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Cafe Lilou

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Adliya area & Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
+973 1771 4440
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Today
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, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 29
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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
DELICIOUS!

We went there while visiting Bahrain and absolutely loved it.. Very chic with a calm atmosphere.. You set indoor yet can see the outside and enjoy your very delicious chocolate "boule"! ! Definitely going again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Elisareen
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Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went there while visiting Bahrain and absolutely loved it.. Very chic with a calm atmosphere.. You set indoor yet can see the outside and enjoy your very delicious chocolate "boule"! ! Definitely going again!

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Manama, Bahrain
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Good food, decent sized portions for moderate prices...great flavors and textures. One of my wife's favorite places when she visits. A nice atmosphere even on hectic/busy weekend days. Somewhat bohemian decor and very nicely done. Many coffee options (several brewing methods, grinds, and styles). An all around nice place to relax and chat for breakfast.

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Bahrain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Its a great romantic setting with a beautiful atmosphere. The food is amazing, especially the Kibbeh with hummus inside and pomegranate as well. The desserts are worth every calory ... highly recommended

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Khartoum, Sudan
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I had heard great reviews about this place, but never been, and then in the span of 3 weeks I have been to both Cafe Lilou's. Both we a wonderful suprise! good atmosphere, good breakfast food, and great tea selection.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

One of the best restaurants in Manama Eating delicious, excellent service and beautiful atmosphere You need to book, otherwise you have to wait for hours in seasons

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

There are 2 branches for Cafe Lilou in Bahrain - one in a nice Restaurant square in Adliya...and another in a 5 star Top Brand Mall called Aali Mall in the Seef District ... They are open throughout the day and throughout the week. The food is amazing but it is usually crowded and the buzz and chirping of foodies... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I love all dishes they served. ..i love the deserts Excellet french coffee Nice rusito dish In Ramadan they have amazing menu I love it ........plz if u visit bahrain you have try it

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Doha, Qatar
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I tried the resturant before for lunch and this time for breakfast, the food is amazing. you must try this resturant if plan to visit bahrain.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Our group of four shared a set of four entrees, which were all based on classic Lebanese dishes but with a modern French touch. My favourite was the Kunufe Prawn - simply stunning - but all of the entrees were impressive. The two deserts we tried from the menu were too sweet for our taste but it was still a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Love this place for it's nice selection of light meals, sandwiches, salads, cakes and drinks. It's a French cafe with nice atmosphere, and seating indoors and outdoors. There are two branches in Bahrain, one in Aali Mall and another in Adliya Boulevard where all the nice restaurants are located. It is a walking distance from the Gulf Hotel.

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?