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Cafe Lilou

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Adliya area & Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
+973 1771 4440
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8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Wed 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 135
    Very good
  • 28
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  • 5
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
French cafe in the Gulf

very nice ambiance . Excellent food which came as a surprise because I thought of the place as pastry shop. A good choice of soft drinks and teas .

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
Mohamed Y
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Manama, Bahrain
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English first
Manama, Bahrain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

very nice ambiance . Excellent food which came as a surprise because I thought of the place as pastry shop. A good choice of soft drinks and teas .

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Had lunch here with friends over the weekend. The food is truly exceptional. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu!

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Manama, Bahrain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I really like Café Lilou, the food is usually good. It's quite an icon in Bahrain. The local Bahrainis love it. I do however find it a bit expensive for what you are getting. The setting is nice in some areas of the restaurant but substandard in other areas. You can sit in lovely velvet chairs and wooden table or... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

this is good - a little crowded but nice setting and good fare....chairs bump as people move in and out...very busy at weekends....

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited the branch in alAali complex in seef district . Spacious &Luxurious cafe .. Wide range of selections . Sweets &cakes are great . Prices are not cheap ..but worthed to be tried .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My favorite place for having dessers.. also the food is so tasty.. i won't forget the day when was my wifes birthday, i ordered a cake and couldn't make it before tge bakery close.. the coffeshop gave their operations manager "cant remember the name " he personally waited me until i reach the bakery.. realky saved my day

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Manama, Bahrain
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Lilou is almost an institution in Bahrain. Serving Middle Eastern and international dishes with a twist, you can hardly go wrong. just about everything is tasty, a bit special and moderately priced considering what you get. Staff get a little stretched a times as Lilou outlets are extremely popular among locals and expatriates. They will also deliver for your home... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

wonderful european french feel to this restaurant , and such a fabulous spot for people watching . food offerings suitably comforting and swift service with a smile . The decor had my eyes roving for some time , eschewed non ostentatious class , chic and inviting . Very pleasant place to spend an afternoon . Highly recommended.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I've been here a few times and have always loved the food and the whole atmosphere of the place. The service is always quick and very helpful which adds to the whole experience. Definitely worth a visit

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

amazing energy and delicious food. though the food took a lil long to come but thats understandable as Ramadan is on and everybody was to ber served at the same time.

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Additional Information about Cafe Lilou

Address: Adliya area & Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
Phone Number: +973 1771 4440
Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Adliya area & Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
  • Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama
  • Phone Number: +973 1771 4440

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?