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The Black Lion Restaurant

Z. Kvlividze 28 | Oqros ubani/Vorontsovi District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
+995 322 96 09 56
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rabbit” (5 reviews)
“gobi” (2 reviews)
“cornbread” (2 reviews)
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Eastern European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Z. Kvlividze 28 | Oqros ubani/Vorontsovi District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came there late, without reservation. Place was packed. Waited for a table and ordered some wine. It took them some time to get it to the table (10-15) minutes. Staff is friendly, nice, and were running around. I can always excuse the wait since I...More

Thank Fjodor A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last lunch we had in the city / great place to come to / little bit further from old town, however enjoyed the time there

Thank Reinis P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have truly enjoyed the food and service! The atmosphere is amazing and the food is delicious. The menu is quite extensive

Thank Christina K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't know what to expect, or what sort of restaurant 'Shavi Lomi' (Black Lion) was, but we had one of our best, and best-value, meals in Tbilisi. Great food, lovely people, not much of a wine list, but we enjoyed the amber wine our...More

Thank altufyevo1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Before to go, be sure you know that they moved in 28 Zurab Kvlividze Street, since trip advisor locate it in the old address. The service, location, staff, meal are all 5 stars. I had the Georgian big entree and rabbit. Very good.

Thank MirkoSpino
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The setting is very cool - the restaurant is in an old house with outdoor seating in the garden. The menus is rather extensive and offers dishes not always found in typical places. Its not in a neighborhood most tourist wonder around, but the staff...More

Thank Roman V
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Beef in spicy tomato sauce and rabbit were excellent. Staff in Shavi Lomi is professional, I would say the best service I encountered in Georgia. Without doubt the best restaurant in the city. Highly recommended! We also asked the staff to arrange a taxi for...More

Thank joan1991akera
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I really like "shavi lomi". It´s delicious food, friendly stuff and cozy atmosphere. They have traditional georgian dishes with minor Changes. Which is quite exciting.

Thank EndiMarieBolkvadze
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

'Shavi Lomi' or 'Black Lion' restaurant became the most positive restaurant experience for me in Tbilisi for 3 years. Amazingly tasty food ( Georgian cuisine), excellent service ( cordial, knowledgeable, speaking English), cosy and stylish ambience. In summer there is a wonderful terrace - garden...More

Thank yuliachronicles
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent food ..excellent wine..eccellent service..definitely will visit again from Malta :) loved my lunch with great company under a walnut tree in the garden...amazing experience

Thank gordon b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Z. Kvlividze 28 | Oqros ubani/Vorontsovi District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
  • Location: Europe  >  Georgia  >  Tbilisi
  • Phone Number: +995 322 96 09 56
  • E-mail
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