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The Monal Restaurant

9 KM, Pirsohawa Road, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
+92 51 2898044
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“mixed grill” (11 reviews)
“cheese naan” (12 reviews)
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Barbecue, Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 KM, Pirsohawa Road, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good place, loved the ambiance & quality of food. Highly recommended. Hope it continues this way.

Thank NottsTTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Monal restaurant with a bunch of friends on a Saturday night. The view of Islamabad was breath taking. The weather was pretty charming. Talking about food... Not bad. The Pakistani variations of BBQs was nice. The most fascinating part was seeing the starry...More

Thank Haritha T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Planned a trip to monal restaurant as i had heard alot about it. The restaurant is right at the tip of the mountain and has breathtaking views of islamabad the atmosphere is really nice for parties and other small functions. We went to the restaurant...More

Thank z4m25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice environment quality food. However, I agree with other reviews, the management needs to reconsider prices. It's not about money, cuz only those who can afford entering will come to the place. It's about giving a bit of something to the customers. These are the...More

Thank Saad R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a hig fan of monal food. The taste is good but not extra ordinary. Its the view that is the main atraction. It shows a spectacular view of Islamabad. If u do go to monal their Desi Menu has a good variety.

Thank arwajid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited the restaurant after a long time,a lot of changes done which looks very beautiful Also the foods quality improved although a little bit expensive The night view of Islamabad looks very beautiful and you can feel your self in the sky's

Thank hashammumtaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Monal Restaurant has an added advantage of being placed in a unique setting atop Margalla hills. The venue provides a breathtaking view of Islamabad, the capital city of Islamabad and ranked amongst top 10 capitals of the world. The restaurant serves excellent barbecue and a...More

Thank Syed A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive up to the restaurant and the view was better than the food I have to say. The view is spectacular but the food was nothing to shout about but still worth a visit.

Thank pollym123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a must go in Islamabad. Beautiful view & good food the whole ambiance is excellent. I would recommend everyone to go for an early dinner and enjoy the sun set from 3,800 feet

Thank Usman S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to The Monal as I'd heard amazing things about it however from my experience, it's the views that are amazing. If you're going to the food, don't expect anything out of this world. The food is extremely average and also extremely overpriced. Good for...More

Thank Sana J
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17 October 2017|
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Response from arwajid | Reviewed this property |
The road is fine, just steep. The best times to visit monal are the busiest too. If u go to Monal when theres no rush the view wont be as enjoyable either. I prefer going at a time when i can see it both in the light and... More
Shahzad F
1 September 2017|
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Response from Abdul L | Reviewed this property |
it's al a carta you do not need to reserve table
Talha S
28 August 2017|
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Response from AmirJahangir | Reviewed this property |
You can go there easily, also give your car to the Valet service... no problem, they might charge Rs. 100 for that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$30 - US$1,000
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 KM, Pirsohawa Road, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Islamabad Capital Territory  >  Islamabad
  • Phone Number: +92 51 2898044
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