Nargile Lounge

"The best Tikka Masala on the island". "Always consistent"..."service is efficient and we love the ambiance"

As you walk through the doors of Nargile Lounge and Restaurant, you notice the rich colours, inviting aromas and enchanting world folk music. The terracotta walls, beautifully patterned African-style rugs, bar area covered in hand-painted Moroccan tiles and soft, white leather sofas with brightly coloured cushions all help create a warm, luxurious and romantic haven.  The intimate restaurant is very popular, not only for its incredibly diverse and delicious menu but also because of its reasonable prices and wonderful atmosphere. After dinner, you can sit outside on comfortable sofas in a covered lounge area, enjoy Indian or Arabian tea and smoke fruity-flavoured tobacco from a shisha pipe.
The menu is filled with Indian and Arabian cuisine with each dish beautifully presented, perfectly spiced and rich in flavour.  Many favourites are there for starters and Indian menu features traditional curry dishes and from the tandoor including chicken, lamb and prawn tandoori. Lamb rogan josh, beef madras and vindaloo are all tempting and served with naan bread or pilau rice. The Arabic section includes tagine laham of marinated lamb pieces, baked with potatoes and onions or baselya, a lamb or chicken stew cooked in a spicy green pea sauce.  All meat and chicken is halal. Combination platters and vegetarian options are available. There is an extensive wine list and take-away service.

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2019 Ratings

Food: 44
Service: 43
Ambience: 40
Overall: 42

These ratings out of 50 are the results of our annual survey by 2074 diners who dined out on an average of twice a week – 215, 696 dining experiences a year!

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Additional Note:

Closed Tue, Open Sun lunch

€26 average price per person.


Gardiel Street, Marsaskala

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