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Bir Gumbaz

Pahlavon Mahmud | Ichon-Qala, Khiva, Uzbekistan
+998 90 187 26 51
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ravioli” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“green pasta” (2 reviews)
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Pahlavon Mahmud | Ichon-Qala, Khiva, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for coffee and cake. The coffee was delicious and the chocolate cake very tasty. Service is excellent.

Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Located close to the main (west) entrance. Pros: -Helpful staff. -Six cakes to choose from - I had an apricot cake. I drank a latte. -Quiet away from the masses. -Attractive wall decorations. -Western toilet at rear of premises. -Free WiFi - ask staff for...More

Thank jonotennis
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Had a lunch and a dinner here during my two days in Khiva. Both meals were good and both times I had a pleasant chat with the woman who was running the restaurant. It being November, it was not very crowded.

Thank Mook S
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We just took a coffee break and this cafe has been recommended by our experienced guide. It is centrally located and serves a good cup of coffee.

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A nice place to stop for a coffee and to people watch, the location cannot be beaten. Cakes are good too. Prices were much dearer than any place else we stopped in Khiva so you're paying for the view. Only negative is the loo, you...More

Thank MMMH
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Best coffee in Uzbekistan so far. Friendly helpful staff and a good selection of coffee and cakes. Recommended

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

An exceedingly polite and strikingly beautiful boss lady was happy to rustle up some delicious takeaway at 10pm. Beer, food - all c.40% cheaper than the nearby - and much more famous - Terassa. Bir Gumbaz is located in dead centre of town, on the...More

Thank D K
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This was our favourite dining experience in Khiva. We had dinner here twice in a row and everything we tried was excellent, really fresh and good quality ingredients. Service was great and the prices very good.

Thank smareino
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A lovely cafe in a lovely spot and with wifi too. The cakes were really good as was the Uzbek national soup

Thank Persephone20
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The service was good, a nice young man who was very kind. But the plov wasn't so great. Felt dried out and tough. The salad was fried eggplant slices. Tasted fine, but not what I meant when I asked for a salad with fresh veggies....More

Thank craigalin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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