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Samarkand

#62 of 10,043 Restaurants in Bengaluru
Certificate of Excellence
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Indian, Afghani, Asian, Halal
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Gem Plaza, 66, Next To Monarch, Infantry Road | Infantry Road, Bengaluru 560001, India
+91 99021 98798
Today
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Luxembourg
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223 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with a group of colleagues as I had been there before. The restaurant is fine, food good but they have lost their alcohol license so no beer. The toilets were also not great for a place of this standard. Overall food was good but lower score for lack of beer and toilet .

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Thank LuxTraveller
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has a very unique vibe about it. The portion size is good We shared a biriyani amongst two people and there was more than enough. Didn't need to order more curries. Staff are okay And the interior is a bit run down. But it is still a really nice place to try out when in Bangalore.

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Thank Shule B
Bengaluru, India
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food quality and taste is really good. Service might be little slow but worth waiting.... Veg platter is huge n good The best is biryani....

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Thank pavanbafna
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This place was once great but like most restaurants they have run if ideas and basic service orientation For a beginning they "forgot " my order and after waiting for 30 mins they decided to do a flash job on the kebabs. Result an undercooked mess that was described as a kebab Seems like the ownership has changed and they... More 

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Thank Mallu M
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We heard a lot about this place specializing in kebabs....we ordered Galawati Kebab and Chandi kebab.. Galawati Kebab was decent and nothing special about it..Chandi kebab was mediocre...it was like taking a slice from tandoori chicken. We then ordered Mutton biryani which was good and hence given 3 stars. The restaurant is pricey and does not deliver the taste for... More 

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1 Thank ankit s
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Very good ambiance, reminds the era of 1800 BC like Rajputana style food, especially I love their black lentils and safforn rice , seek veg kabab

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Feltham, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I used to visit this restaurant several years ago and it was superb. Especially the Murgh Malai Tikka and the Sikander Raan (slow cooked lamb). However, recent reports suggest that it had gone downhill, and that the toilets were disgusting. Let me assure you, it is still superb, and the toilets are NOT disgusting. True, they wouldn't pass muster in... More 

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Thank toandfromtheairport
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Samarkand in Infantry Road Bangalore is one famous for its authentic Afghani & Tandoori Delicacies. The restaurant is a great place to Dine and its taste will leave your tastebuds wanting for more. This restaurant really satiates your cravings for authentic Cuisines and is in true sense a Royal Afghani Culinary Delight like no other in Bangalore. The ambience and... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

this restaurant was recommended to us by the concierge of the Ritz Carlton - we had asked for excellent authentic cuisine in town... and this is what we got :-)!

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Calangute, India
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The restaurant is well located on infantry road ,but I thought there should be better lighting , the food is good specially the biryani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Afghani, Asian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gem Plaza, 66, Next To Monarch, Infantry Road | Infantry Road, Bengaluru 560001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Bengaluru
  • Phone Number: +91 99021 98798

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