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Kajjal

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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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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I come here often and am never disappointed. Ample veggie choices and attentive waiters. One of the best places to eat in Dublin!

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Thank Alex N
County Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from one grumpy waiter, food was wonderful. The food was wonderful, especially palak paneer, sublime

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Thank travelnatalie2015
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Kajjal Saturday 17th December for family meal, serving staff very attentive & helpful. Made sure we didn't order too much food. Food was excellent & couldn't fault anything. Great atmosphere & nice selection of wines. Will definitely return.

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1 Thank Paul B
Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Kajjal is the most authentic Indian/Pakistani restaurant in the north Dublin area. The Pakistan influence is hugely influential in the Kajjal menu. The service are extremely friendly and knowledgable about the menu. They always give great advice about what to order when asked based on your individual tastes. The restaurant is expensive but the quality of the food is outstanding.... More 

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4 Thank Mikey3106
Tel Aviv, Israel
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I came in on an early Saturday evening to a half empty restaurant yet needed to request to be sitted at a table and no at the bar as I was suggested. The manu did not follow me and needed to ask for it after sitting for 10 minuets. I decided to vegeterian for the day and ordered palak paneer... More 

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Thank Dana A
Ivanovo, Russia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

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 17 November 2016 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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2 Thank 08Nikki
London, UK
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 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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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, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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