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Qabail Restaurant Lahore

It is the most famous spot for Pushtun food and BBQ lovers. It is located exactly at the MM Alam Road in Gulberg, Lahore. This restaurant is situated behind the Pizza Hut. The location of Qabail is very convenient, and there is ample parking area. The restaurant stands in number two among forty BBQ places in Lahore while it stands in number five among three hundred and thirty-five restaurants in Lahore.

Qabail Restaurant Lahore Menu

The restaurant offers barbecue, Afghani, Pakistani, and Asian cuisine. Its special diets are kosher, vegetarian-friendly, and halal. They offer lunch, dinner, and brunch in meals. The food is tasty and the best in town. Usually, Qabail is known for its exquisite and authentic Pushton delicacies with rich taste and flavor.

Menu Price range (Rs)
Starters 200 to 295
Salad 90 to 355
Platters 4,500
Traditional Food 650 to 1050
BBQ 220 to 995
Pakistani 450 to 1455
Rice 590 to 1150
Tandoor 55 to 160
Beverages 60 to 150
Desserts 120 to 295

It is one of the best places for traditional food lovers and especially for Pashtun food lovers. Their chappal kabab, Dumpukht, Afghani pulao, Afghan boti, mutton karahi, and palak paneer are tasty. Food portions are quite significant. Guests can ask to change the spice level of the food items according to their taste.

Their menu is extensive and very popular among the masses. It offers excellent cuisine for those who are away from home and miss their native food. Their Signature ChapliKababs are soft, moist, juicy, and delicious. These kababs are expertly manufactured with fresh ingredients, best quality meat, and an appropriate amount of spices.

Food is made with the right amount of spices and flavors. Their Chicken NamkeenKarahi is very flavorful and delightful. It is accompanied by soft and fresh Sada Roti that is made from tandoor. This Karahi dish is prepared with mild spices, fresh tomatoes, and it is garnished beautifully with the chopped coriander and green chilies. 

Brunch at Qabail is also totally worth a try. The brunch menu contains all the traditional and desi stuff. It includes channay, halwa puri, chicken haleem, keema, chicken cheese kebab, nihari, payee, cheese omelet, and namkeen karahi, with freshly prepared naan and parathas. They also serve fresh cream salad and tea and lassi refills.

Chefs prepare food in the outside area in front of the guests. Their lamb chops, Kabuli Palao, and MalaiBoti served with mixed grill is also very flavorful. Both nihari and mutton payee are rich in taste and according to the true essence of Lahore. Kebabs are juicy and delicious, but omelet and keema needs improvement.

Atmosphere and Interior

The movement you enter, you will experience a pretty lovely, neat, and clean lounge with an Afghan interior. Most of the seating is floor type with private cabins. Ambiance and floor sitting reflects Tribal culture. The restaurant has two floors. One of them provides ground floor cabins of seating to experience the desi food eating essence.

They have their particular drum group that welcomes you when you enter their premises. The traditional tribal qabail dance is performed in the front door. It is an age time warrior dance that is popular in the Pashtun tribes. The dance is entertaining and well organized in rhythmic, and it is known through the centuries.  Everyone loves the dancing, though.

It has a lovely ambiance and aesthetics. The environment is peaceful, with a live touch of tribal music in the background. It is a very classy and charming restaurant in the area. The ambiance puts the traditional vibe. They have beautiful floor seating with hand-woven carpets that takes one to the mountain areas in Lahore. The building looks like a conventional house in Pakistan that is completed with the delicate stained glass windows.

It is a nicely decorated and comfy theme restaurant. Their decor is a traditional Pakhtun type. To entertain the customers, they have dancers that add an entertaining and fascinating touch. Seating is ample in the spot. Guests have the option of whether to have a table or sit on the floor like a traditional Pakistani style. Now our local restaurants need many extra dimensions of entertainment. It is the best spot to visit and chit chat with family and friends.

Staff and Service

The manger and his team are very friendly and quick. The staff has attention to detail on the customer’s order. The service is welcoming and immediate. The restaurant provides reservations, takeout, wheelchair, seating, and table services. The restaurant has an impressive and prompt service with gracious hospitality. Some dishes arrive quickly while some of them take time to cook and present.

Quality and Standards

It is an excellent spot to bring your family for a night out. Everything is top-notch from the ambiance to the standard of food. It is definitely worth its hype. The restaurant provides authentic local and Afghani food. The restaurant is pretty expensive. This spot is a great food heaven for the meat lovers and foodies. The place is usually almost packed.

Their chefs use top quality of meat for cooking several recipes. Their naan is different from the usual. Their chefs come from tribal areas i.e., NWFP and Pathan. The food is up to its standards and exceptionally good. The serving is average. The restaurant is highly recommended to the new couples to visit at least once.

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2 Reviews for Qabail Restaurant Lahore


5 Reviews

super delicious continental food

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5/ 5

they have all wide variety of food items their taste is also good but the service is very slow and the place is very congesgted all tables are very near to each other thats why i totally dislike their sitting arrangement and their decoration is also not so good theri presentation is also poor.

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5 Reviews

best bbq

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5/ 5

it is the best restaurant for bbq I heard a lot about it when I visited it their chef was absent so that time there bbq was not so delicious and other food items are also average and the prices are also very high so I really don’t satisfy with them.

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