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Lal Qila Deansgate

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310 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4HE, England (Formerly Imli)
+44 161 839 6730
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I read a lot of negative reviews and was a bit put-off by them, but have enjoyed the one in Rusholme and decided to try it. Place is decent enough, food was quite good and the service as well. If you like Indian cuisine and are not anywhere near Rusholme, then you should definitely try it. Service is good, if... More 

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Thank Ivo K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife went last night 5pm had a lovley tabel in the corner the waiters where lovley. We asked for pomperdoms and chutneys ect s Theses came. Onions .mango ect and cabbage sweet corn and mayo. Yuk ?? Main course Garlic lamb lovely Chicken madras small cubes of chicken it was horrible Coriander nan unlike anything I've seen... More 

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1 Thank Paul W
Oslo
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice service, and quick to get the meals in this restaurant. We ordered Lal Qila Mix Starter, Tandoori Mixed Grill,Chicken Tikka Masala, Vendaloo (very hot😌), raita and garlic nan bread. Everything tasted very good, and there was good value for money.

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1 Thank BjoernOslo
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant at least once a week and the food and service is always spot on. Highly recommended for curry aficionados!!!

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1 Thank MarlonMIA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday evening before a Bank holiday in May, on entering the bar area, waiters were not welcoming and inviting and it took them an age to decide which table we were to be seated at despite the place not been busy at all! The service all evening was non attentive and the food very bland indeed. The... More 

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1 Thank Gary P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Not too busy. Staff are friendly attentive and approachable. Food is great every time. Service is quick

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1 Thank Candice L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with the family for my brothers 30th birthday. We ordered chicken jalfrezi, lamb dopiaza, king prawn garlic, keema mattar and mattar paneer. the food was delicious but the chicken was on the spicy side. The staff were wonderful and we all enjoyed the meal.

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1 Thank IMJASIM
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Lovely flavours enjoyed in a relaxed atmosphere whilst visiting Manchester overnight. We had poppadoms with pickles followed by main courses and had more than enough to enjoy with drinks for just over £40. The restaurant is in a good location to eat after walking around the scenic beauty in the Castlefield district.

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1 Thank DBBristol
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Came here on a saturday night 8pm. Didnt reserve. Restaurant was quiet for prime time city centre restaurant. Hardly sat down properly before waiter asked for drinks. Ordered 2 curries, rice, naan and poppadoms. Food was nice but average. Feel like menu is aimed at western customers. Had to remind waiter about poppadoms. And still not arrived when we were... More 

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2 Thank Selina C
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Varied menu, best examples of indian dishes, desserts and friendly service. Gulab Jamun was perfect. It was very neat and clean as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Pakistani, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4HE, England (Formerly Imli)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 6730

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