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Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
+970 2 274 7940
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place on trip advisor and i was really surprise for the quality of the food. We took away 2 pitas with chickhen and beef kebab meat and we ate them sitting in the manger square, which is next to the restaurant. The...More

Thank alessia m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Bethlehem for Christmas and have lunch at Afteem. The food was simply delicious and the place really remarkable. The best are the falafel, never tried this good before. We will surely come back to this place!

Thank SaraPisu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing salads, hummus & felafel!! Best in Bethlehem! Bring shekels, make sure to tip if you like the food & service.

Thank Meg R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For basic hummus and falafel this place will not let you down. If you are looking for something a bit more fancy they cannot provide it. Prices are reasonable and the service is quick. It is one of the better places close to the square....More

Thank Cindy_GoldenLake
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is generally ok. What we tasted was fresh and of good quality. The lemon drink was fresh and the falafel had the proper flavor. Good hygiene, proper procedures on food quality can be improved considerably. Lighting a cigarette over whatever food or food...More

Thank eddebruin
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious hummus,falafel,beans,sandwiches,coffee,vegan place,good atmosphere,good staff,manger square

Thank KarinaZumba2018
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Good traditional within an old building and always with fresh products. Few meters from the Nativity Church.

Thank Bisher M
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Best falafel in Bethelem! For sure one of the oldest and nicest places in town.were you have to go to taste real arabic food!

Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch in August. Food was brilliant and staff were friendly. A great place to eat in Palestine.

Thank mikeboyd76
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

One of the highlights of my stay in Bethlehem. I had falafel and a warm dish called musabaha. Absolutely delicious, served with salad and pitta bread. The staff are friendly and the vaulted roof makes the setting atmospheric. The price was most reasonable. I intend...More

Thank Mara S
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Amina D
22 July 2017|
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Response from Ala'a S | Property representative |
Yes we have space, it better to contact us. 0599033054
29 September 2016|
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Response from Ala'a S | Property representative |
Yes, there are 3 parking around the restaurant, (peace center parking, manger square hotel parking and the Armenian convent parking) looking forward to welcome u at our restaurant. Regards
Ryan G
21 March 2016|
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Response from Ala'a S | Property representative |
Yes for sure our falafel is totally gluten free, and here is the way how we make the falafel. we Soak chickpeas in water for 6 hours; drain from water, then grind chickpeas together with onion, garlic, hot pepper, parsley... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
  • Location: Middle East  >  Palestinian Territories  >  West Bank  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: +970 2 274 7940
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