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The Square

Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“couscous” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited towards the end of November. The staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. As the ground floor area was full, my friend and I were invited to dine on the first floor and a table was carried up the stairs for us!!...More

Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Considering this is the Seasonal epicentre of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve, you’d be forgiven for expecting a rip off or poor indifferent service, neither apply. It provides the best Sheesha pipe experience and flavours I’ve had whilst in Jerusalem Old City Arab quarter or Bethlehem...More

Thank TrueBlueRay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited as theyw ere celebrating the olive harvest and it was packed. Nevertheless it is a must for all to see how the Palestinians live and celebrate without the Israeli army and despite all the Israeli controls.outsie the Palestinian Territories.

Thank davidheysham
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Loved visiting this Christmas 2017, loved the huge Christmas tree in the centre square And nativity setting around the tree with the night lights. Good shopping around the square with many small eating places and stalls to choose from, Very friendly people all willing to...More

Thank peterFW2000
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I liked this place enviroment. Good people, arround good food, and a interesting market. Good place for enjoy with the local people.

Thank locuta
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The shopkeepers surrounding Manger Square seem relaxed enough and experienced enough to share their experiences with visitors. We found on one side of the square, families who had been trading there for over 30 years, and were gracious to serve and help you find things...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

You can see all the preparations for Christmas in early November. Lots of people on all sides, shops abound. Even saw a man and his work donkey. Friendly people too.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A nice cafe on the busy Manger square, from the terrace you can whatch the tourists visiting the nearby Church of the Nativity. The Cappuccino is excellent, the fresh granita juices (pomegranate) are delicious, the manager is friendly, the WiFi works perfectly and the restrooms...More

Thank Nora1291
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

When walking out of the church, you will arrive at the square. Further nothing special about this square.

Thank mahlegrand
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The square is a busy place with lots of guides, taxi drivers and vehicles. It leads on to the Church of the Nativity - so there is no way of avoiding it.

Thank Commited_Traveller
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manger Square, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
  • Location: Middle East  >  Palestinian Territories  >  West Bank  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: 274-9844
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