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16th Street, Olaya, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
+966 (1) 4661934
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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218 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The hotel is like most other of its class. Its lavish and rooms are huge. The bathroom etc. are also very well maintained. Located near most business areas its great location. Around are small restaurants if you want a more affordable meal. Local taxis are just waiting outside the hotel- another plus. Breakfast is not included in the package. Service... More 

Thank dhruvdp
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869 reviews
565 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

This was close to my hotel so had to be tried. Being a Pakistani restaurant the service was excellent and there was an assortment of different curries. I tried them all and enjoyed them greatly. Of the desserts, the Carrot Halwa was the best (and most unusual). Would certainly come again

Thank David M
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I usually go there for a lunch buffet (50 SAR/pax). A good variety of indian dishes, not very hot, designed to taste of locals.

Thank Kamil K
South Shields, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered a rogan josh curry it was very nice and the price of the meal was very cheap I will go back to this restaurant

Thank liam p
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The staff are very friendly. Furniture is a bit aging but the food quality is good. Need to be patient with the waiters as they speak little English and little Arabic. I guess if am nearby I will visit them again.

Thank Hossam A. F
Bengaluru, India
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great menu for both vegetarians and non-veg lovers. Authentic indian cuisine. Try soup for sure. Do remember to advise less oil in all preparations. Bon appetite!

Thank pkedia
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Having diner here is a joy for all. The staff is friendly and the food is good. The tables are nice located and the atmosphere is very friendly.

Thank Erik S
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Darbar Restaurant serves an open Buffet during lunch time. For starters they have soup, a grilled item and a fried item. In the main course there are 5-6 indian curry dishes (non-veg, dal and veg), 2 types of rice and a couple of Chinese dishes, 5-6 types of salads, pickles, curd, chutneys, 2-3 types of desserts and fruits. Overall it's... More 

Thank Peace_Dude84
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

If food was the only criteria it would have been 5 stars with my eyes closed. parking is a major problem its impossible to find one on the weekends, the staffs attitude depends on their mood (Yes they have major mood swings) one moment they are a delight and the second minute outright rude. The food is fantastic the only... More 

Thank Its-me-Steve
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Nice hospitality shown by staff, good taste for the Indian food but a little pricey as compared to the quality and ambiance.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16th Street, Olaya, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Riyadh Province  >  Riyadh
  • Phone Number: +966 (1) 4661934

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