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9 Ismail Mohamed St. Corner Eladelabubakr st Zamalek. Cairo Egypy, Cairo 11211, Egypt
+20 2 27358980
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New York City, New York
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was really turned off by their service both times I have been there. Super, super slow. Don't think I'll go back a third time.

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Berkeley, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walking from Longhamps hotel, quirky tented garden restaurant with simple food. Fun for people watching.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had to write a second review for this restaurant as from my point of view I think is one of the best in Zamalek area. here you can enjoy a quiet time, good food and also beer :)

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Thank Cosmin B
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Recently renovated with air conditioning now in the covered garden - a wonderful improvement on those warm Cairo nights. The food is good, the staff attentive, and the atmosphere comfortably casual. A great place for friends to enjoy a long evening.

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Thank N W
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This place has a garden which is a plus in Cairo. However the food is quite awful and the sisters rude. My phone was stolen from the table while the waiter was putting down the food. They seemed not to care and claimed that I never even brought the phone with me. Go for a drink. Avoid the food and... More 

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Thank Minou H
Hurghada, Egypt
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I used go to give bells to enjoy nice barbecue dinner while listening to the piano . Service is good and value versus price ok

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Thank Maha E
Zurich
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Lovely covered garden location. Towards the weekends a reservation might help to secure a table. The lamb chops are excellent!

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Thank Lina077
Cairo, Egypt
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

The place has an outdoors garden with a pianist for a classic dinner, and indoors with a live band and DJ for some dance if you are into it, it i snot pricey, crowd is usually good and you can meet celebrities there. staff are so nice too

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Thank Amir H
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Temperatures regulated by A/C & fans so very comfortable at 24c as indicated by a screen at the entrance. Light classical and Egyptian folklore music by a pianist situated in the middle of the large tented garden of a villa in Zamalek. Busy but not too loud. Excellent service and good variety of entrees. Perfect for groups of up to... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

I have been coming to Five Bells for years in Zamalek and always sat in the quiet outside area. Never knew until this this trip there was a back area bar. We were a group of friends and we shared the food which came out together. Absolutely delicious Egyptian treats including Wara Einab ( my favourite) Egyptian vine leaves with... More 

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Thank Ruby R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 36
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, International, European, Egyptian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ismail Mohamed St. Corner Eladelabubakr st Zamalek. Cairo Egypy, Cairo 11211, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27358980

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