very crispy, not greasy), Naulakha Korma (vegetable curry), and Dal Khushbudar. Everything was delicious and the service was prompt and courteus. The meal cost $42.

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Thank FJPro
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with the family for a taste of Indian food in Sydney. Coming from London, I have to say the Indian food at this place was outstanding. We tried a variety of curry dishes and they all exceeded our expectations. The restaurant itself is spacious but dark due to dimmed lights. The staff are very friendly and accommodating to guests... More 

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Thank Shahab K
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant after looking at all the reviews and it certainty did not disappoint!! The staff are so attentive, the atmosphere was buzzing and the food was very authentic and so delicious. Lots of choices for a vegetarians and meat eaters alike but highly recommend the okra curry, not too spicy but so beautiful. One tip for... More 

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Thank Sally L
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We love this place the food is so authentic and delicious the service is great it's BYO and it's not expensive you really can't go wrong!!

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Thank I1999SOkarenr
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179 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

First time here and not the last. Everything was mouth watering and leaving wanting more with each mouthful. Sublime flavours and aromatics. Just wonderful. Note to self. Come with an appetite as the serves are generous. Just lovely

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Thank Allder
Sydney,Australia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Food is really outstanding. Excellent value and service. It's not a flashy place, but you go there for the food! Its nice enough for a group of friends.

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Thank VeroandCam
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place, went twice in one week, once with 4 golf buddies then as two couples on a Saturday night. Fully BYO. Food is amazing, highlights were a black dahl, lambs brain curry (try it), yummy breads and sweet dishes to end. Definitely be back again.

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Thank Gareth E
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

What a cool, tasty restaurant! We arrived at 9pm and the place was packed! We didn't make a reservation but luckily got a table. The staff were great, service speedy and food: DELICIOUS! Can't wait to come back

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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Great Indian food is a subtle blend of tastes and unlike so many Indian restaurants the three of us were delighted to experience the flavor differences in Lal Qila's dishes. We had a biryani, roasted cauliflower, a cream/nuts/vegetable dish and a chicken masala. All excellent. BYOB. It was noisy and busy on Saturday night - but a great waitstaff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Indian, Barbecue, Pakistani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351-353 Cleveland Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 1300 525 745
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

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