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El Abd Bakery

35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“baklava” (7 reviews)
“ice cream” (17 reviews)
“mango” (4 reviews)
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Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I tryed knaffa there was very delisious, always a lot of People there, price is very good! Middle box was cost ard 2$, recommend to try and visit

Thank Ксения Ассаль К
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this place quite a few times while we were in Cairo. The sweets are typically a mixture of Semolina flour or phyllo with nuts and lots of honey/syrup. The also have ice cream. It can be a little intimidating to a tourist because...More

Thank HoneyDelunatic
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Prices are good and oriental sweets are OK some are too rich though. Best thing is the baklava and they also offer good ice cream and cakes.

Thank nsergius
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The most famous bakery was at 35 Talaat Harb and we were staying at 27 Talaat Harb. We passed it at least once a day but never got inside because of the crowds all day, everyday. The ice cream is on the outside but you...More

Thank tegory
Reviewed 29 December 2016

while you are in Cairo downtown don't miss the chance to try the ice cream , it's the same quality of gelaty in Rome. or try the baklawa which you will feel like you're trying it in Istanbul.

Thank Usama M
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were staying very close to this place and it was busy all day everyday with locals. One day we tried the ice creams, (50p for two scoops) OMG it was delicious! Possibly the best ice cream I've ever had. It was so smooth and...More

Thank CuriousCatticus
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a very famous bakery in Cairo, I can see a lot of customers in the bakery everyday. The ice cream is very cheap (5 EGP) for 2 balls. The mango one tasted really like a real mango. The mouthfeel is really different like...More

Thank NateWu
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

During my holiday in Egypt, my friend asked me to buy some of the birth of the Prophet - Moulid An-Nabi festival sweets for him. I bought sesame brittle from El Abd. I took it and travel abroad. When I opened it with my friend,...More

Thank Mariam_arayes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I love the ice cream here! Best in the world. Very popular bakery and is downtown and always busy. There are no line ups. You have to learn to push through the crowds. But worth it to go and try some of their many offerings.

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 5 September 2015

A better deal or high quality will not be found in Egypt. El Abd is one of the best, if the best, ice cream we've ever eaten. I am not much for fruit flavored ice cream, but El Abd complete changed my feelings. Their mango...More

Thank McG_Road_Warrior
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8 May 2015|
Response from HoneyDelunatic |
It's super cheap for treats. 20 LE for a box and 5LE for ice cream. It you living in the US it's $1.
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  • Address: 35 Sharia Talaat Harb, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
A chain of bakeries in Cairo, google it to see their lonely planet reviews and yellow pages listing.
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