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Versavee Building, Jaffa Gate Square, Old City, Jerusalem | Jaffa Gate, in the facade next to the Imperial Hotel, Old City, Jerusalem 97600, Israel (Christian Quarter)
+972 2-627-6160
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Ranked #46 of 467 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, International, Café, Wine Bar
Neighborhood: Christian Quarter
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Leefdaal, Belgium
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142 reviews 142 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The restaurant lies in a quiet alley, and has a nice terrace. But the food is mediocre, nothing special for quite high prices. Wouldn't recommend this restaurant.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Tucked away very close to Jaffa Gate is this good little restaurant. Thoroughly enjoyed a good chicken kebab lunch and a nice coffee. Friendly staff and competitive pricing.

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Cincinnati
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Wandering down the Greek corridor of the Old City Jerusalem (just inside the Jaffa gate), we stumbled across Versavee at lunch time. We sat at a small table in the corridor, surrounded by historical ambiance. I asked our waiter (who happened to be the proprietor) what he preferred ... the lamb skewers or the spaghetti Bolognese. He said that he... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Located just inside the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem old town this was a pleasant first dinner in Jerusalem experience. The staff were very friendly and arranged a table for 6 in no time. The food was delicious and waiter recommended the house wine (both red and white) which is something I would normally avoid, but www were pleasantly surprised by... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Next to the entrance to New Imperial Hotel, perfect place for lunch, afternoon snack or dinner .Their grilled chicken sandwich and draft beer became quickly my regulars .Place with a lot of character, friendly staff .

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Thoroughly recommended for good food and a welcoming atmosphere. Also sells alcohol which isn't easy to find in the old city!

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I LOVE this great little spot. They are hidden, friendly, quaint, welcoming & open late! We always stay in the old city near the Jaffa gate so it's the perfect spot, just a 1 minute walk away. The best for unwinding after a long, adventurous day of site seeing. They cannot accommodate large groups well but are always willing to... More

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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Inside Jaffa Gate on your left just after first street. We had dinner for two around 8:30 pm without making reservations (early September and tourism is down due to the present conflict). The mixed grill, served with "french fries" was good as was the passable (though expensive) bottle of house red wine. After dinner I asked the waiter if it... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I last came here in 2009, and would eat brunch here almost every free day because I loved the food, the location, the people and environment. Five years later, 2014, I had to come back. The food is just as amazing as I remember, the service was very warm and inviting and the atmosphere is very relaxing and peaceful. It... More

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London, England
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Tucked away in a shaded side street, this restaurant was perfect for lunch after the hustle and bustle of touring the Old City. Good food and friendly service.

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Additional Information about Versavee

Address: Versavee Building, Jaffa Gate Square, Old City, Jerusalem | Jaffa Gate, in the facade next to the Imperial Hotel, Old City, Jerusalem 97600, Israel
Phone Number: +972 2-627-6160
Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Christian Quarter
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, International, Café, Wine Bar

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