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Mehfel Restaurant

#26 of 1,130 Restaurants in Oslo
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Kirkegata 15 | Kirkegata 15, Oslo 0153, Norway
+47 22 42 37 77
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16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food, the authenticity, the hospitality.....i am going to miss this place forever in my life! I have never tasted such authentic pakistani cuisine outside of pakistan ever during my travels to more than 25 different countries in the past 3 years...

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Thank Bakhtiar A
Tariq S, Owner at Mehfel Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and very good comments. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shortly - the food is amazing and the service makes you feel you are visiting relatives you haven't seen for the long time! They had the best lamb korma I've had and the vegetarian dish with butter guard was very interesting. It authentic food where everything is made from scratch. The portions are big, so the waitress kindly offered to... More 

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Thank KatiMia2
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took one of the recommended arranged set of meals from the menu and it was simply a wonderful meal. The wine offering is also top class. Very recommendable

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Thank Johannes H
Oslo, Norway
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

My colleagues and i had our new year dinner at Mehfel and have no regrets. The food was good and the service, excellent. The waitress Karen did a good job. She gave us helpful information about the dishes and made recommendations. Despite it being located in the centre of town near a busy street, the noise level was very low.... More 

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Thank Abena_Ruth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This was a particular highlight for our trip to Oslo. The waitress was lovely and very helpful, informing us of levels of spice relative to Indian cuisine. On top of this, we were given complimentary lentil soup as "you don't get much free in Oslo and you must try it" which was lovely! Rice and dips were included with the... More 

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Thank Wanderingfeet1990
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Marvelous service from the Irish waitress. Perfect food and good recommendations. Always a pleasure to eat here.

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Thank Jhon G
Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent place with excellent food. The Staff is very pleasant and provide service matching the food.

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Thank erlingb2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here last night on our last night in Oslo and really enjoyed the food and the service. Dal Shorba was complimentary as was rice with the vegetarian dishes we ordered. Also complimentary were the pickle, raita and other accompaniments Servings were generous and in fact we couldn't finish even though it was all very tasty The owner came by... More 

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Thank seeker372011
Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Nice and cozy atmosphere though the view could be a bit better. The service is excellent. Food is of good quality and the variation of dishes is good

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Noerre Aaby, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I Had the pleasure to eat my evening meal one evening here at Mehfel. From the exterior and also the interior it does not stand out as something extraordinary. But once dinner is served, it is truly a remarkable good value for money! Servings are plentiful. Service is smiling, polite and personal. The taste is as special as you would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$52 - US$78
Cuisine
Pakistani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirkegata 15 | Kirkegata 15, Oslo 0153, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Oslo
  • Phone Number: +47 22 42 37 77
Description
A cultural restaurant in the Kvadraturen district, inspiring both the mind and the taste buds. The restaurant serves the traditional dishes served at Pakistani celebrations, fragrant delights which can be shared among a group of friends. The restaurant regularly invites musicians, poets, authors, painters and a whole number of other artists, both Pakistani and Norwegian, to entertain their guests, providing a memorable evening out. The interior is stylish and light with white tablecloths and comfortable chairs.

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