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Le Karachi

#259 of 2,713 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Voltaire - Saint Amour
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206 rue Garibaldi, 69003, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 95 49 23
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

As a Pakistani living in Lyon for 2 weeks so far, I was aching for home comfort and this place did just that. Highly recommend the chicken palak and the chicken masala dishes!

1 Thank Aishah N
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We know the Indian Food in out. We visited this restaurant after reading few reviews on Tripadvisor and the fact that the restaurant is in business since 1982. We ordered multiple dishes. They were either below average or just on average. Shish Kebabs were totally dry (probably due to multiple heatings). Aloo Palak was bland and desserts (Kulfi, Khir) a... More 

Thank Qamar M
Lyon, France
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We tried this restaurant with my children : big variety of meals, starters, meat, fish. Very tasty and not too spicy :o) in a nice place, easy to park. Good service, good food, vegies welcome. No alcohol available. Prices are medium, try to make a reservation with "la fourchette" : 30% discount if you take meals "out of the menu"...

Thank uphron
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was surprised to find such a great Indian restaurant in Lyon, but as this is clearly becoming the gastronomy capital of the world I shouldn't have been. We called in here for dinner on the way between stops. But the food was great and service prompt.

Thank Mark G
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43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Went here with friends as we had heard it's the best Indian in town so had high hopes. The food came in plates. A lil wierd but I guess they tried to differentiate themselves as high end restaurant by such a presentation. However , it didn't work for us. The food itself; we had vindaloo lamb, lamb saag, dahl and... More 

Thank Sandra S
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Apparently the first Indian restaurant in Lyon. I have had better Indian food, but compared to other options, I found it very good and filling

Thank maramrashid
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I saw high rating so i visited.it is not authentic indian food.the tandoori chicken we ordered was cooked in gas or electric oven instead of tandoor.naan is not original naan.its so bad food.i will not recommend.

2 Thank Shashwat J
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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100 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

This was the closest India Restaurant to the Lyon Part Dieu station and I did know that will be the only advantage. The choice of menu is average. The Serving time was too long even without many clients and care was not very good. They indeed brought spoiled Potato starters with bad smell. We smelt it and then they changed.... More 

1 Thank pazham75
Lyon, France
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

I'm very often disappointed by SE Asian food in most parts of Europe so I wasn't sure what to expect of this Indian and Pakistani restaurant in France. It seemed to have good reviews so I gave it a try. I was very impressed! The decor is very nice with heavy intricately carved wall details, chairs and tables. The service... More 

Thank champhoto
Knoxville, Tennessee
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2014

I went here with a friend expecting to be turned on to Indian food, but that didn't happen. Everything I got was pretty bland. My favorite part of the meal was the naan, and they had some pretty good sauces to go with it, but that's it. They don't serve alcohol, but they had some decent looking fruit drinks. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 rue Garibaldi, 69003, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Voltaire - Saint Amour
  • Neighbourhood: Voltaire - Saint Amour
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 95 49 23

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?