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Sabaya

#2 of 3,360 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
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Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27988000
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1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Sabaya may be rooted in Lebanese tradition, but Chef Nasser Makhoul is...
Sabaya may be rooted in Lebanese tradition, but Chef Nasser Makhoul is willing to branch out with contemporary flair. Mezzas are the magic of the menu, with hot and cold options including Kebbe Nayye, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Hommow Bil Awarma, Makanik and Cheese Manaqish. In accordance with Lebanese custom, you’ll be brought to the lounge for after-dinner tea, sweets and conversation.Location: In the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo Hotel - 2nd level Services: Lunch | Dinner
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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
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Had a great evening with various cold and hot mezzeh's on their open air terrace. There is also another terrace close by where you can have you evening Shisha

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had a great evening with various cold and hot mezzeh's on their open air terrace. There is also another terrace close by where you can have you evening Shisha

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We loved the cozy setting and good service. Food was delicious. We had ordered fattoush, falafel and chicken fateer. Complementary drink after the dinner was amazing. We will definitely go there again.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

While staying at the Semiramis International in Cairo, my friend and I decided to get some appetizers and a glass of wine each to hold us and that we would eat later that evening upon our return from the Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids of Giza. We went to the Sabaya, a Lebanese restaurant located in our hotel.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One of our best meals in Cairo. Everything from the service to the food to the presentation was top notch. I wish I could remember what we had, but it was definitely a delicious traditional Lebanese meal, done with class.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Good tripadviso I love it so much because this give me few prices and good offer for my trip To Europe

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This Lebanese restaurant which is located at the Semiramis Intercontinental in Cairo delivers in my opinion the best Lebanese food in Cairo. The Kebbeh with Yogurt or the Mixed Grill is their speciality among others. If you like the Kebbeh Nayeh (the Lebanese Steak Tartare) ask for Chef Nasser who will prepare one as good as the one you eat... More 

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

a must when in Cairo, amazing food with freshly backed pita bread, the desert divine, extremely kind people; don't miss

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We come today to this hotel to celebrate the wedding of my sister really amazing night atmosphere enchanting warmth from everyone as well as food in sabaya Lebanese restaurant this very charming atmosphere truly amazing night privacy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Amazing restaurant ,,great food, a very hospitable staff ,and delightful calming atmosphere , we enjoyed our day there.will definitely go there again ..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Beautiful day with my dearest companions and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the pool and enjoy eating in the sabaya with a nice taste and distinctive service

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Additional Information about Sabaya

Address: Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
Phone Number: +20 2 27988000
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27988000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

Sabaya may be rooted in Lebanese tradition, but Chef Nasser Makhoul is willing to branch out with contemporary flair. Mezzas are the magic of the menu, with hot and cold options including Kebbe Nayye, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Hommow Bil Awarma, Makanik and Cheese Manaqish. In accordance with Lebanese custom, you’ll be brought to the lounge for after-dinner tea, sweets and conversation.Location: In the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo Hotel - 2nd level Services: Lunch | Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?