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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: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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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
Coffe and breakfast

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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English first
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
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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41 restaurant reviews
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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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Beirut, Lebanon
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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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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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Beirut, Lebanon
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61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Bateel is reputed to be the best house of dates in the region. walking on Thalia street a Bateel cafe just appeared in front of me, I didn't hesitate a second to go in. on the ground floor you will get mouth watered for just looking at the dates, cakes, chocolates and pastries displayed in the center. The prices in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I'm pretty much a foodie and I love to eat out in Riyadh. I have been to the best and to the worst. I know whats worth it and whats not. Café Bateel is not worth the money. The food is mediocre. I had the best item on their breakfast menu, Egg Royale, and found that I'd find it more... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We go here for breakfast when we visit Riyadh at the weekend. It is consistently excellent, delivering an almost European breakfast experience. Excellent coffee, tea and eggs (scrambled/Benedict/Royale). The main courses and sandwiches are equally good, but the breakfast is our favourite. On the way out, the chocolate, patisserie and gift packs are the best in Riyadh. Great for kids... More 

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Address: Tahlia Street | Opposite Localizer Mall , Beside Al- Reif Al-Lebnany, Riyadh 197, Saudi Arabia
Phone Number: +96612936355
Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Riyadh Province  >  Riyadh
Average Prices: USD 15 - 70
Cuisine: Cafe

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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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