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Cafe Bateel

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Tahlia Street | Opposite Localizer Mall , Beside Al- Reif Al-Lebnany, Riyadh 197, Saudi Arabia
+96612936355
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Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 54
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  • 14
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place for breakfast

We went their for breakfast. It was good but pricey. The staff were professional. Worth coming back. Their desert (cakes) are Very delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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English first
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We went their for breakfast. It was good but pricey. The staff were professional. Worth coming back. Their desert (cakes) are Very delicious.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Café Bateel has the friendliest staff and is, according to me, one of the very best breakfast restaurants in all of Riyadh!

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Middle East
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

So Bateel is a pretty well known chain of restaurants in the Gulf region with a delicious breakfast menu. They also offer a wide selection of Dates which are known to be amazing to anyone who has ever tried them. I would definitely suggest having breakfast here or coming by to pick up some dates.

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47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

this place has improved since my last visit. i was nervous to try again but i did and i really enjoyed my food. i got a chicken dish which was very good and the sticky toffee date pudding was delicious too. i went a second time and got the lamb chops and they were not so good unfortunately. the service... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A very nice cafe but i would not recommend it yo anyone. Specially for families. Sooooo crowded in there. Slow service. It is nice only for singles section in the morning. Their club sandwich and arabic was amazing

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Munich, Germany
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35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Although service was pretty friendly and fast, food was not that good. I liked the atmosphere though.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Very good service and not too crowded so it is easy to have a good Conservation without sitting to Close to the neighbour tables. The salads and the juice were excellent! Absolutely a Place I will Return to soon. The bread was of high quality and freshly made. The Place is very famous for selling dates Products, and they have... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The problem with most restaurants serving international cuisine in Riyadh is that they start out well but gradually standards decline when the original chef moves on. Cafe Bateel seems to have avoided this syndrome. It is certainly not the cheapest place to eat but you can be sure of simple, well prepared dishes with good ingredients. However, it is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Originally a shop selling dates! Bateel is now a restaurant. Decor is lavish but tasteful. Service very good, the menu interesting, I had yellow fin tuna salad and a rib eye steak, both were excellent. Afterwards, I bought relishes , preserves and date vinegar from the shop section. All very good!

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Riyadh
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I really love Cafe Bateel and cannot believe that it took it me so long to go. Since going a few weeks ago, I have already been twice. They have a great breakfast and beautiful drinks. I love the laid back atmosphere as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tahlia Street | Opposite Localizer Mall , Beside Al- Reif Al-Lebnany, Riyadh 197, Saudi Arabia
  • Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Riyadh Province  >  Riyadh
  • Phone Number: +96612936355

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 70
  • Cuisine: Cafe

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