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Cafe Restaurant Laila

Lindenstr. 56, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 1520 1796995
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“rice” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lindenstr. 56, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were in Potsdam looking for a sizable lunch on a Sunday, and chose Laila because it was not on the main thoroughfare - a little off the beaten track. It seemed like a family run affair - a young guy/waiter gave me the wifi...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The food is Persian. The tasty chicken dishes are delicious. The restaurant has insied and outside areas. The boss is on premise and observes everything. He did not seem customer oriented. Perhaps it was the hot day. But go for the food and not the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank ceedaworld1
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The atmosphere is set by Persian lanterns, modern decor and plenty of candlelight. We ordered the "surprise" platter for two, which was only good surprises! We started with side salads, followed by beef filled dumplings, candied-orange rice, eggplant/tomato dish, and the most amazing tender lamb...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank platinumbrunette
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here on the evening after storm Xavier ravaged Potsdam so it was very quiet and we ended up being the only ones left there. The Ambient is very nice and the staff friendly. The food really was .... ... ( sorry...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Barry E
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has excellent foods with great atmosphere and nice place and staffs was really good. As a negative point I can say here is a little bit expensive.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank indiana1357
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The food here is quite good, the rice is tasty and the meat is also well cooked. The lunch prices are good, otherwise the menu is mid range. The service can be a bit slow, and only in German, but they are nice and friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank 640adab
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Since I reviewed this restaurant in 2014 the prices have gone up a fair amount. The food is exactly the same (and still tasty), but what is excellent value at 12 euro isn't at 16. Wish my paycheck increased 30% over the course of 2...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Sebastian P
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Never had Persian food before and we were amazed by what we got . Such flavoursome food , waiter was very friendly and attentive... Was even nice to sit outside as the street it is on is not so busy ...we had the surprise platter...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Steffi3108
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great location, very friendly staff and verybtasty food. Persian and Afghan.. Try it, u will love it.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Tuncay-traveler
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

A mixture of Persian (Iranian) and Afghan influences. Grilled kebaps missing. Rice very good. Much much better than the Indian places in town.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank P6237QPthomasf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lindenstr. 56, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Brandenburg  >  Potsdam
  • Phone Number: +49 1520 1796995
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