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Le Karachi

#245 of 2,806 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Voltaire - Saint Amour
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206 rue Garibaldi, 69003, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 95 49 23
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Working first in Bordeaux and now in Lyon , a week without a Indian meal is a hard call living in the 🇬🇧! So we had evening here, a great appearance when walking in fine decor& a great atmosphere . We ordered off a superb menu with a great choice! "Drinks sir" yes I'll have a beer please " sorry... More 

Thank Anthony D
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at this restaurant purely because nothing else was open that late in the evening, staff were very friendly, food looked good but it was not to my Indian pallet, very much for the Tourists who are not used to the Indian cuisine. There are much better Indian Resturant in the old Lyon town. Resturant was full on both... More 

Thank OBhogal
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

As a Pakistani living in Lyon for 2 weeks so far, I was aching for home comfort and this place did just that. Highly recommend the chicken palak and the chicken masala dishes!

1 Thank Aishah N
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We know the Indian Food in out. We visited this restaurant after reading few reviews on Tripadvisor and the fact that the restaurant is in business since 1982. We ordered multiple dishes. They were either below average or just on average. Shish Kebabs were totally dry (probably due to multiple heatings). Aloo Palak was bland and desserts (Kulfi, Khir) a... More 

Thank Qamar M
Lyon, France
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We tried this restaurant with my children : big variety of meals, starters, meat, fish. Very tasty and not too spicy :o) in a nice place, easy to park. Good service, good food, vegies welcome. No alcohol available. Prices are medium, try to make a reservation with "la fourchette" : 30% discount if you take meals "out of the menu"...

Thank uphron
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was surprised to find such a great Indian restaurant in Lyon, but as this is clearly becoming the gastronomy capital of the world I shouldn't have been. We called in here for dinner on the way between stops. But the food was great and service prompt.

Thank Mark G
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49 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Went here with friends as we had heard it's the best Indian in town so had high hopes. The food came in plates. A lil wierd but I guess they tried to differentiate themselves as high end restaurant by such a presentation. However , it didn't work for us. The food itself; we had vindaloo lamb, lamb saag, dahl and... More 

1 Thank Sandra S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Apparently the first Indian restaurant in Lyon. I have had better Indian food, but compared to other options, I found it very good and filling

Thank maramrashid
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I saw high rating so i visited.it is not authentic indian food.the tandoori chicken we ordered was cooked in gas or electric oven instead of tandoor.naan is not original naan.its so bad food.i will not recommend.

2 Thank Shashwat J
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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105 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

This was the closest India Restaurant to the Lyon Part Dieu station and I did know that will be the only advantage. The choice of menu is average. The Serving time was too long even without many clients and care was not very good. They indeed brought spoiled Potato starters with bad smell. We smelt it and then they changed.... More 

1 Thank pazham75

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Pakistani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 rue Garibaldi, 69003, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Voltaire - Saint Amour
  • Neighbourhood: Voltaire - Saint Amour
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 95 49 23

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