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Cuckoo's Den

Food Street, Opposite Badshahi Mosque | Walled City, Lahore, Pakistan
+92 42 37662228
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“tawa chicken” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Food Street, Opposite Badshahi Mosque | Walled City, Lahore, Pakistan
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I dined in Cuckoo's Den with family after finishing a historical tour of Sheesh Mahal situated close by. I have wanted to try this place for a number of years given its history, and finally got a chance on a recent trip to Lahore. The...More

Thank Fomie06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Except the view everything was bad. Chicken to dry, daal too greasy, biryani too oily . And the waiter kept denying anything was wrong. And the prices are horrendous. Yesterday we went to bbq tonight, paid less than a half and the food was more...More

Thank VeganAmateurChef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cuckoo's Den is not only about food, it has an art gallery and some great artifacts on display. The environment is way different than a regular restaurant. Cuckoo's Den has the privilege of being the first proper restaurant on Fort Road when it was not...More

Thank Rubab D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cuckoo's den was an amazing dining experience. The food was delicious, my favourite was the lambs brains which I loved but the Chicken Kurahai was also brilliant. The mint mojito was sooo refreshing also. For the best experience climb as high as you can and...More

Thank tom131187
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I recommended Cuckoo's to friends based on previous experience but was disappointed this time - On taking our order, we were informed that most things were not available because it was still early (6:30 pm) ...Items were brought in from other restaurants - sad! I...More

Thank pamrodIslamabad
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

After hearing the hype about this restaurant I got my family to visit this place. 1. No one was there to recieve and make arrangement of table for the customers. 2. After 1.5 hours we got the table. 3. Place was not clean at all....More

Thank Abdul W
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

The food is good n quality too, staff is well behave n ambience is really nice, enjoyed the prices are economical, it was mine wonderful experience of this restaurant having v artistic touch of the interiors.

Thank Riffat A
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Simply beautiful, the ambiance, the food and the collections all of it is beautiful. I would visit this place again. But it is a little over priced

Thank fnaseem
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I have been there twice when I visited Lahore, the old historical building with a traditional touch of spice. If you are an art lover then one must go through the art gallery of Cuckoo's. Especially, Harisa tastes great.

Thank takebaba54
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we went to this terrible restaurant. We waited for our food for 3 hours! Also just for everyone who loves this restaurant we saw them buy there food from other restaurants and serve it.

Thank Ali M
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Ahsan M
January 1, 2017|
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Response from Khurram T | Reviewed this property |
They open after sunset so suitable for dinner only.
September 16, 2015|
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Response from Arif M | Reviewed this property |
As already replied to, by law, Pakistani eateries and restaurants cannot provide alcoholic liquor (not even beer) unless these are licensed by the Government. Some hotels in Lahore have those licenses, but the alcoholic... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Food Street, Opposite Badshahi Mosque | Walled City, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Punjab Province  >  Lahore
  • Phone Number: +92 42 37662228
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