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1174 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been in Zambia for only 2 weeks and I must say that Indian food is not what I would have expected - but I will also say that both restaurants (one in the north in Chingola and this restaurant in Livingstone) have served what I would say is up there with the best (if not indeed the best) of... More 

1 Thank Janet F
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Buttered Chicken hotness: medium approx 90 kwatcha Very tasty, a little to weak for a medium. Small pieces of chicken. Mutton (lamb) masala hotness: medium approx 105 kwatcha Also very tasty, nice consistency, nice hotness. Bigger pieces in this one, I prefer it. Rice approx 34 kwatcha Don't remember the name of the dish but it was with a little... More 

Thank sylthallon
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal; the service was excellent, the wine beautifully chilled & the food well presented. The staff were friendly & engaging. The decor was elegant & stylish & it made the perfect setting for our last evening in Zambia

Thank Isobel C
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You meet the nicest people sometimes when you travel. We stopped at the Golden Leaf for dinner early April. We had just come back from a day long trip and had the taxi drop us at the restaurant. It got dark by the time we were done and we stepped out to find a taxi to take us back to... More 

Thank Prabhu R
Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent meal and experience. Very good food and service . A good variety of food including gluten free.

Thank mikesmith1232016
Lincoln, Nebraska
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is without a doubt some of the best Indian food ever. Service is good, presentation very nice but the food is amazing. The chef has hot taste buds so be careful when ordering hot, he can light your fire. We have eaten here more than 100 times and can not wait to go back. The Butter chicken is... More 

Thank muzunguterry
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly good T- bone, cooked to order. Staff very friendly and helpful. Indian dishes spicy and the Rogan Josh VERY hot. Naans fresh, and served hot.

1 Thank LeeAnneSingh
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Nice food Good service ....Food is spicy even for an Indian so order carefully. But the quality of food is good, decor is decent. Barbecue items are not available for lunch. Butter chicken was nit authentic

Thank Heena S
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Four of us went here, staff really friendly, food tasted great. Beware the potato bhaji, can be very spicy if you don't like spicy food. Portions are good. Try the local dishes (Nshima) if like me you like to try traditional food. Well worth the money.

Thank Alienhunter
Lusaka, Zambia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I was told they had the best curries in Zambia and after eating at the Golden Leaf, i must agree. The food and service was fantastic. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Gaffie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1174 Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Zambia  >  Southern Province  >  Livingstone
  • Phone Number: 321266

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