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3 El Thawra Council Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Cairo at the end of February alone for 4 days and stayed at the Sofitel Cairo. I enjoyed THE most amazing vegetarian dinner and when I asked for suggestion both the Maître d' and the Chef came to my table to give suggestions. The food was so wonderful I almost didn't want to eat it. They say you... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I perfectly loved this place!. Wine & Moroccan Slald at the banks of Niles ...wow ! such an amazing experience !

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Thank Sujay T
Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in the city, was really a great experience that will have to do it again

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Judging by the fully booked restaurant when we arrived, this place seems to be quite trendy I had a couscous which I didn't like so much as I like the grain to be mixed with dried raisins which seemed to be impossible to obtain. My friend had the same and she enjoyed it. I sent the dish back ( but... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I ate several meals here while at Sofitel. Fish was fantastic, the spices were unique and tasty. Service was good. I have several diners and one lunch, for lunch I had the Mongolian beef which was pricey and not great but okay. Wonderful views of the Nile from every table.

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Thank JetSetterSteve
Cairo, Egypt
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

dears , this place is just horrible , it suppose to be a surprise to my wife @ new year eve '16 i pay around 1200 LE to be at this place . as soon i arrive i found that the reserved table is in very bad location i ask to change it and they helped me . there was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This is maybe just maybe one of the best restaurants for Cairo. The atmosphere, location, music, setting is just tailored made to the city. Cuisine is Moroccon, and it is good for dinner only. The food is served well and it all depends if you like Moroccon dishes. The location is just at Nile River offering you amazing view of... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

The appetizers are great, very fresh, lots to choice from, plus a sampler. The other meals are large, very authentic. Setting on the edge of the Nile, outdoors or indoor.

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cairo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Very Fine Dining , with a spectacular view . I am not a super fan of Moroccan Kitchen , but this one was really fine and convenient to me . Location and view is super , prices is very convenient for a 5 stars fine dining restaurant, service is very good too.

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Thank smadel
Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

I'm a Sofitel addict, and have been like this for more than 3 years and in love with La Palmeraie, it's always my number 1 choice whenever I would like to hang out in a cozy and warm place by the Nile to listen to oriental music, eat Om-Ali, drink Tea and smoke shisha. Last Tuesday I can in at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 El Thawra Council Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
Description
SItuated in Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah. The most authentic Moroccan restaurant in Cairo.

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