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El Walima

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, Tunisian
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35, rue du Liban, Tunis 1002, Tunisia
+216 71 840 309
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This Hotel in winter only open for lunch. Very busy and impossible to get a table. They take reservations. They offer a fix menu with a choice of the main course.authentic tunisian cuisine and historical devote.the place has its charm and totally worth eating there .

Thank Maroc_NYC
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A very authentic place you get served dishes that are not there any ore but used to be part of the Tunisia history during the days of the Ottomans

Thank Ahmed E
Montreal, Canada
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106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I visited this restaurant with very high expectations. It was claimed to be one of the best in Tunis. Unfortunately, beyond its tasteful decor and ambiance, the quality of the food didn't really live up to expectation. It's possible that Ramadan's pressure affected the quality of the food. Issues included a drab looking salad, they appears to have been prepared... More 

Thank Amhelmy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant offering Tunisian traditional food comprising but not limited to: couscous with lamb, salads, grilled fish, brik, sweets, assida, green tea with mint etc. As soon as you enter the restaurant you'll be very warmly welcomed by the owner Princess Salwa Bey and his husband Mr. Ridha. The staff is very good and the food is outstanding. You feel... More 

Thank brchekib
Tunis, Tunisia
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

El Walima is one of just a handful of restaurants in Tunis offering authentic traditional cuisine - the kind you might be served at a big family gathering during Ramadam. Three of us went for lunch and enjoyed mixed starters of Tunisian salad, slata mechouia, briks and soup. We chose (and shared) sweet lamb stew with prunes, stuffed squid and... More 

Thank skankoudamdoum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I was very impressed by the owner warm and so genuine friendly welcome.. it makes you feel at home, in your mum's kitchen.. the food is just so yummy, simple and authentic.. It really made my day! This was not all! I lost my sunglasses that day (a week ago) and they were found and kept at the restaurant until... More 

Thank SouDXB
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81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

I went there several times at dinner time but it was closed. Turned out it opens only for lunch. The set menu price is 38, plus 4.5 for tea and ice cream and 1.5 for water. So it can out to be 44 dinar per person. The appetizer is ok with four kinds but the beef I had is overlooked... More 

1 Thank Leewho
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I tried El Walima restaurant on April the food was very tasty and delicious also the staff were very polite and friendly.

1 Thank NOFEL S
Bordeaux, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2015

meals specially fisch are very good also the ambiance is very sympathic ,the service is excellent ,prices is correct

Thank chokkoc
Boston, Massachusetts
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144 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This is a very nice and traditional place and a must when visiting Tunis. First of all, reservations is a must otherwise, you either have to wait for a long time or you are out of luck. The restaurant is usually pretty well packed, still, the service is excellent. You are welcomed at the door by the Princess and her... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Tunisian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35, rue du Liban, Tunis 1002, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis
  • Phone Number: +216 71 840 309

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