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Pompei Italian Restaurant Karachi

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City Railway Colony
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Shapes Health Club Compound, Old Railway Club, 139 Mc Niel Road, Karachi, Pakistan (Formerly Pompeii)
+92 21 35219657
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12:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 12:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:30 - 00:00
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit for steak lovers the New Zealand rib eye is exceptional!! One of the few restaurants in Karachi that maintain high quality standards:)

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1 Thank Mustafa Z
Karachi, Pakistan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Went over for lunch on a weekend. Ordered an imported steak, blue cheese souffle, a pasta, grilled fish, a pizza and their famous bread pudding. The meats and the desserts were very good. The pasta and pizza barely met expectations but did not disappoint. Could have been a poor menu choice by us. Visit again? yes. Recommend? yes. Service and... More 

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Thank Nihal C
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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243 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I thought it's reputation would be overblown, as often is the case with restaurants in PK, but Pompei did not disappoint. Delicious Italian cuisine and wide menu selection from starters, meat and fresh fish dishes and pizza. I recommend going with seasonal specials. I loved the prawns with cilantro risotto and spinach. It was delectable. Also loved, the lemon and... More 

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1 Thank Hristijan G
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Napkins were filthy. Needed to ask 4 times to replace them. Sat for 10 minutes before being served with menus. Restaurant also starting to look run down. Food was great - especially the pizza.

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Thank Ammar H
London, United Kingdom
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69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great pizzas, pasta is average, but their meats and risottos are good. I wouldn't classify most of the dishes as particularly Italian, more like generally European, but good quality and tasty nonetheless.

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Thank foodisall
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The ambiance and the atmosphere are great. But unfortunately, the food isn't all that great. I dont mind paying top money if the food is good, but this felt just average, even though we tried a large variety of food. A bit disappointing

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Thank Zohaib K
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

ambiance is nice, pizzas are good. desert is average steaks can be better. A nice place to go out for dinner or lunch.

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Thank Irum T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Tucked away in Shapes gym and next door to the old Karachi Race Course, Pompeii is a gorgeous place to eat. Overlooking a beautiful garden and an old colonial building, it really is a romantic place to spend ones evenings. And if you're lucky enough to be there in a Karachi rain, it's heavenly. The food is (almost) Italian, the... More 

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Thank Tapu J
Karachi, Pakistan
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77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Good for lunch, good for dinner - love the ambiance. Food is just about reasonable. Staff is just Ok friendly - when you see other restaurants getting ahead on that, you expect more. Tables can be far apart than current.

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Thank SalmanKasbati
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

A great outing needs great company , great weather and to top it all great food - I am pretty much pleased with the consistent level of service Pompeii has maintained over past years - makes us come over and over again - please keep it up . The seafood chowder is a must have !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 00:00
Monday
12:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 00:00
Saturday
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shapes Health Club Compound, Old Railway Club, 139 Mc Niel Road, Karachi, Pakistan (Formerly Pompeii)
  • Location: Asia  >  Pakistan  >  Sindh Province  >  Karachi>  > City Railway Colony
  • Neighbourhood: City Railway Colony
  • Phone Number: +92 21 35219657
Description
Fine dining Italian cuisine, using the very best local and imported produce, with an emphasis on contemporary interpretations of classic regional recipes

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?