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Darbar Restaurant

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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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812 reviews
526 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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 15 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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26 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 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Good Resturant .. Being Vegterian .... I have a choice what I observed in the MENU ... Only thing to search a parking ...

Thank Niranjan J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?