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7 The Green | Malahide Village, Malahide, Ireland
+353 1 806 1960
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Ivanovo, Russia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No doubt it's our favourite restaurant. Food is just amazing! And there's a good choice of starters and main courses. The average price for a starter is 6-8€, for the main course 22-25€ which is really not that much if you dine there every now and again and never regret a penny spent. This time we went for Saturday evening... More 

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Thank YuliyaDoyle
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived a bit late (Ireland were demolishing New Zealand) - the very pleasant person who met at the entrance had no problem with the delay. Restaurant was very busy. Service and food was wonderful. If you do not like your food too spicy they cook it to taste. Flavours are great, atmosphere excellent and we were offered a drink... More 

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Thank Wallacebill56
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to Kajal many times over the last few years the food has always been consistent. The staff and I must state not all have become some what unfriendly which is a shame.. to discuss what tables left you tip wise in ear shot of customers is a big NO to me and to also pick up the bill... More 

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Thank 08Nikki
London, UK
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slightly pricey but a lovely meal in nice surroundings. Plus there are good desserts, which isn't usual in South Asian restaurants!

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1 Thank idamonster
Swords, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very expensive restaurant that serves very average food. The staff are so arrogant it's unbelievable. My server even questioned his own bill when he though it was incorrect even though it was prepared by his colleague in response to an issue that I had. I won't be going back

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Thank Ken M
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89 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here after a busy day at work with colleagues from US. I must admit I wasn't too pleased with their choice as I'm not a fan of spicy food in general. Wow did I change my mind?! Started with chilli scallops and although spicy they melted in my mouth. Cooked to perfection. Rest of the table shared some... More 

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1 Thank Dublin122
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a lovely date night here, eating from the early bird menu. The lamb was amazing and both of the mains we had were fantastic. The service was excellent and the atmosphere and price were perfect for our expectations.

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Portmarnock, Ireland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Girly lunch. We were put in a booth. Waited ages for menus. Had to ask twice for our aperitif. Main was not as described by the waiter. We decided to skip dessert which totally confused the staff. Second and last visit I'm afraid despite so many people raving about it.

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Thank Emer M
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I must say that after having what's has been a very enjoyable lunch set menu...I would only say that when asked if you'd like popadoms you'd expected them to be on the house, but they weren't. We had lamb chops and the garlic prawns for starters, both totally delicious the prawns are quite hot, for mains we had the chicken... More 

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Thank Karl J
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful Pakistani food, I have always liked the sister restaurant in Clontarf, Kinnara but now more excited and delighted to have such a lovely restaurant on my door step. Well worth a visit and can honestly say you will want to go back again and again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Pakistani, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 The Green | Malahide Village, Malahide, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Malahide
  • Phone Number: +353 1 806 1960
Description
Kajjal was opened by Sean Collender and Shoaib Yunus in October 2007 and has been warmly welcomed by the people of Malahide. Kajjal's aim is to provide a friendly and relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy a consistently good standard of food and service. Kajjal is open 7 days a week from 12 till 11pm and offers great value lunch, every Sunday live music is on from 2pm to 4pm. Sister restaurants Kinara in Clontarf and KInara Kitchen in Ranelagh. Try our newly opened Italian Restaurant Michaels Italian in Mount Merrion.

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