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Cafe Lilou

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Adliya area & Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
+973 1771 4440
Website
Today
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Wed 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Breakfast/Brunch
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 165
    Excellent
  • 108
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Can't go wrong with Lilou

This is one of the most consistent and successful cafes/restaurants in Bahrain. Whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or even just for a cup of coffee and a light snack, lilou will always deliver. The menu selection is wide, and they have daily specials, so make sure you ask the staff what... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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manama
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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312 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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manama
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most consistent and successful cafes/restaurants in Bahrain. Whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, or even just for a cup of coffee and a light snack, lilou will always deliver. The menu selection is wide, and they have daily specials, so make sure you ask the staff what the special is.

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Manama, Bahrain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Love to come to this place for breakfast. They are delicious and different! Juices are super fresh and nice presented and cakes are just so good! Price is ok. Lovely environment and always good service

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Manama, Bahrain
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Excellent cafe, their breakfast is really highly recommended, they don't have an extensive menu but what they do they do right. Also a must try is their crab quinoa salad, and always always leave room for dessert. Lily is known to have the best cakes in Bahrain, and their millefeuille is the best I ever had. Also if you have... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Creative signature dishes, specially the daily meal of the day which is not included in the menu and usually becomes unavailable for dinner, best cakes in Bahrain, they have their own bakery where you can order a custom made cake with a reasonable price, it is a must visit place.

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Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Trip Advisor suggested I review this restaurant. I haven't been for a meal for a couple of years, but when I lived in Bahrain it was one of my favourites as an informal restaurant and café. Upstairs is a quiet dining room with windows looking out over the promenading people in Adliya. Sit there with a date and you will... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love Lilou, food is consistently very very good, it's always busy and has a great atmosphere. It's perfect for Saturday lunch to sit outside and people watch. Main courses are approximately 6 to 10bd but they also have lighter snacks too.

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Koh Samui, Thailand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great location and very good service with the most fabulous deserts on earth. Usually busy, but a good place to meet, especially when the weather is kind enough to be outside.

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Manama, Bahrain
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

One of the best cafe restaurants in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The chef of the cafe considered as world class. It is totally recommended for breakfast. In addition, they serve beautiful lunch. The thing that i didn't like is the cafe is always fully booked and you need to be listed in waiting before getting a table.

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

One of the best restaurants in Bahrain -in my opinion-. The Parisian atmosphere is present, and when the weather is good, sitting outdoors is very relaxing. I tried different items of food there, and all were excellent especially the salads . Waiters are nice too. Great value for money.

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Milano
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426 reviews 426 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
880 helpful votes 880 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Wow! This is a bar where one can get meals too. But most of people go there to taste the incredibly delicious chocolate deserts. It is not a cheap place, but it is worth while..

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?