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The Black Lion Restaurant

) #57 of 672 Restaurants in Tbilisi ££ - £££ , Vegetarian Friendly
Z. Kvlividze 28 | Oqros ubani/Vorontsovi District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
+995 322 96 09 56
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Z. Kvlividze 28 | Oqros ubani/Vorontsovi District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

'Shavi Lomi' or 'Black Lion' restaurant became the most positive restaurant experience for me in Tbilisi for 3 years. Amazingly tasty food ( Georgian cuisine), excellent service ( cordial, knowledgeable, speaking English), cosy and stylish ambience. In summer there is a wonderful terrace - garden...More

Thank yuliarossi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food ..excellent wine..eccellent service..definitely will visit again from Malta :) loved my lunch with great company under a walnut tree in the garden...amazing experience

Thank gordon b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Tbilisi's best signature with special ambience and tasty Georgian fusion menu. The restaurant has a lovely courtyard, great for kids. Great for families, groups of friends, couples, business meetings. .

Thank Dimitri B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We visited the place shortly after noon and expected to wait a little to get served because we were the only customers there. We didn't expect to wait for over an hour though. It may be a conincidence, but another clearly more wealthy-looking customer was...More

Thank Taras M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Very good environment! Delicious Georgian food! The restaurant has a beautiful yard. Highly recommended!!!

Thank Eto B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The Black Lion Restaurant served the most delicious food we had in Georgia – and believe us, we tried a lot of really great food. The locality is pretty well hidden as there is no sign that would indicate that there is a restaurant. You...More

1  Thank Bjorn K
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We chose Shavi Lomi after reading about it in the New York Times. It had been given a glowing review, we were looking forward to a nice evening at this highly rated restaurant. It turned out to be one of the most unpleasant evenings in...More

2  Thank Gitanjali g
merikog, Manager at The Black Lion Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

I'm very sorry about the experience you had in our restaurant. Even though the waiters couldn't recall any incident of this sort from the past week, I believe you couldn't have possibly made up the story. However, being a racist is not an option in...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant in old district of Tbilisi. The interior is pleasant and they have really taste georgian food!

Thank Ukleba
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Food quite ordinary, not to say that is not tasty, but not exquisite. We ate in Tbilisi is much tastier and more spiritual places. Eggplants were raw in the original plate of snacks. The liver stewed in wine rubber. Wine card is not present, the...More

7  Thank archil a
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has changed the address and changed the quality of food. I have to admit that it is way better now. We have ordered two kind of fish that was very well prepared. Unfortunately the rice that was served was over cooked and not...More

Thank Oto N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Z. Kvlividze 28 | Oqros ubani/Vorontsovi District, Tbilisi 0114, Georgia
  • Location: Europe  >  Georgia  >  Tbilisi
  • Phone Number: +995 322 96 09 56
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