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Sabaya

#1 of 3,359 Restaurants in Cairo
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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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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 4
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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
Best Authentic Lebanese Food in Cairo

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Cairo, Egypt
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Service was quite good and people were so kind. Also delicious salads and meal. Especially give a shot on Lamb Kofta

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

For an excellent meal and relaxing evening, this is the place. You have the option of American-ish food, but that would be a waste here. You will love the relaxed atmosphere. Very plush and comfortable. Prepare to be pampered.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

It my best Lebanese restaurant in Cairo I love it when I came with my family in week end I enjoying by food and friendly staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Best meal had in a long time with excellent service to match. Surprised this isn't #1 as it was far superior to night and day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It's a good place to meet your partner to enjoy by a good food & warm welcome from the staff their we are came back again and again

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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: Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients, 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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